Rhinos pick four from combine - Rhinos Soccer.com

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The Rhinos announced that four players from the combine will be joining the players already under contract on the trip to Puerto Rico to take on the LA Galaxy and FC Dallas.

Adam Arteaga, Kevin Burns, Daniel Bustos, and Saint John Fisher grad Justin Dell were all selected to stay with the team into training camp.

Arteaga, Burns, Bustos, and Dell will join goalkeepers Scott Vallow and Hector Zapata, defenders Kenney Bertz, Jason Perry, Scott Palguta, Chris Aloisi, and T-Bone Bonseu, midfielders Danny Kramer, Josh Bolton, Mike Ambersley, Aaran Lines, Stephen Shirley-Black, Ryan Wileman, PJ Scheufele, and Johnny Menyongar, and forwards Matthew Delicate , Hamed Diallo, and Chad Severs on the road trip.

The players are flying to Puerto Rico today before taking on the LA Galaxy tomorrow and FC Dallas on Saturday.

MLS News

FC Dallas trades Richard Mulrooney to Toronto FC - The instant chemistry between Mulrooney and fellow ex-Hoop Ronnie O'Brien can only help the expansion team.

Citibank deal to get the LA Galaxy kit sponsorship falls apart? - And perhaps the Herbalife deal is off as well according to Steven Goff of the Washington Post. Could it be that the Beckham knee injury is already having a ripple effect in the US?

Blanco to Chicago? - Ives Galarcep comments on the rumor that won't die. If Cuauhtemoc Blanco does sign with the Fire as a Designated Player, he will likely surpass Dema Kovalenko as the most hated man in MLS. And you know that will be good for tickets sales when Chicago hits the road.

BobbyBoswell.com launches - How can it be that Bobby Boswell has his own website and Jimmy Conrad doesn't? Should Jimmy's dad have a website before Boswell does?

New England's having fun - First, Shalrie Joseph wants out and now Pat Noonan needs surgery to repair a sports hernia . Last year's MLS Cup runners up can't wait for the season to start!

Montreal brings in veteran goalkeeper to go with Andrew Weber

Montreal Impact.com

Montreal has signed former MLS goalkeeper Matt Jordan to go along with last year's back up Andrew Weber. While Weber had solid numbers playing half of the USL 1st Division season for Montreal while Greg Sutton was out with a broken finger, the Impact apparently didn't feel comfortable going into this season without adding a proven goalkeeper to the mix.

Jordan has eight years of MLS experience, most recently with the Colorado Rapids as Joe Cannon's back up in 2006.

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