Kansas City Features

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Sporting KC hero goalkeeper Nielsen will retire

Associated Press | December, 9 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sporting Kansas City captain Jimmy Nielsen is retiring, two days after making a pair of saves during penalty kicks against Real Salt Lake to help his team win its first Major League Soccer's championship since 2000. The 36-ye...

Sporting KC claims MLS Cup in marathon SO Video

Associated Press | December, 6 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Aurelien Collin, soaked in champagne, pulled the black stocking cap that read "MLS Cup Champions'' down over his ears and sheepishly shook his head from side to side. The defender for Sporting Kansas City had never neede...

Sporting KC wins to book place in MLS Cup Video

Associated Press | November, 23 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sporting Kansas City overcame an early scare to finally get past its postseason nemesis. After being bounced from the Eastern Conference playoffs by Houston in each of the past two seasons, Sporting fell behind the Dynamo 1-0 ...

Sporting KC, Dynamo open East finals 0-0 Video

Associated Press | November, 9 2013

HOUSTON -- Sporting Kansas City's Jimmy Nielsen made three saves, and Houston's Tally Hall had two stops in a 0-0 draw between Kansas City and the Dynamo in the first leg of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday. The second leg will be Nov. 23 ...

Bieler's overtime goal sends KC to East finals Video

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Claudio Bieler scored in the 23rd minute of overtime, capping Sporting Kansas City's 3-1 win over the New England Revolution and giving Sporting K.C. the series victory in the Eastern Conference semifinals on Wednesday night. ...

Revs win, take 2-1 advantage to Kansas City Video

Associated Press | November, 2 2013

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Andy Dorman and Kelyn Rowe scored in the second half to lead the New England Revolution to a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City in the first leg of their Eastern Conference semifinals series on Saturday night. Dorman put th...

Sporting KC wins, takes Supporters Shield lead Video

Associated Press | October, 26 2013

CHESTER, Pa. -- Lawrence Olum scored in stoppage time to give Sporting Kansas City a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. Graham Zusi also scored for Kansas City (17-10-7), which will claim the Supporters Shield for the best record...

Dwyer's early goal lifts Sporting KC by D.C. Video

Associated Press | October, 18 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Dom Dwyer scored in the seventh minute and Sporting Kansas City beat D.C. United 1-0 Friday night to move to the top of Major League Soccer's overall points standings. Jimmy Nielsen needed just one clutch save to record his le...

Opara scores as Sporting KC holds off Crew Video

Associated Press | October, 5 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ike Opara scored in the 17th minute and Sporting Kansas City beat the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Saturday night. Kansas City (15-10-6) entered with the best goals-against average in MLS (0.97) and prevented the Crew from attacking thro...

Union surprise SKC, pull into playoff position Video

Associated Press | September, 27 2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Conor Casey scored in the 36th minute, for Philadelphia's first goal in four matches, and the Union beat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 on Friday night. It was the first win in Kansas City in four tries for the Union (11-10-9), who ...

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