"When we notice at a game that a minority -- a 1 percent minority -- is jeopardizing the enjoyment and safety of the others that's not something we'll stand for. Dan (was) highlighting that issue. And absolutely by no means is trying to disrespect the majority of the fan base that's incredibly passionate and comes out every single game. … We could have made (that) a little clearer."
-- Chicago Fire CEO Atul Khosla defends a 1,400-word blog post by the team communications director Dan Lobring, who criticized disruptive fan behavior and said personal attacks on Fire owner Andrew Hauptman and Fire staffers were unwarranted. (Chicago Tribune)