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Kansas City Wizards Could Be Headed To Surprise, AZ (For Spring Training)

The Kansas City Wizards are expected to consider Surprise, Arizona as a contender to host them for spring training in 2011. If that city sounds familiar, it is:

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The Wizards held last year's camp in Phoenix, and in general, the area fulfills much of those needs, Dressel said.

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"It's an area that very much interested us," Dressel said. "Its perfect as far as weather is concerned."

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Talks began with the Wizards during last year's spring training. A few different municipalities came forward with interest, Dressel said, although Surprise's connection to Kansas City - Surprise also hosts spring training for baseball's Kansas City Royals - was a factor no other area possessed.

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Royals and Wizards in the same city for spring training -- get the Chiefs down there for training camp and I'd have a new summer.