Lamar Hunt Quotes


19 Lamar Hunt quotes:



"It gives us the ability to control all the revenue streams, ... It gives us the opportunity to sell a naming-rights sponsorship and signature sponsorships and control of our concessions, parking and scheduling, which is an important part of it. Instead of scrambling for secondary dates, we control the dates in the stadium."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"I'm really honored to receive this lifetime achievement award."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"The stadiums are like none I've ever seen. I think there must have been some strong competition nationally between Korea and Japan to make the best facilities because they are very well designed."
"I get asked this a lot: Why has soccer not succeeded? My answer is, soccer has succeeded. It is already the fastest growing youth participation sport in the U.S. It has already succeeded at the youth level, no question."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: American Entertainer Quotes Soccer Quotes
"We literally had all 10 teams alive for a playoff position in the final week of the season. That outstanding balance and those close races created a major surge in attendance in the last month of the season."
"Well, we've made huge strides since the 1990 World Cup, USA '94, and obviously since '98. Unfortunately, those strides only register with the public once every four years."
"I have no doubts that it will be a major sport-in the United States. I'm probably not going to live to see that day because Americans are a little afraid of getting interested in something at which they're not very good."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: American Entertainer Quotes United States Quotes
"The most difficult part of the trip was the logistics - planes, trains, a rental car, taxis, buses, subways, lots of walking, we did it all."
"He is not someone who went off to play in Europe and only a few Americans follow. He has the potential to be on magazine covers and more newspaper coverage."
"It could tremendously augment what happens at Arrowhead Stadium and maybe create some other entertainment options at the sports complex when it's rolled off the stadium."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Entertainment Quotes
"The equality of play was a surprise-it was the most competitive race in the seven-year history of MLS."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Equality Quotes
"I thought we disgraced this organization and certainly this community."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Community Quotes
"No two (stadiums) are going to be exactly alike, ... Each one will be part of the community, and that's another important factor. It's the type of identity we've not had before. It was hard to have that identity playing in the Cotton Bowl."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Community Quotes
"You can't compare a Super Bowl crowd, which tends to be more polite and a little more neutral to that. The Super Bowl only has 7,000 to 8,000 fans for each team."
"That does make me proud. Those things help. They create awareness."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Awareness Quotes
"I'm a friend in the context that we helped fight a battle together for survival of the American Football League. But I don't consider myself close to Al in recent years. You just don't continually sue your business partners like he has."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"We're looking at ideas to remodel Arrowhead Stadium. It's 30 years old and it's not a good American soccer stadium. We're looking at ways to improve Arrowhead-which is oriented for NFL games--for our spectators."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"I think the game has an enormous spectator appeal that dwarfs all American sports because it is so international."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Sports Quotes
"He is the essence of sports in Kansas City and why there is a Truman Sports Complex and, frankly, why the two teams are there. He is and always will be a champion of all sports in Kansas City."
Author: Hunt Quotes Category: Sports Quotes



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