Kris Berry / Houston Dynamo

Dynamo Daily - June 17, 2010

The Houston Dynamo announced yesterday that proceeds from Saturday’s Dynamo Charities Cup match will benefit victims of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Houston will also wear their white jerseys at home this Saturday for just the second time ever.

The Dynamo braved the heat again today, working hard in preparation for Saturday’s match against Aguila.

The kids at the Residential Camp in San Antonio got a special treat when Dominic Oduro visited to give his help teaching some strategies and giving advice on techniques. Oduro also found time to talk with about the current state of the Dynamo as well as Ghana’s chances in the World Cup.

Check out 5 minutes with … Corey Ashe to learn who Corey admired as a kid and which sport he would have played had he not played soccer.

The Dynamo will host a U.S. Open Cup game for the first time since 2006. The team will play on June 29 against the winner of the Miami/Tampa bay game at a location to be determined.

Congrats to Ashley Cochrane, wife of Dynamo defender Ryan Cochrane, who was named head cheerleading coach for a squad that includes St. Agnes, Incarnate Word and Duchesne.

Tim Howard gives his thoughts on Slovenia and talks about his health after taking a cleat to the ribs in USA’s opening match against England.

Peter King of Sports Illustrated checks in with his latest Postcard from Johannesburg and insists the World Cup should be on every sporting bucket list.

Thanks to all the fans who came out to Hooters today for the Mexico-France viewing party. Don’t forget to come to Lucky’s Pub tomorrow morning to watch the United States take on Slovenia!