RSL News Stand: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

If it’s Tuesday, that means it’s “Power Rankings” day here on the RSL News Stand! See where MLSsoccer.com, SI.com, Soccer America, Goal.com and others dropped the Claret-and-Cobalt (if they did at all) in this week’s polls and read up on the USA’s shocking dropout of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament in today’s edition …

 

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

   ChiFireMatch@ChiFireMatch

And that's the game! The Fire defeat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on a first half Corben Bone goal.

 

   Rich Manning@CoachManning

@RealSaltLake fans, @NickRimando and @KyleBeckerman will be at the Whole Foods store in Trolley Square from 3:30 - 5:00 PM today! #RSL

 

   The Shin Guardian@shinguardian

You're going to want to follow the even keel of @JeffreyCarlisle tonight. The man nips hyperbole in the bud.

 

   Matt Montgomery@TheCrossbarRSL

Beltran: "This city's been great, the fans are fantastic, and the team's a family. I feel completely comfortable here." #rsl

 

   IAN PAUL JOY@JOYPAULIAN

Listening to the boys @espn700guv @RealSaltLake & @BP_TOW on frame whilst kicking back with a bud. #STL #Style http://pic.twitter.com/ypg0tg0o

 

RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(VIDEO) CONCACAF.com: Olympic Qualifying Highlights – USA 3 : 3 El Salvador

(VIDEO) USsoccer.com: U-23 MNT vs. SLV: Postgame reaction

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: The Daily – Tuesday, March 27, 2012

(AUDIO) ESPN700: Tony Beltran on “On Frame” – Monday, March 26, 2012

(AUDIO) ESPN700: Timbers FW Darlington Nagbe on “On Frame” – Monday, March 26, 2012

(AUDIO) ESPN700: Full episode of “On Frame” – Monday, March 26, 2012

(AUDIO) ESPN700: Nat Borchers on the “Bill Riley Show” – Monday, March 26, 2012

(PHOTO) ABC4.com: Real Salt Lake v. Chivas USA photo gallery

(PHOTO) Junior Achievement of Utah (Facebook): Real Salt Lake Grand Opening at JA City

 

RSL News and Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL Blog): League official says ref ruled properly in disallowing RSL goal against Chivas

Deseret News: RSL players discuss importance of reading

MLSsoccer.com: RSL succumb to frustration in home loss to Chivas USA

Under the Crossbar: Tony Beltran, Cool as a Cucumber

Under the Crossbar: Soccer by Numbers, Excellent Defensive Passing…

Real Soccer Nation: Fraser Nostalgic in Return

Grande Sports Academy: Etiandro Tavares – Soccer presents more opportunities in life

 

MLS News and Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Henry wins MLS Player of the Week for Week 3

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Postmortem on crushing US Olympic ousting

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Power Rankings: Week 3

Goal.com: Goal.com MLS Power Rankings: Week 3

SI.com: Week 3 Power Rankings: Red Bulls back on track; Clark in trouble

Soccer America: Power Rankings -- Kansas City takes top spot

Soccer America: MLS Scoreboard – Week 4

FoxSoccer.com: MLS Week 3 Rewind: Sounders, Sporting KC raise MLS’ bar

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 3

ProSoccerTalk: Lunchtime distraction: the weekend’s big saves

ProSoccerTalk:ProSoccerTalk’s MLS Player of the Week: Thierry Henry

SBNation: MLS Power Rankings, Week 3: Sounders Move Within Rounding Error Of No. 1

DailyBreeze.com: GREEN: Galaxy, Chivas hope to build on recent victories

Fifa.com: Major League Soccer: Chivas USA bounce back

TotalMLS.com: Weekend That Was - March 26

TotalMLS.com: Rookie to the Rescue for Chivas USA

 

US and International News and Notes

Univision.com: Cuba le arranca un empate a Canadá en el Preolímpico de Concacaf

Univision.com: Estados Unidos 3, El Salvador 3: La "Selecta" pasó a semifinales y sacó a los EU

ProSoccerTalk: Starting the autopsy: the U.S. men’s Olympic dream ends

ProSoccerTalk: More from the Nashville Nightmare: Freddy Adu and his maddening inconsistency

ProSoccerTalk:Bottom line on Monday’s U.S. Olympic flop …

ProSoccerTalk: Oh, Canada! How very … uh …”Canada” of you

ProSoccerTalk: Predicted lineup, and a prediction for tonight’s Olympic biggie

ProSoccerTalk: Messi, Ronaldo, and this season’s European Golden Shoe race … modified

Soccer America: Olympic dream ends in epic collapse

Soccer America: U.S. player ratings: The nearly men

Soccer America: Olympic Qualifying this week

Fifa.com: El Salvador end USA's Olympic hopes

The Sporting News: Americans' Olympic dreams come to sudden, shocking end

Soccer By Ives: Klinsmann discusses USA's Olympic qualifying disappointment

MLSreserves.com: US U-23s Draw El Salvador, Fall out of Olympic Qualifying