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21 March 1:29 pm

Kick it with Brad Davis and Tally Hall as they tour Fort Sumter.

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'?

20 March 10:13 am

Top of the league after two games. Steph takes you through a happy time in Dynamo-land.

19 March 1:38 pm

Look back on our 1-0 win over the Montreal Impact. Bring your raincoat.

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


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 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.

18 March 11:00 am

Go behind-the-scenes of Saturday's win versus Montreal with Dynamo TV Tunnel Vision.

17 March 5:14 pm

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

17 March 1:32 pm

Another week, another win, another Dynamo player on's Team of the Week. This time it's Kofi Sarkodie, who came through in the clutch to clear yet another ball of the line and preserve a second straight shutout for the Dynamo defense. Here's what they had to say about the young right back:

"Cleared yet another goal off the line, and nearly scored a beautiful one of his own, while playing a strong two-way game vs. the Impact."

Tally Hall earned honorable mention this week, making the bench. See the full Team of the Week here.