Author Archives: Alan Hainkel

MLS Cup Preview: Sporting KC treating final as just another game

Sporting Kansas City will host the MLS Cup for the first time, but even so, they’re trying to treat the final game of the season as if it were any other match. Continue reading »

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MLS Playoff Preview: Sporting KC vs. Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo face off against their mid-western rivals Sporting Kansas City in a series that will feature two battles between two talented and hard-nosed, yet weary teams. Continue reading »

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Sporting KC top Revs in overtime, book place in East final vs. Dynamo

By ALAN HAINKEL KANSAS CITY, Kansas — In an intense, physical affair, Sporting Kansas City overcame a one-goal deficit from the first leg of their conference semifinal with the New England Revolution to force extra time at Sporting Park. Claudio … Continue reading »

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Sporting KC reach CCL quarterfinals after scoreless draw

Sporting KC held on for a scoreless draw against CD Olimpia on Wednesday night to secure their place in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals. Continue reading »

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Sporting KC move into first place in East after downing D.C. United

Dom Dwyer’s first-half goal provided the difference for Sporting Kansas City in a 1-0 victory over D.C. United that helped KC move into first place in the Eastern Conference. Continue reading »

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Casey’s goal helps the Union defeat Sporting KC on the road

The Philadelphia Union shocked Sporting Kansas City on the road, defeating the second-placed team in the Eastern Conference, 1-0, at Sporting Park. Conor Casey scored the lone goal. Continue reading »

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Sporting KC struggle with Real Esteli in home draw

Sporting Kansas City failed to clinch a place in the knockout stages of the CONCACAF Champions League with a poor 1-1 draw against Real Esteli Continue reading »

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Kamara brace helps Sporting KC reclaim first place with win vs. Revs

A pair of Kei Kamara goals helped propel Sporting Kansas City to a 3-0 victory vs. the New England Revolution on Saturday night at Sporting Park. Continue reading »

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