Real Salt Lake News Stand: March 8

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Jairen Shupe ‏@jsshupe


 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

WATCH: #RSL analyst @originalwinger chats LA w/ @NickRimando @KyleBeckerman @natborchers @luisitogil21 @jeffcassar :: …

 Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Amazing to think in 2000 my @MLS career started & tomorrow the journey continues in my 15th season. #MIA #DCU #RSL #Blessed

 Wasatch Wanderers ‏@WasatchWanderer

150+ tickets sold for away section tomorrow. If you can't make it down find a place to watch and listen. We'll be making all the noise. #RSL

 Sloan Cassar ‏@SloanElizabeth7

good luck to @jeffcassar and @RealSaltLake on their first game of the season!! love you dad! ⚽️ #RSL #RSLfamily #RSLTID

 Men in Blazers ‏@MenInBlazers

.@mls kicks off its' 19th season tomorrow. Learn to love yourself America


Multimedia Video Preview: Real Salt Lake at LA Galaxy Crossbar Challenge: RSL Head Coach Jeff Cassar takes on Brian Dunseth Twenty Penalties, One Champion: MLS Insider looks back at MLS Cup 2013 The Scouting Report | LA Galaxy v. Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake Capsule: 1 kick away from 2013 MLS Cup, what does 2014 hold?

ABC 4: Crossbar Challenge: Dunny v. Jeff Cassar

ESPN 700: Kyle Beckerman on The Bill & Hans Show


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Preview: RSL at LA Galaxy Game Guide: RSL at LA Galaxy Storylines to Watch: RSL opens 2014 season at LA Galaxy Tactical Preview: RSL at LA Galaxy Preview: LA Galaxy v. Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake staying on defense with not-so-familiar foe LA Galaxy looming in opener With all-time MLS goals record in sight, LA Galaxy’s Landon Donovan says “I don’t think about it” LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena challenges Juninho to be more consistent in attack

The Salt Lake Tribune: Cassar anticipates butterflies ahead of opener

The Salt Lake Tribune: MLS to open 2014 season with replacement referees

The Salt Lake Tribune: Luis Gil is one the cusp of stardom

Deseret News: RSL kicks off 2014 regular season at Los Angeles Saturday night

Deseret News: Expectations remain high for RSL

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Season Preview: Real Salt Lake


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Season Preview, Part I: Jeff Cassar and important factors for RSL

RSL Soapbox: Season Preview, Part II: Breakout seasons and vital players

RSL Soapbox: Season Preview, Part III: Success and risks facing RSL in 2014

RSL Soapbox: Three Questions with LAG Confidential: LA Galaxy strikers and Landon Donovan

RSL Soapbox: Following referee lockout, immediate MLS matches to feature replacements

RSL Soapbox: MLS announces 2014 roster, competition rules: Away goals in, tiebreakers change

RSL Soapbox: Injury Update: Schuler, Velasquez doubtful against LA Galaxy

Real Nation: Season Preview: Real Salt Lake


MLS + Other News and Notes Complete 2014 Season Preview: Western Conference Complete 2014 Season Preview: Eastern Conference Major League Soccer to introduce away-goals rule for first time in 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs Pick ‘Em: editors and Cobi Jones pick opening weekend matches Starting XI: Are you ready to kick off the biggest, busiest MLS season yet? 2013 poll results: MLS equal to MLB in “avid interest” popularity among adolescents DC United fans give club an artsy gift inside weight room at RFK Stadium Chicago Fire’s MLS MVP Mike Magee Twitter-clowns head coach Frank Yallop World Cup: Could this be the USMNT’s away jersey for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil? Planet Futbol Roundtable: 2014 MLS season predictions 2014 MLS Season Preview: Power Rankings Merritt Paulson’s soccer evolution continues with new USSF board role

Pro Soccer Talk: Major League Soccer Preview: An alternate view of the 2014 regular season

Pro Soccer Talk: PST writers predict the 2014 Major League Soccer standings

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS Season Preview: Ranking the top 10 forwards

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS releases new playoff tiebreakers and salary regulations MLS Season Preview: With Year 20 looming on horizon, league must show improvement in 2014

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Preseason Power Rankings