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Past articles by SAM:

Here are Sporting KC’s plans for the summer transfer window and beyond

Sporting Kansas City is in 10th place in the MLS Western Conference, but it has an opportunity to improve the roster with the summer transfer window opening. → Read More

Finally: A return to its staple produces Sporting KC’s first home win in six weeks

The Chicago Fire visited Children’s Mercy Park for an MLS match with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. → Read More

Here’s some advice from George Brett that might help struggling Sporting KC

Sporting Kansas City has made the postseason in eight straight years, but that streak is in jeopardy now. → Read More

LAFC clobbers Sporting KC, and the playoff race sure seems a long way away now

Los Angeles FC visited Children’s Mercy Park for a midweek MLS match against Sporting Kansas City. → Read More

One pitch keyed the Royals’ loss, despite their best comeback effort

The Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals opened a three-game series Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. → Read More

Familiar with tragedy, Royals offer support to Angels after death of Tyler Skaggs

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead Monday in his hotel room. The Kansas City Royals players and coaches offered their condolences. → Read More

‘We have fight left in us.’ A glimpse inside Sporting KC’s battle to regain confidence

Heading into Wednesday’s matchup with LAFC at Children’s Mercy Park, Sporting Kansas City is tied for last place in the Western Conference. → Read More

Adalberto Mondesi rejoining the Royals; KC makes other roster moves, too

Shortstop Adalberto Mondesi is rejoining the Kansas City Royals after a stint on the injured list with a groin injury. → Read More

‘We didn’t have spirit.’ Mistake-prone Sporting KC falls at Real Salt Lake

Sporting Kansas City traveled to Rio Tinto Stadium to face Real Salt Lake. → Read More

Why Sporting KC thinks Daniel Salloi is close to rediscovering his 2018 form

Sporting Kansas City winger Daniel Salloi led the team in scoring in 2018. He’s searching to regain that form. → Read More

Why U.S. men’s coach Gregg Berhalter is thinking long-term ahead of match in KC

The United States men’s national team will face Panama at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City. → Read More

What you need to know about the U.S. men’s national team’s trip to KC

The United States men’s national team will play Panama on Wednesday at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. → Read More

Royals blow two three-run leads in late collapse against first-place Twins

The Kansas City Royals and Minnnesota Twins played Friday for the second game of a four-game series at Kauffman Stadium. → Read More

Hunter Dozier is back. Royals activate cleanup hitter from injured list

The Kansas City Royals activated third baseman Hunter Dozier from the injured list, and they sent Jorge Bonifacio to Triple-A Omaha in a corresponding move. → Read More

Sporting KC might use the transfer window to solve its woes. But on the other hand...

Nearly halfway through the MLS season, Sporting Kansas City is in 10th place in the Western Conference standings. Can the transfer window help? → Read More

Glenn Sparkman cruises in season’s longest outing; Royals beat first-place Twins

The Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins opened a four-game series Thursday at Kauffman Stadium. → Read More

After a long, nine-year wait, this Royals prospect is finally in the majors

After an injury to shortstop Adalberto Mondesi, the Kansas City Royals called up Humberto Arteaga from Class AAA Omaha for his MLB debut. → Read More

The Royals are wagering their future on college kids, and here’s why

After drafting high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. with the No. 2 overall pick, the Kansas City Royals went on a run of college prospects. → Read More

Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi lands on injured list

The Kansas City Royals placed shortstop Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day injured list after he experienced groin tightness during a game in Seattle earlier this week. → Read More

‘You’re gonna make me cry.’ Children’s Mercy patients surprise Sporting’s Graham Zusi

Children’s Mercy Hospital patients surprised Sporting Kansas City’s Graham Zusi with the news that he made the 2019 MLS all-star game. → Read More