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    October 8, 2010

    Dynamo Fight Revolution, Breast Cancer This Weekend

    The Revolution are coming! The Revolution are coming!​The Houston Dynamo have teamed up with Methodist Cancer Center to bring awareness for Breast Cancer. The Dynamo will have a special $20 ticket package for this Sunday's home match against the New England Revolution. The package will include a t ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Dynamo Finally Find The Winning Column

    The ball finally bounces the Dynamo's way​Holding on to halftime leads has been problematic for the Houston Dynamo. In fact, they've lost their last two games with halftime leads.So Dominic Kinnear and the boys took a different approach to Saturday's evening soiree with DC United: trail at halftim ... More >>

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    September 21, 2010

    Dynamo Give Up Hope On Reaching Post-Season

    Dynamo -- Falling down when they should be standing up​The Houston Dynamo's 2010 season is all but over now, following their 2-1 defeat at the hands of Toronto FC. It was only fitting that the power also went out at stadium following the game."The season's over," said head coach Dominic Kinnear. " ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    Dynamo In Another Typical Loss; World Cup Checks Out Houston

    World Cup 2018: Houston will be tested this week​If one game was a microcosm of the Houston Dynamo's 2010 MLS regular season, it was the 2-1 loss this weekend to the San Jose Earthquakes.The loss all but dashes any playoff hopes the Dynamo had; though they are not mathematically eliminated yet, t ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Five Reasons The Dynamo Sucked Saturday

    Brian Ching: You might try getting him the ball​The Houston Dynamo needed to walk away with points following their match at Colorado Saturday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Instead, they laid a big goose egg in 3-0 rout at the hands, or feet, of the Rapids.  The entertainment - assu ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    Dynamo Talk New Stadium, New Philosophy On Stars

    The East End of downtown, revitalized via illustration​The Houston Dynamo held a press conference yesterday afternoon to update the community and fans on the progress team's plans heading forward. On hand for the Dynamo were majority owner Tim Leiweke of AEG, and Dynamo Chief Operating Officer Chr ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Ching's Hat Trick Propels Dynamo To Victory

    Ka-Ching!​The Dynamo finally got back on a winning track Saturday night as they cooled down the Chicago Fire 4-3. The hero of the match was Brian Ching, who netted a hat-trick in the win for the Orange. Ching first tallied in the 31st minute off of a corner kick. The Fire's young goalkeeper S ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    O Casamento de Romeu e Julieta

    It’s the World Cup, only with love instead of soccer balls

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    August 16, 2010

    Dynamo Still Can't Buy A Goal

    The Revolution got lucky with the one goal they needed​You know you're in a slump when you outplay a team in their own backyard and still manage to lose.That's what happened to the Dynamo Saturday night in Boston, as the Revolution came away with a 1-0 victory. The Dynamo were dominating possessio ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Dynamo In A Deep, Deep Slump

    Fredy Montero, looking at the ceiling for some reason​Wins are scarce these days for the Houston Dynamo. Hell, they'd take draws at this point.Neither was the case last night in Seattle as the Dynamo fell 2-0 to the Sounders FC. The match was a physically-played game, as one would expect when thes ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Face It, Fans: MLS Is A Minor League

    What's that "M" stand for again?​I don't read Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle often. I think of him as a kind of minor league Richard Justice. But I couldn't resist reading him the other day when he did one of my favorite things, piss off soccer fans. Last week, apparently, he made the mis ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Thierry Henry Comes To Houston, Doesn't Cheat; Dynamo Tie

    Thierry Henry's Irish-hating hands came to Houston​It took some last-minute heroics, but Dynamo midfielder Brian Mullan salvaged a 2-2 tie against the New York Red Bulls with his header in the 90th minute. The game at Robertson Stadium drew 24,750 spectators, and as one Dynamo official put it, the ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    July 28, 2010

    MLS All-Star Game: Commissioner, Dynamo Honcho Talk Houston Soccer

    Photo by David Clements/MLSMLS Commissioner Don Garber and Dynamo president Jamey Rootes at ZaZa​Last night, Major League Soccer hosted a party for the who's who in Houston. The evening soiree at Hotel ZaZa had players past and present, corporate honchos, team owners and executives; basically anyo ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    July 27, 2010

    Manchester United: Five Reasons To Hate Them

    Yeah, yeah -- tradition yadda, yadda, yadda​Manchester United F.C. will be making their first trip to Houston as they play the MLS All-Stars at Reliant Stadium Wednesday. As one of soccer's most successful and most recognizable clubs, Man U is the sole reason why a record-sellout crowd is expected ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    New Playground: MLS Means Well, But Credit Goes To The Volunteers

    Photo by Chasen MarshallPose for the cameras, boys​How many Major League Soccer All-Stars does it take to put in a playground? Apparently only three.Well, three, along with the assistance of nearly 250 sweaty volunteers, most of whom were wearing mud-caked shoes by the end of the day. And don't fo ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    MLS All-Star Game Build-Up Begins, And Dynamo Start Super Liga Action With A Win

    The man who cheated Ireland out of the World Cup is coming to Houston​The Houston Dynamo officially kicked-off their Super Liga schedule last night with a 2-1 over Mexican rival Pachuca. Joseph Ngwenya was the hero of night with both goals for the Orange. Ngwenya first got on the board in the 19th ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    World Cup: 25 Things An Outsider Learned

    What? No "Heil Shitler" headline?​With the U.S. soccer team defeat to Ghana on Saturday, I thought I would note some things I noted from the World Cup this year.1. From my readings on the internet and twitter, it appeared that the U.S. soccer team was coached by Gary Kubiak. The team had bad fi ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    World Cup 2010 -- What's The Future Look Like For Team America?

    Is Coach Bob Bradley staying?​Now that the US has been eliminated from the 2010 FIFA World Cup, it's time to play a little Monday quarterback, futbol style.Even though the US won its group for the first time in this millennium, and even though they made it past the first round (this was the team's ... More >>

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    June 26, 2010

    World Cup 2010: USA-Ghana -- Do You (No Longer) Believe In Miracles?

    Yeah, and WE wanted YOU to stop giving up early goals​They did it once, they did it twice, even three times for awhile, but the US National Team failed to come from behind as they fell to Ghana 2-1 in overtime Saturday.For the third time in this tournament, the US fell behind from an early goal, h ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010

    The World Cup Soccer Final: Netherlands vs. Spain

    Check out our World Cup Soccer Bars Directory for a place to catch all the action

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    June 11, 2010

    World Cup: Today South Africa; Tomorrow Houston

    This ball is shaped funny​The world's biggest sporting event might be coming to a stadium near you, that is, if you want it here more than everyone else. A reception was held at City Hall Thursday to announce that Houston is holding the top spot in the bidding to host the FIFA World Cup in 2 ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    World Cup 2010: These Teams Will Make It Out Of The Group Stage. Guaranteed

    Now THAT was a USA World Cup squad​The 2010 edition of the FIFA World Cup is finally here. Thirty-two teams made it to the big dance to see just who is the best in the world. Realistically though, only a handful of teams have a shot of winning the cup. It's all going to come down to matchups ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa - USA on the Field

    It's the USA team's outings at the Cup

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    June 10, 2010

    2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

    Watch as the soccer world goes to war

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    June 9, 2010

    World Cup In Houston: Where To Get Your Gamewatch On

    32 teams, one cup, plenty of Houston bars​Two days from now, the world will tune in to Johannesburg, South Africa as the 2010 FIFA World Cup officially kicks off. The first match is a Group A clash between Mexico and South Africa. For all you futbol fanáticos, there are plenty of places to view a ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    May 5, 2010

    Dynamo Get Ready For Dallas, Still Without Brian Ching

    Ching hopes to return to action Saturday​The Dynamo are in action tonight on Cinco de Mayo to take on their in-state nemesis, FC Dallas. In the season opener for both clubs this year, they drew 1-1 at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco. At the Rob, the Dynamo have owned the Hoops with a 7-0-2 record, includ ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Dominic Oduro, Dynamo Dominate KC

    Photo courtesy Houston DynamoHis first Dynamo goal​The Houston Dynamo beat the crap out of the Kansas City Wizards on Saturday night over at Robertson Stadium. The 3-0 final doesn't do justice to the Dynamo's game that night. They pushed the tempo of the game, and eventually the Wizards broke down ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    Dynamo Get Burned By The Chicago Fire

    Photo by wjarrettcAll dressed up for a team that couldn't beat a rookie goalkeeper.​They huffed, and they puffed, and the Chicago Fire blew the goals down.Chance after chance, Chicago threatened to score goals the entire first half. Just when the Dynamo appear to be in the clear during stoppage t ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    March 25, 2010

    The Dynamo Stadium, One Step Closer To Reality, Due To Elephant Sex

    ​Dynamo president Oliver Luck talked to media all morning about a new soccer stadium, what it will mean to the city and county and Dynamo fans, fun stuff like that. But when we spoke with him, he just wanted to talk about elephant sex. "What's the elephant gestation period, 18 months or something ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010

    Here's One Vote Against A New Dynamo Stadium

    ​So the Houston Dynamo are upset that Harris County hasn't yet given them money for their planned pleasure palace. Well cry me a river.I'm not sure if the Dynamo have noticed, but there's a rather severe recession going on in the country right now. And though the Dynamo are only asking for ten ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Dynamo May Go Uptown For A New Stadium

    ​KTRK's Miya Shay reported an interesting development in the never-ending quest to build a stadium for the Houston Dynamo -- the team is considering an offer to build it near the Galleria, instead of the east side of downtown.The idea surfaced at yesterday's Commissioner Court meeting, and Dynamo ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Dynamo Can't Find the Goal, But at Least They're Not Flopping Pricks

    Photo by Orion Lee​The 2009 MLS Cup Playoffs officially kicked off yesterday, as our boys in orange played the Sounders FC to a 0-0 draw in Seattle. The match was a hotly contested one, with the Dynamo trying to bully the smaller, more finessed Sounders squad. Even though both teams finished w ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    October 22, 2009

    Dynamo Choosing A Bad Time To Slump

    Photo courtesy Houston Dynamo​Everything was aligned perfectly for the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night. Before their final CONCACAF Champions League match, Pachuca defeated Arabe Unido, meaning all the Dynamo had to do was win against the previously winless Isidro Metapan to advance to the quart ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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