MLS Regular Season

Calen Carr announces ‘Calen’s Big Play’ initiative to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

Dynamo forward to hold charity-bowling event on August 15
Calen Carr's Big Play
Calen Carr

Houston Dynamo forward Calen Carr and Dynamo Charities have announced a partnership for the remainder of the 2012 season. The campaign titled ‘Calen’s Big Play’ will raise money for the Houston chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, with the goal of bringing a BBBS program to Rusk Elementary School in Houston’s East End. Carr’s initiative will include a charity-bowling event with himself and his teammates as well as a special ticket package for the Dynamo’s August 19 match vs.

Brad Davis earns MLS Team of the Week honors

Dynamo midfielder sets up both goals in 2-0 victory over Toronto
Team of the Week
HoustonDynamo.com

Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis was selected to the MLS Team of the week for his performance during Saturday's 2-0 victory over Toronto FC that stretched Houston's win streak to four games.

Boswell: East is a force to be reckoned with

No easy path to the top for the Dynamo
Boswell: East is a force to be reckoned with
MLSsoccer.com

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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

For fans looking for drama, don't head West. Because heading into the final third of the season, the race in the Eastern Conference is shaping up as the one to watch.

And the Houston Dynamo are right in the thick of it.

Canetti's Corner - July 31

Dynamo President previews Friday's downtown showdown with the Red Bulls
Canetti's Corner - July 31
Canetti's Corner
Dynamo President

For most people, Fridays can’t come soon enough. It’s the end of the work week and start of the weekend.

This week, there is a bigger reason to be looking forward to Friday. And it definitely can’t come soon enough.

It is the battle for first-place in the Eastern Conference when the New York Red Bulls make their first visit to BBVA Compass Stadium.

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The good times keep on rolling, and so do the wins.

Following Saturday afternoon's 2-0 win over Toronto FC, the Dynamo have now won four in a row and are unbeaten in their last seven games. The surge has taken the red-hot Orange into second place in the Eastern Conference standings, accompanied by a steady rise in the power rankings around the web. In MLSsoccer.com's poll, Houston is up one spot to No. 3 with this to say about the team:

Inside Opta: Brad Davis is at it again

Dynamo midfielder's numbers are on pace to match his MVP runner-up campaign
Repeat performance
Inside Opta
HoustonDynamo.com

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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Every summer blockbuster has a sequel these days, some better than others. Brad Davis’ follow-up to last season’s career year is on pace to be just as good as, if not better than, the original.

Notebook: Reinforcements keep Houston on track

Dynamo rely on depth to defeat Toronto on Saturday
Notebook: Reinforcements keep Houston on track
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At this point in the season, the Houston Dynamo are accustomed to looking down the depth chart during big moments. Saturday was no different.

A look inside the Dynamo's home-unbeaten streak

Houston has defeated 11 different opponents during its 18-game home-unbeaten streak
Inside the Streak
Inside the Streak
HoustonDynamo.com

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Anthony Vasser/Houston Dynamo

When the Houston Dynamo take the field Friday night against the New York Red Bulls, they will be looking to extend their MLS best home-unbeaten streak to 19 games games. The streak began on July 9, 2011, when the Dynamo defeated Toronto FC 2-0 at Robertson Stadium. Since then, Houston has not lost in 18 consecutive regular season home games and has defeated 11 different opponents during that span. Houston's record during that streak is 14-0-4.

With some help from our friends at Opta Sports, we went inside the Dynamo's unbeaten streak to find some key stats.

Possession, midfield control key to Dynamo succes at BMO

Confident sides wins fourth consecutive match
Possession, midfield control key to Dynamo succes at BMO
MLSsoccer.com

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Coming into Saturday’s match at Toronto, the Houston Dynamo knew that controlling possession would go a long way to success.

And it did.

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Dynamo in negotiations to bring back Ricardo Clark

Clark made 97 appearances for the Dynamo between 2006 and 2009
Dynamo in negotiations to bring back Ricardo Clark
MLSsoccer.com

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The Houston Dynamo are working to finalize an agreement to bring former MLS All-Star and U.S. international Ricardo Clark back to Houston.

Dynamo president Chris Canetti confirmed to MLSsoccer.com that the club is actively negotiating with the World Cup veteran and is hoping to put the final touches on bringing the fan favorite back into the fold.

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