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

Ola Kamara scored his first career MLS goal and added two more for a hat trick in the Columbus Crew's 4-3 victory.

Brad Rock: Real Salt Lake has its own 'King George'

RSL owner Dell Loy Hansen has a Yankee kind of feel about the way he's running (some say, ruining) the franchise. That's not all bad. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Real Salt Lake focused on finishing heading into massive match with Seattle

Coming off last weekend's loss to Portland, Real Salt Lake hosts Seattle this weekend in a critical match to keep its playoff hopes alive. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Morning links: Taysom Hill's Heisman odds improve; former Utes Smith, Rowe battle; RSL valued at $108M

BYU quarterback is given 33/1 odds of winning award; Ravens, Panthers practice pits ex-Utes together; MLS franchise. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Real Salt Lake owner announces president's departure, promotion of technical director to GM

Real Salt Lake's front office will undergo a restructuring, says team owner Dell Loy Hansen. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Real Salt Lake player grades: Luke Mulholland Man of the Match in heartbreaking loss to Portland

RSL lost energy in the final minutes as former RSL Nat Borchers nailed the game-winner in stoppage time Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Brad Rock: Playoff hopes go 'Timber' for RSL

Motivational slogans might be all that's left as playoff streak is likely to end at seven. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Nat Borchers returns to Rio Tinto, only to nail game-winner over his former RSL nation

Portland’s defender Nat Borchers and midfielder Will Johnson returned to familiar territory on Saturday night to take on their former Claret and Cobalt comrades. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Real Salt Lake stunned late by Nat Borchers' game winner

Former Real Salt Lake defender Nat Borchers scored in the 95th minute against his ex team to lift the Portland Timbers to a stunning 1-0 win Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Frustrated Real Salt Lake hungry for bounce back against Portland

Coming off Wednesday's loss in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals, Real Salt Lake is hoping for a quick bounce-back performance against Portland in a critical league match. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Washington Mormon choir sings at DC United-Real Salt Lake match

The Mormon Choir of Washington sang the national anthem before a crowd of about 15,000 attending a Major League Soccer match between Real Salt Lake and D.C. United on Aug 1. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Former Boca Juniors striker Burrito Martinez signs with Real Salt Lake

After things didn't pan out with his old club, Juan Martinez opts to sign with Real Salt Lake on Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Real Salt Lake's sporting chance against Kansas City falls apart in U.S. Open Cup semifinal loss

Real Salt Lake didn’t concede the go-ahead goal in Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup semifinal match against Sporting Kansas City until 10 minutes remained in regulation. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Well-rested RSL seeks U.S. Open Cup semifinal triumph at rival Sporting KC

Coming off a blowout loss at Vancouver in which Real Salt Lake rested seven starters, the club is fresh and ready to battle Kansas City on Wednesday for a berth in the U.S. Open Cup final. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Morning links: Hill one of country's most intriguing QBs; Smith Sr. goes out in style; RSL, SKC best MLS rivalry?

BYU signal caller makes Top 25 list; former Ute set to retire from NFL after 2015 season; MLS showdown set for Wednesday Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Real Salt Lake coach Cassar ejected during team's big loss to Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — First, Real Salt Lake lost their coach. Then, just over an hour later, they lost the game, as RSL head coach Jeff Cassar was ejected in the first half while... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Real Salt Lake: RSL continues grueling road trip against Vancouver

In the heart of a five-game, 15-day stretch across three competitions and four time zones, Real Salt Lake will take on Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday night in the third match of the trip. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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Joao Plata's early goal secures Champions League win for Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake opened CONCACAF Champions League group play in fine fashion on Tuesday with a 1-0 victory over Municipal in Guatemala. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Real Salt Lake dives back into CCL play after 3-year hiatus

Real Salt Lake faces Guatemalan club Municipal on Tuesday in the first of its four CONCACAF Champions League games over the next two months. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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D.C. stadium proves deadly again for RSL in 6-4 loss

Visitors remain winless in 10 games at RFK Stadium despite taking an early 2-0 lead before allowing five goals in the second half. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Live stream: RSL Women hosts San Francisco Nighthawks in championship match

Watch live as the Real Salt Lake Women’s team has the opportunity to cap its most successful season with a title Saturday when it hosts the San Francisco Nighthawks in the Women’s... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Real Salt Lake hopes to end D.C. United hex with fourth straight win

Real Salt Lake has lost five straight road games and has never won at D.C. United, but it's hoping to change all that this Saturday with a visit to the nation's capital. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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A hub of top-level local talent, RSL Women host San Francisco club for Elite championship

RSL Women are hosting a championship game on Saturday as part of a Rio Tinto triple-header (RSL Women, RSL watch party and Real Monarchs). Read more »

July 31, 2015

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MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players

Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national team have done their part, too. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Real Salt Lake set to face former teammate Saborio, who's already starring for D.C. United

Two weeks after being traded by Real Salt Lake, Alvaro Saborio is set to face his old team this Saturday when D.C. United hosts RSL. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

Kaka scored on a penalty kick and set up David Villa's goal minutes later in the first half to help the best players in Major League Soccer beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on a blustery Wednesday night. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Real Salt Lake's 5 best MLS All-Stars

Real Salt Lake's motto — "The team is the star"— might be the foundation on which the club bases its strategy, but over the years, it has had its fair share of representation... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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We're doing youth soccer wrong: Tournaments can be detrimental to children

Summer soccer tournaments — especially out-of-state ones — do not develop players' skills and they increase the chances for injury. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Morning links: Utah is on the rise in the Pac-12; BYU Hail Mary noted; Burks headed to Philippines

The Utes are No. 33 in the Orlando Sentinel's ranking of all 128 teams in the FBS. Jim McMahon's Hail Mary advances to the semifinal of NFL.com's Greatest CFB Plays bracket. Also, Alec Burks is... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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MLS: Villa leads NYCFC; Saborio scores for DC United

David Villa scored two goals to help New York City FC overcome a hat trick by Cyle Larin and beat Orlando City 5-3 on Sunday. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica

Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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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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