NEWSSTAND – March 16, 2011

Hand Delivery Contest, Media Day, Power Rankings

After a Q and A with Steve Nicol at Media Day 2011, CSNNE.com reports that even with the Revs' season opener approaching, the search for strikers remains a top priority.

Kyle McCarthy notes the time passed since the preseason incident involving Revolution players, and potential disciplinary acts the league may enforce.

The Boston Globe catches up with one of the winners of the Season Ticket Holder Hand Delivery contest who was surprised to find Revolution midfielder Chris Tierney at her front door yesterday.

A conversation with the co-host of an LA Galaxy podcast marks the beginning of the Bent Musket’s “Know Thy Enemy” series, in which the Revs blog speaks with bloggers and journalists covering MLS opponents.

The excitement surrounding the return of MLS reaches college campuses, including University of Connecticut’s Daily Campus which previews the Eastern Conference, now with nine teams.

Fox Soccer spells out its MLS power rankings as the first weekend of MLS action approaches.

The Bleacher Report makes predictions regarding the Revs first regular season test against the LA Galaxy, who are coming off of a 1-0 win over Seattle in MLS's First Kick.

NYSportJournalism.com ranks MLS jersey and stadium sponsors above allother American professional sports leagues.

In addition to MLS’s First Kick on Tuesday night, there was a CONCACAF Champions League semifinal match in which MLS’s Real Salt Lake defeated Costa Rican squad Deportivo Saprissa in the first leg of the series, as reported by Goal.com.

The multitude of Revs fans in the Fort identify with various supporters groups, and Football Boston advocates for a unified Fort and putting legacies and politics behind for the upcoming season.

The midfield position is the topic of choice for Soccer America today, having previously discussed the league’s best defenders and goalkeepers.

In the final segment of Pre-Season Predictions, The Shin Guardian makes its picks for rookie of the year, best sophomore and others.