The Kansas City Royals today released the start times for all their games this season. This relates to Sporting KC because with Sporting's new television partnership with the Fox Sports Kansas City, the two are on the same network. In the agreement between Sporting KC and FSKC, should there be a conflict with the Royals, Sporting would be the ones that would jump to Fox Sports Kansas City Plus.
Just a passing comment in an article on an MLB blog about the Kansas City Royals, their current TV deal, and its potential affect on their ability to compete, but it is one to certainly take a look at. The article on Today's Knuckleball talked about the Royals potentially creating their own network, something the club did in the early 2000's at the height of the team's futility.
Here are some responses this week to the posting I made regarding Sporting KC's success vs the KC
I brought a friend to the Real Salt Lake game...he said that it was the best game day atmosphere he
had ever been to and that he wanted to come back on Cinco De Mayo.
It may not have been intentional today, but Sporting KC trolled the other two professional sports teams in Kansas City competing right now, the Chiefs and the Royals. This afternoon, both the Chiefs and the Royals were playing simultaneously, and both teams were being beaten fairly handily. About the half way point of both of those games, Sporting KC sent out this tweet:
Just a reminder that #SportingKC playoff tickets go on sale 10/19 for general public.