Real Salt Lake News Stand: Feb. 21

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Soccer Gods ‏@soccergods

Alvaro Saborio chats Costa Rica's World Cup hopes, the changes at @realsaltlake, and his bulldogs.

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

AUDIO :: #RSL boss @JeffCassar tells @espn700bill & @espn700hans what he expects from team in last 16 preseason days: …

Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

Jeff Cassar calls the shots, but his 4 new assistants will help the first-time head coach lead an MLS contender.  #RSL

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL beat man @chriskamrani with recap, video of last night's scoreless #DDC draw v NE …

Chris Wingert ‏@wingert17

Great times today on the links in Tucson, this course was beautiful. jstertz27 jeff_attinella1



ESPN 700: Jeff Cassar on The Bill & Hans Show Soccer Gods: Alvaro Saborio Chats Costa Rica's World Cup Chances

March to the Match Podcast: New era in MLS means new list of summer Designated Player targets


Real Salt Lake News & Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Cassar’s supporting cast helps rookie coach

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL draws in Desert Diamond Cup debut

RSL Academy: Weekend Soccer Preview: Real Salt Lake Academy in San Diego, RSL-AZ Elite in Las Vegas


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL draws 0-0 with New England Revolution to open Desert Diamond Cup


MLS, Other News & Notes Kick Off: All the latest headlines after MLS announces purchase of Chivas USA MLS Commissioner Don Garber gives update on league's expansion plans MLS Commissioner Don Garber addresses league's purchase of Chivas USA MLS Preseason Tracker: Portland Timbers' intrasquad scrimmage, Desert Diamond Cup reactions (Feb. 20) After team's sale, Jorge Vergara admits "Chivas USA concept did not work out" Montreal Impact eager to see what trialist Heath Pearce can bring to table following hip surgery French Connection: Philadelphia Union's Sebastien Le Toux hunts starting spot with Vincent Nogueira Houston Dynamo open contract talks with starters Will Bruin, Kofi Sarkodie, target long-term extensions Jeff Bradley: Tony Meola on the path to MLS 3.0 and the youth team that "made soccer fun again" Opta Spotlight: Which MLS player best exemplifies the "clutch" gene? Chicago Fire's Frank Yallop hopes to add trialist, Tottenham youngster Grant Ward to roster LA Galaxy sign forwards Bradford Jamieson, Raul Mendiola to Homegrown contracts With contract up in June, Kenny Miller hoping extend his stay with Vancouver Whitecaps

ESPN FC: The controversial era of Chivas USA comes to an end MLS purchases Chivas USA from Vergara; will re-sell, keep rebranded team in LA Oguchi Onyewu: Thoughts, emotions and hopes with an eye on USA’s World Cup roster

Fox Soccer: MLS purchases Chivas USA Player Spotlight: Diego Fagundez far from joining U.S. national team