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MLS Newsstand- April 18, 2012

on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 19:40
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Select MLS Clips – April 18, 2012
 
  • Pima County votes to expand soccer complex to better accommodate FC Tucson, MLS preseason (KOLD- CBS, Tucson)
  • Vancouver looks to benefit from extended time off ahead of tonight’s match (Sportsnet Connected- SportsNet West)
  • State of Florida spending $1 million to try and bring MLS spring training to Orlando area (WOFL- FOX, Orlando)
  • What American sports league has a team named after an energy drink? (Pumped- Speed)
  • Whitecaps host undefeated Sporting Kansas City tonight at BC Place (GLOBAL BC- CHAN)
  • Tucson shows commitment to hosting MLS spring training by converting baseball diamonds to soccer pitches (KVOA- NBC, Tucson)
  • New fields, 2,000 seat facility approved to summon return of Major League Soccer to Tucson (KMSB- FOX, Tucson)
  • Timbers netminder Troy Perkins discusses the underdog label as they host undefeated Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night (KATU- ABC, Portland)
  • Complex renovations hope to lure MLS spring training back to Tucson area (KGUN- ABC, Tucson)
  • Montreal’s Nelson Rivas hoping to return to lineup in two games’ time (CBC-CBMT,  Montreal)
  • David Beckham’s goal makes Top 5 Goals of the Week (Soccernet Press Pass- ESPN2)
MLS Newsstand – April 18, 2012
 
D.C. United vs. Montreal Impact, 7:30 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
 
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Sporting Kansas City, 10:00 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
11. Statement game(SportsNet.ca)
 
Other MLS News
14. Impact struggling on road(Montreal Gazette)
23. Price was right for Correa(ESPNLosAngeles.com)
24. Angel's aim is Philly game(ESPNLosAngeles.com)
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