Dave Checketts

A decade after first home win, RSL's only worry is opponents, not attendance

Vancouver spoiled anniversary game, but Real has created a loud and loyal following in Utah. Read more »

April 19, 2015


Real Salt Lake: Dave Checketts sells majority stake in team to Dell Loy Hansen

Real Salt Lake founders Dave and Deb Checketts announce Thursday that they have sold their majority stake in the Major League Soccer team they brought to Utah to Dell... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2013

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Dave Checketts sells controlling interest in Real Salt Lake to local businessman Dell Loy Hansen

Real Salt Lake, announced today that owner and founder Dave Checketts has sold his controlling interest in the MLS francise to local businessman Dell Loy Hansen. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2013


Witnessing grief and compassion in Newtown

Dave Checketts is not a professionally trained clergyman. The former chairman of Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks is currently CEO of Legends Hospitality,... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2012


Mike Wallace vs. President Hinckley? Dave Checketts needn't have worried

When Dave Checketts heard that his friend and neighbor Mike Wallace was going to interview Gordon B. Hinckley, he was worried. Read more »

April 9, 2012


Real Salt Lake cautious as MLS clubs spend for success

Last fall, the L.A. Galaxy shelled out millions of dollars to acquire 31-year-old Robbie Keane from Tottenham in England. It was a costly pick-up, but ultimately... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2012


These sports stories could steal the spotlight in 2012

Well, sports fans, there you have it — another year shot to ... heck. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2011


Real Salt Lake Chairman may become CEO of Yankees venture

Dave Checketts, former president of Madison Square Garden and chairman of Real Salt Lake soccer team's parent company, may become CEO of Legends Hospitality... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2011

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In negotiating with Big East, BYU demands were consistent

BYU came out of recent Big East negotiations with a few bruises. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2011


Could bad deal mean end to Jazz in Utah?

An unfavorable collective bargaining resolution for Utah could adversely affect the organization as it tries to maintain a tradition of winning despite market-size... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2011


Utah Jazz would benefit from a few collective bargaining agreement options

The NBA has two revenue sharing mechanisms: 1) luxury tax monies equally redistributed to non-taxed teams; and 2) a pool of money small-market teams can earn based on... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2011


Wrong NBA deal could send all the small market teams packing

If you're a Utah Jazz fan with no rooting interest in who wins between NBA owners and players, maybe this will tip the balance: Salt Lake could become a minor league... Read more »

Nov. 11, 2011


NBA labor: Checketts' sources claim labor deal in place

The NBA lockout might be over soon, according to RSL owner Dave Checketts. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2011


Real Salt Lake: Jamison Olave a go, but Nat Borchers just not quite ready to contribute

Real Salt Lake center backs Nat Borchers and Jamison Olave did everything physically possible to get themselves ready for Sunday night's Western Conference final... Read more »

Nov. 6, 2011


A Hollywood ending

Recently my publisher announced that Lifetime is making a movie based on "Little Pink House," and Brooke Shields, who is currently on Broadway playing Morticia in "The... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2011


Real Salt Lake: Nat Borchers is RSL's top player according to index

Lost amid the uproar surrounding the red card that put Real Salt Lake a man down against New England on Monday was its impact on the next game. Read more »

July 7, 2011


Real Salt Lake retires coach Jason Kreis' jersey

Jason Kreis always seemed a bit uncomfortable about the thought of Real Salt Lake retiring his No. 9 jersey. Read more »

July 4, 2011

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Real Salt Lake: Jason Kreis has altered the course of team history

With each passing year as players cycle in and out of Major League Soccer, the number of guys who've played with or against Jason Kreis dwindles — including just... Read more »

July 2, 2011


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