KANSAS CITY, Kan. – For all of the parties and hype building up to Kansas City's first MLS All-Star game, AS Roma took the match itself seriously. It showed.
After four straight days of celebrating the beautiful game in one of the country's premier soccer markets, it was only appropriate to reflect.
KANSAS CITY, Kansas – El Equipo de las Estrellas de la MLS no pudo con el subcampeón de la Coppa Italia, AS Roma, quien se llevó una goleada a su favor de 3-1 ante los 21,175 espectadores que asistieron al Sporting Park de Kansas City. Fue la mayor asistencia en la historia del estadio de Sporting Kansas City.
My idea is to play these games in early- or mid-February, sort of as a kickoff for the year in MLS. I’m sorry, I just can’t get into mid-year All-Star Games. I’m an Eeyore.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The name Italo Zanzi is as Italian as it gets.
But AS Roma's CEO, installed at the end of 2012 by the club's American ownership to help finally transform it into a perennial Italian soccer power, is a 39-year-old American who's still working on his Italian.
Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Martin Rennie is delighted his star striker Camilo Sanvezzo is set to participate in Wednesday’s MLS All-Star Game (9 pm ET; ESPN2, UniMas in the US; TSN/RDS in Canada), where the league’s best will square off against Italian side AS Roma in Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Major League Soccer announced 10 players on the inactive roster for the 2013 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday, including three players from the upstart Portland Timbers and one of the driving forces behind Real Salt Lake.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The pitching mound crowded the sideline, and home plate sat in an expanse of wasted space. Substitutes warmed up in the outfield, below independent baseball’s version of the Green Monster.
Behind the right field wall at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, atop a grassy hill where families lounged on blankets and next to a playground, stood the stand-alone building (see image at right) that housed the Kansas City Wizards locker room. Well, it was theirs on nights when the T-Bones weren’t home, at least.
If you've ever thought to yourself, "You know, there's just not enough MLS players making rap videos," then today is your lucky day, as seven MLS All-Stars collaborated to create what we assume is an ode to the 1985 Chicago Bears' "Super Bowl Shuffle" music video.