Today, Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily came out with their nominees for the 2012 Sports Business Awards, and it was a good day for Sporting KC and Livestrong Sporting Park, as both are up for their Sports Business Awards this year. Sporting KC is up for Sports Team of the Year against the Boston Bruins, Dayton Dragons, Stewart-Haas Racing, and the Texas Rangers.
Livestrong Sporting Park is up for Sports Facility of the Year. KC's home stadium is up against 2012 NBA All-Star Game (Amway Center) and 2013 Super Bowl (Mercedes Benz Superdome), and Major League Baseball spring training destination Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The winner's will be announced on May 23rd.