Headline News - March 7

Today’s top three stories from around the soccer world

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With the season opener only three days away, Kyle McCarthy states that it “won’t offer a final verdict on the extensive rebuilding project, but it will provide the first opportunity to reflect on the direction of the club and the effectiveness of the changes instituted during the winter.” Read more about the state of the team and its expectations for the matchup at San Jose in the Boston Herald.
 
SI.com provides a list of ten breakout MLS players to watch, with Revs’ rookie Kelyn Rowe coming in at number seven. After his performance in the Desert Diamond Cup, Sam Stejskal pegs Rowe as an early favorite for the league’s rookie of the year award.
 
2011 MLS Humanitarian of the Year Zak Boggs is the latest subject of Buick’s Human Highlight Reel series. In the video, hear the third-year Rev talk about his experiences on the field and in the cancer research lab as he visits patients at Children’s Hospital Boston.