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TMK: Vermes' job security, Espinoza call-up and MLS single-table standings

The Morning Kickoff is your start-the-day-right collection of stories, opinions, news and videos from around the globe. We scour the Web, you click the link. Despite slow start, Sporting believes it can turn things around.

Read: Peter Vermes job is safe right now.

Looks like

Roger Espinoza is on Honduras' preliminary Gold Cup roster.

Not a surprise.

Very good read from ESPN about

Teal Bunbury and his father.

To further prove that parity is way in MLS, D.C. United (who have shipped 17 goals and lost four games) beat the Seattle Sounders (who had picked up points in four-straight games) 2-1 last night.

Charlie Davies and Josh Wolff got the goals for United.

Also, Colorado picked up its first victory since April 3

by topping Houston Dynamo 2-1.

The goals came from Jamie Smith and Scott Palguta for the Rapids, Colin Clark scored for Houston.

Up north,

Toronto edged past Edmonton FC


Vancouver needed extra-time to outlast Montreal

in the Canadian Championship. Vancouver and Toronto will meet in the final.

The New York Times lists five Americans who should move back to MLS: DeMarcus Beasley, Eddie Johnson, Dominic Cervi, Freddy Adu and Marcus Hahnemann.

Any of those guys interest you Sporting KC fans?

MLS Single-Table Standings

1. Los Angeles Galaxy, 15pts (4-2-3, +2)