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MLS Newsstand - June 18, 2012

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  • A sitcom character’s failed attempt “to grow a David Beckham-like ponytail” is discussed (How to Be a Gentleman-CBS)
  • Comedian James Corden discusses a sketch he did with David Beckham and how classy of a person he is (Piers Morgan Tonight-CNN)
  • Over 17,000 were on-hand to watch the Montreal Impact dominate Seattle Sounders FC 4-1 at the newly-renovated Stade Saputo; Toronto FC falls 2-0 to Sporting Kansas City in Paul Mariner’s debut as head coach (Sportsnet Connected-RSE)
  • Montreal Impact’s refurbished Stade Saputo is featured in-depth (CBC News Now-CBC)
  • Danny Mwanga’s journey from the (now) Democratic Republic of the Congo to OSU and eventually back to Oregon is profiled (KPTV-Fox, Portland)
  • David Beckham’s fatherhood is discussed in advance of Father’s Day (etalk-CTV)
  • LA Galaxy defeated the Portland Timbers 1-0 to snap their eight-game winless streak in all competitions (KPTV-Fox, Portland)
  • Sounders FC Weekly covers David Estrada’s injury, the club’s recent loss to the Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo’s re-opening and the upcoming match against Sporting Kansas City (KONG, Seattle)
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday with just 10 men (CHAN-DT, Vancouver)
  • Hawaii native Brian Ching and the Houston Dynamo defeated FC Dallas 2-1 in the Texas Derby (KHON-Fox, Honolulu)
  • After the extended MLS break, Real Salt Lake won 3-0 against Chivas USA (KUTV-CBS, Salt Lake City)
  • Chicago Fire defeated the New York Red Bulls 3-1 on Sunday (WMAQ-NBC, Chicago)
  • D.C. United claimed a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday (WBOC-CBS, Salisbury, Md.)
  • New England Revolution and the Columbus Crew finish in a scoreless tie on Saturday (WBZ-CBS, Boston)
  • Sporting Kansas City beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday without Matt Besler or Kei Kamara (KCTV-CBS, Kansas City)
  • Chicago Fire’s Toyota Park in Brideview, Ill., is profiled (WTTW-PBS, Chicago)
MLS Newsstand – June 18, 2012
5. Crew Insider(The Columbus Dispatch)
8. Sponsors get piece of MLS rivalry  (Sports Business Journal)
10. Regular break is good for MLS(
Chicago Fire 3, New York Red Bulls 1
LA Galaxy 1, Portland Timbers 0
17. Galaxy triumph a real keeper (Daily Breeze)
20. Saunders' shutout lifts L.A.(