Brian Ching scored an incredible bicycle kick goal and yet is losing to Rafael Marquez in Goal of the Week voting. Click here to vote and give Ching his due! Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle believes it's a two-horse race for Goal of the Week.
Tim Leiweke, president of AEG, met with reporters today to discuss the state of the Dynamo and new stadium developments. Leiweke believes the Dynamo should go out and make a splash with whichever Designated Player they choose to sign. Nick Rosano of Goal.com looks at the ways different teams in MLS have used the DP rule.
Although Houston picked up three points on Saturday, they are still unhappy with a defensive effort that allowed Chicago to score three goals. Saturday night's win was not enough to impress the voters at ESPN.com who only moved the Dynamo up to 14th in the latest power rankings. Goal.com columnist Kyle McCarthy moves the Dynamo up to 12th in his latest rankings.
Noah Davis lists four goals for the U.S. national team going forward.
Frank Giase of the Newark Star-Ledger wonders why there are not more former world-class players stepping into the coaching ranks of professional soccer teams in the U.S.