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MLS Newsstand- May 2, 2012

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Select MLS Clips – May 2, 2012
  • Timbers’ keeper Troy Perkins wins “Worse Way to be Hit in the Face” honor (SportsNation­ - ESPN2)
  • Marco Pappa’s “Olympic goal” makes Soccernet’s Goals of the Week (Soccernet Press Pass - ESPN2)
  • Whitecaps FC prepare for opening leg of Amway Canadian Championship against FC Edmonton (SportsNet Connected - RSW)
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC in the midst of playing eight matches in 24 days (CTV News - CIVT, Vancouver)
  • Montreal forward Evan James teaches the finer points of trapping the ball (Canada AM - CITL)
  • Matt Perkins recovers from boot to face, questionable for Saturday’s match (KPTV - FOX, Portland)
  • Sounders look to end LA’s 5-0-1 head-to-head streak; Matt Perkins, John Spencer comment on the weekend’s incident (NWCN - Seattle)
  • Seattle Sounders FC host defending MLS Cup champions tonight at CenturyLink Field (KIMA - CBS, Yakima)
  • Dynamo and city officials cut the ribbon to BBVA Compass Stadium (KTRK - ABC, Houston)
  • BBVA Compass Stadium gets a ceremonial opening (KPRC - NBC, Houston)
  • Houston Dynamo’s new ground christened by city representatives (KIAH - CW, Houston)
  • Ceremonial first kick, ribbon cutting officially opens the Dynamo’s new stadium (KHOU - CBS)

MLS Newsstand – May 2, 2012
New England Revolution vs. Colorado Rapids, 8:00 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
2.Rapids-Revolution Preview(Associated Press)
Seattle Sounders FC vs. LA Galaxy, 10:00 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
3.Sounders' quest: To beat Galaxy  (Tacoma News Tribune)
5.Galaxy: Are the Sounders a rival?(
San Jose Earthquakes vs. DC United, 10:30 p.m. ET (MLS Direct Kick Package)
7. DCU begins road trip in San Jose(
AMWAY Canadian Championship: Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC, 8:00 p.m. ET
9. Impact's Sutton could face TFC(Montreal Gazette)
AMWAY Canadian Championship: FC Edmonton vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 10:00 p.m. ET
Other MLS News
15. Reis is keeper of the flame(Boston Globe)
20. Kids get a peek at big-time soccer(Springfield News Sun)
24. The Fastest Man in Chicago(
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