Ron Newman, who was the original coach of Sporting Kansas City, died in Tampa.  He was 84.  He led KC to two playoff appearances and in 1997 to first-place in the Western Conference.  He retired in 1999.  He was born in England and in 1969.   Lamar Hunt promoted Newman as player-coach of the Dallas Tornado in the North American Soccer League.  He amassed more than 700 coaching wins in the United States.