Dynamo Daily - October 11, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo lost 2-1 last night to the New England Revolution, capitalizing on costly errors by the Dynamo defense. Although the Dynamo played well and dominated the run of play, Houston could not take advantage of its many opportunities. Richard Mulrooney made his 100th start for the Dynamo, in all competitions, becoming the 11th Dynamo player to achieve the feat.

Dynamo Academy players were in action over the weekend, each representing their collegiate programs.

MLS executive vice-president for player relations and competition Todd Durbin believes the home-grown player system will help develop stronger technical players.

ESPN.com columnist David Hirshey believes that Landon Donovan is not the "No. 10" playmaker the U.S. needs if they are going to compete for titles on the world stage. Ridge Mahoney critiques each U.S. players' performance after Saturday night's friendly against Poland.

Soccer writer Steve Davis details the love-hate relationship he has with Fox Soccer Channel.

Paul Gardner believes that MLS coaches should be as concerned with putting on a show for the fans, as they are with winning the game.

Sports Business Journal writers believe MLS needs to head in a different direction if it wishes to maintain long-term stability.