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RSL hangs on to defeat Houston, thanks to Rimando's 'face' save

RSL took a 2-1 victory over Houston Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium with two late goals and a face save.

Column: Where Leicester fits in sports' history of underdogs

On the list of improbabilities, just behind hell freezing over and pigs taking to the air was Leicester winning the Premier League. That, at least, is how things seemed nine months ago, at the... Read more »

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Real Salt Lake seeking quick bounce back against Houston

Coming off a 5-2 loss at the L.A. Galaxy last weekend, Real Salt Lake is hoping for a quick turnaround against visiting Houston this Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

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Real Salt Lake waives homegrown midfielder Fito Ovalle

Fito Ovalle, who was born in Chile but grew up in Layton, came up through RSL's Academy. The 19-year-old signed with Real as a Homegrown Player in March of last year. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Martinez probable for Real Salt Lake this weekend, Plata still on the mend

Coach Jeff Cassar said Juan Manuel Martinez is probable this weekend against the visiting Houston Dynamo as Real Salt Lake look to bounce back from last weekend's 5-2 loss at the L.A. Galaxy. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Jury blames police, clears fans in 1989 soccer disaster

The families of 96 Liverpool soccer fans who were crushed to death at a crowded stadium in 1989 declared they had finally won justice Tuesday after a jury found that police and emergency services... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Los Angeles Galaxy end Real Salt Lake's unbeaten run

The LA Galaxy made things difficult for RSL, who fell by 5-2 at StubHub Center and lost for the first time this season. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Difference maker ... RSL's big offseason signee Movsisyan paying early dividends

Real Salt Lake is the lone unbeaten team in MLS six games into the season, while the L.A. Galaxy have been playing well too as they're unbeaten in their last four heading into Saturday's clash in... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Rio Tinto Stadium to increase security measures

In compliance with new standards supported by the MLS Board of Governors, Rio Tinto will elevate its security measures beginning Saturday. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Stacking up RSL's hot start against its other 11 seasons

In one sense, it's one of two best starts in the franchise's history. RSL is 4-2-0 to start its MLS season, marking the second time the club hasn't lost a single match through six games. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Morning links: BYU with 3 of top 25 nonconference football games (Utah being one); can RSL win the MLS Cup?

Orlando Sentinel writer breaks down the best out-of-conference contests in 2016; RSL's hot start debated; former Utah State Aggie Zach Vigil loves horses Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Real Salt Lake stays unbeaten with 1-0 victory over Vancouver

Juan Manuel Martinez scored his first goal in an RSL uniform to give Real Salt Lake a 1-0 victory over Vancouver Saturday night. Read more »

April 16, 2016

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Arizona United SC hands Real Monarchs first loss of the season

A goal in the 72nd minute was enough for the visiting Arizona team to beat the Monarchs on UVU's campus. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Real Salt Lake focused on halting Vancouver hex, not unbeaten streak

Vancouver owns a 4-0-2 record against Real Salt Lake the past two years, a streak unbeaten RSL is focused on putting an end to this Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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FIFA adviser: Strip nations of World Cups over rights abuses

ups should be removed from countries failing to eradicate human rights abuses, a report commissioned by FIFA in response to concerns about the mistreatment of workers in Qatar said Thursday. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Real Salt Lake needs to be sharper with ball in midfield

Real Salt Lake really missed Javier Morales' creativity in the midfield last week against Colorado before he came on as a second-half sub. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Joao Plata's nose for goal the catalyst to Real Salt Lake's hot start

Joao Plata scored Real Salt Lake's only goal in Saturday's win over Colorado, giving him four on the season as he's tied for the MLS lead. Read more »

April 10, 2016

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RSL player report card: Defensive-minded Real shuts down Rapids

Real Salt Lake figured out how to earn three points at home against a Colorado side that showed why it's one of the most talked about MLS defenses despite the single big defensive gaffe that turned... Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Real Salt Lake capitalizes on Colorado miscue to remain unbeaten

Joao Plata scored his fourth goal of the season in the 72nd minute on Saturday, the lone goal as Real Salt Lake topped Colorado to improve to 3-0-2. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Real Salt Lake unveils plans for $50 million training facility in Herriman (+video)

At a press conference Saturday, Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen announced the construction of a $50 million training facility that will be built in Herriman. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Real Salt Lake awaits rival Colorado in Saturday night matchup

Real Salt Lake will be facing Major League Soccer's top defensive team when they take on the Colorado Rapids Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Real Salt Lake scoring at a higher clip early in 2016

Real Salt Lake is off to a great start offensively with eight goals through its first four games. Last year the team didn’t score its eighth goal until the 10th game of the season on May 9 in... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Justen Glad is physically young, mentally mature and on the rise for RSL

RSL's Justen Glad has learned how to wait for opportunities and is making the most of them when they come. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Shorthanded Real Salt Lake stuns league-leading Kansas City 2-1 on the road

The Claret and Cobalt shook off all of that ugly history — not to mention a depleted roster — in a dominating 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake, Kansas City both shorthanded for Saturday's clash

Both Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City could be missing up to four starters when they meet this Saturday at Children's Mercy Park. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Real Salt Lake's Joao Plata voted MLS Player of the Month by fans

The RSL forward leads the team with three goals and two assists in the first month of the 2016 season. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Real Salt Lake struggling to kick red-card habit

A year after finishing second in MLS with nine red cards, Real Salt Lake leads MLS in 2016 with three red cards in three matches already. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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RSL midfielder Omar Holness released from hospital after suffering seizure during Real Monarchs game

Rookie midfielder Omar Holness suffered a seizure during the 34th minute of Real Monarchs' game against St. Louis FC on Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

March 27, 2016

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Dutch soccer great Johan Cruyff dies at age 68

Cruyff won European championships three times with Ajax as a player and once with Barcelona as a coach. He was European player of the year three times and, in 1999, was named Europe's best player... Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Real Salt Lake settles for draw with Portland after taking 2-0 lead

Real Salt Lake travelled to Portland to take on the defending MLS Cup Champions and nearly stunned the crowd of over 21,000 at Providence Park on Saturday night. Read more »

March 19, 2016

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Real Salt Lake hoping to continue success in Portland

Real Salt Lake is 3-0-3 in its six most recent trips to Portland in all competitions, including four straight shutouts by Nick Rimando. Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Real Monarchs sign former long-time RSL defender Chris Schuler

Chris Schuler, who has played his entire six-year professional soccer career with RSL, had been out of contract after suffering a foot injury in 2015. Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Despite miscues, Real Salt Lake pleased with early 2016 defending

Real Salt Lake coach Jeff Cassar said that despite a few defensive miscues early this season, he's been relatively happy with the way his team has defended so far in 2016. Read more »

March 16, 2016

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Newcomer Sunny Obayan fitting in nicely with Real Salt Lake

New Real Salt Lake midfielder Sunday Stephen Obayan has made an immediate impact in four games for RSL, even scoring his first goal in over two years in Saturday's win over Seattle. Read more »

March 13, 2016

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Real Salt Lake vs Seattle Sounders report card

RSL outlasts Seattle to win at Rio Tinto 2-1 on goals by Sunny Obayan (43) and Jamison Olave (86). Read more »

March 12, 2016

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Olave's late goal leads Real Salt Lake past Seattle

After conceding an early goal to Seattle, Real Salt Lake rallied for a 2-1 victory Saturday as Jamison Olave scored the game winner in the 86th minute. Read more »

March 12, 2016

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Real Salt Lake looks to make most of Martinez creativity in home opener

Real Salt Lake hosts the Seattle Sounders this Saturday in its 2016 MLS home opener after last weekend's disheartening season-opening tie at Orlando. Read more »

March 11, 2016

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Finishing off games a focus for Real Salt Lake this week

Real Salt Lake coach Jeff Cassar said he's addressed some of the breakdowns with his team that led to Orlando City scoring a couple late goals in last Sunday's disappointing draw. Read more »

March 10, 2016

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Afghani women's team gets jersey with integrated hijab

With a little tuck here and a little tuck there, Shabnam Mabarz hides her long hair under a red headscarf and gets ready to play. Read more »

March 8, 2016

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RSL 'unravels' with 2-0 lead, settles for tough 2-2 draw with Orlando City

Real Salt Lake was seconds away from capturing its first MLS victory of 2016 in its season opener at Orlando City, holding a 2-0 lead in the 90th minute. But Orlando City capitalized during the... Read more »

March 6, 2016

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Real Salt Lake hoping to build on CCL performances in MLS opener

Real Salt Lake kicks off the 2016 MLS season in Orlando on Sunday, and it hopes to build on the momentum it generated in a pair of strong results against Mexican club Tigres in the CONCACAF... Read more »

March 6, 2016

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Infantino says 2026 World Cup bids must be 'bullet-proof'

FIFA's credibility is at stake over the 2026 World Cup and bids must be "bullet-proof," new President Gianni Infantino said Friday after a German investigation could not rule out that vote-buying... Read more »

March 4, 2016

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Soccer's rule makers set to approve video replay trials

The first week of Gianni Infantino's FIFA presidency is set to end with soccer further embracing technology once blocked by Sepp Blatter. Read more »

March 4, 2016

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Brad Rock: CONCACAF loss doesn't keep RSL from showing promise

Shot at semifinals of CCL went by the wayside, but effort wasn't the problem for Real Salt Lake. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake player grades: Players show promise despite Champions League loss

RSL scored first but couldn't keep the Tigres from putting in a goal of their own to go up 3-1 on aggregate as Real Salt Lake was eliminated from the 2016 CONCACAF Champions League tournament. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake bows out fighting in tough CCL loss to Tigres

Real Salt Lake scored the critical first goal against Tigres in the second leg on Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium, but it missed a penalty kick late in the match ultimately fell to Tigres 3-1 on... Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Live Blog: Real Salt Lake takes on Tigres in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal match

Real Salt Lake fell to Tigres 2-0 last Wednesday in Monterrey, Mexico in the first leg of its quarterfinal series. The return leg in the aggregate goals series is at Rio Tinto Stadium this Wednesday. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Montgomery: 5 reasons to be excited about Real Salt Lake's chances against Tigres

Real Salt Lake faces the Liga MX standout Tigres in the second leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal matchup, and it has all the elements to be a classic. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake faces uphill battle in CCL second leg vs. Tigres

Real Salt Lake dropped the first leg of its CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series to Tigres last Wednesday and it will need to make up that difference this Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium if... Read more »

March 1, 2016

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Photos: SCR4U: Real Salt Lake gets own license plate

A group of young soccer players gather for a photo with Real Salt Lake's Leo the Lion, club officials and lawmakers as they unveil a new Real Salt Lake license plate at the Capitol in Salt Lake... Read more »

Feb. 29, 2016

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Gianni Infantino wins FIFA presidential election

Gianni Infantino pulled off a stunning victory Friday to take over as FIFA president. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2016

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