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Real Salt Lake shows character rallying from losing position again

By rallying for a tie against San Jose on Friday, Real Salt Lake has earned 15 points from a losing position this...

Real Salt Lake returns to Rio Tinto Stadium for U.S. Open Cup clash

Real Salt Lake hosts the Wilmington Hammerheads in a U.S. Open Cup fourth-round match at Rio Tinto Stadium this Tuesday, the first game on the newly installed turf. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Controversial late goal lifts Peru to victory, eliminates Brazil in Copa America

Peru stunned Brazil 1-0 Sunday night, eliminating it from Copa America on a late goal by Raul Ruidiaz that may have been a hand ball. Read more »

June 12, 2016

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How to watch the best days of the Copa America and European Championship

at some of the best days for soccer-watching in the U.S. while the Centennial Copa America and European Championship run concurrently (all times MDT): Read more »

June 12, 2016

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U.S. reaches Copa America quarters with 1-0 win over Paraguay

The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America, getting a first-half goal from Clint Dempsey and surviving DeAndre Yedlin's early second-half ejection to beat Paraguay 1-0 on... Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Coach approach: Real Salt Lake's Jeff Cassar talks about his coaching style and philosophy

RSL coach Jeff Cassar sat down with the Deseret News to talk about his coaching style and changes he and his staff have made in this, his third year as Real Salt Lake head coach. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Real Salt Lake player and fellow refugee joins graduation celebration for refugee foster children

Real Salt Lake defender Phanuel Kavita joined in festivities Friday at Jordan Park to honor six recent high school graduates who are part of Catholic Community Services' refugee foster care... Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Real Salt Lake to host Italian club Inter Milan in July

Real Salt Lake will host Italian power Inter Milan in a friendly at Rio Tinto Stadium on Tuesday, July 19. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Luis Suarez officially ruled out as Uruguay faces talented Mexico

Mexico might have its best team ever to compete in the Copa America, and its opening game will be against a Uruguay team without its best player. Read more »

June 4, 2016

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RSL finishes road trip with win at Yankee Stadium

Real Salt Lake used a flurry of three goals in 15 minutes to finish its road trip with a victory against New York City FC. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake caps road trip with inaugural trip to Yankee Stadium

Real Salt Lake plays the last of its five straight road games this Thursday against New York City FC in Yankee Stadium. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Zardes, Pulisic help US top Bolivia 4-0 in final Copa tuneup

Six weeks after becoming the youngest foreigner to score in the Bundesliga, 17-year-old Christian Pulisic became the youngest American in the modern era to get a goal for the national team. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Real Salt Lake falls 4-3 at Columbus in frantic match

A stunning Luke Mulholland goal gave RSL (6-4-2) an early lead, but four straight Crew strikes put the match out of reach before RSL answered with two goals in the final minutes to tighten the... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflicting another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Real Salt Lake seeking rare road win at struggling Columbus

Real Salt Lake is looking to build on the momentum of last week's win at Kansas City to secure a rare road result at Columbus this Saturday. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Serial winner Mourinho hired to revive fading Man United

United announced the long-awaited hiring of Mourinho on a three-year deal, ushering in an exciting era not just for a club that has slumped as a domestic force since Alex Ferguson's retirement in... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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USMNT: RSL's Beckerman starts, Timbers' Nagbe scores in the American's 1-0 win over Ecuador

Darlington Nagbe scored his first international goal on a 90th-minute volley, and the United States beat Ecuador 1-0 in a Copa America tuneup on Wednesday night. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Real Salt Lake rolls past rival Sporting KC 3-1 to end road losing streak

All of it finally came together Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas, as RSL (6-3-2) pounced on its chances to beat Sporting Kansas City 3-1 and jump three spots in the... Read more »

May 21, 2016

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RSL's Kyle Beckerman named to USMNT's Copa America team; Guzan named starting GK

The biggest news to come out of 23-roster that was announced on Friday is Goalkeeper Brad Guzan is to start ahead of veteran Tim Howard for the U.S. national team in the Copa America tournament. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Real Salt Lake hoping to find offensive spark in Kansas City

Coming off back-to-back shutouts, Real Salt Lake is hoping to re-discover its offensive punch at Sporting Kansas City this weekend. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Real Salt Lake will return to Rio Tinto sooner than expected with U.S. Open Cup match

RSL will host the winner of Wilmington Hammerheads and Miami FC on June 15, three days before hosting the Portland Timbers at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Real Salt Lake shut out for second straight game, drops contest at Houston

Real Salt Lake suffered its second straight shutout with a 1-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo on Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Real Salt Lake game postponed until Sunday at noon, MDT

HOUSTON — Saturday night's MLS game between Real Salt Lake and Houston Dynamo, scheduled for 6:30 (MDT), has been rescheduled for a noon start time on Sunday. Downtown Houston has been... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Suddenly forgotten, Real Salt Lake back on the road to take on last-place Houston

Coming off last weekend's 1-0 loss at Colorado, its first shutout of the season, Real Salt Lake is hoping for a quick turnaround at Houston this Sunday. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Real Salt Lake looking to get lift from spirited practice this week

Real Salt Lake coach Jeff Cassar put his players through an intense training session on Tuesday, just a few days after getting shut out for the first time this season. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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RSL and Chris Schuler understand patience and its potential payoff

The RSL organization and Chris Schuler are taking things one day at a time to get the former starter back on the playing field for RSL. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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RSL player report card: Rapids 'keeper stymies Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake started its monster road stint in Colorado with first place in the Western Conference and advancing its ambitions of winning the Rocky Mountain Cup. Colorado 'keeper Zac McMath sent... Read more »

May 8, 2016

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Real Salt Lake shut out for the first time this season, fall to Colorado Rapids

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Surely the equalizer was coming. Trailing by a goal in the second half, Real Salt Lake slowly turned up the heat on Colorado and dominated long stretches, but could not... Read more »

May 7, 2016

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Rocky Mountain Cup foes squaring off for first place

Colorado and Real Salt Lake occupy the first two places in the Western Conference standings heading into their meeting Saturday in Colorado. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Morning links: Kalani Sitake tweets marriage anniversary photo, Utah coaches reply; RSL featured by ESPN

BYU head football coach shares photo of he and his wife, Morgan Scalley and Guy Holliday comment on it; Nick Rimando, Jeff Cassar keeping Real Salt Lake on the right track; sports figures as 'Star... Read more »

May 5, 2016

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How little Leicester pulled off the seemingly impossible

Leicester has pulled off the seemingly impossible and won the English Premier League. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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Leicester wins English title for 1st time in 132-yr history

Leicester secured an incredible first Premier League title without playing on Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever triumphs by an underdog in sports. Read more »

May 2, 2016

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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 by goalkeeper Nick Rimando. Read more »

May 1, 2016

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Brad Rock: Rio Tinto pitch gives RSL one more good memory

Now comes the longest road stretch in club history. Real Salt Lake will be in great shape if it does well. If not, there will be major pressure each night they play on new surface. Read more »

April 30, 2016

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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 »

April 30, 2016

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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 »

April 29, 2016

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No home games for 7 weeks? RSL explains why a new field is necessary

Following Saturday's game against the Houston Dynamo, RSL will spend its longest-ever regular-season span away from home. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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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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