Dynamo Daily - August 18, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

Head coach Dominic Kinnear assured the media yesterday that there is no goalkeeping controversy in the Dynamo camp.

A Boston native, who returned home to his stomping grounds last weekend, Geoff Cameron remains a big piece of the Dynamo's future.

Saturday night's game marked the 200th in Dynamo history. Dynamo broadcaster Jonathan Yardley picks out his most memorable from the bicentennial.

There is some argument over the latest MLSsoccer.com power rankings, but with the 5-10-5 record at this point in the season, few will argue with the Dynamo's spot among the bottom few teams.

Kevin McCauley of World Soccer Reader does not believe the influx of Designated Players will negatively impact parity in MLS. He points to various teams toward the top of the standings that have had success without the big-money signing.

Andrea Canales of Goal.com believes that while the big name talent makes the headlines, it is the unsung heroes who are crucial to a team's success.

In his latest column on SI.com, Steve Rushin writes about vanishing traditions in sports, including the traditional black and white soccer ball that we all grew up playing with.

There is nothing like a little creativity when designing a football stadium. Check out a few of the best/weirdest/most creative from around the globe.

Here is a cool story from the Wall Street Journal about a kid from Romania who parlayed his ability to kick a football (American not European) into two college degrees and an NFL contract.