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MLS Newsstand- June 20, 2012

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  • NBA considering penalties for flopping; MLS already uses video evidence to curb diving (Around the Horn-ESPN)
  • Patrice Bernier’s season progress is profiled after earning MLS Player of the Week (CFCF-CTV, Montreal)
  • Seattle Sounders FC’s and Portland Timbers’ upcoming schedules are discussed (NWCN, Seattle)
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC sign Scottish international Barry Robson, who will make his MLS debut on July 18 (CBUT-CBC, Vancouver)
  • First-place Real Salt Lake take on 2011 MLS Cup champions LA Galaxy today (KTSU-Fox, Salt Lake City)
  • Seattle Sounders FC players and Head Coach Sigi Schmid discuss their recent slump (NWCN, Seattle)
  • The Portland Timbers are gearing up for rivalry week and their match against Seattle Sounders FC (KGW-NBC, Portland)
  • Montreal Impact player Matteo Ferrari is out 4-6 weeks, and teammate Bernardo Corradi is scheduled for an MRI this week (CFCF-CTV, Montreal)
MLS Newsstand – June 20, 2012
Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy, 9:00 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
2. Galaxy-Real Salt Lake Preview(Associate Press)
4. Is result secondary at RSL?(
Houston Dynamo vs. Toronto FC, 9 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
6. Toronto FC-Dynamo Preview(Associated Press)
Colorado Rapids vs. San Jose Earthquakes, 9:30 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
10. Earthquakes-Rapids Preview(Associated Press)
Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting KC, 10:00 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
14. Cuban defector returns as U.S. citizen  (Tacoma News Tribune)
Chivas USA vs. Montreal Impact, 10:30 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
17. Impact struggling with injuries(Montreal Gazette)
18. Marsch still has impact on Goats(Los Angeles Daily News)
19. Impact-Chivas USA Preview(The Associated Press)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. New York Red Bulls, 11:00 p.m. ET (TSN/RDS2)
Other MLS News
29. Designated player search nears the wire(The Columbus Dispatch)
33. Rapids welcome O'Neill(Longmont Daily Times-Call)
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