| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:12 PM
It was just one goal in one game in a season littered with far uglier results, but it was the latest lesson in the education of former UCF goalkeeper Sean Johnson.
The goal was hardly Johnson's fault, but by the time the Chicago Fire keeper walked off...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The Fire are still actively pursuing Jermaine Jones and sound cautiously optimistic they might have their man.
A decision on whether the U.S. national team midfielder will come to Chicago could come within 24 hours.
"I explained (to Jones) the city...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:59 PM
The Chicago Fire were ignited by a couple of former Toronto FC players on Saturday.
Forwards Quincy Amarikwa and Robert Earnshaw, who are well known to Toronto fans, came through with second-half goals at BMO Field to give the Fire a 2-2 draw with ...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:34 PM
A maddeningly inconsistent Fire season appeared to hit rock bottom this week even though it wasn't in an MLS game.
After a baby step toward playoff contention with last Sunday's 1-0 victory over New York, the Fire suffered the most lopsided defeat in...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:26 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. – Dom Dwyer didn’t think he would get a chance to step onto the field at Providence Park on Wednesday night.
Despite being among the league leaders in goals, Dwyer was snubbed as an all-star selection. Even as players...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Greetings from 30,000 feet above the U.S.
I'm on a cross-country flight to Portland for the MLS All-Star game, where I'll be working on several features about Orlando City's jump up to Major League Soccer.
The All-Star week truly kicks off tonight...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Orlando City may be looking to create a connection to its Brazilian fans, but two of the sexier names connected to the Lions won't be joining the team in 2015.
Conversations with AC Milan concerning a Robinho transfer have hit a wall and appear to be...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:31 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- No one had to remind Chicago Fire coach Frank Yallop what his team lost when the Major League Soccer rights to midfielder Jermaine Jones were awarded to the New England Revolution in a blind draw last month.
On Sunday night,...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Ten of the 23 players selected to the U.S. World Cup team play their club games in Major League Soccer, the league that stands as the legacy of the 1994 tournament, the only World Cup played in this country. So who are the most decorated MLS vets to...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Ask just about anyone on the U.S. soccer team for their earliest World Cup memories and chances are they'll point to 1994, the only time the tournament was held in this country.
Michael Bradley, then an impressionable 6-year-old living in New Jersey,...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Landon Donovan took a big step toward a record-tying fourth World Cup appearance when he was included Monday in the 30-man provisional squad U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann called into this week’s training camp at Stanford.
The team will begin...