Newsstand - August 17

Revs vs. Dynamo previews and more

Boston.com and the Boston Herald preview tonight’s match against Houston, and discuss the rivalry during the past few seasons between the two teams, gaining some insight from former Dynamo and current Rev, defender Ryan Cochrane.

MLSsoccer.com explores the origins of the mohawk in MLS and speaks first-hand with the Revs’ own Diego Fagundez about his decision to sport the hairdo.

Latino Fox News takes a look at both sides partaking in tonight’s matchup, including quotes from Brian Ching for the Dynamo and Benny Feilhaber for the Revolution.

See where the teams stand on Goal.com and Soccer America’s power rankings.

Soccer America discusses both height advantage and age in its Youth Soccer Insider article, which cites the New England Revolution’s 16-year-old midfielder, Diego Fagundez.

Read about the amendment to the Designated Player rule that affects younger players’ salaries on MLSsoccer.com.