The 2014 MLS regular season kicks off with 2013 MLS Cup Champion Sporting Kansas City against Seattle Sounders FC this Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Sporting Kansas City look to defend their title in the season opener against the Sounders. NBCSN’s coverage of Sounders v. Sporting will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra.
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