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08 November 11:56 am

Chris Seitz was profiled in a piece this morning on FOX4's Good Day for his recent bone marrow transplant. Read our original story about the procedure and watch the FOX4 story below:

Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

07 November 4:03 pm

Three teams will be eliminated from the MLS Playoffs tonight in the second leg of the MLS Playoffs - Semifinal Round. New York hosts D.C. United in a likely snowy Red Bull Arena (7 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Network). Kansas City hosts Houston (8 p.m., streamed live on MLSSoccer.com) and San Jose vs LA Galaxy (10 p.m. CT on ESPN2).

DC and NY tied 1-1 in Leg One. Houston beat KC 2-0 and San Jose beat LA 1-0. The team with the highest aggregate score advances.

Here are the FCDallas.com staff picks and a chance for you to vote on who will win each Leg Two match:

PICKS:

Scott Brown: NY 2, DC 0 (NY advances); KC 1, HOU 0 (Houston advances); SJ 2, LA 2 (San Jose advances)

Robert Casner: NY 1, DC 2 (DC advances on PKs, 5-3); KC 2, HOU 1 (Houston advances); SJ 3, LA 2 (San Jose advances)

Mark Norris: NY 0, DC 1 (DC advances); KC 1, HOU 1 (Houston advances); SJ 3, LA 1 (San Jose advances)

05 November 3:38 pm

FC Dallas midfielder Brek Shea spent his Saturday morning painting with children with special needs in Dallas. It was part of Challenge Air, which has enriched the lives of children and youth with special needs through its unique aviation programs. While the children waited for their respective turns to fly in a plane, Shea, who in his spare time has his own art studio – Left Foot Studio, worked with the children on their own artwork.

05 November 11:24 am

FC Dallas midfielder Daniel Hernandez appeared on FOX4's Good Day this morning to promote the Blue Goose Charity Case-a-Dilla that is currently benefiting the FC Dallas Foundation. From each order of the special quesadilla at all area Blue Goose Cantina's, a dollar goes toward the Hernandez All-Stars FC Dallas Field in West Dallas. Watch the segment from Monday morning below:

Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

02 November 12:23 pm

The MLS Playoffs begin the semifinal round tonight with all four series playing Leg One at some point over the weekend. Friday night is Seattle vs RSL (9 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Network). Saturday features D.C. United hosting New York (7 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Network). Sunday has two matches: Houston vs Kansas City (2:30 p.m. on NBC) and LA Galaxy vs San Jose (8 p.m. CT on ESPN).

In other words, lots of playoff soccer to keep you entertained. Here are the FCDallas.com staff picks and a chance for you to vote on who will win each Leg One match:

PICKS:

Scott Brown: SEA 0, RSL 2; DC 1, NY 1; HOU 1, KC 2; LA 2, SJ 2

Robert Casner: SEA 2, RSL 0; DC 2, NY 1; HOU 1, KC 1; LA 2, SJ 3

Mark Norris: SEA 2, RSL 1; DC 2, NY 0; HOU 2, KC 1; LA 1, SJ 2

02 November 10:36 am

George John is still in the lead after Week Eight of Futbol and Football - but just barely. Feel free to make your own picks in the comments section and see how you do compared to members of the FC Dallas family.

 

Ugo Ihemelu

George John

Chris Seitz

Mark Followill 

Tex Hooper

Manchester United vs Arsenal  DRAW
Fulham vs Everton  DRAW
Liverpool vs Newcastle  DRAW
Texas vs Texas Tech
Oregon vs USC
Alabama vs LSU
Cowboys vs Falcons
Steelers vs Giants
Cardinals vs Packers
Week Nine results 4-5 6-3 4-5 6-3 3-6
Season to date results 33-39 (.458) 51-30 (.630) 43-29 (.597) 50-31 (.617) 31-50 (.383)

 

01 November 1:07 pm

The wild card round concludes tonight in the 2012 MLS Playoffs with the Western Conference Wild Card match between the Galaxy and Whitecaps (9:30 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Network). Each round we give you the FCDallas.com staff picks & let you the fans vote on who you think will win. 

PICKS:

Scott Brown - LA Galaxy 1, Vancouver 2

Robert Casner - LA Galaxy 3, Vancouver 1

Mark Norris - LA Galaxy 3, Vancouver 0

31 October 1:11 pm

The MLS Playoffs start tonight with the Eastern Conference Wild Card match between Chicago and Houston (8 p.m. CT on ESPN2). Each round we will give you the FCDallas.com staff picks & let you the fans vote on who you think will win. 

PICKS:

Scott Brown - Chicago 2, Houston 0

Robert Casner - Chicago 2, Houston 1

Mark Norris - Chicago 1, Houston 0

31 October 10:17 am

We asked for pictures of your #DTID pumpkins - and you responded. Visit our virtual Pumpkin Pitch made from all our fans' hard work.

             Share photos on twitter with Twitpic

 

Final three pumpkins are from Jason Henderson (@RevJakey34), Jake Rabbito #10™ (@jakerabbito), Anang(@anangparikh)

 

 

 

30 October 1:33 pm

From MLSSoccer.com:

For the second consecutive year, Major League Soccer has set new marks for attendance.

Overall, the league average grew more than five percent, coming in at 18,807. This bettered the 2011 mark of 17,844 by nearly 1,000 fans per game.

MLS regular-season attendance in 2012 topped the 6 million mark for the first time ever, with a total of 6,074,729 fans.

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MLS also finished seventh in global average attendance.

CLICK HERE to read more details & global attendance chart to see where MLS ranks.