Yum Center, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium voted worst stadium/arena names in the country
Special Offer
Kentucky Wildcats

Breaking news. In-depth analysis. Ad-free.

7-Day Free TrialSubscribe Now

Yum Center, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium voted worst stadium/arena names in the country

Mrs. Tyler Thompsonover 5 years

comments

After the Detroit Red Wings announced yesterday that their new arena would be named "Little Caesar's Arena," The Sporting News' Colleen Thomas made a list of the worst stadium/arena names in sports. Not surprisingly, both of Louisville's major sports venues made the list, the KFC Yum! Center and Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. "The KFC Yum! Center sounds more like a mall food court than a sports facility. Sorry, Louisville," Thomas wrote, adding after Papa John's Cardinal Stadium's entry, "First, the KFC Yum! Center, now this? The University of Louisville got the brunt of the bad names." Also on the list:
  • The Phoenix Suns' Talking Stick Resort Arena
  • The Phoenix Coyotes' Jobing.com Arena
  • University of Akron's InfoCision Stadium
  • Boise State's Taco Bell Arena (obviously, Drew Franklin disagrees with this)
If Rupp ever gets renovated or a new arena is built, I know naming rights are inevitable, but for now, let's just be thankful for what we've got. [The Sporting News]

Loading comments...

2021-12-02

Stadium Print UK UF

BUY NOW: “A Sea of Blue” captured as perfect gift

Grab this unique piece of UK history. “A Sea of Blue” captures Kentucky’s historic victory against Florida making it a must have for even the most casual of fan. With supply chains disrupted and everyone scrambling for the perfect holiday gift,...

Depth-Chart-Podcast-Classic-Smash-mouth-Game

Depth Chart Podcast: It Just Means More

The Depth Chart Podcast puts a bow on the big Governor's Cup win by reliving the 52-21 beatdown one more time. Freddie Maggard's crew also discusses Mark Stoops' contract extension and the upcoming conference championship games. Highlights:...