<![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 Sporting KC striker Dom Dwyer named to MLS team of the week http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article91884497.html#storylink=rss Dwyer scored two goals in Sporting KC’s 3-0 win Sunday

The striker took six shots and was credited with three chances created

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:57:13 CDT

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Ask The Full 90: The Sporting KC transfer window, day games in July and the sellout streak http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article91282112.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Sam McDowell answers Twitter questions on The Full 90 blog

He analyzes Sporting Kansas City’s plans for the summer transfer window

How might the heat affect Sunday’s match against Seattle?

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:15:24 CDT

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MLS All-Star roster to be announced Sunday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article89887452.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC defender Matt Besler is likely to be included after winning the fan vote

The MLS All-Stars face Arsenal FC in San Jose on July 28

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:00:29 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Colorado Rapids http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article89951027.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face Colorado at 8 p.m. Saturday

Sporting KC, fifth place in the West, is winless over its past eight road matches

Colorado is riding a 13-match unbeaten streak

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:07:22 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Chicago Fire http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article89222317.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face the Chicago Fire at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Chicago has the worst record in Major League Soccer

Sporting KC is riding a five-game unbeaten streak

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:21:52 CDT

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Matt Besler finds himself on the Sporting Kansas City bench http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article88918757.html#storylink=rss Besler hasn’t started either of the past two Sporting KC matches

Coach Peter Vermes has started Ike Opara and Lawrence Olum as his two center backs

With that pairing, Sporting KC is on a five-match unbeaten streak

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:41:12 CDT

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After first goal of season, Sporting KC’s Graham Zusi named to MLS team of the week http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article87758062.html#storylink=rss Zusi scored in Sporting Kansas City's 3-2 win against Columbus on Sunday

He was credited with four shots, including three on goal

Sporting KC extended its unbeaten streak to four games

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:18:25 CDT

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How Matt Besler’s game-winning goal Sunday came to fruition for Sporting KC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article87583162.html#storylink=rss Besler scored the game-winner in Sporting KC’s 3-2 win against Columbus

It was his decision to move into the attack for the final set piece

It resulted in his first goal since 2011

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Mon, 04 Jul 2016 14:07:02 CDT

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Three-minute preview: New York City FC at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article88695287.html#storylink=rss New York City FC makes its first trip to Children’s Mercy Park at 7 p.m. Sunday

Sporting KC is on a four-match unbeaten streak in MLS play

New York City FC is leading the Eastern Conference standings

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Sat, 09 Jul 2016 17:23:44 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Columbus Crew at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article87461892.html#storylink=rss The Columbus Crew visits Sporting KC at 6 p.m. today

The match will be broadcast nationally on Fox Sports 1

Sporting KC has earned points in three straight MLS matches

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Sun, 03 Jul 2016 00:04:37 CDT

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Matt Besler, Graham Zusi recap stint with the U.S. men’s national team at Copa America http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article86510437.html#storylink=rss Besler and Zusi have returned to Kansas City after Copa America tournament

Zusi scored in the Americans’ 4-0 win against Costa Rica

The United States finished fourth in the tournament

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:48:49 CDT

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Sporting KC releases CONCACAF Champions League schedule http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article86499892.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC is grouped with Vancouver and Trinidad and Tobago club Central FC

The CCL group stage starts with two August road matches

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:10:49 CDT

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Dom Dwyer scores twice as Sporting KC routs Seattle Sounders FC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article91631637.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:06:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article91631637.html Sporting KC and partners break ground on national training center http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article88832717.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:31:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article88832717.html Roger Espinoza, Peter Vermes after Sporting KC win http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article87539542.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Jul 2016 22:34:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article87539542.html Matt Besler scores game winner for Sporting KC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article87538557.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Jul 2016 22:20:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article87538557.html Matt Besler, Graham Zusi represent U.S. national team at Copa America http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article86500702.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:32:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article86500702.html Sporting KC forward Dom Dwyer named to MLS team of the week http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article86248892.html#storylink=rss Dom Dwyer scored twice in Sporting KC’s 2-2 draw in Montreal

He has scored nine career goals against the Impact

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:38:29 CDT

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Scouting Sporting Kansas City’s opponent: Montreal Impact http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article85966902.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC faces the Montreal Impact at 6:30 Central tonight

Here is this week’s buzz about the Impact

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:49:49 CDT

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Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Montreal Impact http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article85904917.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face Montreal at 6:30 p.m. Saturday

Sporting KC has won four straight matchups in the series between the two teams

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:45:44 CDT

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Sporting KC names four finalists for next Sporting Legend http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article85445187.html#storylink=rss The Sporting Legends program serves as the club's hall of fame

This year’s finalists are Mo Johnston, Ron Newman, Josh Wolff and Kerry Zavagnin

The fans will vote for the next Sporting Legend inductee

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 22:27:23 CDT

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USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris mistakenly shown a yellow card on TV during USMNT Copa America semifinal http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article85196427.html#storylink=rss Those in charge of Copa America have had a rough go of things over the last few weeks

Copa America officials found out on Tuesday night that the U.S. Men’s National Team was secretly using U.S. Women’s National Team goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris throughout the tournament

Well, not quite

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:41:07 CDT

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Three thoughts on Sporting Kansas City’s 2-0 win over FC Dallas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article84757522.html#storylink=rss The quality of soccer took a back seat on Sunday to extreme temperatures and a touching tribute

Energy level on the pitch started to wane as heat index reached the upper 90s

Sunday’s flubbed own goal was unfortunate more than anything else for referees

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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:31:24 CDT

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Sporting KC and its fans honor victims of massacre at Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article84747982.html#storylink=rss Soccer community continues to honor the 49 victims of the June 12 attack at the Pulse nightclub

Sporting KC pauses for minute of silence before Sunday match against FC Dallas

Fans in the Cauldron at Children’s Mercy Park also create a choreographed display

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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:55:50 CDT

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Dive by Portland Timbers’ Lucas Melano is both ridiculous and magnificent http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article84684217.html#storylink=rss The forward’s dive Saturday vs. Real Salt Lake is cringeworthy in all the best ways

Can a dive be so harrowing and comical at the same time? Melano’s makes a case

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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 23:05:23 CDT

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Three-minute preview: FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article84647307.html#storylink=rss FC Dallas visits Sporting Kansas City at 4 p.m. Sunday

Sporting KC is only 3-4-1 at home this season

FC Dallas entered the weekend tied for first place in the Western Conference

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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 18:47:38 CDT

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USMNT’s Michael Bradley dons rainbow captain’s armband to honor Orlando victims http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article84313347.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:20:21 CDT

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German club uses cardboard cutout of coach on mystery man to unveil new signing http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article83951287.html#storylink=rss What do you do when your coach can’t make a major offseason signing?

You slap some cardboard on a stranger, of course

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:56:56 CDT By TATE STEINLAGE

Special To The Star

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Matt Besler, Graham Zusi lead ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ at Wrigley Field http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article81951807.html#storylink=rss The Sporting KC teammates led the seventh-inning stretch at Wrigley Field on Sunday

They are with the U.S. men’s national team, which plays in Chicago on Tuesday

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Sun, 05 Jun 2016 17:33:49 CDT

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Sporting KC addresses one of its chief concerns in road draw with LA Galaxy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article81566027.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC eliminated careless turnovers, holds LA to one shot

Team got a vital road point

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 11:05:13 CDT

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