MLS Farm Team Coach Charged With Murder Of Off-Duty Cop In England

Christopher Spendlove, an assistant coach for USL Pro's Oklahoma City Energy FC, and a friend of his have been charged with killing an off-duty police officer in their native England. The two former American collegiate athletes are also charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm on two other officers in the alleged… » 12/23/14 5:11pm 12/23/14 5:11pm

Sporting KC Wins MLS Cup On PKs That, For Once, Were Exciting

Sporting KC won their first MLS title since 2000 by outlasting Real Salt Lake last night in a match decided on penalty kicks, a usually-anticlimactic outcome that in this instance turned out to be thrilling. » 12/08/13 11:10am 12/08/13 11:10am

The MLS Cup Final Is Today. Here's Why You Should Watch.

Sporting KC and Real Salt Lake face off today in Kansas City at 4 p.m. Eastern for the Major League Soccer title. No, the biggest names in North American pro soccer won't be playing. But that's exactly why you should tune in. » 12/07/13 11:30am 12/07/13 11:30am

Sporting KC Wins U.S. Open Cup In Shootout Described As "More Dramatic…

That GolTV still exists is a miracle in itself; the soccer cable net recently lost its cash cow Spanish Liga contract to Al-Jazeera's new beIN Sports channel. It also lost popular analyst Ray Hudson, he of the orgasmic goal calls, which means GolTV's George D. Metellus served in the color commentary role for last… » 8/09/12 10:45am 8/09/12 10:45am

MLS Defender's First Career Score Was This Miraculous, Game-Tying Goal…

If anyone ever openly doubts the idea that it's better to be lucky than good, show them this video of Sporting KC defender Kyle Miller, who used his head in a most fortuitous manner Wednesday night, scoring the injury-time equalizer in a friendly against Stoke City of the Premier League. Even better, the goal was … » 8/02/12 9:45am 8/02/12 9:45am

Kansas City's MLS Team Compiled Laughable, Stereotype-Filled Video To…

This introduction video, via KCKRS, is perhaps the greatest semi-official compilation of cheap Canadian stereotypes known to man. » 7/24/11 4:30pm 7/24/11 4:30pm

Sporting KC's First Home Goal Was Scored By A Cow

More precisely, a streaker in a cow costume. That's how the rebranded SKC opened Livestrong Park. It was to be the only goal on a rainy night, so we don't think the fans are booing as the cowman is dragged off the field. We think they're mooing. [h/t Kyle, others] » 6/10/11 12:55pm 6/10/11 12:55pm