Struggling forward Teal Bunbury came off the bench on his bobblehead give-away night, but with KC down 1-0 to the New England Revolution in the 89th minute, Bunbury buried a shot in the back of the net to save a point for Sporting, set the club record for consecutive games without a loss and keep his team unbeaten at home.
Rajko Lekic got New England on the board in the 38th minute when a long clearing from goalie Matt Reis bounced over the KC defense and he beat Sporting goalie Jimmy Nielsen.
Sporting has come back to score in the 85thminute or later to preserve a tie three times during their streak.
It was their first game without defender AurÃ©lien Colin, who is expected to miss the next six weeks with a back injury.
Sporting KC (6-6-9) is within two points of the New York Red Bulls for third place in the Eastern Conference. KC is at home again Wednesday against Real Salt Lake at 7:30.