•A small batch of photos updating construction at Livestrong Sporting Park.
We'll try to get back inside the stadium in early April and take pictures from specific sections.
• The big news in KC yesterday wasGoogle picking Kansas City, Kansas to be the first ultra-fast broadband network site. You may also notice that Livestrong Sporting Park is in Kansas City, Kansas. How will Sporting KC take advantage of the network? From the KC Business Journal:
"[Robb] Heineman said Google fiber will allow Sporting KC to offer unprecedented video content such as live, in-game editing of video clips and maybe even provide 3-D video direct to handsets. They can also provide fans with services such as mobile payment, Check-in and other applications."
• Dreaming of the possibility of Chad Ochocinco sticking around KC to train with Sporting and join the Chiefs?It's not really Scott Pioli's style.
•Sporting KC throwing a First Friday party this week at its downtown office.
•Vancouver defender Jay DeMerit may miss Saturday's game with KC due to a groin injury.
•Chicago tossed Colorado out of the U.S. Open Cup in somewhat controversial fashion.
•Good news La Liga fans, a judge ruled that games must go on this weekend despite strike threat.
• My favorite story today:Real Madrid has banned Shakira's music in its stadium because she's dating Barcelona defender Gerard Pique.