Sporting Kansas City's Dom Dwyer grabbed a photographer's phone, snapped a selfie with fans and was promptly shown a yellow card for excessive celebration.

Sporting KC 1-1 Fire: Magee makes good

July, 6, 2014
Jul 6
4:31
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Mike Magee netted a first-half equaliser as the struggling Chicago Fire claimed a much-needed point from a 1-1 draw at Sporting Kansas City.

The home side took the lead through Dom Dwyer just after the half-hour mark but 29-year-old striker Magee notched five minutes before the break to hand the Fire a share of the points.

The result leaves Kansas two points off DC United's lead at the top of the MLS Eastern Conference, while Chicago remain second-bottom after recording just two wins all season.


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Shipp hits equalizer to give Fire draw

July, 2, 2014
Jul 2
9:45
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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Rookie Harrison Shipp's second-half goal gave the Chicago Fire a 1-1 draw with short-handed Toronto FC on a rainy Wednesday night.

The Fire had their winless run pushed to five games and Toronto's undefeated streak reached six games.

Chicago (2-4-9) leveled the match in the 56th minute after Shipp's deflected shot inside the penalty area squeaked past goalkeeper Joe Bendik. It was Shipp's sixth goal of the season.

Toronto FC (6-4-3) was reduced to 10 men when forward Luke Moore was sent off in the 29th minute after leading with an elbow on a challenge with Chris Ritter.


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MLS fines Sounders' Schmid, Martins

June, 12, 2014
Jun 12
4:36
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The Seattle Sounders violated the league mass confrontation policy and the team and coach Sigi Schmid were fined on Thursday.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee determined the Chicago Fire also violated the policy during the Saturday's game, but received an official warning for their first violation of the season. Chicago's Benji Joya and Gonzalo Segares were involved and fined an undisclosed amount.

Also, Chicago's Jhon Kennedy Hurtado and Seattle's Obafemi Martins were fined for failing to leave the field in an orderly manner after receiving red cards. Chicago's Jeff Larentowicz was fined for hands to the face/head of Gonzalo Pineda.


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Check out the best goals from MLS Week 14 including Deshorn Brown's 5th of the season.

Martins boosts Sounders to victory

June, 7, 2014
Jun 7
9:30
PM CT

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

The Sounders (10-3-2) stopped Chicago's unbeaten streak. The Fire (2-4-8) had tied their last two matches.

Seattle midfielder Neagle scored on a screened shot from the left side to make it 3-1 in the 78th minute.

The Fire's Harry Shipp cut the lead to 3-2 four minutes later on his second goal of the night.


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Fire, Rapids play to goalless draw

June, 4, 2014
Jun 4
10:54
PM CT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- 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.

Anangono broke free of Colorado defender Shane O'Neill and goalkeeper John Berner couldn't recover in time to defend his goal. But with a wide open net. Anangono's header went just outside the left post.

Chicago (2-3-8) had its MLS-leading eighth tie.

Dillon Serna hit the crossbar in the final seconds of added time for Colorado (6-4-4).

The Rapids had their two-game winning streak snapped. They have three scoreless ties.


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Landon Donovan gives Galaxy draw

June, 1, 2014
Jun 1
5:58
PM CT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- 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 was left off the U.S. World Cup team roster. After going scoreless in his first six matches, he scored twice in Los Angeles' 4-1 victory over Philadelphia last Sunday.

Robbie Keane set up the goal, forced a turnover by Fire midfielder Chris Ritter. The Galaxy's Robbie Rogers tracked down the ball to the right of the goal and fed the wide-open Donovan on the left.

Los Angeles (4-3-4) extended its unbeaten streak to three matches at 1-0-2. Chicago (2-3-7) is 2-1-1 in its last four games.

Fire captain Jeff Larentowicz converted a penalty kick in the 68th minute.

The kick was awarded when forward Quincy Amarikwa was cut down by Galaxy midfielder Juninho. The foul was committed a step outside the penalty area, but referee Hilario Grajeda awarded the penalty kick anyway, and Larentowicz converted for his third goal of the season.


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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- 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.

Finlay, making his first start of the season and seventh in his three-year career, scored in the 10th minute, and Arrieta followed 15 minutes later with his third goal of the season. After failing to score in his first 40 MLS games, Finlay has scored in two straight.

Federico Higuain assisted on both goals, and Steve Clark made four saves for his second shutout of the season. The Crew (4-4-4) were 0-4-4 since beating Seattle on March 29.

Chicago dropped to 2-3-6.


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