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Kansas City Star Nov 4, 2017

Swope Park Rangers advance to USL championship match in unique fashion

On a night in which he made four saves in a penalty-kick shootout, Swope Park Rangers goalkeeper Adrian Zendejas’s defensive night was overshadowed. By himself. In the 11th round of …
Kansas City Star Nov 3, 2017

Ike Opara on Sporting KC season: When it mattered most, we came up short

Sporting Kansas City defender Ike Opara looked back on a 2017 season that included a U.S. Open Cup championship but also a first-round playoff loss. …
Kansas City Star Nov 3, 2017

The top of Sporting KC’s wish list: A goal scorer

Before his final meeting Friday with the 2017 version of Sporting Kansas City, coach Peter Vermes provided an insight into the 2018 rendering. If all goes according to plan this …
Kansas City Star Nov 2, 2017

After another exit that came too soon, what will Sporting KC do this offseason?

The offseason commenced on a weeknight in Houston, when an opening-round playoff loss concluded a once-promising year for Sporting Kansas City. It was only moments later, as a recognizable feeling …
Kansas City Star Oct 31, 2017

Sporting KC’s Ike Opara, Tim Melia finalists for MLS awards

After one of the best defensive seasons in franchise history, a pair of Sporting Kansas City players are in line to potentially reap the rewards of it. Ike Opara was …
Kansas City Star Oct 30, 2017

Weeks before moving in, Sporting Kansas City coach gives tour of new home

Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes gave a tour of the National Training and Coaching Development Center in Kansas City, Kan. The facility, expected to open in December, will provide a permanent home for Sporting, a coaching education center for U.S. Soccer and a sports medicine and rehabilitation center for Children's Mercy Hospital. …
Kansas City Star Oct 27, 2017

A look at who’s under contract for Sporting KC in 2018

Sporting Kansas City’s season concluded Thursday with a 1-0 loss in Houston in the knockout round of the MLS playoffs. The reverberations of another first-round exit will materialize over the …
Kansas City Star Oct 27, 2017

Sporting KC-Houston playoff summary - October 26

Dynamo 1 Sporting Kansas City 0, OT Kansas City 0 0 0 0 — 0 Houston 0 0 1 0 — 1 KANSAS CITY: Andrew Dykstra; Graham Zusi, Ike Opara, …
Kansas City Star Oct 26, 2017

Sporting KC eliminated from postseason with 1-0 loss in Houston

The count stood at 1,419 days, and while nobody in the Sporting Kansas City organization might have tallied that figure exactly, the significance of it reached them all. That’s 1,419 …
Kansas City Star Oct 25, 2017

Why Sporting KC might win MLS Cup ... and why it might not

Sporting Kansas City will play in the MLS postseason for the seventh straight year, an accomplishment that has become so regular that the club didn’t even celebrate the feat earlier …
Kansas City Star Oct 24, 2017

Sporting KC goalkeeper Tim Melia sidelined for first round of playoffs

Sporting Kansas City’s attempt to avoid a fourth straight knockout-round playoff exit will come without its top goalkeeper. Tim Melia will miss Thursday’s first-round MLS playoff match in Houston because …
Kansas City Star Oct 23, 2017

Sporting KC-Real Salt Lake summary, Oct. 22

Real Salt Lake 2 Sporting Kansas City 1 Kansas City 0 1 — 1 Real Salt Lake 2 0 — 2 KANSAS CITY: Andrew Dykstra; Matt Besler, Ike Opara, Seth …
Kansas City Star Oct 22, 2017

Loss in season finale sends Sporting KC on the road in playoffs yet again

For nearly a month earlier this summer, Sporting Kansas City occupied the top spot in the West. Heck, only 22 days ago, the club welcomed Vancouver to Children’s Mercy Park, …
Kansas City Star Oct 21, 2017

Why Sporting KC should be desperate for a win in Sunday’s season finale

After the frustration had settled on the controversial playoff elimination more than 11 months ago, Sporting Kansas City ultimately looked inward. Beyond the perceived referee mistakes that swung the outcome. …

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