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02 April 9:36 am

Welcome to the beginning of the end. Former Dynamo defender and current broadcaster and U-16 coach Eddie Robinson has teamed up with CSN Houston's Sebastian Salazar for this all-new podcast. In the world premiere, Eddie and Sebi break down the Vancouver loss, look ahead to FC Dallas and delve into Eddie's extracurricular activities during training sessions and adapting to the post-athlete life.

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28 March 4:15 pm

This weekend, you'll notice a streak of black on the Dynamo's orange and white kits as they face the Vancouver Whitecaps.

All Dynamo players and coaches, along with teams around the league, will be wearing a black armband on Saturday in honor of former MLS player Shawn Kuykendall, who recently passed away after his battle with an extremely rare form of Thymic Carcinoma. Shawn's wish was that his story could in some way help future cancer patients, specifically those fighting pediatric cancer. Thus, The Kuykenstrong Foundation was created to help the families of pediatric cancer patients.

The black armbands, which feature The Kuykenstrong Foundation and Soccer Kicks Cancer logos, recognize Shawn and this enduring legacy that he leaves behind.

Click here to learn more about Shawn's story

Click here for more on The Kuykenstrong Foundation

#Kuykenstrong

26 March 9:22 pm

Find out why Giles Barnes has become the most popular man in the Dynamo locker room. Plus, win a chance to have lunch with the man himself. 

26 March 11:53 am

Dynamo broadcaster Glenn Davis is back on the air tonight with a new episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College. The show will air on Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM from 7-9 p.m.

Glenn has a packed lineup tonight, with rookie Dynamo forward Mark Sherrod, goalkeeper Tally Hall, head coach Dominic Kinnear and more. Call in and give Glenn your thoughts on the Dynamo's weekend tilt against the Vancouver Whitecaps!

The call-in number for the show is 713-439-1560.

Click here to listen to a live stream.

20 March 5:18 pm

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament picks up full steam this weekend, and once again offices become less efficient as everyone tracks their brackets through March and April. The Dynamo locker room is no different, as North Carolina grad Corey Ashe has reportedly put together a team bracket challenge. We caught up with a few of the participants to see who they've got going to the Final Four in Arlington (champion in italics).

Corey Ashe: Florida, Arizona, Michigan St., Michigan

Will Bruin: Florida, Arizona, Michigan St., Louisville

Anthony Arena: Kansas, Arizona, Michigan St., Wichita St.

Mark Sherrod: Kansas, Wisconsin, UConn, Louisville

Tony Cascio: Florida, Arizona, Virginia, Louisville

AJ Cochran: Florida, Arizona, Michigan St., Duke

Tyler Deric: Florida, Arizona, Michigan St., Duke

Eric Brunner: Florida, Arizona, Iowa St., Louisville

Looks like the players are pretty heavy on Florida winning it all. Surprisingly, there wasn't much alma mater bias in their Final Four picks. Ashe and fellow UNC alum Tyler Deric have the Tar Heels (No. 6 in East Region) falling before the national semifinals, while Eric Brunner expressed disappointment in Ohio St. already bowing out in an upset loss to Dayton. Tony Cascio (UConn) and AJ Cochran (Wisconsin) didn't put their schools in the Final Four either, but apparently Mark Sherrod has more faith in their teams. Our condolences do go out to Will Bruin and Anthony Arena as neither Indiana nor Wake Forest reached the Big Dance this year. Perhaps their absence will allow a little more objectivity in their picks.

How do your picks line up with the players'?

19 March 1:24 pm

Dynamo broadcaster Glenn Davis is back on the air tonight with a new episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College. The show will air on Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM from 7-9 p.m.

Glenn has a packed lineup tonight, with Dynamo midfielder Andrew Driver, defender Kofi Sarkodie, head coach Dominic Kinnear and more. Call in and give Glenn your thoughts on the Dynamo's perfect start to the season!

The call-in number for the show is 713-439-1560.

Click here to listen to a live stream.

19 March 11:29 am

The preseason roster for the Dash has been whittled down from 32 at the start of camp last week to the league-mandated 25 today. Ten trialists still remain, hoping to make the final 20-player roster before the April 12 opener against Portland Thorns FC. See the full roster below, and see them in action at Houston Sports Park on Wednesday (7:30 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m.) as the Dash take on the Rice and Texas A&M women's soccer teams, respectively, in preseason scrimmages. Scrimmages at HSP are free and open to the public (full preseason schedule)

Name Previous Club
Brittany Bock Sky Blue FC
Sara Campbell* Seattle Sounders
Marissa Diggs UCF
Becky Edwards Portland Thorns FC
Lindsay Elston* University of Washington
Anisa Guajardo* Boston Breakers
Holly Hein* Michigan
Bianca Henninger FC Kansas City
Jordan Jackson Nebraska
Katie Kelly* FC Kansas City
Megan Kinneman* LSU
Ella Masar Chicago Red Stars
Tiffany McCarty Washington Spirit
Tori McCombs* Michigan
Teresa Noyola FC Kansas City
Stephanie Ochs Washington Spirit
Kealia Ohai North Carolina
Emilee O'Neill* Portland Thorns FC
Dominique Richardson* Missouri
Diana Redman* Pali Blues FC
Arianna Romero Seattle Reign FC
Rafaelle Souza Ole Miss
Kika Toulouse Washington Spirit
Nikki Washington Portland Thorns FC

*Trialist

Roster, not in preseason: Whitney Engen, Meghan Klingenberg, Erin McLeod, Lauren Sesselmann

18 March 3:44 pm

When you win each of the first two weeks by not giving up a goal and scoring five, you are doing well. That's exactly what the Dynamo have done, and they've been rewarded by jumping to the top of the MLSsoccer.com Power Rankings (also the top of the actual standings, which is more important probably). Here's what the Power Rankers had to say about the Dynamo's performance to get them to the top so far:

"Had to rely on Tally Hall (and Kofi Sarkodie, who is the Pelé of goal-line clearances) for a couple of big moments. But they got another three points, got another goal from Will Bruin, and got themselves to the top spot here."

You can check out the full rankings here, or check out the Sports Illustrated Planet Fútbol rankings, where the Orange also topped the list.

17 March 5:14 pm

Watch the Dynamo Girls' halftime performance from Saturday's home match against the Montreal Impact!