Roger Espinoza came to MLS - and Sporting KC - as a dark horse leftback prospect; he left the league an Olympics star and English Premier League central midfielder. Just how did he do it, and what does it mean for MLS long-term?
A look at the possible players from Sporting KC who may be called up to their respective national teams as World Cup qualification and various other competitions heat up in 2013.
One-quarter through the MLS offseason, teams have already begun to take shape for the 2013 season; some more than others. Which Eastern Conference teams have gotten worse, and who might push Sporting KC for the regular season crown?
23 Year old defender Ike Opara is the latest player on his way to Kansas City after he was traded for a second round draft pick.