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Apparently Mike Banner is going to start again according to Breaking Sports Chicago.  The Chicago Fire twitter hit us with the following a few hours ago: the fire’s having their pregame breakfast at the team hotel! Countdown 4 hrs till match start – expect some new faces in the starting XI! So new faces in […]

This is a huge transitional off-season for the Fire.  Many important decisions need to be made, or have been made.  This is what we, the Fire fan, know. Coaching search:  The team interviewed a bunch of prospective candidates and whittled that down a few weeks ago to three finalists.  They were Jesse Marsch, Tom Soehn, and […]

Looks like the Fire will lose David Myrie in the expansion draft.  Official list not quite out yet.   Update:  It is Official.

Soccer By Ives:  So who will Chicago hire next? Look for the Fire to hire a young coach the ownership can try to control. The SBI early favorite? Chris Armas Ives on Twitter 6pm ish 11/25. Could it be more obvious that Ives was getting his info on the Fire coaching situation from the Denis […]

Within the past 30 minutes the Chicago Fire issued a press release announcing the Denis Hamlett will not be retained as head coach for next season.  Frank Klopas will handle all duties until a new coach is hired.   This has been coming for a while now.  The Fire was loaded with veteran talent yet […]

Kevin Pelton over at Basketball Prospectus put together an article a few days ago regarding the statistical possibility the Bucks would make the playoffs based on their first ten games.  If you’re a Bucks fan this article is damn good news. I do enjoy the use of advanced statistics in general and in this case […]



New iMac’s with the core i7 chip in them are having issues. Some are arriving DOA others have shown up with cracked screens.   It has been a few months of fail for Apple when you consider the Snow Leopard disaster.   So when do the Apple jokes start running hot and heavy?