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Chills! Fantastic video courtesy of MLSsoccer.com showing the highlights of the 2013 MLS Cup Match at Sporting Park. Two great teams’ best and hardest moments of the game all in one video. 

Kick TV came to town for the MLS Cup and brought the Brazuca! It’s the official match ball by adidas for the 2014 FIFA World CupThey tested it out in a few familiar Kansas City spots! 

The World Cup Draw Results can be seen here. Kansas City will be watching with the rest of the world! 

Brunch before the big game! Here are some Kansas City area options to get you going.

Succotash 
2601 Holmes Street
Opens at 8 a.m.

Whether you’re craving pancakes, eggs benedict or biscuits & gravy, Succotash has you covered. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available.

Beer Kitchen 
435 Westport Road
Opens at 9 a.m.

Known for its extensive beer list and out-of-this-world fries, Beer Kitchen also has an impressive breakfast and brunch. Feast on salted pecan caramel rolls, zucchini potato latkes, and their signature “Dutch Baby” baked pancakes. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

The Farmhouse 
300 Delaware Street
Opens at 9 a.m.

Offering staples like pumpkin flapjacks and polenta napoleon as well as daily specials, Farmhouse offers delicious breakfasts both sweet and savory. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

Lamar’s Donuts 
3395 Main Street
Opens at 5:30 a.m.

Sometimes you just want donuts. Pick up an extra Bizmark for us, and we won’t tell.

MeMa’s Bakery
1829 Village West Parkway
Opens at 9 a.m.

Located across the street from Sporting Park, MeMa’s offers homemade pastries of all kinds, including the Kansas City staple Povitica.

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Stay warm and saddle up to one of these area sports bars for any of the big games you’re looking to watch today. Call ahead to make sure the screens will be playing the team you want to see!

Read the full article here.

 

MLS Digital HQ covering all things #MLScup in Kansas City! 

With Saturday’s temps not breaking 30 degrees (!), it might be wise to stock up on extra hats, gloves, hand warmers and snow suits (seriously!). Lucky for you, Sporting Park is nearby lots of places to pick up a few of these items! 

Try and stay warm out there, KC!

Target
10900 Stadium Parkway
Saturday hours: 8 am-10 pm

JC Penney
10904 Stadium Parkway
Saturday hours: 7 am - 11 pm

Legends Outlets
Village West Parkway off of I-435
Open 9 am - 10 pm

Stores include:

  • Gap Outlet
  • Old Navy Outlet
  • adidas Outlet

QuikTrip 
8200 Parallel Parkway
Open 24 hours

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Headed to MLS Cup Last Night Out? Keep the party going after Portugal the Man leaves the stage at these late night bars near KCP&L District.

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
101 East 13th Street
Open until 2 a.m.

The Dubliner
170 East 14th Street
Open until 3 a.m.

The Chesterfield
1400 Main Street (inside the Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet Cinema)  Open until 1 a.m.
18 and over to enter

Z-Strike Bowling
1370 Grand Boulevard
Open until 3 a.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m.

Anton’s
1610 Main Street
Open until 1:30 a.m.

Milwaukee Deli Company
101 West 9th Street
Open until 1:00am

Match Day Central

10:00 am:  

  • East Box Office opens

11:00 am: 

  • Parking lots open
  • Soccer Celebration begins in Lot D with interactive displays and fan giveaways

12:00 pm:

  • Sprint Plaza Box Office opens
  • Boulevard Members Club opens to all Members Stand ticket holders, the firs 500 Season Ticket Members, and all Cauldron members

12:30 pm:

  • Sprint Plaza Opens

1:00 pm:

  • West Tower Opens
  • Fans may begin accessing their seats

3:00 pm:

  • Sporting KC vs Real Salt Lake

Post-Match: 

  • Boulevard Members Club opens to all fans
  • Trophy presentation on field

Source: Sporting KC

MLS Cup

The excitement is building in Kansas City as we prepare for the MLS Cup at Sporting Park! Events begin at 10:00am on Friday as the soccer fans from around the globe will gather to watch the World Cup draw in Brazil.

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

  • 3:00pm: GAME ON! The #MLScup in #KC begins. The match will kick off at 3 p.m. and can be seen nationally on ESPN and UniMas. It can also be heard locally on Sports Radio 810-WHB.