Dynamo Daily - September 7, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo dropped another disappointing home game this past weekend, falling to the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1. Although the Dynamo outplayed San Jose, and outshot them 16-6, Houston could not finish when it counted and fell to the Western Conference foe. Playoff hopes for Houston look bleak as the team sits nine points behind San Jose and Seattle for the eighth and final playoff spot. Click here to view photos from the match. Dynamo players feel they played one of their best games of the season but were unlucky to come away empty handed.

In the latest edition of Canetti's Corner, Dynamo COO Chris Canetti writes about the fight of the team and gives an update on stadium developments.

Dynamo Academy players were in action over the weekend for their respective collegiate programs.

On Sunday, the Dynamo hosted their inaugural Jewish Community Night, featuring a special jersey presentation to Consul General Meir Shlomo.

The Dynamo remained in the fourteenth spot in MLSsoccer.com's power rankings. Houston stayed in the fifteenth spot in ESPN.com's power rankings.

Delegates from the FIFA Inspection Committee kicked off a five-city tour of the U.S. to visit potential World Cup host cities. ESPN.com soccer columnist Leander Schaerlaeckens wants FIFA to know that soccer is in fact big in the U.S.