Sporting KC will celebrate Retro Night on Sunday, when it plays host to Columbus, and wear jerseys that pay homage to the Kansas City Wizards rainbow kits from the 1990s. Alexi Lalas and other players reminisce about the jerseys.
Sporting Kansas City striker Khiry Shelton scored his first goal of 2018 in a 1-1 draw against Minnesota United. Sporting KC (7-2-3) moved four points clear of second-place Los Angeles FC in the MLS Western Conference.
Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber was in Kansas City on Tuesday, where he discussed promotion/relegation, a possible MLS winter schedule, a potential change to homegrown rules, sports betting and Sporting KC.
In a Major League Soccer match pitting the best team in each conference, Sporting KC used goals from Daniel Salloi and Gerso Fernandes to defeat Atlanta United 2-0 on Wednesday in Atlanta. SKC took over the Supporters' Shield lead.
Peter Vermes, the longest-tenured coach in Major League Soccer, agreed to a contract extension with Sporting KC on Monday, a deal that will keep him on board as the coach and technical director through 2023.