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Baffoe: Rooting For The Baffoes In The World Cup

Tim Baffoe isn’t rooting for the U.S. in the World Cup, but he has a good reason.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Martins Scores 2 Goals And Sounders Douse Fire 3-2

Obefemi Martins scored twice before his first-half ejection, Lamar Neagle added the winner and the Seattle Sounders earned their league-high 10th victory, beating the Chicago Fire 3-2 Saturday night.

06/08/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Fire, Rapids Play To 0-0 Tie

Chicago’s Juan Luis Anangono pushed a header wide in the 76th minute and the Fire settled for a 0-0 tie with the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night.

06/04/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Galaxy Tie Fire 1-1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Landon Donovan scored in the 74th minute to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Fire on Sunday. Donovan has three goals in two games since he […]

06/01/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Crew Beat Fire 2-0

Ethan Finlay and Jairo Arrieta scored in the first half and the Columbus Crew beat the Chicago Fire 2-0 on Saturday night to end an eight-game winless streak.

05/25/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Magee’s PKs Help Lift Fire Past Sporting KC

Mike Magee converted two penalty kicks in a 10-minute span of the first half and the Chicago Fire beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Sunday.

05/18/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Fire Hold Off Red Bulls 5-4

Rookie midfielder Harry Shipp scored three goals, his first in Major League Soccer, to rally the Chicago Fire to a 5-4 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night.

05/11/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Real Salt Lake Remains Unbeaten, Tops Fire 3-2

Joao Plata scored twice in the final 24 minutes, including the winner in stoppage time, to help Real Salt Lake remain unbeaten with a 3-2 victory over the winless Chicago Fire on Saturday night.

05/04/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Chicago Fire Draw 1-1 Against New England Revolution

New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono’s penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire, who matched a Major League Soccer record with their sixth straight tie.

04/19/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Amarikwa Scores For Chicago In 1-1 Tie With Impact

Quincy Amarikwa scored in the 54th minute and the Chicago Fire tied the Montreal Impact 1-1 on Saturday at Olympic Stadium, leaving both teams winless.

04/12/2014

Mike Magee #9 (L) and Patrick Nyarko #14 (C) and Joel Larentowicz #26 (R) of the Chicago Fire. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Anangono Lifts Fire Into 2-2 Draw With Union

Juan Luis Anangono headed in the tying goal from a difficult angle in the 86th minute to lift the Chicago Fire into their fourth straight draw, a 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.

04/05/2014

Members of the Chicago Fire celebrate the game-wining goal by Austin Berry #22 against Toronto FC during an MLS match at Toyota Park on August 4, 2012 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Fire defeated Toronto FC 2-1.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Fire Rally For 2-2 Tie At DC United

Quincy Amarikwa’s goal in the 82nd minute lifted the Chicago Fire into a soggy 2-2 draw against D.C. United on Saturday.

03/29/2014

Members of the Chicago Fire celebrate the game-wining goal by Austin Berry #22 against Toronto FC during an MLS match at Toyota Park on August 4, 2012 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Fire defeated Toronto FC 2-1.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Red Bulls, Fire Play To 1-1 Tie

Dax McCarty’s goal in the 21st minute lifted the New York Red Bulls to a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Fire on Sunday.

03/23/2014

Martin Skrtel, left, and Luis Suarez of Liverpool. (Getty Images)

Liverpool May Be Visiting Chicago For International Champions Cup

July 26 could be a big day for soccer in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

Chris Rolfe of the Chicago Fire  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Fire Lose To Red Bulls, Miss Playoffs

Peguy Luyindula had three assists and the New York Red Bulls beat the Chicago Fire 5-2 on Sunday to finish with Major League Soccer’s best record.

10/27/2013

Bakary Soumare #4 of the Chicago Fire battles for the ball with Teal Bunbury #9 of Sporting Kansas City during an MLS match at Toyota Park on July 7, 2013 in Bridgeview, Illinois. Sporting Kansas City defeated the Fire 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sporting Kansas City Beat Fire 2-1

Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi scored in the first eight minutes, and Sporting Kansas City beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Sunday, snapping Chicago’s three-match winning streak.

07/07/2013

Colorado Rapids v Chicago Fire

Rolfe’s Late Goal Lifts Fire Past Earthquakes

Chris Rolfe scored in the 84th minute to lift the Chicago Fire to a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday night.

07/03/2013

Chicago Fire v Real Salt Lake

Amarikwa, Saborio Score As Fire And RSL draw 1-1

Generating offense has been a chore all season for the Chicago Fire. Twice this season, the team has been dealt three consecutive shutouts against MLS opponents.

05/27/2013

Robbie Rogers.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Gay Soccer Player Robbie Rogers Joins LA Galaxy After Trade With Fire

Robbie Rogers is joining the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer in another step by openly gay athletes in professional sports.

05/25/2013

SuperLiga 2010 - Chicago Fire v Pumas UNAM

Union Beat Fire 1-0

Jack McInerney scored his league-leading seventh goal of the season Saturday and Zac MacMath made six saves to lead the Philadelphia Union to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire.

05/11/2013