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MLS Newsstand – August 31, 2012

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·         Dwayne De Rosario’s 100th MLS goal is the #10 play of the night (SportsCenter-ESPN)
·         Red Bull player Wilman Conde’s game-tying goal from distance is the #7 play of the night (SportsCenter-ESPN)
·         D.C. United and New York Red Bulls draw 2-2 as Dwayne De Rosario scores his 100th MLS goal (FOX Soccer News-FOX Soccer)
·         Former Revs captain Shalrie Joseph leads Chivas USA from 3-nil down to draw 3-3 with New England (FOX Soccer News-FOX Soccer)
·         Carli Lloyd on hand as honorary captain of the Union as Philadelphia loses 2-1 in stoppage time to Columbus Crew (FOX Soccer News-FOX Soccer)
·         LA Galaxy defeated the Puerto Rico Islanders 4-0 in CCL (FOX Soccer News-FOX Soccer)
·         The Timbers announced Caleb Porter, currently the coach of Akron, as their new head coach (KONG, Seattle)
·         Portland player Darlington Nagbe set to reunite with his college coach, Caleb Porter, next season with the Timbers (KATU-ABC, Portland)
·         Vancouver Whitecaps FC are in LA this weekend to take on the Galaxy (Sportsnet Connected-Rogers Sportsnet)
·         Y.P. Lee will rest during the LA Galaxy game; four Vancouver players were called up to their respective national teams for World Cup qualifying (CTV News, Vancouver)
·         Federico Higuaín has had an instant impact in MLS for the Columbus Crew (WBNS-CBS, Columbus)
·         Sporting Kansas City takes on Toronto FC this weekend; Teal Bunbury sustained a torn ACL against New York (KSHB-NBC, Kansas City)
·         New Whitecaps FC player Andy O’Brien is interviewed about life in Vancouver and MLS (CTV News, Vancouver)
·         The Montreal Impact are on a hot streak and looking to make a push into the playoffs (CTV News, Montreal)
·         Mayor Buddy Dyer visiting stadiums in Kansas City in the hopes of building a soccer stadium back in Orlando to possibly join MLS (WFTV-ABC, Orlando)
MLS Newsstand – August 31, 2012
Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids, 10:30 p.m. ET (NBC Sports Network)
3. Rapids-Timbers Preview(Associated Press)
Other MLS News
7. National squad duty calls(The Province)
19. The Curious Case of Peter Wilt(
28. Fortress Saputo(
CONCACAF Champions League: Caledonia AIA 1, Seattle Sounders FC 3
31. Sounders sizzle on Trinidad trip(Tacoma News Tribune)
CONCACAF Champions League: Houston Dynamo 1, CD Olimpia 1
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