|Tue., May 1||6pm||Sporting KC Fan Forum at No Other Pub
(Jake Reid, Matt Besler, Johnny Russell, Daniel Salloi)
|6pm||Sporting KC Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB|
|Sat., May 5||7pm||Rangers at OKC Energy FC
|7pm||Bud Light Pregame Show on FSKC & FS Midwest Plus|
|7:30pm||Sporting KC vs. Colorado Rapids
(FSKC, FS Midwest Plus, 810 AM, 1480 AM)
|9:30pm||Sporting KC postgame shows
(FSKC, FS Midwest Plus, 810 AM)
|Sun., May 6||9:30am||Sporting KC Day at the Zoo
(6800 Zoo Dr., Kansas City, Mo.)
Sporting Kansas City's seven-game unbeaten run ended Saturday with a 1-0 defeat to the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Still occupying first place in the Western Conference, Sporting KC (5-2-2, 17 points) returns to Children's Mercy Park this Saturday to host the Colorado Rapids (2-3-2, 8 points) at 7:30 p.m. CT. Tickets for the Cinco de Mayo showdown are available at SeatGeek.com, and the first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a Matt Besler bobblehead courtesy of match sponsor Mainstreet Credit Union.
FOX Sports Kansas City and FOX Sports Midwest Plus will air three hours of live coverage on Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. CT. Local radio broadcasts will air on Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and ESPN Deportes KC 1480 AM (Spanish), while the Sporting KC Uphoria app will provide live updates. The match will also stream live on FOX Sports GO for viewers within the FOX Sports KC/Midwest footprint and on ESPN+ across the rest of the United States. Immediately afterward, The Final Whistle postgame show will air on 810 WHB.
Sporting Kansas City CEO & President Jake Reid, captain Matt Besler, winger Johnny Russell and homegrown forward Daniel Salloi will participate in the Sporting KC Fan Forum on Tuesday at No Other Pub in the Kansas City Power & Light District, giving supporters of all ages the opportunity to interact first-hand with club representatives. The event will see Reid, Besler, Russell and Salloi answer questions and engage with fans in attendance, making for an interactive and open-ended conversation. Tuesday's Fan Forum will begin at 6 p.m. CT inside No Other Pub, and attendance is free for a limited number of fans who RSVP at SportingKC.com/forum.
Soccer fans and animal lovers of all ages are welcome to attend the fourth annual Sporting KC Day at the Zoo on Sunday at the Kansas City Zoo in Swope Park (6800 Zoo Dr., Kansas City, Mo.). Sporting KC players Tim Melia, Diego Rubio, Johnny Russell and Graham Zusi will lead the day's activities, playing soccer with sea lions, painting with elephants and signing autographs. In conjunction with the event, the Kansas City Zoo is offering $3 off the price of regular admission to guests who wear Sporting KC apparel.
The Swope Park Rangers (3-1-3, 12 points) settled for a 1-1 draw with rivals Saint Louis FC on Saturday at Children's Mercy Park. Head coach Paulo Nagamura' men will hit the road next Saturday for the first of three straight away games, battling OKC Energy FC (1-6-0, 3 points) at Taft Stadium in Oklahoma City. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. CT and the match will stream live on ESPN+.
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