Tate Steinlage

  • joined Jul 22, 2013
  • last login Apr 21, 2014
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Freelance writer for various outlets including GamesRadar, GameZone, GameChurch, Video Game Writers, XXXChurch and many more. Sporting KC and USMNT supporter. Buffalo Wild Wings connoisseur.

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Heineman answers our Sporting questions

Sporting Club chief executive officer Robb Heineman recently sat down to answer our questions about the current state of Sporting Kansas City and what that may look like down the road.

Heineman and company are not satisfied

Despite the success of Sporting Kansas City's rebrand — championships, sellouts, and more — Sporting Club chief executive officer Robb Heineman isn't satisfied and isn't worried about the club becoming complacent with a big year ahead.

Besler, Collin, and Opara make the grade

With a name like Besler, Collin, and Opara, it has got to be good. And it was in 2013 for Peter Vermes and company

Sporting KC versus Manchester City in 2014?

Sporting Kansas City's Oriol Rossell has hinted at the possibility of the club facing English Premier League side Manchester City in 2014.

Heineman squashes Saad rumors

Heineman says Saad will be back for 2014 and that he has no idea what the forward's recent tweet was about.

White Puma closes the chapter on a special career

Nielsen, 36, closes out his career a champion, and one of the best goalkeepers in MLS history.

Glory, Glory Kansas City! SKC wins MLS Cup 2013

Sporting Kansas City caps off a special year with a MLS Cup Championship, giving Kansas City its first professional sports title in 13 years.

United States eager to face tough road in Rio

Facing the likes of Portugal and Germany will be no easy task, but the United States Men's National Team says they're confident that they can perform well in Brazil at next summer's World Cup.

Vermes, Nielsen, Zusi address the media in KC

Legacy, what it means to win MLS Cup, contemplating retirement, and a whole lot more were discussed Thursday at the official MLS Cup press conference in Kansas City.

White Puma to be in pink for MLS Cup 2013

Sporting Kansas City's kitman tweets photo of the kit Jimmy Nielsen will be wearing for Saturday's MLS Cup matchup against Real Salt Lake.

Tickets causing trouble prior to MLS Cup 2013

Despite squashing the leaked TicketMaster code that led to 1,000 purchased MLS Cup tickets, Sporting Kansas City has been unable to silence upset Real Salt Lake fans who feel that they've been wronged, as fans of each club point fingers at one anothe

Beasts of the East: Sporting KC 2 Houston Dynamo 1

Sporting Kansas City fight their way back into Saturday night's contest and get over the hump to take home the Eastern Conference Championship trophy. They now move on to host MLS Cup on Dec. 7.

The Full 120: Sporting KC 3-1 (4-3) New England

It took 120 minutes of pure action for Sporting Kansas City to slide past the New England Revolution and into the Eastern Conference Finals, but Claudio Bieler's 113th minute strike assures that Sporting Kansas City went through to face Houston.

Sporting KC advances with 0-0 draw with Olimpia

A Graham Zusi 54th minute strike is called back in a physical 0-0 draw that places Sporting Kansas City in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in club history.

Sporting Kansas City blanks woeful DC United 1-0

An early Dom Dwyer goal proves to be enough to topple a woeful D.C. United squad, pushing Sporting Kansas City back into first place in both the Eastern Conference and Supporter's Shield race.

Game Review: FIFA 14 shoots and scores

FIFA 14 proves to be a polished version of an already spectacular and addictive soccer simulator. How good is it? Read our review to find out.

Casey, Union shutout Sporting KC 1-0

Sporting Kansas City misses a number of scoring opportunities only to let a goal squeak by en route to a disappointing 1-0 loss at Sporting Park Friday night.

Sporting KC eliminate Real Estelí with draw

Jacob Peterson's 78th minute equalizer was not enough to spark a Sporting Kansas comeback against Real Estelí FC in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Champions League group stage match at Sporting Park.

My story of Columbus and 'Dos a Cero'

Just one of 24,584 in Crew Stadium, I recount last week's "Dos a Cero" match and the atmosphere that surrounded one of the biggest US men's soccer victories ever.

Sporting KC blanks the Crew 3-0

Sporting Kanas City uses a number of stellar performances led by Soony Saad and Claudio Bieler to take down the Columbus Crew in front of 19,211 at Sporting Park.

Dwyer loaned to Orlando for USL PRO title match

Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer heads back to Orlando City SC for the first time since June to compete in the Lions' championship match against the Charlotte Eagles on Saturday.

Three talking points from Saturday's thriller

Sporting Kansas City used a world-class strike from Benny Feilhaber and a Graham Zusi late-game stunner to take down the Colorado Rapids Saturday night at Sporting Park. The victory puts Sporting Kansas City back at the top of the Eastern Conference,

Feilhaber, Zusi stun the red-hot Colorado Rapids

In a must-win match, Sporting Kansas City uses an 88' Graham Zusi strike to take down the red-hot Colorado Rapids 2-1, keeping the Eastern Conference and Supporter's Shield races interesting.

Vermes displeased with Kamara injury situation

With Kei Kamara a likely no-go Friday night against Eastern Conference rival Chicago Fire, Peter Vermes wonders how New England's Andy Dorman escaped further sanctions for his vicious challenge on the Sporting KC striker.

Three talking points from Sunday's 1-0 defeat

San Jose Earthquakes extend their MLS-best home game winning streak to 12 games at the hands of Sporting Kansas City Sunday night at Buck Shaw Stadium, 1-0.

SKC tries to take Shield lead against San Jose

A Kei Kamar-less Sporting Kansas City team heads to Buck Shaw Stadium Sunday evening, eyeing to break up San Jose's 11-game home win streak.

Three talking points from Saturday's 3-0 shutout

Saturday night's dominance over a struggling New England Revolution squad brings up three talking points, as Sporting KC continues to march through its busy September schedule.

Sporting KC's injury woes continue into CCL play

Injuries and rest may pave the way for Mikey Lopez and Eric Kronberg to get some playing time Wednesday in Nicaragua against Real Estelí.

Sapong to join the Lions for two weekend matches

Sporting KC's struggling striker set to return to Orlando City for the weekend, making him eligible for the USL PRO playoffs.

Sporting KC's greatest asset: Cultured fans

A personal story of how Sporting KC turned one apathetic soccer fan into a club enthusiast, and how the club's transformation stems from something deeper than just the flashiness of a new stadium or brand.

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