Posts Tagged ‘sporting kansas city’

By Evan Ream

The Cauldron fought for its team to stay in Kansas City. Dan Perlea/mlsroadtrip.com

“We dreamed of a day where people would want to do this, not just getting so drunk that we couldn’t help but do it.”

- Sean Dane, de-facto Kansas City Cauldron leader

This is a story about an organization embracing its fans, just as much as it is about the fans themselves.

In the world of professional sports, there are a lot of “poor decision makers” (to say it in the nicest way possible) who call the shots.

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By Evan Ream

Civ the Gorilla in all his glory. Dan Perlea/mlsroadtrip.com

Only in Seattle, can a grown man dressed up in a Gorilla suit hug you upon introduction in the middle of an Irish pub, tell you that he “pretty much exists on sexiness alone” and not seem out of place. Civ the Gorilla can be found pre-game at Fado in downtown Seattle talking, laughing, and scaring MLS Road Trip journalists from behind while they’re trying to take notes. Gorilla FC is a group so obscure with a name so obscure that their official website doesn’t even explain why they’re actually called “Gorilla FC.”

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