Dispatch from a Man in the Stands: Fire vs. DC United

Boo. (photo: zimbio.com)

They blinked. After a successful first half of play, one which resembled their fine, clinical performance at Red Bull Arena three weeks ago, your Chicago Fire entered the pitch with eyes wide shut in the second half on Saturday.

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No Defense for Love: Arne and Austin by Grabe and Harrer

Berry and Friedrich: Inspiring Artists (photo: chicago-fire.com)

A few weeks back, while riding the #FireBus to KC, I met some fine folks and fans of the blog who let me in on a little secret. “You see,” they told me, “there’s this illustration inspired by Fire play-by-play man Dan Kelly that’s going to rock the entire #cf97 Nation.” “Really?” I said. “Well how about giving me a look?” And oh were they right.

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Dispatch from a Hotel Room: Fire at New York Red Bulls

Big MacDonald had a brace…Lo, Lo, Lo, Lo, LOOOO! (photo: usatoday.com)

On The Fire’s Scott Fenwick is on the road tending to family business, but that didn’t stop him from reveling in and reflecting upon Chicago’s 2-0 victory at New York.

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