Kyle Porter scored his first MLS goal in the second half to secure a share of the points for the home side.
Sporting KC looks to keep a five-game winning streak against D.C. United alive. United has lost seven straight matches.
The veteran defender will call time on his soccer career to start a career in medicine.
FC Dallas retains its place atop the Rankings after securing a 2-1 victory over bottom side D.C. United on Saturday.
MLS Western Conference leaders FC Dallas have notched their ninth match without defeat after a 2-1 victory over DC United.
FC Dallas took all three points and stays in first, as D.C. loses again to remain the worst team in MLS.
Top meets bottom of the MLS standings when Dallas hosts D.C. United in Texas on Saturday night.
Having scored just 13 goals in nine matches in the MLS, the Houston Dynamo exploded to life with a 4-0 win at DC United on Wednesday.
The team's rocky season continued to spiral downward after it was outclassed by a Dynamo side playing their second game in four days.
The Dynamo are coming off a big win, while United wants to stop a losing streak as the two clubs meet at RFK Stadium.
The Columbus Crew rode three first-half goals to a tidy win over visiting D.C. United, which has the worst record in the league.
The struggling club will be without a vital piece for its trip to Columbus with the star winger sidelined yet again.
D.C. United, on a four-game losing streak, searches for a first win away against the Columbus Crew since 2007.
An early goal flurry has seen Philadelphia beat DC United 3-2 to move into the playoff places in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference.
The 20-year-old striker kept up his good form and took over the MLS goalscoring lead with six on the season.