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November 9, 2009 | Associated Press
Brian Ching scored six minutes into overtime and the Houston Dynamo advanced to the Western Conference final for the third time in four years with a 1-0 win against the Seattle Sounders on Sunday. The teams dueled to a scoreless tie in the first leg of their two-game semifinal on Oct. 29, setting up the winner-take-all match in Houston. Fittingly, the league's top two defensive teams during the regular season played 90 more minutes without a goal before Ching's game-winner. The Dynamo advance to the single-game Western final.
November 11, 2007 | From the Associated Press
HOUSTON -- Nate Jaqua and Dwayne De Rosario scored goals and the Houston Dynamo advanced to its second consecutive MLS Cup with a 2-0 win over Kansas City in the Western Conference final on Saturday night. Next Sunday, the Dynamo will face New England, the team it defeated in last year's championship match. The Revolution reached its third consecutive MLS Cup with a 1-0 win over Chicago on Thursday night.
April 3, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Brian Ching scored four goals to lead Houston to a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Sunday at Houston in the Dynamo's inaugural game. Ching became only the ninth player in Major League Soccer history to score four goals in a game. Clint Mathis set the MLS record of five in 2000.
November 6, 2006 | From the Associated Press
While Taylor Twellman and the New England Revolution were playing their way to another MLS Cup, Freddy Adu sat on the D.C. United bench for much of the second half with his head buried in his gloved hands. Twellman scored in the fourth minute, and Matt Reis made eight saves Sunday to lead the Revolution to a 1-0 victory over United in the Eastern Conference final at Washington, earning New England a second consecutive appearance in the MLS championship game.
February 21, 2005 | Agustin Gurza, Times Staff Writer
Expectations ran high just before 16-year-old JD Natasha took the stage at JC Fandango in Anaheim on Thursday. Since the release of her debut album last summer, the high school student turned overnight star had been heralded as Miami's bilingual wonder girl of Latin rock. The singer-songwriter's album, "Imperfecta/Imperfect," was a favorite of hometown critics and industry insiders. On the cover, she's pictured in a black goth outfit with teased hair and tons of makeup.
July 9, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Alejandro Moreno scored on a breakaway goal in the 84th minute to clinch the Houston Dynamo's 3-1 victory over Chivas USA on Saturday. Moreno took the ball from 30 yards away, dribbled in and scored from 15 yards out into the left side. Houston is unbeaten in its last eight games, including five ties. The victory at Robertson Stadium helped Houston hold on to second place in the Western Conference of the MLS, just ahead of Chivas USA.
June 29, 2009 | Mario Aguirre
The Houston Dynamo, owner of the best record in Major League Soccer, gave Galaxy fans a nervous feeling that wouldn't be put to rest until the very end of Sunday night's game, when they were showered with victory confetti. It was a feeling Galaxy fans have been deprived of for much of a season in which the team has recorded only three victories. But on a night when the home crowd perhaps needed a reason to forget the U.S.
January 23, 1988
Bessonov scored one goal and had one assist to lead Dynamo Kiev of the Soviet Union to a 3-0 victory over West German League leader FC Cologne in the Pacific Cup soccer tournament Friday night at the Coliseum. In the second match, Dominique Bijotat scored from 18 yards out late in the second from 18 yards out late in the second half to lift Bordeaux of France to a 2-1 victory over Mexican champion Guadalajara. On Sunday, Dynamo Kiev will play Bordeaux, and Guadalajara will play Cologne.
October 19, 2008 | From the Associated Press
The Galaxy won't be going to the Major League Soccer playoffs. Dwayne De Rosario and Brian Ching scored goals to help the Houston Dynamo clinch the Western Division title with a 3-0 victory over the Galaxy on Saturday night in Houston. Houston (13-5-11) eliminated the Galaxy (8-13-8, 32) from playoff contention. The Galaxy's Bryan Jordan had an own goal in the 14th minute.
November 30, 1989
Eleanor (Ellie) Casey, who in her years in Los Angeles was a tireless worker for several charities and school support groups and also was one of the first members of the Blue Ribbon 400, a seminal support group of the Music Center, died Monday. She was 65 and suffered a heart attack while on a trip to the Bahamas with her husband, Albert V.
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