THE ACADEMY: Audi and Bleacher Report release episode 4 of docuseries on the Sporting KC Academy

Audi and Bleacher Report released Episode 4 of "THE ACADEMY" on Tuesday, 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.

Episode 4 details how Sporting has continued to navigate the challenges of a fall season affected by COVID-19 while also introducing key individuals who play major roles in the lives of players off the pitch.

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

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