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MLS Newsstand- May 16, 2012

on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:57
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  • President Obama welcomes the LA Galaxy to the White House (CHAN- British Columbia)
  • President Obama makes a good-natured joke at David Beckham’s expense (Morning Express with Robin Meade- HLN)
  • LA Galaxy lend a hand to Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move!' initiative (WSFL- CW, Miami)
  • President Obama congratulates the LA Galaxy on their 2011 championship season (FOX & Friends- Fox News)
  • Galaxy honored in Washington D.C. for their 2011 MLS Cup victory (Way too Early with Willie Geist- MSNBC)
  • David Beckham to participate in Olympic torch relay; answered questions at the White House about soccer and his life (BBC World News- BBC America)
  • Timbers settle for a second-straight scoreless draw against Houston (KPTV- FOX, Portland)
  • BBVA Compass Stadium’s first night match ends 0-0 (KPRC- NBC, Houston)
  • Troy Perkins preserves a clean sheet for Portland in Monday night’s draw (KTRK- ABC, Houston)
  • Houston-Portland ends nil-nil in Tuesday night’s tie (KATU- ABC, Portland)
  • Sporting KC looks to get back on track after three-game dip (KCTV- CBS, Kansas City)
 
MLS Newsstand – May 16, 2012
 
D.C. United vs. Colorado Rapids, 7:30 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
3. Rapids-United Preview(Associated Press)
4. United looks to strike back(CSNWashington.com)
 
AMWAY Canadian Championship: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Toronto FC, 10:00 p.m. ET (Sportsnet)
5. Canadian Cup clash set(Toronto Sun)
 
Other MLS News
22. No Donovan for U.S.? Well ...(ESPNLosAngeles.com)
 
Houston Dynamo 0, Portland Timbers 0
26. Poor finishing hurts Dynamo(San Antonio Examiner)
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