| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Mike Magee's return to Chicago has been magical.
The 28-year-old forward scored in the first match he played for the Fire on May 29 after he was traded from the L.A. Galaxy, then in six straight games after that. In fact, the only games the Chicago...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Remember how soccer star Lionel Messi left several dozen fans high and dry -- not to mention $2,500 poorer -- on the Chicago stop of his disastrous "Messi and Friends" exhibition tour?
Well the Barcelona star and four-time FIFA world player of the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Former Fire midfielder DaMarcus Beasley emerged from the locker room in the bowels of Soldier Field and into the postgame media scrum proudly carrying the spoils of his efforts in Sunday's Gold Cup finale: a giant, gleaming gold trophy.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Defender Hunter Jumper scored, Sean Johnson made four saves and the Chicago Fire beat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 on Friday night.
The Fire's win was their third in their past four matches and moved them to .500 (10-10-4) for the season with 34 points...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Univision Deportes announced that it will have exclusive live Spanish-language coverage of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013, which begins this Saturday, June 15, and runs through June 30. Coverage will be held across Univision Deportes properties,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:32 PM
After firing head coach José Luis Sánchez Solá a little over a month ago, Chivas USA (3-10-3) parted ways with four players Sunday.
The club declined options for midfielders Miller Bolaños and Laurent Courtois, sent midfielder Giovani Casillas back to...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Landon Donovan is back on the U.S. national team.
A 35-man provisional roster for July's Gold Cup was released by tournament organizers Friday and Donovan's name was on the list. But the key word here is provisional because the roster can --...
| May 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
For Robbie Rogers, the comeback trail is laid out in front of him.
The Galaxy unveiled its newest acquisition Saturday afternoon, and Rogers will become the first openly gay athlete to play in an American professional sports league for men when he takes...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:06 AM
BLOOMFIELD — Even today, Omar McFarlane doesn't know exactly what caused him to drop everything and head into the Bloomfield athletic office nearly five years ago.
He just knew it felt right.
So with little coaching experience and a whole lot of...
| May 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann on Thursday summoned 29 players to training camp for next month's trio of World Cup qualifiers and, as expected, the Galaxy's Landon Donovan was left off the list.
But Galaxy teammate Omar Gonzalez, a...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Wanna know what it's like to be Derrick Rose right about now? Northwestern running back Mike Trumpy knows better than just about anyone.
"Oh man, it sucks," the redshirt junior said, his voice growing weary.
Chicago Fire defender Dan Gargan knows too....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:33 PM
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
PALADINI, FIRE HEADING FOR PLAYOFFS
St. Francis High graduate and former Golden Knights standout Daniel Paladini and his Chicago Fire are headed to the Major League Soccer postseason, but...