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Nick Fedora

  • joined Dec 27, 2011
  • last login Jul 09, 2014
  • posts 37
  • comments 38

I have followed the Chicago Fire fan since the beginning and tried to watch as many games as I could. I have had season tickets with the team since 2005 and have given my voice to Section 8 since then too.

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  • NFL Chicago Bears
  • Soccer Chicago Fire
  • Serie A Udinese
  • EPL Fulham
  • MLS Chicago Fire
  • FIFA Italy, Finland
  • General Valkeakoski Haka
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Hot Cast In Old Town #17: End of the Line

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The gang returns for the season finale of Hot Cast In Old Town! After a lengthy post-season hiatus, the crew returns to review the 2012 Chicago Fire season, talk about the positional battles on the Fire roster, nominate Game of the Year, Worst Game of the Year, and Moment of the Year, and predict MLS Cup. Also, Stephen does his best Rudy impression, Tweed battles the mute button, Stephen discusses the merits of signing a bald player, Nick is out charming women at film school (allegedly), and Gregg plays Santa Claus recognizing and rewarding the contributors of the Hot Cast throughout the year. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Tweed Thornton, Stephen Piggott Producer: Nick Fedora

Hot Cast In Old Town #16: Limping to the Playoffs

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In this week's Hot Time In Old Town the gang recaps the disappointing 1-1 draw against D.C. United, gives a fantastic tactical preview to the knockout playoff match gainst Houston, and offer predictions for the match. Also, Section 8 Vice-Chairman Jeff Marinacci substitutes for Tweed, Gregg has the sniffles, Steve reads off more tweets and reports from New Jersey in the midst of the Hurricane Sandy chaos, Rudy wants his tweets read, Nick reports from film school via Twitter, and the Hot Cast crew gives a birthday shout out to season ticket rep Emily Morris. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Stephen Piggott, Jeff Marinacci Producer: Nick Fedora

MLS #34 - Fire vs. D.C. United - Preview

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The Fire will attempt to claim second place in the East and their first home win against D.C. since 2006 this Saturday afternoon.

Hot Cast In Old Town #15: A Revolting Performance

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In this week's Hot Cast In Old Town, the gang discusses the Fire's 1-0 loss at New England, look at the playoff picture with one weekend to go in the season, preview the season finale against D.C. United, and rundown the group stage finale of the CONCACAF Champions League. Also, Tweed takes the night off and Dan Martin makes his Hot Cast debut, Gregg continues to enjoy the rolling starts, Steve refrains from audio disturbances for once and makes logical and realistic predictions, Rudy encourages the listeners to get in the stadium to cheer during pre-game warmups, and the podcast accomplishes its goal of finishing under an hour for the first time. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Stephen Piggott, Dan Martin Producer: Nick Fedora

Hot Cast In Old Town #14: Running Over the Bulls

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The gang returns after a week off to discuss the 2-0 win over New York, the fantastic October 8th Anniversary party, preview the rival match against New England, discuss the chances of taking first in the East, and take a look at the rest of the playoff picture while discussing who would not be an ideal match for the Fire in the MLS Cup final. Also, Tweed confuses his booms and claps, Stephen takes a liking for apples and Twitter, Tweed gives Nick a shoutout for getting an MLS Cup Playoffs pick correct, and Gregg spills a not-so-well-kept secret of Stephen's, and the gang shares more classic Mad Javier stories after the episode. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Tweed Thornton, Rudy Gomez, Stephen Piggott Producer: Nick Fedora

Hot Cast In Old Town #13: Going Mad for the Fire 15

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In a doozy of a Hot Cast In Old Town episode, the gang discusses the 2-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City, look ahead to the mid-week game against Philadelphia and the huge Saturday matinee against New York, then Mad Rudy steals the show and earns the "Mad" title for this week by throwing down an epic rant about a certain Fire 15 selection, for which producer Nick conveniently loses the bleep button leading to raw, uncensored goodness. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Tweed Thornton, Rudy Gomez Producer: Nick Fedora

MLS #29 - Chicago Fire vs. Columbus Crew - Preview

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And a great result should be expected tonight. With a sell out Toyota Park crowd and three invaluable points on the line against an old time rival, the Fire will be well up for this match and can add another home win if they manage the game well.

Hot Time In Old Town #11: Canadian Conquistadores

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In this episode of Hot Cast In Old Town, Gregg and Tweed banter about the merits of Sporting Kansas City before the show even started, the gang reviews the 3-1 home win against Montreal, discuss the playoff picture in the East, measure up the Fire's chances against SKC and New York, preview Saturday night's match against Columbus, and continue coverage about the CONCACAF Champions League, which always brings out the best in Mad Gregg. Also, Gregg sums up the origin story of Wilman Conde, Tweed invents a brilliant nickname for Roger Espinosa, Gregg's cat makes a cameo appearance, Stephen is away studying snakes in Turkmenistan, and in a "Bonus" portion of the episode, Rudy shares the Legend of Bruno Guarda. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Tweed Thornton/Rudy Gomez Producer: Nick Fedora

MLS #28 - Chicago Fire vs. Montreal Impact - Preview

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After returning from Canada triumphant, the Chicago Fire prepare for the back half of the Canadian double header taking on the Montreal Impact at Toyota Park this Saturday night. The Fire won...

MLS #27 - Chicago Fire vs. Toronto FC - Preview

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Wednesday night the Chicago Fire travel north of the border to Toronto, Ontario to face MLS cellar dwellers Toronto FC at BMO Field. The Fire are coming off a 10 day break from league action,...

Hot Cast In Old Town #10: Orange You Glad We Beat Houston?

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In this edition of the Hot Cast, the gang talk about the Fire’s 3-1 win over the Houston Dynamo, review the MLS Team of the Week, take a look at the playoff picture in the East, and pack in three previews for the friendly against Santos Laguna, the trip to Toronto, the home match against Montreal, and do a quick rundown of the CONCACAF Champions League. Also, Stephen shares updates from Twitter and discusses the distance between Dublin and Kazakhstan, Tweed makes a Civilization V reference, Stephen discovers the newest Fire freekick threat, Gregg breathes into the microphone a lot, and Nick takes the night off to study the magic of cinematic audio in preparation for his future career in Hollywood. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Tweed Thornton, Stephen Piggott Producer: Nick Fedora #freekicks

MLS #26 - Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo - Preview

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Sunday night our Chicago Fire return home to take on the third-place Houston Dynamo at Toyota Park as they look to improve upon the insipid 4-2 loss in the nation's capital to D.C. United from...

Hot Cast In Old Town #9: Capitol Collapse

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Hot Cast In Old Town makes its triumphant return after a week off to review the Fire's night off in a 4-2 loss at D.C. United, preview Sunday night's huge game against Houston, looks at the ever tightening Eastern Conference playoff race, reviews the Klopas era thus far, discuss the Carlos Bocanegra rumors in this week's Player Insanity, and previews the CONCACAF Champions League games that have almost certainly already happened. Also, Gregg goes on another mini-rant, Tweed displays his diplomacy skills, Nick finally wins the battle for peace and quiet against the dog by moving in to a new apartment, and Stephen gets a visit from a surprise guest that was cut from the episode. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Tweed Thornton, Rudy Gomez, Stephen Piggott Producer: Nick Fedora

Chicago Fire vs. D.C. United - MLS #25 - Preview

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The Chicago Fire will take their three-game winning streak to the nation's capital Wednesday night to battle a struggling D.C. United side who has one win in their last five games. However,...

Hot Cast In Old Town #8: Das Ist Gut!

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This week the Hot Time In Old Town crew talks about the Fire's 3-1 win in Philadelphia including a goal from our favorite German centerback, how the team may cope with the loss of captain Logan Pause, looks at the standings in the East, previews the game against New England (Nick makes a delightful prediction), thanks Sporting Kansas City for beating Seattle to keep the Fire as Kings of the Cup, talks about Marco Pappa's transfer to Heerenveen, and quickly preview the friendly between Mexico and the United States National Team. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Tweed Thornton, Rudy Gomez, Stephen Piggott Producer: Nick Fedora

Reserve League #7: Chicago Fire vs. Colorado Rapids

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The Chicago Fire Reserves defeated the Colorado Rapids Reserves by a score of 3-1 on a sunny mid-August afternoon at the Toyota Park practice field today. Much like the first team, the reserves...

Chicago Fire vs. Philadelphia Union - MLS #23 - Preview

The Chicago Fire hit the road to PPL Park this Sunday evening looking to bring back three points from Philadelphia for the first time in club history.

Hot Cast In Old Town #7: A Call For Commitment

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In a very special Hot Cast In Old Town... The gang talks about the Fire's 2-1 win over Toronto, continue the Player Insanity saga, preview the Philadelphia game, review the CONCACAF Champions League results, and discussed the Open Cup final between Kansas City and the Seahawks Sounders FC that prompted a rant about US Soccer and the Fire's committment to the Open Cup that we decided to keep uncut and uncensored. Host: Gregg Mixdorf Panelists: Tweed Thornton, Rudy Gomez, Stephen Piggott Producer: Nick Fedora

Hot Cast In Old Town #6: Waiting In The Wings

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The latest instalment of Hot Cast In Old Town is out! In this episode, the gang reviews the 1-1 draw at San Jose, discuss the newest development in the Player Insanity saga wherein the Fire acquire another DP, preview the upcoming game against Toronto, look at the upcoming CONCACAF Champions League season, Gregg continues to mess around with the microphone, Rudy's name suddenly changes, Tweed discusses the Wu-Tang Clan, and Nick continues to battle the dog in the neverending quest for quiet.

Chicago Fire vs. New York Red Bulls - MLS #20 - Preview

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Nick Fedora previews a huge Eastern Conference clash between two pretty evenly matched New York and Chicago teams. However, 97 degree heat will test the resolve of both teams fighting for playoff positioning.

The Importance of Saturday's Game on Local Broadcast TV

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How can the Fire cut through the enormous tide of Chicago sports coverage and capture the attention of the sporting public? A solid television rating from Saturday's NBC 5 broadcast.

Reserve League #5: Chicago Fire vs. Sporting Kansas City

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Reserve League #5: Chicago Fire vs. Sporting Kansas City: Fire win last night's main course; SKC win leftovers

CJ Brown: Fire Legend, Ring of Fire Inductee

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What are your favorite memories of CJ Brown?

Reserve League #4: Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo

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Braving the gusts of wind, @Johnny_Arson recaps the Fire's MLS Reserve League game from yesterday morning.

Reserve League #1: Chicago Fire vs. Real Salt Lake

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Chicago Fire vs. Real Salt Lake - Reserve League Style

Philly in Flux and Why a Chicago Fire Victory is Imperative This Weekend (UPDATED)

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Nick Fedora looks at Philadelphia Union's recent troubles and calls for a Chi-Town Beatdown at Saturday's home opener.

Montreal Impact vs. Chicago Fire - MLS #1 - 1:00 PM CST - CSN

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Hold on to your butts, Fire fans... the season is about to start. Line-ups after the break. FIRE XI: Tornaghi; Gargan, Gibbs, Anibaba, Segares; Pause (C.), Pardo, Pappa; Grazzini; Nyarko, Oduro F...

Chicago Fire: We Aren't the Big Drawers You Think We Are

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While 18 of the 19 MLS teams have played a competitive match in the first week of MLS action, we here at Hot Time in Old Town are still waiting for our chance to see our beloved team take the...

How have the other MLS teams done in the off-season Part 3: The West Coast

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How have the other MLS teams done in the off-season Part 3: The West Coast

How have the other MLS teams done in the off-season? Part 2: Central and Mountain

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Nick Fedora looks at the moves Colorado, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Salt Lake and Columbus have made this 2012 off-season

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