Major League Soccer http://kcur.org en Sporting KC: An Entertainment Business http://kcur.org/post/sporting-kc-entertainment-business <p>Sporting KC kicked off its 2014 season with a 1-0 loss to Seattle Sounders FC on March 8.</p><p>On today's <em>Central Standard</em> we discuss the entertainment aspect of a franchise that has become a business model for soccer clubs across the country.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Jake Reid</strong>, chief revenue officer for Sporting KC</li><li><strong>Thad Bell</strong>, managing editor for <a href="http://www.thedailywiz.com/">The Daily Wiz</a></li><li><strong>Sean Dane</strong>, leader of the<a href="http://www.kccauldron.com/"> KC Cauldron </a></li></ul><p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:01:07 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 52396 at http://kcur.org Sporting KC: An Entertainment Business A Fan's Notes: MLS Stars Shine In KC http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-mls-stars-shine-kc <p></p><p>Barely a year after baseball's best swooped through town, another All-Star Game will kick off Wednesday night at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. The fanfare may be more subdued, but as <strong>Victor Wishna</strong> cautions in this month's edition of A Fan's Notes, don't believe the lack of hype: soccer--especially soccer in Kansas City--is major league.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:01:24 +0000 Victor Wishna & Danie Alexander 41169 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: MLS Stars Shine In KC MLS Picks Livestrong Sporting For All-Star Game http://kcur.org/post/mls-picks-livestrong-sporting-all-star-game <p>For the second straight year, this area will showcase a major all-star event. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:27:09 +0000 Greg Echlin 30266 at http://kcur.org MLS Picks Livestrong Sporting For All-Star Game