<![CDATA[The Full 90: Sports Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:05:59 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:05:59 CST The Full 90 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com The Cauldron unveils Game of Thrones-inspired tifo at Sporting KC match http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article75102717.html#storylink=rss The tifo at Children’s Mercy Park was displayed Sunday before Sporting played the Galaxy

Members of the Cauldron said it took 325 hours to make

It connected pulleys to the roof of the stadium

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Mon, 02 May 2016 09:32:13 CDT

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Sporting KC frustrated after coming away empty-handed again with a man advantage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article75075807.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City has had a man advantage four times this season but has scored just one goal in that time

KC could not take advantage of red card to Ashley Cole, played LA Galaxy to 1-1 draw

Sporting was the aggressor for most of the night, but stats can be deceiving

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Sun, 01 May 2016 23:54:39 CDT

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Three-minute preview: LA Galaxy at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article74886257.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC returns home to face the LA Galaxy at 7 p.m. Sunday

The club is in a four-game winless streak

But Sporting KC is 4-0-3 over its past seven home matches against the Galaxy

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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:49:48 CDT

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Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 1-1 draw with Vancouver Whitecaps FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article74374742.html#storylink=rss In a reserve-filled starting lineup, Diego Rubio opened his Sporting Kansas City scoring account

A mixed result — a draw that ended a three-match losing streak — brings mixed emotions

Jimmy Medranda’s defense has turned some heads in his two starts this season

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:12:52 CDT

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There’s a sour history between Sporting KC and referee Jair Marrufo http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article74237777.html#storylink=rss Marrufo became the center of controversy in Sporting KC’s 1-0 loss Sunday

Sporting KC has not favored well when Marrufo serves as the referee

On Wednesday, the MLS disciplinary committee opposed one of his calls

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:35:43 CDT

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Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 1-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article73684677.html#storylink=rss Sporting struggles to finish scoring chances in its third straight loss this season

Sporting was unable to capitalize on a fiery start

Pro Referees once again incompetent, unprofessional

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:42:01 CDT

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Sporting Kansas City jerseys will carry new Ivy Investments logo http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article73293472.html#storylink=rss Overland Park money-management company has been team’s jersey sponsor since January 2013

Ivy Funds, on jerseys now, has become Ivy Investments and chosen new logo for next year’s jerseys

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:10:00 CDT

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Ask The Full 90: Is Sporting KC’s defense slow? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article73367797.html#storylink=rss Tate Steinlage answers reader questions

Among the queries: Is it too early to panic? Also: questions about Lawrence Olum, Jordi Quintilla and Connor Hallisey

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:48:14 CDT

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Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 2-1 loss at FC Dallas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article72391602.html#storylink=rss A promising week for the early Western Conference frontrunner could not have gone worse

Nuno Coelho set everything into motion for Lawrence Olum’s goal in the 22nd minute

Simple mistakes continue to pile up in Sporting’s three losses

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 22:02:16 CDT

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Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article71745497.html#storylink=rss Lawrence Olum was responsible for the turnover that led to Colorado’s first goal

Ike Opara was brilliant, securing two interceptions and clearances and six recoveries

Rapids coach Pablo Mastroeni delivered the best quote of the season

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 23:13:32 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Colorado Rapids at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article71443262.html#storylink=rss Colorado visits Children’s Mercy Park at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

The match will celebrate Sporting Kansas City’s 20th anniversary

Sporting KC has won four of its first five matches this season

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:52:49 CDT

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Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 2-0 win over New York Red Bulls http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article71023052.html#storylink=rss Tim Melia shines as Sporting KC move to 4-1-0 on the season

Benny Feilhaber and Dom Dwyer scored goals

The club now is in first place in the Western Confererence

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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 09:45:58 CDT

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Ask The Full 90: What was the biggest piece missing for Sporting KC against Real Salt Lake? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article70463567.html#storylink=rss Tate Steinlage answers questions from Sporting Kansas City fans

Among the queries: Which players are indispensable? What’s up with Q-Tips anyways?

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Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:31:14 CDT

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Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes previews match against LA Galaxy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74731967.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:39:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article74731967.html Sporting KC players surprise students with new soccer field http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71960107.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 21:13:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article71960107.html Analyzing Sporting KC's 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article69692042.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Apr 2016 00:02:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article69692042.html Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article69709062.html#storylink=rss Lifeless start proved disappointing under glaring circumstances

Credit Real Salt Lake for coming to play

Is it time for Sporting and its fans to panic? No

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Sun, 03 Apr 2016 08:52:02 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Real Salt Lake at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article69513247.html#storylink=rss Real Salt Lake will travel to Children's Mercy Park for a 7:30 p.m. match Saturday

Sporting KC is 3-0-0 this season, the only MLS team to win all its matches

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:52:26 CDT

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Watch Sporting KC players fall for prank in fake ‘Dancing With the Stars’ competition http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article69437282.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC players Tim Melia and Jordi Quintilla were the subjects of the prank

Fortunately, it was all captured on video

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:23:39 CDT

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Ask The Full 90: Would Peter Vermes ever be considered to coach the USMNT? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article69335467.html#storylink=rss Tuesday’s victory over Guatemala doesn’t absolve coach Jurgen Klinsmann of criticism

Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes has been mentioned as a candidate if Klinsmann were fired

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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 19:22:00 CDT

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Sporting KC captain Matt Besler suffers concussion while training with U.S. national team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article68387987.html#storylink=rss Besler sat out the Americans' match Friday against Guatemala

His status for Tuesday's national team match is unknown

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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 00:16:34 CDT

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Ask The Full 90: What’s been the most surprising stat for Sporting KC through three games? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article67850917.html#storylink=rss Ask The Full 90 is making its glorious return this week

Is nine points through three games more impressive than Sporting KC yet to concede a goal in the run of play?

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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:03:07 CDT

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Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 1-0 victory over Toronto FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article67277267.html#storylink=rss Brad Davis’ goal won’t sit well with those north of the border, but it reaffirms coach Peter Vermes’ tactics

Sporting defender Chance Myers supplied a big effort in a match that called for it

Sporting hasn’t lost yet this season and leads the MLS Western Conference

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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 23:19:59 CDT

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Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article65806592.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC secures another victory with a pair of spectacular goals

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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 11:23:11 CDT

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Sporting KC midfielder Brad Davis discusses his club debut http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article65770662.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 07:23:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article65770662.html Sporting KC forward Dom Dwyer, coach Peter Vermes on a home-opening win vs. Vancouver http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article65771837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 07:25:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article65771837.html Tech N9ne chants at Sporting KC game against Vancouver http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article65782237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 07:30:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article65782237.html Take a walk with Tech N9ne http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article65790832.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 07:30:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article65790832.html Three-minute preview: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article65568702.html#storylink=rss Vancouver will travel to Children's Mercy Park for a 7:30 p.m. match Saturday

Sporting KC won its season opener in Seattle last week

It swept the season series with Vancouver last year

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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 18:55:31 CST

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Remember Chad Ochocinco? He’s at it again, saying he could make Sporting KC’s roster http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article65298317.html#storylink=rss Ochocinco joined Sporting KC for a six-day trial in 2011

He played 11 seasons in the NFL as a wide receiver

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:54:09 CST

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