| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:38 AM
The Fire may be less familiar with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds but they know all about the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
The four-time Cup champion Fire begin Cup play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Toyota Park against the USL Pro League team.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Internet: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; chicago-fire.com.
Jack McCarthy's quick look: The Fire are back in action following an 11-day break, hosting the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in U.S. Open Cup play at Toyota Park. They beat the Riverhounds 3-2 in the only...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:47 AM
If there was any sort of competition between the year’s most anticipated superhero films, “Iron Man 3” and “Man of Steel” — which opened at the U.S. box office six weeks apart — “Iron Man” actress...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:08 AM
One way or another, you know when Sean Johnson is around.
The goalkeeper's teammates hear him shouting signals and leading the team's defense.
Opposing strikers who collide with his 6-foot-3, 217-pound frame aren't likely to escape without a bruise....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The best parties in Chicago don’t all take place in the summer — just most of them.
But if you’re getting early stages of cabin fever and don’t feel like you can spend another weekend in your sweatpants, there is the...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 10:01 PM
The Chicago Fire looked composed and aggressive in the first half of their first match with interim head coach Frank Klopas at the helm. But the end result was reminiscent of the past couple of months as the Fire played Seattle Sounders FC to a...
| Jul 19, 2011
Having admirably excelled as a forward at the high school level before becoming a top-flight midfielder/forward in college, Daniel Paladini ultimately hoped his impressive body of work would lead to a professional soccer career.
While playing for the St....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:36 PM
When we announced the guest lineup of our first Chicago Live! show of the new season, we sold out of tickets within a couple of days.
Who knew that Tribune editor Gerould Kern, joining our stage to talk about the paper’s recent redesign, would draw...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Thursday night’s Chicago Live! audience seemed skewed toward the under-30 age group. They arrived early. They stood and waited in the heat. And, in honor of guest Billy Corgan, they wore a lot of Smashing Pumpkins T-shirts.
The sold-out crowd saw...