Dispatch from a Man in the Stands: Fire at Sporting KC

S8OT reppin’ well at SKC. That’s me in the corner. That’s me in the spotlight, practicing my religion.

If you care about what you do and what you write, and if you passionately love your club and your fellow fans, being a virtual hype-man can be a high-risk proposition at times.

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Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago at Sporting KC

Friday Night. National TV. First place up for grabs. ‘Nuff said. (Photo: skcreports.blogspot.com)

What is there to say that hasn’t been said already about Friday night’s nationally televised battle for Eastern Conference supremacy between the Men in Red from Chicago and the pansies in powder blue from Kansas City?

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Dispatch from a Man in the Stands: Fire vs. Columbus Crew

Baller Style. (Photo: Getty Images)

Crisp, clear fall weather. A crowd of 19,172. Section 8 at full throttle. Sector Latino rockin’ the house. A hated rival. All these things and more contributed to a playoff-like atmosphere inside Toyota Park on Saturday night when the Men in Red took on the Columbus Crew in a mutually vital Eastern Conference match.

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