With expiring contracts and the Major League Soccer salary cap, the Chicago Fire must make their move now.
Chicago Fire defender Bakary Soumare has declared his intention to represent Mali at international level.
To no surprise, New York's Juan Carlos Osorio received a hostile reception at Chicago's Toyota Park stadium, writes Ives Galarcep.
The Chicago Fire have ridden a league-leading defense and put a turbulent offseason behind them, writes Ives Galarcep.
After spending more than a month considering almost a dozen candidates, the Chicago Fire have chosen a familiar face to be the team's new leader.
D.C.'s Tom Soehn and Chicago's Juan Carlos Osorio have been first-year coaching sensations. The irony is that for they were overlooked for the longest time, writes Ives Galarcep.
The Galaxy no longer control their fate in the playoff race, but Sunday's clash with Chicago still features a mouth-watering showdown between David Beckham and Cuauhtemoc Blanco, writes Ives Galarcep.
The All-Star game offers a chance for several MLS stars to put themselves firmly in the shopping window for prospective European buyers, writes Ives Galarcep.
AEG's decision to replace Peter Wilt was hard to fathom, says Ives Galarcep.