Ben Gartland

  • joined Oct 22, 2011
  • last login Jul 12, 2014
  • posts 529
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Ben is a sophomore at DePaul who loves Kansas City sports teams, no matter their place in the standings. He's been writing for The Blue Testament since 2011.

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  • MLB Kansas City Royals
  • NBA Chicago Bulls
  • NFL Kansas City Chiefs
  • NCAAF Kansas Jayhawks
  • NCAAB Kansas Jayhawks
  • NHL St. Louis Blues
  • Soccer Sporting Kansas City
  • FIFA United States
  • EPL Chelsea
  • MLS Sporting Kansas City
  • Fantasy Sporting Benjamin FC
User Blog

Sporting KC tries to halt skid in Houston


Can Sporting Kansas City get back on the winning track as they face off against an equally depleted Houston side?

Preparing for life after Uri Rosell


How does the Sporting Kansas City midfield look like without Uri Rosell?

Three Questions with Dynamo Theory


We talked with Sean Ringrose of Dynamo Theory about the squad Sporting KC will be facing Friday.

World Cup Preview


I wrote a quick world cup preview for the DePaul student newspaper, where I'm the assistant sports editor at.

Road to Brazil: USMNT vs. Turkey Match Thread


Follow along the Road to Brazil as the United States takes on Turkey in a friendly.

Espin-DOH-la: DC United 1-0 Sporting Kansas City


Fabian Espindola's "shross" takes advantage of Kronberg's mistake, sinks Sporting KC as DC United wins 1-0.

Sporting Kansas City at DC United Match Thread


The best discussion around of the Sporting Kansas City and DC United Match.

Preview: Sporting KC goes for first win in 4 games


Sporting Kansas City tries to stop their winless streak and end May on a good note as they face DC United in the nation's capital.

Three Prematch Questions with Black and Red United


We talked with Ben Bromley from DC United's SB Nation Blog about the match between Sporting Kansas City and DC United.

Sporting KC to play Minnesota United FC


The fourth round of the US Open Cup will feature a match between Sporting Kansas City and midwest foe Minnesota United FC.

Sporting KC draws Saprissa, Real Esteli for CCL


Sporting Kansas City will face the formidable Saprissa and will rematch with the Nicaraguan champions Real Esteli in the group stage of the 2014-2015 Champions League.

Draw it up: Sporting Kansas City 1-1 New York


A lackluster second half outshines Sporting KC's dominant first half as they draw New York 1-1.

Sporting KC vs. New York Red Bulls Match Thread


Plus a bonus United States vs. Azerbaijan match thread.

Preview: SKC tries to halt skid against New York


In an abnormal Tuesday evening match, Sporting Kansas City welcomes New York as they try to wash away the pain of the last couple weeks.

The Great Equalizer: Sporting KC 2-2 Toronto FC


Toronto FC scores in stoppage time to draw with Sporting Kansas City 2-2.

Sporting Kansas City vs. Toronto FC Match Thread


Live Updates and opinions from the Sporting Kansas City and Toronto FC match.

Graham Zusi and Matt Besler are going to Brazil


They are going. They are going. They are going to Brazil.

Preview: SKC tries to stop skid against Toronto FC


After two straight losses, Sporting KC will try to get back on the right track as they welcome Toronto FC to Sporting Park.

Three Pre-Match Questions with Waking the Red


We talked with Duncan Fletcher from Waking the Red about the Toronto FC squad Sporting KC will be facing on Friday.

Burned: Chicago Fire 2-1 Sporting Kansas City


Two Mike Magee penalty kicks were enough to sink Sporting Kansas City as they fell 2-1 on the road.

Sporting KC at Chicago Fire Match Thread


Live updates and opinions from the Sporting Kansas City vs. Chicago Fire match

Preview: Can SKC overcome CB issues in Chicago?


Sporting KC is likely to have an interesting center-back combination as they face the Chicago Fire in a Sunday matinee.

Who should be captain while Besler is gone?


The Blue Testament staff weighs in on who should wear the armband with Besler on National Team duty.

Bell Rung: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Sporting KC


Two Union second half goals sandwiched Dom Dwyer's golazo as the Philadelphia Union knocked off Sporting Kansas City 2-1.

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