Assumption of Command

18 August 2005

No, It's Not A Disco Ball.

Finally! A year after it was approved by voters, Kansas City's Sprint Center has a design.

Downtown Arena Design Team Unveils Sprint Center

'The taut glass skin wrapping the seating bowl and concourses will be an ever-changing tapestry as light plays across the surface,' said designer Brad Clark. 'The image will vary hour by hour as the color, intensity and quality of light change. At night the building will become a beacon, marking its place in our new downtown.'"

I like it. Now to settle the real question: Who begins play in 2008 -- the NBA's Kansas City Magic or the NHL's Kansas City Hurricanes?