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Should Sporting Kansas City consider changing the name of Livestrong Sporting Park in the wake of the scandal surrounding Lance Armstrong?

Response Percent Votes
No
 
67% 458
Yes
 
26% 181
Unsure
 
6% 43
Total 682

Comments

CreatureComforts 1 year, 6 months ago

Hmmm, a lot of people here seem to think the question reads "Should the team change its name?" Was the wording of the question changed? Because I don't see anything in the question regarding a change to a team name...

Anyways, the team does not own the stadium, so the team (Sporting) has no say in the name of the stadium, from my knowledge. Sure, the two may feed off each other...but I don't believe the team itself can just go change the name of the stadium it neither owns nor operates.

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riverdrifter 1 year, 6 months ago

Nope. Armstrong was tested umpteen dozen times and he always passed. The bicycling business is a swamp. Tour de France (bag) should be junked.

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deec 1 year, 6 months ago

It doesn't matter. They'll sell it in a few years and it will be renamed Some Giant Multinational Company stadium.

Go to Ticketmaster and search your favorite act. Virtually all the venues are now Giant Corp amphitheater or some variation. Kind of like Sandstone, or whatever they're calling this year.

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hitme 1 year, 6 months ago

Livestrong is a great organization; it champions a great cause. Leave the name.

As for the name, "Sporting KC", that is the dumbest name I've ever heard for a sports team It sounds like it was chosen by a person who didn't speak English as their first language.

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kernal 1 year, 6 months ago

Livestrong applies to everyone. Eventually, few will remember or care, that the name of the park had anything to do with Armstrong.

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irvan moore 1 year, 6 months ago

lance armstrong is a true american hero regardless of using or not using the drugs, don't you think all the other top competitors were using them too?

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rockchalker52 1 year, 6 months ago

I like 'Sporting KC.' Sounds more like top-shelf soccer to me. Like 'Man U" & other clubs. Righteous Logo, too.

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Clara Westphal 1 year, 6 months ago

They should return to the name 'Wizards'.

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Alex Laughlin 1 year, 6 months ago

No, you can't cheat at fighting cancer.

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