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ExtraTime Radio: Sporting Kansas City's Benny Feilhaber talks MLS Cup title

The Sporting Life

The guys are still thawing out their limbs back in New York City, but their vocal chords are just fine. That allows them to run down all the biggest storylines from a frigid MLS Cup final in Kansas City, including the freezing temperatures, the heroics of Jimmy Nielsen, the missed opportunities for RSL and the final storyline that gives Sporting KC their first league title since 2000.

They also welcome Sporting KC playmaker Benny Feilhaber on to talk about playing in the coldest game his career, winning a title, what was behind his isolated celebration and why he's on his way to Las Vegas as soon as he drops off his dog.

There's also World Cup news to discuss, but should the US national team really fear the "Group of Death?" Simon and Andrew come down on different sides of the argument, but they can agree on this: Mexico got off easy.

Listeners also sound off on their biggest talking points from MLS Cup, the future of Jason Kreis and an MVP award for Mike Magee, and one island listener offers Simon a chance to warm up after Cup in Hawaii.


Join the conversation! Email us at extratime@mlssoccer.com or tweet to @extratimeradio.

The ExtraTime Radio podcast is now available twice a week on SiriusXM Radio, Channel 94. You can also download and listen on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and BuzzSprout.com.

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The views expressed by the hosts and guests are theirs and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Major League Soccer / Soccer United Marketing.

Meet the ET team

Simon Borg is a senior editor and on-air analyst for MLSsoccer.com, and the original creator of the "Kick Off" on MLSsoccer.com. He loves organic strawberry jam and once pushed a big kid into a puddle while playing soccer in Malta. And he would do it again right now.

Nick Firchau is the host and producer of ExtraTime Radio and a senior editor at MLSsoccer.com. He previously covered the Chicago Fire for the Chicago Sun-Times. He often wonders why more professional athletes don't demand an "orange slices at halftime" clause in their contracts.

David "The Gasman" Gass is an assistant producer and sound engineer for ExtraTime Radio. Originally from New York City, he attended Northeastern University in Boston and is currently questioning his choice of part-time employment.

Andrew Wiebe is a new media editor for MLSsoccer.com. He previously covered Sporting KC, once scored an unintentional goal from midfield and tries to bring an analytical mind to the beautiful game. Weekend center back, history junkie and Jayhawk.