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Real Salt Lake anxious to forget last year's disappointment

RSL kicks of the 2016 preseason Monday, and the players expressed their excitement about moving past last year.

Unselfish Javier Morales leading, delivering for Real Salt Lake

Javier Morales scored a goal in Friday's win over Kansas City, but he also showed great leadership by deferring to Joao Plata to take a penalty kick late in the game. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Beckerman, Rimando on the bench as Panama beats US 3-2 on penalty kicks for Gold Cup 3rd place

Backup goalkeeper Luis Mejia saved two penalty kicks in the shootout, and an inspired Panama team ended a trying week with a medal, beating the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Report card: RSL continues trend of strong Pioneer Day play in win over Sporting KC

Kansas City's Benny Feilhaber scored from 35 yards out, but Real Salt Lake was able to put two of its own in — a Javier Morales golazo in the 34th minute and a Joao Plata PK conversion in the... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Real Salt Lake continues midseason surge with win over rival Kansas City

Javier Morales and Joao Plata both scored as Real Salt Lake won its second straight league game to continue its march up the Western Conference standings. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Real Salt Lake seeks third-straight win in critical match with Kansas City

With victories over Los Angeles and Houston last week, Real Salt Lake looks to build on the momentum when it hosts Kansas City this Friday. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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LDS Tahitian soccer star didn't play in World Cup Final because it was on Sunday

Naea Bennett is an LDS Tahitian soccer star who helped his team advance to the Beach World Cup, but did not play the final two games because they were held on Sunday. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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We're doing youth soccer wrong: The pitfalls of tryouts

American soccer coaches shouldn't be worrying about players' size when factoring who plays and who doesn't. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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RSL's Glad, Allen selected to participate in MLS Homegrown Game

Real Salt Lake defender Justen Glad and midfielder Jordan Allen are headed to Denver to participate in the Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game next week, the league announced Monday afternoon. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Real Salt Lake: Morales not slowing down; Beltran, Rimando honored as All-Stars

The nine-year veteran for Real Salt Lake has shown no signs of slowing down this season. Morales' four goals and seven assists have been key to the club's success in 2015. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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Player report card: Real Salt Lake passes crucial test against Houston

Javier Morales scored in the first half and assisted in the second on a Joao Plata goal that put RSL up 2-0 to earn a much-needed win against Western Conference foe — the Houston Dynamo. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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Real Salt Lake: RSL earn critical three points at home

Real Salt Lake buried 10-man Houston Saturday night 2-0 off goals from Javier Morales and Joao Plata. Morales featured in his 200th career appearance in MLS play, recording a goal and an assist in... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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RSL defender Tony Beltran named to 2015 MLS All-Star team

Tony Beltran joins goalkeeper Nick Rimando, who was voted an all-star in the league's Fan XI contest, when the MLS All-Stars take on England's Tottenham Hotspur July 29. Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Dempsey's 3 goals lift US over Cuba 6-0, into Gold Cup semis

Clint Dempsey scored on a fourth-minute header, added a pair of second-half goals for his first international hat trick, and the United States routed Cuba 6-0 on Saturday to reach its eighth... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Real Salt Lake ready for a battle, fight for playoff spot against Houston

After dealing Alvaro Saborio to DC United earlier this week, Real Salt Lake needs the full three points against visiting Houston to keep its playoff hopes alive. Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Montgomery: Why Real Salt Lake had to trade Alvaro Saborio to improve

Alvaro Saborio is Real Salt Lake's all-time leading goal-scorer, but one trade and he's gone — and Real Salt Lake had to do it to improve the team. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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MLS salaries released: Kyle Beckerman, Nick Rimando, Joao Plata receive big raises

Real Salt Lake nearly doubled Kyle Beckerman's pay, but it still ranks just 28th among player salaries in Major League Soccer. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Swiss extradite FIFA's Jeffrey Webb to the United States

FIFA Vice President Jeffrey Webb has been extradited to the United States following his arrest in Switzerland on racketeering and bribery charges filed by American prosecutors. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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RSL trades Alvaro Saborio to D.C. United in exchange for Luis Silva

Real Salt Lake traded away its all-time leading scorer and will receive midfielder Luis Silva in return. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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RSL player grades: Real Salt Lake plays one of its finest games of the season

Real Salt Lake jousts with the Los Angeles Galaxy for 87 minutes until Luke Mulholland and Aaron Maund connect for RSL's only, and eventual game-winning, goal. RSL advances to the semi-finals of... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Brad Rock: RSL is loving its other season

RSL's win over Los Angeles suddenly takes the edge off a disappointing MLS season, as Open Cup hopes stay alive. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Aaron Maund sends Real Salt Lake into Open Cup semifinals

Real Salt Lake defender Aaron Maund headed home the winning goal in the 87th minute on Tuesday as RSL defeated Los Angeles to advance to the U.S. Open Cup semifinals. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Morning links: Hill compared to Thor, Emery to Jimmer; Rolling Stones help Steven Gerrard get to Utah; Rice-Eccles overflowing

Taysom Hill is compared to Thor, and NFL first-round picks, Nick Emery is compared to Jimmer Fredette, and The Rolling Stones loan their plane to Steven Gerrard and the L.A. Galaxy. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Will Steven Gerrard suit up for the Galaxy against RSL in Tuesday's U.S. Open Cup match?

Coming off last weekend's 3-1 loss at Colorado in league play, Real Salt Lake will try and regroup quickly this Tuesday as it hosts the L.A. Galaxy in a U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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We're doing youth soccer wrong: Put me in coach

Players need to be playing to get better — and they need to be playing lots of different positions. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Disastrous 15 minutes sends Real Salt Lake to a loss at Colorado

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Sebastian Jaime’s late goal looked like it would be enough against the even-more offensively-challenged Colorado Rapids. With a roster devoured by the Gold... Read more »

July 11, 2015

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RSL happy to have a week to prepare for trip to rival Colorado Rapids

For the first time in nearly a month, Real Salt Lake had a full week of practice in preparation for its game this Saturday at rival Colorado. Read more »

July 10, 2015

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Real Salt Lake: Luke Mulholland taking on new role with Beckerman away

While Kyle Beckerman is away with the U.S. National Team, Luke Mulholland has got the starting nod at the holding midfield spot the past two games for Real Salt Lake, and he'll likely get another... Read more »

July 8, 2015

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The Clean Cut: USA women's soccer hat-trick star discusses World Cup win, how to achieve goals

After becoming the first soccer player to score three goals in the Women's World Cup final, Team USA midfielder Carli Lloyd appeared on "Good Morning America" Monday to discuss her goals and how it... Read more »

July 6, 2015

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Real Salt Lake's new goal? Stopping its season-long scoring drought

Real Salt Lake averaged 1.5 goals per game last season, but so far this year it's scored only 18 goals in 19 games, ranking next to last for total goals scored in MLS. Read more »

July 5, 2015

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Brad Rock: USA women's soccer stands on its own merit

American players strike a balance between pure sport and marketing as they go for revenge against Japan. Read more »

July 5, 2015

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Real Salt Lake vs. Orlando City SC player grades

RSL squanders an 11-10 advantage after Orlando's Kaka is sent off near the end of the first half and earns a single point with a 1-1 draw that will do little to help with its position in the... Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Real Salt Lake can't take advantage of Orlando red card, settles for another draw

Despite playing with an extra man the entire second half after a Kaka red card, Real Salt Lake was forced to settle for another draw at home, its third in the past four league games. Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Real Salt Lake looking to cap busy stretch with fireworks against Orlando

Real Salt Lake concludes a six-game,19-day stretch Saturday against Orlando City and it's hoping to build on the momentum of Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup shutout victory over Portland. Read more »

July 4, 2015

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We're doing youth soccer wrong: Stop yelling instructions from the sidelines

By constantly directing young soccer plays during a game, we limit their abilities to think creatively for themselves and pressure them to avoid mistakes at all costs. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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US Open Cup: Real Salt Lake vs. Portland Timbers report card

RSL advances to the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals with a 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Second-half surge leads RSL into U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals

Sebastian Jaime and Javier Morales both scored goals in the second half as Real Salt Lake pulled away from Portland for a 2-0 victory in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 match on Wednesday. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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The U.S. women’s national soccer team finds strength in motherhood

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The U.S. women's national soccer team is more than just a group of international soccer stars. They're also a team of mothers. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Real Salt Lake hopes to shift momentum in U.S. Open Cup

Real Salt Lake hosts the Portland Timbers, and former teammate Nat Borchers, in a Round 16 match in U.S. Open Cup play this Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Real Salt Lake vs. Columbus Crew report card: SLC native Kavita earns first RSL start in tough draw

RSL looked as though it might get a win at home with a goal in each half. Lack of concentration along the back line allowed Columbus to equalize not once but twice, and RSL lost out on two... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Another night, another Real Salt Lake red card in draw with Columbus

Visiting Columbus rallied twice from one-goal deficits on Saturday to earn a 2-2 draw against Real Salt Lake, which suffered yet another red card, its league-leading sixth of the season. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Real Salt Lake anxious for fast turnaround against inconsistent Columbus

Nine-man Real Salt Lake lost at New York on Wednesday, but it returns home Saturday to face a Columbus team that has yet to win a road game in 2015. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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We're doing youth soccer wrong: The culture of winning hurts player development

The culture of winning can have a significant negative impact not only on their children’s enjoyment of the sport, but ultimately on their development as well. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Short-handed Real Salt Lake falls 1-0 to New York Red Bulls

Red cards to Javier Morales and Demar Phillips helped seal RSL's fate, Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Real Salt Lake hopes to build momentum generated from Kansas City win

After Sunday's late victory over Kansas City, Real Salt Lake heads into a busy stretch with four more games over the next 11 days, including Wednesday's match at New York. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Rock On: Hillary gets some glitter

Also, Beware, BYU critics; an ill wind may blow. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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RSL report card: Forwards, midfielders shine in critical victory over Sporting KC

RSL earns a tough 2-1 win at home off an Olmes Garcia-induced Kansas City own goal in the 92nd minute. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Real Salt Lake: Kyle Beckerman balancing club and country duties

Kyle Beckerman got a yellow card in the Sporting KC match, meaning he'll miss Wednesday's clash against the New York Red Bulls. Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Late goal lifts Real Salt Lake past Kansas City for crucial win

Sebastian Jaime scored his first goal of the season in the first half and then Olmes Garcia scored his first goal of the season in second-half stoppage to help Real Salt Lake escape with a 2-1... Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Real Salt Lake: Sporting KC in town for clash at Rio Tinto

RSL will host Western Conference rival Sporting KC on Sunday evening in Sandy. Read more »

June 20, 2015

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Real Salt Lake to host Portland Timbers in U.S. Open Cup's round of 16

RSL will face MLS Western Conference rival Portland Timbers in the next round of the U.S. Open Cup. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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