Joseph Landis

  • joined Oct 02, 2008
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
  • posts 118
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I'm sure there are too many places on the web to find the answers to this question.

On here, I write about Sporting KC and the USMNT for The Daily Wiz and SBNation Kansas City and spend hours reading other sites without comment, because I'm prone to troll-baiting. I write about everything else on my blog listed below.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Kansas City Royals
  • NBA Orlando Magic
  • NFL Kansas City Chiefs
  • NCAAF Missouri Tigers
  • NCAAB Kansas Jayhawks
  • NHL San Jose Sharks
  • Soccer Sporting KC
  • FIFA United States
  • La Liga Barcelona FC,
  • MLS Sporting KC
User Blog

Standings: Sporting KC Moves Into Second Place After Win


While the rest of the league got hot and played extra matches, Sporting KC fell a bit in the Eastern Conference standings. With two straight wins, they have made up one of those spots. There isn't...

Player Ratings For Sporting KC-Toronto Match


Jimmy Nielsen -7Typical Jimmy coming up big on a breakaway by Danny Koevermans. His passing was good and overall was great in goal, never put of position for the few Toronto chances. Good karma...

Three Thoughts On Sporting KC's 2-0 Victory Over Toronto


It was all Sporting Kansas City could have asked for as everything went as planned Saturday at Livestrong Sporting Park. CJ Sapong opened the scoring in the 18th minute, finishing off a cross after...

Sporting KC vs. Toronto FC: Game-thread


Sporting Kansas City 8-3-1, 25 pts, 3rd in the Eastern Conference vs. Toronto FC 1-9-0, 3 pts, 9th in the Eastern Conference SKC Recap: Back in the win column after a rough May, Sporting KC...

And We're Back: Sporting KC Resumes Season Against Toronto


MLS action returns with Sporting Kansas City facing last place Toronto FC. While many of the starting 11 are away on national team duty, out, or have knocks, the core in midfield and attack should be enough to garner three points.

Matt Besler’s Absence Will Further Test Sporting KC’s Depth


Matt Besler is the latest in a series of defensive injuries that will severely test the depth of Sporting Kansas City. The good news is that its just an appendectomy, the bad news is there is seriously no one to replace him like for like at least talent-wise in the meantime.

US Depth Chart: Central Defensive Midfield


A depth chart for our midfield anchor in defense. No it does not include Michael Bradley, because everyone but Jurgen Klinsmann knows he should be farther up the field.

US Depth Chart: Left Back


It appears our long search is over at the moment, so let's have some catharsis by looking over our past and current left back choices.

US Depth Chart: Center Back


We have a depth chart for a position of no depth and I rant a bit about coaches who think you can't ever have too many strikers.

US Open Cup Preview and GameThread: Sporting KC vs. Orlando City FC


Hey there is this soccer and it's really important and exciting and stuff, but in reality it's the US Open Cup. Let's talk Game of Thro...Sporting KC and Orlando Mag....City FC.

Three Thoughts On Sporting's 2-1 Win Over San Jose


Sometimes, the necessity to return to the form of the past is to just hope everything will be fine. Without any major changes to the script, Sporting Kansas City got back to their winning ways with...

Sporting KC vs. San Jose Earthquakes: Game-thread


Come chat live during the Sporting-San Jose match, and also a open thread about US Soccer cause OMG...Goals!!!

Sporting KC Looks To Rediscover Winning Ways Against San Jose

A preview of this afternoons game. Some hope for Sporting that will inevitably fail me.

Sporting KC And The US Men's National Team: A Brief History And A More Brief Future?


A short look at the history between Sporting KC and the USMNT, an excuse to post a Preki video, and some insight into the future interactions between US Soccer and MLS

"Hooray" Or "Aw, Crap"? Zusi Off To US Camp With Ten Others


A look at the last 11 called in the May USMNT camp. A Sporting KC player gets the call, as do in form strikers and the predictable defenders.

Player Ratings For Sporting KC-Colorado Match


Jimmy Nielsen-6Great save, albeit on his own poor punch in the first half, and decent positioning throughout. Can't be blamed for either goal, but should have been more ready for the second goal....

Sporting KC and Colorado Rapids Play To 2-2 Draw


Sometimes you get really happy when you call your own shot, and after Teal Bunbury struck for two in the first fifteen minutes, I should have gone out and bought some lottery tickets. Alas, my...

Sporting KC Tries To End Skid Against Colorado


A trip to Colorado may be the elixir to Sporting KC's ills, but the goals need to come from somewhere. The absence of Roger Espinoza may be problematic in ending the slide, but lineup changes should change the feel of Sporting's attack.

Klinsmann Annouces 16 of 29 Man Camp, Everyone Panics


Some thoughts about the inclusions, most not too serious because it's half a roster and in five days we'll all laugh about this. Hahahaha. <<Tears flow down face>>

Losing Streak Exposes Sporting KC's Flaws


Some things a easy to fix and others not as much, but one things clear something is amiss with Sporting Kansas City. They find themselves back with the pack after a short losing streak. What has went wrong and how can it be fixed?

Sporting KC vs. Chicago Fire: Game-thread


Come join us for another round of in-game fan commentary on the only live game-thread for Sporting KC.

US Depth Chart: Right Back


A look into the right back position for the USMNT. Another easy stroll down predictable lane. Trust me, next post it gets worse.

Three Thoughts On The Sporting KC Loss To Montreal


Awkward Challenges Lead to Penalties To start off that wasn't a penalty by any means, Aurleien Collin did come across Neagle but he got a foot on the ball. Sasha Victorine called it perfect by...

Montreal Impact Defeats Sporting KC 2-0


Sometimes possession isn’t everything, and tonight’s game demonstrated that. Just as they did in Portland, Sporting Kansas City dominated possession and created more chances, but Montreal’s found...

Sporting KC vs. Montreal: Game-thread


Come join us for the Sporting-Montreal game and come discuss the play and talk for hours about how much we still love Davy Arnaud then hate him for playing against us.

Preview: Sporting KC Returns To Action Against Montreal

The bye week is over and that means Sporting KC returns to action to face an expansion club. Davy Arnaud's return and some injury substitutions adds intrigue to a game that looks easy on paper.

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