SPORTING KANSAS CITY PRIME TIME!!!
Kansas City Soccer steps up to their big moment . . . Here's what's probably the best report on local championship caliber play . . .
New York Times: M.L.S. Final Is Only the Latest Collision Between Kansas City and Salt Lake
Money line from the background report . . .
"The country will get a closer look at the nature of the relationship on Saturday when they play for the M.L.S. Cup title at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Each team will be vying for its second league crown: Kansas City won it in 2000, when the team was known as the Wizards, and Salt Lake won the title in 2009.
The teams will be battling frigid weather, with game-time temperatures expected to be in the low 20s."
Sporting KC is favored to win. And . . .
Okay, so it's Saturday afternoon and not really prime-time but it's still a major league championship game that's not happening for any other local sports franchise.