NEWSSTAND - August 1, 2011

Recaps, A.J. Soares

With the hard-fought 1-1 draw against Sporting Kansas City at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park Saturday, the Revs finished their longest stretch of road games of the 2011 season with a 1-0-2 record. Both local and national media and local blogs provide recaps of the match:

Local media:
Rapid reaction: Revs, Sporting Kansas City reach 1-1- draw (ESPN Boston)
Revolution adjust well on the fly (Boston.com)
Revs settle for tough draw (Boston Herald)
Two Points Ejected (New England Soccer Today)
Player Ratings: New England Revolution at Sporting Kansas City (New England Soccer Today)
Sporting Kansas City Scores in 89th Minute to Earn 1-1 Draw With Revolution (NESN)
Soccer Roundup: Revolution caught in flat-footed tie (Boston.com)

National media:
Nicol: Hard work starting to pay off for Revolution (MLSsoccer.com)
New England Revolution earn point against Sporting Kansas City but lose players (Goal.com)
Sporting Kansas City 1-1 New England Revolution: Teal Bunbury scores late to earn draw for Sporting (Goal.com)
Recap: Bunbury heroics run SKC unbeaten streak to 13 (MLSsoccer.com)
Revolution 1, Sporting Kansas City 1 (Associated Press)

Local Blogs:
New England Revolution 1-1 Sporting Kansas City: Soares Red Card Marrs Tightly-Contested Draw in KC (The Bent Musket)
Even Up: Revs, Sporting play to 1-1 draw (New England Soccer News)

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