<![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 Insta-reaction to Sporting KC’s 3-1 loss to Real Salt Lake http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article79136052.html#storylink=rss It’s one step forward and two steps back for Sporting

The club dropped its seventh game of the season

Real Salt Lake has now won back-to-back games in Kansas City for the first time in its history.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:11 CDT

Sporting Kansas City to begin US Open Cup title defense away from home http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article78710087.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC will travel to play either Saint Louis FC or Minnesota United FC

The club will enter the 91-team tournament in the fourth round

Sporting KC won the 2015 U.S. Open Cup championship last September

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Thu, 19 May 2016 17:16:00 CDT

Three-minute preview: Real Salt Lake at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article78947387.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC will play host to Real Salt Lake at 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Sporting KC is winless over its past five meetings against Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake enters the match in a 200-minute scoring drought

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:31:32 CDT

Three thoughts on Sporting KC’s 2-1 win over Orlando City SC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article77899822.html#storylink=rss Sporting’s winless streak ends

Jacob Peterson redeems himself

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Mon, 16 May 2016 13:13:48 CDT

Three-minute preview: Orlando City SC at Sporting Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article77684357.html#storylink=rss Orlando City SC makes its first ever trip to Children's Mercy Park at 2:30 p.m. Sunday

Sporting KC is winless across its past seven matches

Orlando City SC is on a five-game winless streak

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Sat, 14 May 2016 16:43:12 CDT

Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Colorado Rapids http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article76822202.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face Colorado at 8 tonight

Colorado is unbeaten at home this season and sits in first place in the Western Conference

A six-match winless streak has dropped Sporting KC to sixth place in the West

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Tue, 10 May 2016 17:08:23 CDT

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

Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at Houston Dynamo http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article76197237.html#storylink=rss Sporting KC travels to face Houston at 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Sporting KC is winless over its past five matches, though it has recorded two straight ties

Houston has the worst record in MLS

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Fri, 06 May 2016 18:38:43 CDT

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

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

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

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

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

The aftermath of Sporting KC's 3-1 loss to Real Salt Lake http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article79158682.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 10:49:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article79158682.html Matt Besler, Graham Zusi named to US roster for Copa America http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article79091572.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 18:24:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article79091572.html FC Kansas City’s Becky Sauerbrunn, Heather O’Reilly called into U.S. national team camp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article78510062.html#storylink=rss The U.S. national team camp starts May 27 in Denver

The Americans play Japan twice next month in international friendlies

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Wed, 18 May 2016 18:54:08 CDT

Sporting KC's Benny Feilhaber discusses team meeting http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article76589552.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 16:08:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article76589552.html 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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