<![CDATA[The Full 90: Sports Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/ en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:11:31 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:11:31 CDT The Full 90 60 Full 90 Mailbag: Sporting Kansas City’s resolve, home form and why the defense is a work in progress? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article21650847.html#storylink=rss Fresh off Sporting Kansas City's 4-2 win over the New England Revolution, some questions still abound about KC's form, defensive shape and new-found attacking panache.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 23:08:40 CDT

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Talkin’ Touches #12: Weather delays, injuries and a league turned upside down http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article21445866.html#storylink=rss A trivial matter like not having a game to discuss (thanks to the postponed Sporting Kansas City-Colorado game) can’t stop the podcast team from assembling week.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:59:31 CDT

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As schedule toughens for Sporting KC, extra matches and international call ups loom http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article21061476.html#storylink=rss As the FIFA men’s Under-20 World Cup, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and CONCACAF Gold Cup get started in a few weeks, Sporting Kansas City and the rest of MLS will fight thinning rosters.

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Thu, 14 May 2015 23:35:25 CDT

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Full 90 mailbag: What’s next for Tim Melia? Is Soni Mustivar the answer for Sporting KC’s midfield? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article20474562.html#storylink=rss From the mailbag, The Full 90 answers questions about KC’s goalkeeper situation, the new defensive midfielder, options in defense and more.

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Benny Feilhaber making an early season MVP case http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article20396556.html#storylink=rss A look back at Sporting Kansas City’s 1-0 win over Chicago, Benny Feilhaber’s dominance, defensive struggles and more.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 22:37:50 CDT

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Talkin’ Touches #10: Talkin’ Tim Melia, Benny Feilhaber, hot dogs and Sporting KC’s 1-0 win http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article20319012.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City picked up all three points in a surprisingly entertaining match with the Chicago Fire. So, this week, your regular Talkin’ Touches podcast crew of Charles Gooch and Andy Edwards teamed up to discuss Peter Vermes’ goalkeeper switch, Benny Feilhaber’s continued dominance, Dom Dwyer’s confidence and hot dogs.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 22:36:43 CDT

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Three thoughts: Tim Melia steps up and Paulo Nagamura rescues Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article20157852.html#storylink=rss Some instant-ish reactions to Sporting Kansas City's 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire.

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Sun, 03 May 2015 21:04:01 CDT

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Royals kick it with Sporting KC players Friday at Kauffman Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article20049981.html#storylink=rss Royals and Sporting KC players met Friday night before the Royals played the Tigers at Kauffman Stadium. Royals players were presented with Sporting KC jerseys and kicked around a soccer ball.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 17:47:25 CDT

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Why is Sporting KC struggling with set-pieces? How valuable are Graham Zusi and Matt Besler? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article20033244.html#storylink=rss With Kansas City still stuck in a low gear to start the season, the questions from Twitter this week came in fast and heavy. We’ll tackle a lot of topics ranging from set-piece defense and the value of KC’s big-name designated players to Luis Marin’s struggles.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 14:57:48 CDT

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Talkin’ Touches #9: What’s up with Luis Marin and Sporting KC? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article19843239.html#storylink=rss On this week’s piping hot double-shot of the Talkin’ Touches podcast, Charles Gooch (The Full 90) and Andy Edwards (NBC Pro Soccer Talk) dig into Sporting Kansas City’s thrilling but problematic 4-4 draw with Houston.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:33:30 CDT

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Sporting KC to debut new all-white uniform this weekend http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article19829580.html#storylink=rss When Sporting Kansas City takes on the Chicago Fire at Sporting Park this weekend, the team will wear a brand-new all-white alternate jersey.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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How important are the next four games for Sporting Kansas City? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article19374045.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City currently sits near the bottom of the MLS Western Conference. It’s early in the season, of course, but the next few weeks could make or break Kansas City’s attempt at a rebound season.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:29:56 CDT

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Watch: Sporting KC’s Peter Vermes and Graham Zusi ready for Houston Dynamo http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article19337367.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes and midfielder Graham Zusi talked with Cinesport about Sporting Kansas City’s match against the Dynamo on Saturday in Houston at BBVA Compass Stadium.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:54:50 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Video: Sporting KC’s Benny Feilhaber details why he doesn’t like Real Salt Lake http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article19324317.html#storylink=rss Asked to name his club's biggest rival, Feilhaber said, "I’ve never liked Salt Lake. ... I think they think they're special when they're not."

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:01:16 CDT

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What is Sporting KC’s sputtering offense lacking? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article18814416.html#storylink=rss In part one of this week’s Full 90 mailbag, we discussed questions/issues related to Ike Opara’s injury and Sporting Kansas City’s issues on the backline. In part two, we’ll dive deeper into questions about the team’s attack, overall construction and midfield strength.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:42:54 CDT

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With Opara out, who will Sporting KC turn to at CB? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article18656358.html#storylink=rss Sad news from Sporting Kansas City, as the team announced on Monday that Ike Opara will likely miss between four to six months with a ruptured Achilles tendon. With so many questions surrounding the situation, this calls for a mailbag.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:43:17 CDT

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Talkin’ Touches #7: Sporting KC prepares for life without Ike http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article18557612.html#storylink=rss In this week’s installment of the podcast, Charles Gooch (The Kansas City Star) and Andy Edwards (NBC Sports Pro Soccer Talk) dig into the injury to Ike Opara and dive into a full weekend’s worth of often crazy MLS action.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:43:39 CDT

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Full 90 Mailbag: Where does Krisztian Nemeth fit? How will FC Kansas City draw at Sporting Park? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article18028145.html#storylink=rss With Sporting Kansas City riding high off a stoppage-time victory this weekend a pretty big weekend looming for soccer in Kansas City, it's time to open up the mailbag and see what's on the minds of The Full 90's twitter followers.

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Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:41:22 CDT

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Talkin’ Touches #6: Is Sporting KC back on track after late victory over Philly? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article17815931.html#storylink=rss With week 5 in the books, the podcast duo of Charles Gooch (The Full 90) and Andy Edwards (NBC Sports Pro Soccer Talk) review an exciting Sporting Kansas City victory, the return of the Major League Soccer’s international superstars and all that was good (and maybe bad) around the league.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 23:09:17 CDT

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Three Thoughts: Sporting KC snatches late victory over Philadelphia http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article17480852.html#storylink=rss You know how some people call soccer "the beautiful game"? Yeah, no one is stepping out on a ledge to describe Kansas City's 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Union that. But it was definitely exciting.

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Sun, 05 Apr 2015 21:51:08 CDT

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Full 90 Mailbag: What is Benny Feilhaber’s best position? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article17274770.html#storylink=rss Fresh off its first win of the season, The Full 90 mailbag roars back to life with multiple questions about Sporting KC midfielder Benny Feilhaber, some love for Oriol Rosell, Dom Dwyer’s continued drought and the lower tiers of American soccer.

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Thu, 02 Apr 2015 23:35:38 CDT

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Talkin’ Touches #5: Sporting KC picks up first win during ragged MLS weekend http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article17063699.html#storylink=rss In this week’s installment of the podcast, Charles Gooch and Andy Edwards dissect Sporting Kansas City’s 1-0 win over New York City FC and the rest of the MLS action.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:33:19 CDT

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Sporting KC players re-enact George Brett's pine-tar incident inside Yankee Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article16755653.html#storylink=rss In 1983, George Brett hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to put the Royals ahead 5-4, only to have it wiped away after the umpires ruled he had too much pine tar on his bat. Matt Besler, Seth Sinovic and Benny Feilhaber re-enacted the incident after Sporting KC’s 1-0 victory Saturday.

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:34:11 CDT

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Full 90 Preview: Sporting KC vs. New York City FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article16550810.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City travels to Yankee Stadium to take on New York City FC for the first time. Here's the tactical preview.

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:55:12 CDT

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Talkin’ Touches #4: Sporting KC still struggling to find identity http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article16422722.html#storylink=rss This week's episode of podcast looks at Sporting Kansas City's slow start to the season and recaps a low-scoring weekend in Major League Soccer.

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:36:42 CDT

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Video: Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes discusses playing on smaller dimensions inside Yankee Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article16404497.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes, who is no stranger to small field dimensions after his club played at Community America Ballpark five years ago, was asked about the dimensions during Thursday's weekly press conference.

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:02:11 CDT

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Major League Soccer expected to add Minnesota United FC as league’s 23rd franchise http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article16242728.html#storylink=rss MLS grows closer to fulfilling promise of 24 clubs by 2020 as commissioner Don Garber starts hinting that the league isn’t done growing yet.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:46:00 CDT

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The Full 90 Reviewed: Blown call, deja vu define tough road loss for Sporting KC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article15431348.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:17:31 CDT

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Talkin’ Touches #3: Sporting KC struggles, MLS expansion nears http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article15212999.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:55:23 CDT

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Full 90 Mailbag: Will Sporting KC turn to teenager Erik Palmer-Brown to replace Matt Besler? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article13990259.html#storylink=rss After a season-opening 1-1 draw between Sporting Kansas City and the New York Red Bulls, The Full 90 mailbag was stuffed with questions about third defenders, midfield balance and more.

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:04:43 CDT

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