Sporting KC Open MLS Playoffs

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Sporting Kansas City finished fifth in the Eastern Conference and will kick off their MLS Cup Playoff campaign on Thursday against the New York Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round. What: Sporting KC at New York Red Bulls When: Thursday October 30, 7 p.m. CT TV: ESPN2, ESPN Deportes Sporting Kansas City begins […]

El Clasico Saturday! And Other Games to Watch

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The world’s most expensive player will not be there when Real Madrid and Barcelona emerge from the tunnel at the Santiago Bernabéu just before five o’clock on Saturday evening, but the world’s best will. So will the world’s second best, whichever way round you prefer to place them. The winner of the Ballon d’Or will […]

MLS Introduces New Logo

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A new branding effort by Major League Soccer was introduced today. I’ll leave this here without comment… darn, I can’t. So is the blank spot for “Insert Sponsor Logo Here”? WELCOME TO MLS NEXT Next. It’s a word that nods to the future with a wink to the past. Next year. The next generation. It […]

Brad Davis, St Louis to Houston to Brazil

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Dom Kinnear and the Houston Dynamo have developed a clear M-O the last several years: sneak into the playoffs just as the team starts playing well, then make a run. There’s still time to fulfill the narrative this season, but that time is quickly running out. Houston kept its slim playoff hopes alive with a […]

Becky Sauerbrunn in NWSL Final Sunday on ESPN2

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Via NWSLsoccer.com – FC Kansas City are seeking a redemption of sorts when the Blues take the field Sunday against Seattle Reign FC in the 2014 NWSL Championship Game after painfully falling short of their goal last season. What: NWSL Championship match When: Sunday August 31, 2:00 pm CT Where: ESPN2 from Seattle Last season, […]

Bruin and Davis Deliver at Sporting Park

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By Anders Aarhus (pics tonight) St. Louis Boys Davis, Bruin Lead Dynamo to Upset Win at Sporting Park    There’s a scene in Kill Bill Vol. 2 where Uma Thurman’s character is buried alive after taking a shotgun blast to the chest. She manages to survive by punching through her coffin’s lid and clawing her […]

Becky Sauerbrunn Repeats as NWSL Defender of the Year

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Via FC Kansas City – FC Kansas City defender Becky Sauerbrunn was named the NWSL Defender of the Year for the 2014 season. She becomes the first repeat winner of an NWSL season-end award after also claiming the honor in 2013. Washington Spirit defender Ali Krieger and Chicago Red Stars defender Julie Johnston tied for […]

FC Kansas City Advance to NWSL Final

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Via FC Kansas City – FC Kansas City won 2-0 over Portland Thorns FC in front of 2,997 fans at Verizon Wireless Field in downtown Kansas City, MO. The goals were credited to team leaders Amy Rodriguez and Lauren Holiday. The Blues now advance to the championship match with the opponent and location being determined […]

Arsenal Aims for Premier League Title

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By Collin and Russell Hickey After winning last season’s FA Cup, Arsenal is looking to win its first Barclays Premier League title since 2004 this season. Last May, the Gunners ended a nine-year trophy drought by beating Hull City in the FA Cup Final. Shortly after the conclusion of the World Cup, Arsene Wenger addressed […]

MLS All-Stars Face Bayern Munich Wednesday

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The 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game returns on August 6 in Portland. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN2, beginning at 9 pm CT (8:30 pm pre-game). The team is coached by Caleb Porter, the head coach of the Portland Timbers, with a roster that includes four players from Sporting KC – Zusi, Besler, […]