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Colorado Rapids

Rapids bunker their way to one-goal win over Sporting KC

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The Colorado Rapids have relied on defense for the past several years and, on Saturday, it was the backline that once again won Pablo Mastroeni's side a match.

A single goal from Homegrown rookieKortne Ford was all that was required for the Rapids to top Sporting KC, 1-0.

Colorado Hopes Lightning Strikes Against KC

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Sporting KC is in town tonight and it could be a wet one. Rain and thunderstorms are forecast this afternoon but right now it looks like they might move off before kickoff. This is Colorado though, so you can never really trust the forecast. A very wet tailgate will start at 3 for the odd kickoff time of 6 (not the usual 7).

Sporting KC attack overwhelms Rapids in home rout

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Sporting KC continued to solve problems in front of goal, adding threemore home goals in another win at Children's Mercy Park.

Key offseason signing Gerso Fernandes sealed a victory for a Sporting KC attack that has started slow in the 2017 season.

Major League Soccer

Sounders vs. Sporting Kansas City - Aftermatch Aftermath: The Pineapple Paradox

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After his Seattle Sounders lost 3-0 to Sporting Kansas City, head coach Brian Schmetzer gets a call he was dreading.

Brian Schmetzer sits down at his desk at Starfire, his window overlooking the quiet Duwamish amidst a day filled with some greys and blues. He sighs, exhausted after a week of travel and some less than stellar performances from his boys in the Rave Green.

MLS Midweek Rewind: Week 12

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A handful of league matches took place on Wednesday as week 12 in MLS kicked off with some midweek action.

The Philadelphia Union continued to cruise as Fafa Picault and Chris Pontius led the hosts to a 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo. (READ)

Nemanja Nikolic continued his hot streak as his brace plus David Accam's goal gave the Chicago Fire a 3-0 win over the Colorado Rapids.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 10

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Week 10 of MLS action provide a few surprises, including one team earning their first win, and the league's hottest team dropping two on the road.

Sporting Kansas City opened the action in midweek play with a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls thanks to Dom Dwyer.

MLS Midweek Preview: Orlando City faces TFC, Sporting KC hosts Red Bulls

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The top two teams in the Eastern Conference will look to create some separation at the top of the standings during a rare midweek slate in Major League Soccer.

Orlando City tops the East after two months of play, but the Lions face their toughest test yet with a trip to BMO Field to take on MLS Cup runner-up Toronto FC.

SBI MLS Player of the Month: Tim Melia

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Sporting Kansas City may have come up short in the Team of the Month voting, butone of its players is still gettingrecognition.

Goalkeeper Tim Melia conceded just two goals in April, recording 12 saves and two clean sheets in the process.

MLS Week 8: A Look Ahead

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It shouldn't come as a total shock that FC Dallas is involved in a marquee match this weekend because its been featured in plenty of top-notch contests early in 2017. This time, Oscar Pareja's men face Sporting Kansas City in a top-of-the-table clash that highlights the weekend's action in Major League Soccer.

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 7

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With Week 7in the books, several teams continue to make their case for moving up the table, while a few others continue to languish near the bottom.

Sporting Kansas City provedthe big winner of the weekend, as a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers sees them catapult into the top two with a showdown against No.

SBI MLS Best XI: Week 7

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Week seven of the MLS season is wrapped up and it held good news for the Chicago Fire up front and Sporting Kansas City in the back.

The Fire's Nemanja Nikolic and Bastian Schweinsteiger make the cutfor this week's SBI MLS Best XI, as Nikolic's brace and Schweinsteiger's goal led to a 3-0 victory over the New England Revolution.

SBI MLS Power Rankings (Week 6)

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Week six of the MLS regular season is in the books, and it brought some shakeups to this week's power rankings.

Several teams at the top struggled, as just three of the top ten managed to earn victories this weekend, while the likes of New York City FC, the New York Red Bulls, the Houston Dynamo, and the Columbus Crew all lost to lower-ranked opposition.

Best of MLS Week 6: Rusnak, Lodeiro, Sporting KC and more

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Saturday provided a chance for one of Major League Soccer's struggling sides to break out in fantastic fashion and end the league's longest winless run.

In addition to the standout performance in the snow from Real Salt Lake, a few other showings caught our eyes and were in contention for the best of MLS Week 6.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 6

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Another week of MLS is in the books as several teams got their attacks on track in statement victories.

The Sporting KC attack overwhelmed the Colorado Rapids en route to a 3-1 win. (READ)

Orlando City locked up another shutout in a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls.

Fans’ View: Tech can bolster Union fan experience

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Philadelphia Union can use technology to enhance game day experiences for fans. Collin Deckert explains how.

Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting KC: Community player ratings form

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A woeful road trip concludes with another multigoal loss. Ratings?

The days of snatching draws or victories with late heroics in front of Sporting Kansas City's fans seem very far away right now. The Seattle Sounders found another way to lose by multiple goals while playing quite well for the majority of a match.

Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting KC: Highlights, stats and quotes

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"You've got to figure out a way to make sure you can believe you can score. That will start a chain reaction and hopefully get us some results." -Brian Schmetzer

A familiar storyline repeated itself again Wednesday for the Seattle Sounders. The team played one very good half and one very poor half against Sporting KC.

Fernandes hat-trick sends Sporting KC past Sounders

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A new star attackerfor Sporting KC continued the team's home dominance and sent the Seattle Sounders even further down on the Western Conference table.

Sporting KC forward Gerso Fernandes fired a hat trick past the Sounders in a span of only 13 minutes as Sporting came away with the 3-0 win thanks to Fernandes' performance.

Scouting Report: De-mystifying Sporting KC

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There's no magic in these former wizards, only out of control brooms

Who You'll Watch

The Seattle Sounders will be playing their second game in four days when they travel to Children's Mercy Park to take on Sporting Kansas City. This is the first of of two regular season meetings and the only one that will take place in Kansas City this year.

Dom Dwyer

Arena hopes to bring in Dwyer before the end of the summer

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Dom Dwyer just recently became eligible to represent the U.S. on the international level, and it didn't take long for Bruce Arena to reveal his plans for the Sporting KC forward.

Speaking at a press conference in Orlando, the U.S. Men's National Team coach says he'd like to bring Dwyer in by the end of the summer.

Fernandes, Dwyer step up as Sporting KC attack begins to gel

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When Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes brought in Designated Player Gerso Fernandes to man the right wing, he knew Fernandes needed to provide something his reputation prior to MLS wasn't built on.

"When he came here, he didn't have much of a goal-scoring record and I think that had a lot to do with the way he played in the system that the played," Vermes said.

Real Salt Lake

Sporting KC depth to be challenged in upcoming matches

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Coming off a dominant 3-0 home win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday, Benny Feilhaber and a surging Sporting KC face another test.

It's a task Sporting KC has failed at in previous years. As matches grow closer together, Sporting's depth will be tested.

Feilhaber, Dwyer lead Sporting KC rout of Real Salt Lake

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Sporting Kansas City's attacking stars shone bright in yet another home match on Saturday night, as they jumped back on track in the Western Conference with a 3-0 win over Real Salt Lake at Children's Mercy Park.

Benny Feilhaber, Dom Dwyer and Gerso Fernandes all scored a goal each in the club's third home win of the season.

Carleton, Weah, Sargent headline U.S. U-17 roster for CONCACAF U-17 Championship

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With just under one week to go until the CONCACAF U-17 Championships kick off, head coach John Hackworth has named his 20-player roster that will join him in Panama.

The tournament, which doubles as qualification for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup taking place in India this October, sees the U.

Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [1:00]

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The Portland Timbers are at the top of the league, but with the pack breathing down their necks getting three points from today's Cascadia Cup clash against the Vancouver Whitecaps will be vital. Missing Fanendo Adi and recovering from a rough match against Sporting Kansas City last weekend, the Timbers will need a comprehensive performance against this surging Whitecaps side if they want to get back on track.

Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps Match Preview

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The Portland Timbers were knocked for a loop by the physical defense of Sporting Kansas City last weekend, but now the side have a big opportunity to bounce back in their first Cascadia Cup match of the year when the Vancouver Whitecaps come to town tomorrow.

While the Timbers remain at the top of the West on points earned, the Whitecaps are working their way up the table after a slow start to the season that saw the side bounced from the CONCACAF Champions League and landing below the red line in MLS.

Sporting KC edges Timbers on Dwyer goal

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Through the first few games of the regular season, the Portland Timbers' attack has been dominant, but on Saturday they were held in check by a team that looks to be finding its stride.

Sporting KC received a goal from Dom Dwyer and it proved all that was needed in a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers at Providence Park.

Portland Timbers Fall 1-0 to Sporting Kansas City at Home

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The Portland Timbers lost their undefeated streak at Providence Park today, dropping a 1-0 result to Sporting Kansas City on the strength of a Dom Dwyer goal.

As with every match between these two sides, tonight was chippy and contentious from the get-go with neither side willing to back down.

Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City: How to Watch, Previews, Match Chat [7:30]

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The second act of today's PTFC doubleheader comes at 7:30 when the Portland Timbers will host Sporting Kansas City in this evening's Western Conference clash. With the Portland Thorns having already taken three points in their midday match, the pressure is on for the Timbers to crack Sporting's defensive shell and take three points of their own.

Soccer Made in Portland: 2017 Episode 13

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Chris and Jamie return to the microphone to examine the Portland Timbers' 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Union, run down the Timbers' injury situation before their matchup with Sporting Kansas City, and look ahead to the Portland Thorns' season opener against the Orlando Pride.

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D.C. United

Tactical Overlook: Is there a magic bullet to solving the Philadelphia Union’s woes?

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Is there a formation change that could get the Union back on track?

With the Philadelphia Union winless since a 2-0 win over Sporting Kansas City on August 27th, 2016, it is clear that some sort of change is needed. Instead of breaking down the tactical play of the Blue and Gold against D.C.

D.C. United finally score, win 2-1 over Philadelphia Union

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United did just enough to hold on in the second half after Ortiz and Acosta scored in the first half

D.C. United scored their first goal of their season, and made it count, in a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night at RFK Stadium. Jose Ortiz, making his first start of the Black-and-Red in place of the injured Patrick Mullins, finally got United on the board for the season in the 18th minute with a deflected strike.

The Rest

Whitecaps stifle Sporting KC attack in shutout win

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The Vancouver Whitecaps captured their fourth win in six games on Saturday as they look to climb into the Western Conference race.

Facing off with a fellow contender, the Whitecaps stepped up in a big way,defeating Sporting Kansas City, 2-0, at BC Place on Saturday.

Melia, Fernandes step up to lead Sporting KC to big victory

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A high-power second half made for a Gerso Fernandes hat trick, clean sheet and table-topping win over the Seattle Sounders for Sporting KC on Wednesday night at Children's Mercy Park.

Fernandes emerged as Sporting's engine on the night a night in which usual scorer Dom Dwyer received few meaningful touches.

Blessing double earns Sporting KC a draw in Orlando

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Some Orlando City fans were probably disappointed to see suspended Sporting KC striker and one-time Lions loanee standout Dom Dwyer miss Saturday night's clash between Orlando City and SKC. Far more Lions fans left Orlando City Stadium dejected at what Dwyer's replacement was able to do.

Latif Blessing scored both goals, including a 73rd-minute equalizer, to help Sporting KC earn a 2-2 draw.

Minnesota United stuns Sporting KC for home win

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Minnesota United has provided plenty of ups and downs to start their MLS tenure, but Sunday's effort may have been the biggest surprise yet.

Led by a pair of assists from Miguel Ibarra and a goal from highly-touted rookie Abu Danladi, the Loons took down Sporting KC, 2-0, at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Sporting KC corrects mistakes against rested Red Bulls for home win

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Sporting KC midfielder Benny Feilhaber remembers exactly what happened last time a visitor trotted out a weak lineup at Children's Mercy Park, his team's home turf.

"It was our only game we hadn't won at home," Feilhaber said, recalling a 0-0 draw against FC Dallas weeks earlier.

Wins for Toronto and Sporting KC

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Thursday's soccer news starts with last night's MLS action. At BMO Field, Toronto beat Orlando City 2-1. Seb Giovinco put Toronto up in the 9th minute with Jozy Altidore assisting and doubled the lead in the 38th. Kaka pulled a goal back for Orlando in first-half stoppage time.

"First and foremost we are really disappointed with the loss," Orlando coach Jason Kreis said.

Dwyer brace powers Sporting KC past resting Red Bulls

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The New York Red Bulls' bid to rest starters in a midweek road match fell short Wednesday night as Dom Dwyer powered Sporting KC to another home victory.

Jesse Marsch and the Red Bulls deployed key starters in the second half, but Dwyer's scoring quality was too much to handle.

FC Dallas stays undefeated with home win over Sporting KC

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It took plenty of time to break through a solid Sporting KC defense, but, in the end, FC Dallas found the goal and remainedthe only undefeated team in MLS.

FC Dallas finished off an onslaught late to defeat previously-unbeaten Sporting KC at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.