"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
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