On October 8, 1871, legend has it that a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn belonging to Patrick and Catherine O’Leary located at 137 DeKoven Street on the southwest side of Chicago.
Dry weather and an endless supply of wooden buildings provided the ideal fuel as the ensuing fire—whose true cause is still a mystery—spread throughout the Windy City. Over the course of two days, the conflagration turned thousands of buildings into ash and rubble, killed 300 people and led to an estimated $200 million in damages.
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Chicago Fire midfielder Brandt Bronico knows a thing or two about risk. He and teammate Jeremiah Gutjahr became more active investors while Major League Soccer was suspended for approximately three months during the coronavirus pandemic. The two roommates, who both majored in accounting in college, spent their soccer-less days improving their financial literacy and calculating speculation of certain companies and the market as a whole.
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Micheal Azira is no stranger to making the most out of his time, no matter how much or little he has available. Continue reading “Micheal Azira Continuing His Education During Coronavirus Pandemic”
Stoke City FC are considering signing Chicago Fire forward David Accam following a successful trial with the English Premier League side, according to the Mail on Sunday.
While Accam would relish the idea of playing in the Premier League, he would prefer a loan and not a permanent move just yet, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
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When asked about his playing career, CJ Brown laughs and smiles. He does that often.
The New York City FC assistant coach was a tenacious and physical central defender who enjoyed a successful 13-year playing career with the Chicago Fire.
“It’s always fun to go back,” Brown said. “I consider it my second home. It’s a special place for me.”
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