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Blue Links: Sporting KC vs. New York City FC, Netflix, and Homegrown Transfers

Mondays after a loss are always the worst...

MLS: New York City FC at Sporting KC Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning. Here’s the news for today.

Kansas City

  • WELL THAT OPENING MATCH WAS NOT IDEAL. Here’s our recap of Sporting KC’s opening night loss to New York City FC.
  • (Kansas City Star) After re-tooling its offense, Sporting KC shut out in 2018 season opener
  • Yesterday’s TIFO from the Cauldron was pretty neat though.
  • (Sporting KC) Over the weekend Sporting KC signed their first-ever eMLS player, adding to the youth revival of the team. Probably.
  • (ESPN) Morales, Medina make their mark in NYCFC’s win over Sporting KC

Around the League

  • (Angels on Parade) Los Angeles FC won their first ever match with a 1-0 result in Seattle.

Check out all the match reports from this weekend here.

  • ( Following a 4-0 loss, a brutal wake-up call for Atlanta in 2018.
  • (MLS) How a new Homegrown transfer rule will impact MLS.
  • (Netflix) Netflix produced a new show featuring a fictional MLS team in Montreal.
  • (The Score) Crew show they will go down fighting - if only owners had similar resolve.

Around the City

  • (Royals Review) Dayton Moore doesn’t rule out a Moustakas reunion, but is unwilling to do a long-term deal
  • (Arrowhead Pride) What life after Marcus Peters might look like.
  • (Rock M Nation) Michael Porter Jr. eyes SEC Tournament return
  • (Rock Chalk Talk) In their regular season finale, the Jayhawks were crushed by Oklahoma State.
  • (Bring on the Cats) The Wildcats, on the other hand, are headed to the Big XII tournament on a winning note.

Fantasy Update

Czechanos AC won the weekend with 93 points. Join our MLS Fantasy League here and check out the full standings here.