Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago vs. New York Red Bulls #2

No energy drinks needed, there will be plenty of intensity to go around on Sunday (photo: Brian Kersey/chicago-fire.com)

No energy drinks needed. There will be plenty of intensity to go around Red Bull Arena on Sunday.
(photo: Brian Kersey/chicago-fire.com)

OTF’s Jon Denham recalls another dramatic ending in New Jersey, while Seeing Red’s Mark Fishkin believes his team is destined to leave a trophyless past behind…

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Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago vs. Toronto FC #2

Toronto FC and their -17 road goal differential are the guests for the Toyota Park finale  (photo: John Sokolowski/USA TODAY sports)

Toronto FC (and their -17 goal differential on the road) are guests at the Toyota Park finale
(photo: John Sokolowski/USA TODAY sports)

OTF’s Jon Denham understands if Dilly Duka and Cacha Rios come off the bench, while Tony Walsh from The Yorkies tells tragicomedic Toronto tales…

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Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago vs. D.C. United #3

Dilly Duka's .23 goals per 90 minutes is second to Mike Magee among players with more than 1,500 minutes

Dilly Duka’s 0.23 goals per 90 minutes is second to Mike Magee among Fire players with more than 1,500 minutes
(photo: chicago-fire.com)

OTF’s Jon Denham wants a fast-paced game for the national television audience on Friday night, and Luis Perez basks in the shiny reflection of an unexpected trophy…

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