Fire teetering after a solid start

May 17, 2007
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
In recent years, as expansion and franchise relocation have altered the landscape of MLS, there have been several new rivalries that have sprung up, with last week's contest between Real Salt Lake and Colorado just the latest example. But this week's installment of MLS Primetime Thursday between FC Dallas and the Chicago Fire highlights a rivalry with a bit more history.

It was back in the late 1990s that this matchup was first forged, and it was a rivalry in which the ...

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