THE ACADEMY: Audi and Bleacher Report release episode 3 of docuseries on the Sporting KC Academy

Audi and Bleacher Report released Episode 3 of "THE ACADEMY" on Friday, shining a spotlight on the Sporting Kansas City Academy and its youth talent development system.

"THE ACADEMY" provides an all-access look at the commitments and sacrifices that young athletes make within the Sporting KC Academy. The five-part series gives fans a first-hand account of how Sporting Kansas City and Audi are working to ensure the next generation of athletes is ready to compete at an elite level.

In Episode 3, Sporting kick off the MLS Next fall campaign under the guidance of head coach Rumba Munthali and navigates the various challenges presented by the pandemic.

To watch each episode as the series unfolds, click here.

For more information on "THE ACADEMY," visit and Join the conversation and excitement surrounding each episode by following @MLS, @SportingKC and @BleacherReport on social media.