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Top Sports Moments of All-Time: Number Three

We have looked at a game-winning kick in Division One football. We have reveled at the all-court mastery of tennis great Roger Federer. For my third greatest sports moment of all-time, we turn to a game that the world calls

Posted in MLS, Soccer

The Future of U.S Soccer: A Deeper Look at Three Rising Stars

It is truly the summer of soccer. With Euro 2016 and the Copa America Centario consuming significant bandwidth on every sports fans calendar, it can be difficult to focus on the youth aspect of soccer.  We focus on the marquee names of

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Sporting KC: Where the Fan Comes First

The Sporting KC ownership team is one of the best in Major League Soccer (MLS). The Sporting Club mission statement says it all, including phrases like “high performance” and “experiences” brought to life within “world-class facilities.” Cliff Illig, Cerner Corporation

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Finders Keepers: The Best 10 to Grace the Pitch

If you had a chance to watch the MLS All-Stars play Bayern Munich in Portland, you had an opportunity to see some great goalkeeping, including some class stops from Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake). He was not alone, as we

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THE YANKS HEAD TO THE FIFA WORLD CUP BRAZIL

We are roughly one week away from the FIFA World Cup Brazil. As George Vecsey’s brilliant Eight World Cups notes, “The whole world plays soccer.” And even in America, the sports is at an all-time high as the U.S. National

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Sporting Kansas City versus the Seattle Sounders FC

As we survey the weekend sports schedule, a big match up looms in Major League Soccer (MLS). Sporting Kansas City (SKC), the defending MLS champs, will travel to Seattle to take on an always tough and also hungry Sounders squad.

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Sporting KC: Putting the Train in Brain

On Tuesday afternoon, the Editor-in-Chief was fortunate enough to be invited to Sporting Kansas City’s training facilities. This piece explores three key facts that caught my eye: cutting-edge use of video to enhance player performance; the presence of miCoach for

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The White Puma Weighs in with a New Book

Jimmy Nielsen’s performance on the pitch has been exceptional. The 35-year old goalkeeper has the all-time M.L.S record for goals against average (1.03). He has played over 100 games for Sporting Kansas City, with 40 shutouts. He has earned his

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