Dynamo Daily - February 23, 2011

Your dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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The Houston Dynamo and Seattle Sounders tied 2-2 yesterday in a preseason scrimmage in Orlando, Fla. Check out photos and highlights from yesterday's match. Goalkeeper Tally Hall pitched a first-half shutout for the Dynamo, and has now played 265 minutes this preseason without allowing a goal.

With improvements on the field and off, the Dynamo organization has a lot of momentum as they head into their new stadium in 2012.

After the Houston Chronicle broke the story about Jair Benitez spitting at Geoff Cameron during the preseason scrimmage between the Dynamo and FC Dallas, Cameron spoke with MLS investigators about the incident.

Last week's preseason trip to Arizona afforded Danny Cruz the opportunity to play in front of family and friends for the first time since graduating Glendale Ironwood High School in Glendale, Ariz.

AOL Soccer Fanhouse writer Brian Straus looks at the history of soccer jerseys in MLS.

The U.S. U-17 national team earned a berth in the FIFA U-17 World Cup after they defeated El Salvador yesterday 3-2. Dynamo Academy goalkeeper Fernando Piña started for the U.S.

SI.com columnist Grant Wahl is on a mission to defeat current FIFA president Sepp Blatter in this year's election. Wahl has a tall task ahead of him after FIFA reported reserves of $1.2 billion after the 2010 World Cup.