Dynamo Daily - September 3, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

The Dynamo play their first of four remaining home games Sunday night, when the San Jose Earthquakes come to town. If the Dynamo are going to be one of the eight teams to earn a playoff spot, they must turn things around starting Sunday.

Houston will be without midfielder Lovel Palmer this weekend, who accepted a call-up to the Jamaican national team for two friendlies.

Meir Shlomo, the Consul General of Israel to the Southwest, will take the honorary first kick before Sunday night's game, in honor of the Dynamo's Jewish Community Night.

The Houston Dynamo are one of the clubs in MLS that will participate in "The 2010 Choco Milk Cup Tour".

The Chicago Fire announced today that former U.S. national team forward Brian McBride will retire after the 2010 season. Steve Davis writes that McBride's legacy will be as the quintessential U.S. target man.

Pasadena, Calif. officials are making a push to host future World Cup games at the Rose Bowl.

Goal.com editor Andrea Canales looks at the differences between hiring foreign or domestic coaches.

With the expanded schedule next year, MLS officials are faced with the challenge of aligning the schedule to accommodate tournaments such as the U.S. Open Cup, CONCACAF Champions League and SuperLiga.