Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Last time hard man Jeff Larentowicz and the now red hot Kenny Miller faced off, the Fire won a little Cup. (photo: zimbio.com)

Last time hard man Jeff Larentowicz and the red-hot Kenny Miller faced off, the Fire won a little Cup. (photo: zimbio.com)

OTF Editor Scott Fenwick and Dive Maria’s Don MacArthur bring you a match preview that will leave you wanting to hop a last-minute plane to beautiful North Cascadia…

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Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago vs. Sporting Club Kansas City #2

Fire hard man Jeff Larentowicz will have his hands full once again come Sunday afternoon. (photo: espn.go.com)

Fire hard man Jeff Larentowicz will have his hands full once again on national television. (photo: espn.go.com)

OTF Editor Scott Fenwick and Down the Byline’s Mike Kuhn take a look back and a look ahead at Sunday’s battle between two teams that don’t like each other very much…

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Fire Training Notes with R.D. III: 9.20.12

El Capitan Logan “Wolverine” takes a Pause during training. (Photo: chicago-fire.com)

What’s up Fire Nation? Like you, the Men in Red are gearing up for Saturday night’s war vs. Cowlumbus Poo. It’s gonna be standing room only, so if you haven’t already, get your tickets now! 

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Dispatch From a Man in the Stands: Fire vs. Houston Dynamo

It was the first time all season. The first time I put on my Fire shirt and felt nervous. The first time I looked at my tickets and didn’t look forward to a fun night out.  The first time I felt apprehension and not excitement as kickoff approached. The first time in 2012 that I knew just how critical one match could be…

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Dispatch from the Couch: Fire at DC United

I know what I saw last night: too much of this. (Photo: mlssoccer.com)

Houston, we have some problems: fitness, fatigue, questionable lineup and tactical decisions, and most apparent of all, liabilities in defense. And for good measure, I’ll throw a little hubris into the mix.

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Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago at DC United

DeRo: Don’t hate the playa?

A quick turnaround after the third Chitown beatdown in a row of an Eastern Conference opponent (the lowly New England Revolution) has the Men in Red traveling over to the nation’s capital to take on Dwayne De Rosario and the Dirty Birds known as DC United.

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Dispatch From a Man in the Stands: Fire vs. New England Revolution

(photo: goal.com)

(photo: goal.com)

As the afternoon passed, you could feel it. A heady vibe that smacked of faith rather than hope.

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