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Old 03-17-2011, 12:42 PM   #8 (permalink)

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Originally Posted by Mr. Mxyzptlk View Post
is it just me or is Sporting Kansas City THE WORST name for a franchise ever
no it's not. I would call it an improvement over their prior name which was the Kansas city Wizards. I do think it's unoriginal, but it's not the worst.

i should point out that the "eurofication" of MLS teams via their names is a little lame. In some cases very lame - most obvious example being Real Salt Lake. Even Toronto FC is an attempt at this, but i don't mind it because at least we speak English in Toronto.

Kansas city would have been much smarter to have gone with Kansas City Athletic or something - which would have at least been a play on the Kansas city athletics - you know some historical relevence.
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