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  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    The MLS All-Star Game Rap Video Gets Zapruder Treatment (It's Special)

    There are a lot of ways to show your pride in your work, and bring awareness to your brand. There are the traditional marketing methods of advertising, like radio, television, billboards. There are promotional leveraging methods like doing a segment or two on radio shows or television programs. Soci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Dynamo Learn, 'You Can't Win Them All'

    Have you ever been traveling, and you just have this sneaky suspension that you left something in the hotel room? The lads in Orange over at BBVA Compass Stadium might be having that same feeling right about now. Just two weeks ago, they were the proud owners of a 36 home match unbeaten streak. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Brickwall Firm: Dynamo Support Group Madly Backtracks from Homophobic Twitter Remarks

    The Dyano's outreach to the GLBT community -- we assume they have one of sorts -- has hit another snag with homophobic tweets from one of the supporter groups that works closely with the team. Someone with control of the Brickwall Firm's twitter account apparently doesn't like Landon Donovan; the t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Depleted Dynamo Draw To Keep Home Unbeaten Streak Alive

    The Dynamo's home unbeaten streak remained intact after Sunday afternoon, thanks to a 1-1 draw against the visiting Colorado Rapids. And just like a baseball purist will tell you there's plenty of excitement in a 1-0 game, futbol aficionados can find suspense in a draw. For both injury-depleted te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Dynamo start training camp with lofty expectations

    Seven weeks after dropping a second MLS Cup Final to the LA Galaxy, the Houston Dynamo are back out on the pitch, gearing up for the 2013 season. The preseason will be busy for the Dynamo, but there is not a lot of turnover on this Dynamo roster, and having familiarity around the locker room will be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Crystal Ball Part Deux: Looking Ahead to 2013 Houston Sports, Astros/Dynamo/UH/Rice Edition

    Yesterday, we took a look at the futures of the Texans and Rockets. Predictions were made. Accusations were tossed about. But no one is Carnac the Magnificent. All we can really do is guess...except when it comes to the Astros.

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    MLS Cup: Five Keys to a Dynamo Victory

    On Saturday afternoon, the Houston Dynamo will attempt to join an elite group of MLS clubs - as they try to become just the third team to win three MLS Cups. One of the teams in that group is the Dynamo's adversary this weekend - the LA Galaxy. How did the Galaxy find themselves on this list? The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Dynamo lose match, advance to Eastern Conference Finals

    Do you remember those two goals the Dynamo scored on Sporting Kansas City last Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium? Even though they lost 1-0 to Sporting Wednesday night at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, the 2-1 aggregate score secured the Dynamo's place in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Dynamo know on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    Dynamo Shutout Chicago, Themselves

    The only action at BBVA Compass Stadium last night was the pre-Fourth of July firework show following the supposed match between the Dynamo and the Chicago Fire. A sellout crowd turned out to witness a 0-0 snooze fest between the two MLS clubs. The Dynamo looked like they lost a little pep in their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Dynamo Fan Gets Tazed at Game (VIDEO)

    In its five-plus years of existence, the raucous folks of El Batallon -- one of four longstanding support groups that show up to Houston Dynamo home matches (and sometimes away games) -- had never gone to the media. That's changed since one of their boys got the stun-gun treatment during the Dynam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Dynamo Draw with Portland Timbers

    The Houston Dynamo kept their undefeated record at BBVA Compass Stadium alive on Tuesday night, by virtue of a 0-0 draw against the Portland Timbers. The streak also has the Dynamo earning their second consecutive shutout, a feat they haven't done since opening the season with a pair of shutout wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    5 Things We Learned From The Dynamo's Loss To United

    On Saturday night, the Houston Dynamo did something they haven't done since 2009 -- lose to DC United. With the final score of 3-2 at RFK Stadium in DC, the Dynamo suffered just their second loss of the season. So far during their seven-game road stretch, the Dynamo have been a resilient bunch; ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    A Fan's Opinion on What the New Dynamo Stadium Should Offer

    BBVA Compass Stadium, the new Dynamo stomping grounds, is set to open in 51 days. According to the website, it "will be a state-of-the-art, open-air stadium designed to host Dynamo matches as well as additional sporting and concert events. When it opens in 2012, the 22,000-seat stadium will be the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    5 Things We Learned from Dynamo's Opening Day Win

    Six years. That's how long it's been since the Houston Dynamo last won an Opening Day game, a 5-2 victory in their inaugural game against the Colorado Rapids. The hero then was Brian Ching, who put in a memorable four-goal performance. Sunday night, the Orange revisited the Home Depot Center -- th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2011

    Top 10 Sports Moments of 2011

    More rings than LeBron James and Chris Bosh combined. ​Think about it: Eliminate the Astros and Houston had a year worthy of holding down multiple spots on this list that encompasses athletic accomplishments both inside and outside of the best U.S. state. 10. The Rise of the Houston Dynamo Th ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 8, 2011

    Gran Success

    The infused tequilas and modern Tex-Mex at this neighborhood hangout are bien bueno.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Dynamo Fall Short In Bid For Third MLS Cup

    If ever there was a textbook way of how to go about winning an MLS Cup, the LA Galaxy were the perfect example Sunday night. Their game plan was simple: buy high-priced prima donna players, sign over-the-hill veterans to accompany them, bring in a head coach whose best quality is stroking egos, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Do the Dynamo Have a Chance Against the Mighty Galaxy on Sunday?

    Photo by Marco TorresSo you're saying there's a chance....​"If you wanna crown them, then crown their ass" -- ex-head coach for the Arizona Cardinals, Dennis Green Those words run deep inside the minds of Houston Dynamo faithful, as their team is a heavy underdog to the Los Angeles Galaxy at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Dynamo Defeat Philadelphia: 4 Things We Learned

    Photo by Marco TorresDynamo move on in the playoffs​See pics of The Dynamo's final game at Robertson Stadium. For the fourth time in six seasons, the Houston Dynamo are back in the MLS Conference Championship Game. They arrived via their 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Union, 3-1 on the aggrega ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Dynamo Finish In Second Place: 4 Things We Learned

    Photo by Marco TorresGreat night at Robertson, even without Beckham​The Houston Dynamo closed out their 2011 MLS regular season with a bang; dispatching the LA Galaxy 3-1 Sunday night at Robertson Stadium. In doing so, they secured second place in the Eastern Conference and earned a date with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Dynamo's Disappointing Tie Has Coach Happy?

    Courtesy of Houston Dynamo​The Houston Dynamo finished their game Saturday night at Robertson Stadium the same way they started it -- by giving up a goal. The New York Red Bulls were able to sneak one in 39 seconds into the match. Then in the 90th minute, a corner kick spelled doomed for the O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Dynamo Season Ends WIth A Relatively Rare Win

    "Playoffs?" Not for the Dynamo​Better late than never, as the Houston Dynamo finally won back-to-back matches for the first time all season - MLS regular season that is. Unfortunately, they were also the last two games of the season for the Orange, as they take their first losing season since arri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Man Utd Crushes MLS All-Stars: Four Reasons Why

    Landon Donovan -- no YouTube highlights this time​Ed. note: For photos of last night's game, check out our slideshow.There's no sugar-coating the performance of the MLSers in last night's All-Star Game at Reliant Stadium; they simply got spanked. Manchester United, coming off their 2-1 loss to Kan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Manchester United vs. MLS All-Stars: Who Will Win?

    No Rooney, no win​The day of reckoning is upon us, when a band of Red Devils from Manchester, England visit our fair city to square off against an outfit of America's best. Well, not necessarily the US national team that played in South Africa, but a group of All-Stars from our domestic soccer lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Happy Anniversary, Appetite For Destruction

    ​July 21, 1987 began as a day like any other. The Reagan Administration told The New York Times that any discussion of presidential pardons in the Iran-Contra affair were "inappropriate at this time." Iran announced it would ignore the cease-fire with Iraq unanimously approved by the United Na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Luis Angel Landin And The Dynamo Show DC United Who's Boss

    Photo courtesy Houston DynamoDynamo are in second place, with two other teams​It was a display of speed, and a little Luis Angel Landin on Saturday night, as the Houston Dynamo cruised to comfortable of 2-0 victory over DC United. The victory keeps the Dynamo in second place in the Western Confere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Brad Davis Leads Dynamo Over Chivas USA; Man U Coming To Town

    Photo courtesy Houston DynamoNothing like a little Chivas to chase away the blues​Nothing cures a bad loss for the Houston Dynamo like a meeting with Chivas USA. Saturday the Dynamo scored two early goals to beat the Goats 2-0 at the Home Depot Center in SoCal. In the fourth minute of the match, B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Ching-less Dynamo Dispatch Chivas 3-0

    ​No Brian Ching, no problem. No Luis Angel Landin, no problem Without their two star forwards, the Dynamo were able to cruise to a 3-0 victory over Chivas USA this past Saturday at Robertson Stadium. The shutout was the team's first this season. 12 minutes into the game, Dynamo midfielder C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Dyanamo Make Mental And Physical Mistakes To Give The Game To LA

    A series of mistakes throughout the first half of Saturday's game cost the Houston Dynamo dearly. The Los Angeles Galaxy were the beneficiaries, gladly taking a 2-0 win out of Robertson Stadium.In the 27th minute, what seemed like a routine clearance for defenders Mike Chabala and Bobby Boswell was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Dynamo Win On Penalty Kicks, Lose Brian Ching

    ​The Houston Dynamo came out victorious Thursday night in another weird game against Real Salt Lake. Brad Davis knocked down two penalty kicks just three minutes apart to give the Orange a 2-1 win against the defending MLS Cup champions.In the 52nd minute, RSL defender Jamison Olave took down a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Who'll Score Those Dynamo Goals This Season?

    Barrett bowed out to accept an assistant coaching position.​The 2010 MLS season is upon us, and there is plenty of reasons to smile if you're the Houston Dynamo. For one, the players union and the owners just recently agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement, avoiding a players' labor s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    After OT Playoff Loss, The Dynamo Face A Lot Of Questions

    Photo courtesy Houston Dynamo​The LA Galaxy put the dagger in the Houston Dynamo's heart last Friday, ending their 2009 season. The 2-0 defeat in overtime left the Orange marooned one step away from the MLS Cup.It was a wild affair in Los Angeles, a game that was interrupted twice for power outag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Dynamo's Playoff Run Continues Tonight: We Predict Victory

    ​What a wild ride the first rounds of the MLS Cup Playoffs were. Two weeks ago, Hair Balls gave our predictions for that round, and we went a perfect 4-4, sort of. We guessed the winners right, but were a bit off on the aggregate scores.The next round of the playoffs are the conference finals, to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Dynamo Advance, Thanks To A Brian Ching Goal

    Photo courtesy Houston Dynamo​The Houston Dynamo found themselves in familiar territory Sunday evening, one step closer to the MLS Cup. After their 1-0 overtime victory against the Seattle Sounders FC, the Dynamo advanced to the Western Conference Finals.Sunday's game was the second leg of a two-g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Tomorrow Is Dynamo Day -- Break Out Your Hideous Orange Outfits

    ​All right boys and girls, it's time to bust out the orange ties, scarfs, or thongs.Earlier today, Houston Mayor Bill White announced that tomorrow, November 6, will be "Dynamo Day."The Houston Dynamo are in the MLS Cup Playoffs, attempting something none of the other current Houston sports franch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Dynamo Playoff Run Begins Tonight: A League-Wide Preview

    Photo courtesy Dynamo​The most exciting season in Major League Soccer history came to an end last Sunday. Every game in the final week had playoff implications on the line, whether it was teams fighting for higher seeds, or others simply trying to get into the dance.Now the playoff brackets are se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Dynamo Get Set For Playoffs With A Win

    Photo courtesy Houston Dynamo​The Houston Dynamo know how to finish a season, beating Chivas USA 3-2 on Sunday afternoon. With the three points, the Dynamo secured second place in the Western Conference Playoffs, as only a head-to-head tiebreaker separates them from first place Los Angeles Galaxy. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Big-Shot Beckham Wimps Out In Houston Debut

    Photo by Bryan Parras David Beckham, getting read to bend it like his own self.​David Beckham made his Houston debut Sunday afternoon at Robertson Stadium, as the Los Angeles Galaxy came to duel it up with the Dynamo. Although neither team scored, the game did have some intrigue.In the 81st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    In Honor Of David Beckham's Houston Debut, 10 Of His Not-So-Great Moments

    ​On Sunday, October 18, the Los Angeles Galaxy make their annual trip to the Bayou City to take on the Dynamo. Finally joining the traveling circus that is the Galaxy is English International David Beckham.Beckham is a world-wide icon; he is to soccer what Michael Jordan was to basketball. He's kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Dynamo Tie, But Clinch A Playoff Spot

    Photo courtesy Houston Dynamo​The Houston Dynamo joined the Columbus Crew and Los Angeles Galaxy as the only clubs to clinch a spot in the 2009 MLS Playoffs. They secured their spot on Sunday with a 1-1 tie against the Kansas City Wizards.However, the result now puts the Dynamo in second place in ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Out of the Park

    The Houston Press discusses our national pastime with Lance Berkman.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    The Great American Soccer Boom: Not Gonna Happen

    Photo by faeryboots Last week, I wrote a post about the Rockets lowering ticket prices, and I made a comment about the Dynamo playing in a minor league. And that is a comment that I stand by, though several of you got upset. And the responses that I got were the same as I always get: soccer is th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    The Great American Soccer Boom: Not Gonna Happen

    Last week, I wrote a post about the Rockets lowering ticket prices, and I made a comment about the Dynamo playing in a minor league. And that is a comment that I stand by, though several of you got upset. And the responses that I got were the same as I always get: soccer is the most popular sport ... More >>

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    August 3, 2006
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    July 28, 2006

    The Next Best Thing

    Pele in the soccer doc While Allison and Ryan were getting the boot on So You Think You Can Dance (Allison, America? Allison? Did you misdial? While Heidi and her tortured grin go on and on?) another group of stalwart athletes and their fans in Houston were getting an upclose look at dancing wit ... More >>

  • Film

    May 11, 2006

    Un-American Dream

    Goal! follows an immigrant's pursuit of a European fantasy

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2005

    Go for the Goal

    It's ftbol Sunday at the MLS Cup

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
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