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27 May 9:51 pm

Cast your vote below for the Man of the Match for Sporting Kansas City's 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Tuesday night at Sporting Park. Voting is open until Wednesday evening.

26 May 5:48 pm

In case you missed it, Sporting KC defender Matt Besler is going to the World Cup.

In the first of a three-part series, FOX4KC's Jason Lamb and Al Wallace tell the story of how a Kansas City kid went from an All-Conference player at Blue Valley West High School to a potential starter on the U.S. Men's National Team in Brazil.

26 May 11:30 am

Have you downloaded and registered Sporting Club Uphoria? If not, you should.

Sporting Kansas City's mobile application is revolutionizing the way fans experience a soccer game.

Through the app, fans can watch live video of the match from anywhere in the stadium, upgrade seats at a discounted price, view touch maps, live stats, rosters and standings as well as purchase tickets to future matches.

And for the next 36 hours, you can now win great prizes through Uphoria and our friends at Westport Beer Festival and Boulevard Brewing Company.

Here's what you need to do:

1. Go to the Apple Store or Google Play Store and download Sporting Club Uphoria

2. Sign up with Facebook, Twitter or with your email

That's it. If you follow those two steps, you will be entered to win one of three prizes!

First Prize - Will be announced in Boulevard Members Club postgame. Must be there to claim prize.

  • 2 tickets to Westport Beer Festival
  • $25 gift certificate to McCoy's & Foundry
  • 2 tickets to Boulevardia
  • Boulevard swag

Second Prize - Winner will be notified via email by 5 p.m. CT on Wednesday, May 28

  • A replica MLS Cup championship ring
  • 2 tickets to the July 6 home game vs. Chicago Fire

Third Prize - Winner will be notified via email by 5 p.m. CT on Wednesday, May 28

  • A Sporting KC / USMNT For Club and Country scarf
  • 2 tickets to the July 6 home game vs. Chicago Fire
26 May 10:11 am

On Tuesday, May 20 the Sporting Club Network, along with a number of Sporting KC players, led a clinic for members of KCK Soccer Association at Leo Alvey Park. In addition to player autographs and the on-field clinic, participants also heard from Sporting KC senior team fitness coach, Mateus Manoel, on the importance of health and good nutrition. This special opportunity was made possible thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City.


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23 May 10:54 pm

Cast your vote below for the Man of the Match for Sporting Kansas City's 2-2 draw with Toronto FC on Friday night at Sporting Park. Voting is open until Saturday evening.

23 May 11:20 am

If you haven't heard of The Victory Project, get crackin'. The community-focused arm of Sporting Kansas City is changing lives in Kansas City by helping children through life's challenges.

And if you don't believe us, check out this video from KCPT, the local public television network in Kansas City that chronicled Rachel Mast's experiences with The Victory Project.

Be sure to follow @VictoryKC on Twitter for more details.

22 May 6:09 pm

Sporting KC defender Matt Besler and midfielder Graham Zusi were named to the U.S. Men's National Team's final roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on Thursday.

Just 24 years ago, their current club coach was in a similar position, competing for the U.S. in soccer's most coveted tournament. Here's a shot of Peter Vermes snapping a header on goal during a 1990 FIFA World Cup match in Italy.

 

22 May 11:32 am

The Sporting KC Show aired last night on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Callum Williams, Andy Edwards and Carter Augustine spoke with Sporting KC assistant coach Kerry Zavagnin and previewed Friday night's game against Toronto FC with Kurtis Larson of the Toronto Sun.

21 May 5:47 pm

Sporting Kansas City will host Toronto FC Friday night at Sporting Park. Limited tickets are available for the match and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 888-4KC-GOAL.

Ahead of Friday's match, presented by adidas, MLSsoccer.com's Dan Haiek and Matt Doyle looked at the key storylines for the match including the questions surrounding the Sporting KC in defense.

21 May 1:58 pm

As the U.S. Men's National Team gathers in California for the pre-World Cup training camp, so does ESPN.

U.S. Soccer has given ESPN unprecedented access into the team's training camp as we build toward the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Tonight, the second episode of ESPN's series Inside: U.S. Soccer's March to Brazil will air at 9 p.m. CT on ESPN.

The first episode featured interviews with head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and various players as the squad worked toward the April friendly against Mexico in Arizona. Tonight's episode will take a closer look at specific players and the difficult that Klinsmann faces narrowing down his roster to 23.

Sporting KC's Matt Besler and Graham Zusi are currently part of the 30-man training camp in Palo Alto, California. Zusi will be participating in a series of U.S. Soccer Google Plus Hangouts offering U.S. Soccer fans the opportunity to interact with their favorite national team stars. Zusi, along with San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski will be taking fan questions on Friday at 4 p.m. CT. Click here for more information on the hangouts.