Dynamo Daily - August 20, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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Ben Heck / Houston Dynamo

Goal.com previews tomorrow night's match between the Dynamo and the Chicago Fire. One writer predicts a win for the Fire while the other believes the Fire will equalize the game on a last minute goal that would sum up Houston's season in a nutshell. The Dynamo will be looking for their first league win since May 22. Charlie Corr of ESPNChicago.com said that Freddie Ljungburg has made an immediate impact on the club.

Next weekend, the Dynamo Academy will be competing in the Houston Cup against Regals FC, Galveston Pirate Soccer Club, and Leones.

Gustavo Rangel of Rumbo gives his analysis of the Dynamo's season to date.

Former Dynamo President/General Manager Oliver Luck, who resigned in June to take the Athletic Director position at West Virginia University, hopes that the buzz (not vuvuzela related) from the World Cup will result in more fans attending WVU soccer games.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber reaffirmed his commitment to establishing an MLS team in Queens, New York.

Ray Curren of World Soccer Reader commends MLS teams for taking the CONCACAF Champions League more seriously. Steve Davis writes the first group stage matches of the CCL have looked very promising for MLS squads.

Grant Wahl takes a look at latest list of MLS player salaries and offers his analysis of who are the most overpaid and underpaid players in the league.