According to a report from Goal USA, USMNT midfielder Jermaine Jones has a agreed to a contract to join the Fire, but talks have hit a snag because MLS won't guarantee he will be allocated to the Fire.
The Fire couldn't find the back of the net Saturday evening against the Montreal Impact, falling 1-0 following a goal from Marco Di Vaio in the 83rd minute.
A goal from reigning MLS MVP Mike Magee put the Chicago Fire back in the win column for the first time in five games Sunday with a 1-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls at Toyota Park.
2mU.S. Men's National Team forward Jozy Altidore was injured while going after a ball during the first half of the U.S.'s match against Ghana in the World Cup on Monday.
2mPrior to the United States' World Cup matchup against Ghana on Monday evening, President Barack Obama sent a special message to the team from the White House.
2mIn the first match from Group G, Germany celebrated a 4-0 victory over Portugal that left Cristiano Ronaldo speechless and could have a major impact on USA's road to the next round.
2mGreen Bay Packers linebacker Sam Barrington is one of several NFL players getting in touch with their Ghanaian roots prior to the Ghana-USA matchup Monday evening.
2mJozy Altidore is now one of the more well-known players on the U.S. men's national team, but he was discovered playing soccer in a park as an 8-year-old in Florida.
2mThe United States has been preparing for Ghana for months, but they'll also need to be on their toes in dealing with referees who have already sparked controversy in the opening week of the World Cup.
2mThere are five German-Americans on the U.S. Men's National Team roster, and the melting pot of a team has embraced each other as they prepare for the start of the World Cup.