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Leiweke promises Toronto a parade — like he promised Kansas City an NHL/NBA team

You’ve got to hand it to Tim Leiweke. He knows which words to say. In the movie Bull Durham, Annie once said, “Oh, Crash, you do make speeches.” Well, Susan Sarandon’s line could be used for Mr. Leiweke, “Oh, Tim, … Continue reading

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Puck Daddy weighs with “KC’s chances of NHL take a hit” — still a great sports market

I’m humbled to get a mention in what I consider absolute must reading for every hockey fan — Sean Leahy from Puck Daddy weighed in with this post: I think Sean does a pretty good job of setting the stage … Continue reading

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Ignore the spin about NHL game coming to Sprint Center

Kansas City has an NHL exhibition game this year. As noted in the Kansas City Star, “With the recent announcement of an NHL preseason game, this is one more year when the Sprint Center will be host to exhibitions for … Continue reading

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NHL & NBA come to KC so AEG can continue to “pretend”

Sam Mellinger, “The Boy Who Kicked a Hornet’s Nest” writes a terrific column about the Sprint Center, the hope of an NBA or NHL franchise (there is none) and why we need to simply temper the discussion. NBA, NHL exhibitions … Continue reading

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KC Star’s Sam Mellinger — NBA Chances not good

Months ago Sam Mellinger had a great column about why Sprint Center has no anchor tenant. That column didn’t go into a bunch of silly hyperbole. All it did is break down the issue into it’s simplest form. From the … Continue reading

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