<![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 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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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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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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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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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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Three-minute preview: Sporting Kansas City at LA Galaxy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article81249117.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City travels to face the LA Galaxy at 9:30 p.m. Thursday

Sporting KC has won only once over its last 10 matches

The Galaxy leads MLS in goals per match

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Wed, 01 Jun 2016 19:13:36 CDT

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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 Ask The Full 90: How will the U.S. fare during next month’s Copa America Centenario? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article80041307.html#storylink=rss Tate Steinlage answers reader questions about soccer

Sporting KC’s ongoing struggles also addressed

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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:27:58 CDT

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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 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

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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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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