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Sporting KC unveils new soccer stadium

Updated: June 9, 2011, 4:11 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kansas City's $200 million state-of-the-art soccer stadium is set to open Thursday night, and before Livestrong Sporting Park even welcomes fans the team is defending its relationship with Lance Armstrong's cancer-fighting Livestrong Foundation.

Eager to partner with Livestrong, which funds cancer research and supports cancer survivors such as Armstrong himself, Sporting Kansas City agreed in March to donate $7.5 million to the foundation over the next six years.

That ...

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