The Fire announced Tuesday the signing of French striker Florent Sinama-Pongolle. He most recently played with FC Rostov of the Russian Premier League, where he scored two goals in 18 matches.
The Fire announced on Tuesday forward Mike Magee is out for the rest of the season following hip surgery and could miss the start of the 2015 season.
The Fire announced on Friday afternoon that veteran midfielder Logan Pause will retire following the 2014 MLS season.
2mAs evidenced by the World Cup, soccer's popularity is here to stay in the U.S. And the MLS and the Fire are reaping the rewards, seeing their popularity grow as the sport's grows across the country.
2mBrazil entered the 2014 World Cup as heavy favorites, but they won't be crowned champions as the host nation was embarrassed in front of its fans, falling 7-1 to Germany.
2mThe Fire have now played to a draw in 10 of 15 games this season after settling for a 1-1 tie at Sporting Kansas City on Sunday. Mike Magee scored for Chicago in the draw.
3mHarry Shipp scored the lone goal for the Chicago Fire, who played to their ninth draw in 15 games in a 1-1 tie with Toronto FC.
3mCSN's Tom Cooper is a little upset. The heartbreaking exit of the USMNT from this year's World Cup has Cooper, well, heartbroken. Hopefully, though, he can get over his sorrow as the Bulls try to lure free agent Carmelo Anthony.
3mA reported 28,000 fans showed up to Soldier Field on Tuesday to watch on videoboards as the United States men's soccer team battled with Belgium in the Round of 16 World Cup. Our Chris Boden snagged photos.
3mTim Howard was superb Monday but the United States allowed a pair of goals in extra time, ending their incredible run in a 2-1 loss to Belgium. Check out Soccerly's player grades from the match.