Dynamo Daily - November 22, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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With the expansion draft less than two days away, MLS will release the list of protected players today at 5 p.m. ET. HoustonDynamo.com breaks down the Dynamo roster and looks at which players could be available to be picked by either the Portland Timbers or Vancouver Whitecaps. The writers at SB Nation projected which players will be selected in Wednesday's draft.

Houston Chronicle reporter Jesus Ortiz caught up with Dynamo President of Business Operations Chris Canetti to discuss the coming months for the Dynamo organization.

For the second straight year, Dynamo midfielder Danny Cruz will train with English Championship side Nottingham Forest.

The Dynamo Academy was in action on Saturday against Internationals of Cleveland. Check out highlights from the U-16s and U-18s matches.

As we near the holiday season, Dynamo defender Mike Chabala is doing his part to help those less fortunate than himself. 

The Houston Dynamo are currently accepting applications for the inaugural Fan Advisory Board. The board is open to season ticket holders, aged 21 and older.

The NCAA men's soccer tournament continued on Sunday with eight of the 16 games going to overtime and four going to penalty kicks. In the end, two squads with Dynamo Academy players advanced.

Prior to MLS Cup on Sunday, MLS Commissioner Don Garber sat down with Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl to discuss a variety of topics. Garber also announced that MLS will expand to 10 playoff teams in 2011. Early reports are not in favor of the idea. ESPN.com columnist Leander Schaerlaeckens calls the move short-sighted.

Ajax striker and Uruguayan international Luis Suarez was best known for his hand ball against Ghana in the quarterfinals of the World Cup. That could change after he performed his best Mike Tyson impression this past weekend.