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MLS Draft 2016 livestream and running commentary

Sporting KC drafts 11th in the first round of the MLS Superdraft

It's draft day!
It's draft day!
Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

This year, Sporting Kansas City only has one pick in the first round of  the MLS SuperDraft and nothing in the second round so expect it will probably be less eventful than last year.

Sporting KC has already been active in the off season, signing free-agent Justin Mapp, trading for Brad Davis, adding Hungarian Daniel Salloi as a homegrown player and bring Lawrence Olum back for depth as well as re-signing Paulo Nagamura and Soni Mustivar. There is also a defensive player from Europe that SKC's Robb Heineman has mentioned but has yet to be announced.

With all of that activity by Sporting KC, there is no clear need at the 11th overall pick for manager Peter Vermes so expect them to go for best player available or one that could be a project with a high potential.

UPDATES will be below the video throughout the day.



Sporting KC only wanted keeper Tarbell and when he was taken they traded their pick to DC United for TAM (Targeted Allocation Money).

UPDATE 12:50

Was this a troll by Robb or did SKC really want him and what does that say about Kempin and Melia?


UPDATE 12:28

Chicago acquires the fourth round pick from NYCFC and take Brandon Vincent from Stanford


Chicago takes Jack Harrison first

Philadelphia takes Joshua Yaro and Keegan Rosenberry both from Georgetown.

Bruce Arena doesn't need any college kids!