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Sporting KC Owner Neal Patterson

Neal Patterson, businessman and long-time owner of the professional soccer franchise Sporting KC, passed away this last weekend.  He was 67. On Tuesday night at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Mr. Patterson was recognized during the match against FC Dallas in

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Tim Howard: The Keeper

Tim Howard: The Keeper With soccer at its highest level of popularity in American history, it seems only fitting to review a great read about what the Brazilian great Pele called the beautiful game. Tim Howard has been a stalwart

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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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“Swami Sez”: 2016 Predictions

Perhaps you are acquainted with the Swami, Chris Berman’s alter-ego that loves to speak on the wonders of professional football. It is time for me to channel the Swami and make my own set of predictions for My ESPN for

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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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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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