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For Your Consideration: Keisuke Honda To CF97

The Fire need a versatile, creative attacking player. Honda might be looking to leave Liga MX. This could work.

Passing The Armband: A Change In Management At Hot Time

Sean steps down as editor; JBG the new pirate captain

An Open Letter To The Front Office Intern Assigned To Read Hot Time

Your moment is here, Intern! GO FIND NELSON!

For The Red Stars, It’s Time To Get Weird

If Chicago is looking to reinvent itself, they need to go all in

The Art of Kanly: What to do about Velko’s vendettas?

A club that is routinely in dire need of talent, helmed by a guy who chases talent off - sounds legit!

Words About Shapes: Basti the Libero

It’s not a solution anyone wanted, but playing Bastian Schweinsteiger as libero seems best way forward for Fire

It’s Quiet ... Too Quiet: Notes from within an editorial process

When the international break is like a nap that won’t seem to end

Is Veljko Paunovic Already On The Hot Seat?

The poor start to the season has seen the emergence of the #PaunoOut hashtag

Give us something to sing about, CF97

Trying hard to see the bright side of the smoking crater that recently was a pretty decent soccer team

Words About Shapes: A Blighted Age of Wonders

Radiohead on shuffle while I contemplate the ‘Actually’ Guy

Like The Fire, This Editorial Is Still A Work In Progress

Or, How Nelson Taught Me To Stop Worrying And Love Failing

Keeping It Real Positive: A layman’s guide to the Chicago Fire’s upcoming 2018 season

A 2018 Chicago Fire preview for everyone

Dear Chicago Fire: Please tell me this is all going to come together

With 18 days left until the first MLS match, this is starting to feel like the Bad Old Days for the Men in Red

Signing Iker Casillas Would Be Bad For The Fire

Another aging legend? Is that what Fire fans want?

Status Quo Ante: MLS’ Takeover Of US Soccer Narrowly Averted

Insurgent candidacies demolished as machine politics elevates Cordeiro to US Soccer presidency

Happy Holidays from all of us at Hot Time

A brief note before we close the office for the year

When it comes to crowd behavior at Toyota Park, the Fire’s priorities are out of alignment

Popping smoke gets you ejected while homophobic chants are ignored. What gives?

Coming in peace to #SaveTheCrew

Trying to keep "Firehouse East" open past 2019

Maybe we should thank Anthony Precourt

At least the cards are on the table: MLS simply doesn’t give a f--k about its supporters

The Evolution of Julie Ertz

How Ertz went from a cult favorite to a USWNT mainstay

Being Honest With Ourselves: What Happened To The Fire?

Bastian Schweinsteiger may have solved some problems, but the cracks are beginning to surface again

Branding Exercise Complete: MLS All-Stars 1, Real Madrid 1, recap

Market activations! So many market activations!

Thank you, Andrew Hauptman

Thanks for spending the money and getting out of the way— now can anyone explain why this wasn’t possible years ago?

The Fire are the best team in MLS— thanks to João Meira

The 30-year-old defender is coming into his own during his second season in Chicago.

Dax McCarty Is On A Mission To Prove He Deserves To Go To Russia

The 30-year old midfielder finally has his chance to show he’s worthy of a World Cup selection

The USOC: Where Do We Go From Here?

Debriefing from the Fire’s loss in Cincinnati— and what this otherwise huge night means for American soccer

With McCarty out on international duty, Juninho faces a moment of truth

The veteran midfielder has a chance to shine in Dax’s absence. He might not get another.

An Open Letter To Chicago Fire Fans On Confronting Homophobia

Dealing with bigotry in our community takes hard work and persistence. Are you up for it?

Schweini-Mania Is Running Wild

Was wirst du tun, Bruder?

Fire20: Holy Shipp

Remembering Harry Shipp’s all-too-brief time in Chicago and his spectacular hat-trick against the Red Bulls

Roundtable: The Floor Is Bava

The Hot Time crew are a bunch of sad pandas this week

Fire20: Screamer in the 6ix

Let’s take a look at the best goal Logan Pause ever scored