Representatives from local NBC affiliate KSHB travelled to The Big Apple this week and joined co-hosts Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie on The TODAY Show. Early morning news anchors JiaoJiao Shen and Patrick Fazio, along with meteorologist Kalee Dionne, educated the national audience on some of Kansas City's best brands. Sporting KC made the cut along with Jack Stack Barbecue and club partners Boulevard Beer. Click here to watch the segment.
The KSHB trio also delivered some Sporting KC apparel to The TODAY Show hosts, including a Sporting KC third kit for Guthrie and matching onesies for her baby on the way.
Major League Soccer's Dan Haiek and Matt Doyle preview Sporting Kansas City's 2014 MLS regular season with great praise.
Doyle proclaims, "I would be shocked if SKC wasn't in contention for all three trophies, the Shield, MLS Cup and the U.S. Open Cup. They're that good. They're that balanced. They're that deep. This is a really really good team."
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Sporting KC opens the 2014 MLS regular season against the Seattle Sounders FC on Saturday. Sounders play-by-play voice, Ross Fletcher breaks down the matchup between the cross conference foes in the CenturyLink scouting report below.
So things with U.S. Women's National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo and our beloved striker C.J. Sapong didn't work out. No hard feelings though, only good news for the ladies of Kansas City. With Valentine's Day on the horizon, four lucky applicants will have a chance to win a date with Sporting KC's lyrical genius. Make sure to sign up by Tuesday at 5 p.m. CT.
Maybe one day, C.J. will serenade you...