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Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:16 am
Though with no sports anchor outsiders may not go for it. And if we head toward a recession/depression, chances even lower. Telcom likely to be less impacted by economic downturn so Tmobile might end up keeping the contract and add it to their Sprint rebranding efforts over time. As Fang mentioned, they might keep it named Sprint Center for as long as Sprint branding exists.
The upper management at SC have been told it will be changing but that was before all this Covid-19 stuff. Who knows with all this changing up the game. From what I’ve read, the sprint name won’t stay around at all, so I don’t see them handing over that yearly check for no reason. Of course you also have to factor in the hard cost of doing the flip.

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DColeKC wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:20 am
earthling wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:16 am
Though with no sports anchor outsiders may not go for it. And if we head toward a recession/depression, chances even lower. Telcom likely to be less impacted by economic downturn so Tmobile might end up keeping the contract and add it to their Sprint rebranding efforts over time. As Fang mentioned, they might keep it named Sprint Center for as long as Sprint branding exists.
The upper management at SC have been told it will be changing but that was before all this Covid-19 stuff. Who knows with all this changing up the game. From what I’ve read, the sprint name won’t stay around at all, so I don’t see them handing over that yearly check for no reason. Of course you also have to factor in the hard cost of doing the flip.
Sprint brand could be retired as early as this year. Name change coming sooner rather than later it seems

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When are the naming rights up?

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langosta wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 4:20 pm
DColeKC wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:20 am
earthling wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:16 am
Though with no sports anchor outsiders may not go for it. And if we head toward a recession/depression, chances even lower. Telcom likely to be less impacted by economic downturn so Tmobile might end up keeping the contract and add it to their Sprint rebranding efforts over time. As Fang mentioned, they might keep it named Sprint Center for as long as Sprint branding exists.
The upper management at SC have been told it will be changing but that was before all this Covid-19 stuff. Who knows with all this changing up the game. From what I’ve read, the sprint name won’t stay around at all, so I don’t see them handing over that yearly check for no reason. Of course you also have to factor in the hard cost of doing the flip.
Sprint brand could be retired as early as this year. Name change coming sooner rather than later it seems
Sprint Accelerator has been rebranded to T-Mobile. Launched new partnership with DFA.

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WoodDraw wrote:
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When are the naming rights up?
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T-Mobile Center it is. That was quick.

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DColeKC wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:27 am
T-Mobile Center it is. That was quick.
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There's always a complaint that buildings look like all the others.

Pink would stand out for sure.

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Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:40 pm
There's always a complaint that buildings look like all the others.

Pink would stand out for sure.
It's magenta! :lol:

Will be a nice change and I hope T-Mobile invests a bit of cash to get the LED billboards updated and other digital signage upgraded. They'd likely do so if they could install permanent signage above the billboards. They're far beyond their life cycle and constantly broke.

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I almost can't read comments on news articles these days. This morning when the article broke about the official name change, the first comment was, "Who cares, waste of tax payer money anyway."

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My personal favorite was someone asking “when the hell are you going to build parking near by for concerts?”

Getting around must be very hard for them.

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DColeKC wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:53 pm
flyingember wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:40 pm
There's always a complaint that buildings look like all the others.

Pink would stand out for sure.
It's magenta! :lol:

Will be a nice change and I hope T-Mobile invests a bit of cash to get the LED billboards updated and other digital signage upgraded. They'd likely do so if they could install permanent signage above the billboards. They're far beyond their life cycle and constantly broke.
You talking around the rings of seating? Wasn't the scoreboard just upgraded?

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KCPowercat wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:35 pm
DColeKC wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:53 pm
flyingember wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:40 pm
There's always a complaint that buildings look like all the others.

Pink would stand out for sure.
It's magenta! :lol:

Will be a nice change and I hope T-Mobile invests a bit of cash to get the LED billboards updated and other digital signage upgraded. They'd likely do so if they could install permanent signage above the billboards. They're far beyond their life cycle and constantly broke.
You talking around the rings of seating? Wasn't the scoreboard just upgraded?
No, was talking about the exterior billboards at the corner of Truman and Grand. Also, the exterior will call LED is about done. It strobes anytime it rains.

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Oh yeah those need redone pretty bad.

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Fingers crossed the flying people are gone soon as well!

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gfenn11 wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:08 am
Fingers crossed the flying people are gone soon as well!
You don't enjoy the 1% for art????

And the fountains with no seating or reason to walk by them?

/s :lol:

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smh wrote:
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gfenn11 wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:08 am
Fingers crossed the flying people are gone soon as well!
You don't enjoy the 1% for art????

And the fountains with no seating or reason to walk by them?

/s :lol:
The waterless fountains

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I think they're just tiny pools. Wouldn't call them fountains, as that would be an insult to fountains.

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"A fountian without sculpture is just broken plumbing." Don't remember where I heard that, but it stuck with me for some reason.
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gfenn11 wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:08 am
Fingers crossed the flying people are gone soon as well!
They could replace them with statues, there's several cities getting rid of theirs! Joking but yes, please do something with those weird ass flying people.

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