Real Salt Lake News Stand: May 16

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WATCH: @MLSAnalyst & @Dan_Haiek preview #RSL v COL in #RockyMtnCup action ... Who controls the midfield? …

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#RSL backups ready for extended minutes while stars are away at World Cup, by @DesNewsReal | 

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#RSL stress importance of #RockyMtnCup despite emerging rivalries elsewhere, writes @Scott DPierce …

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INFOGRAPHIC: #RSLvCOL #RockyMtnCup history :: … #RSL 6 : 3 COL

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Here is part 1 of the interview with @RealSaltLake Head Coach @jeffcassar

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Here is part 2 of the interview with @RealSaltLake Head Coach @jeffcassar


ESPN 700: Chris Wingert on The Bill & Hans Show

KUTV: Jeff Cassar Interview: Part 1

KUTV: Jeff Cassar Interview: Part 2 Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids May 17, 2014 Preview | Scouting Report MLS Insider: The class, charisma and captaincy of Clint Dempsey


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Infographic: History of the Rocky Mountain Cup RSL-Arizona Academy MF Corey Baird called to US Under-20's RSL's international trio see "no need to panic" as they depart for camps Real Salt Lake stress importance of Rocky Mountain Cup despite emerging rivalries elsewhere

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake have big shoes to fill going into Colorado game

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake backups ready for extended minutes while stars are away at the World Cup


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Three questions with @uzworm on the Rapids

RSL Soapbox: Ten games in, Jeff Cassar showing real quality in head coach role


MLS, Other News & Notes Kick Off: Former USMNT stalwart Oguchi Onyewu "gutted" to miss out on pre-World Cup camp The Throw-In: USMNT's "Survivor Silicon Valley" & Jurgen Klinsmann's Jose Mourinho mind games Reeling Portland Timbers faced with new challenges with injuries to Michael Harrington, Diego Chara Defensive fixes are the order of business for struggling FC Dallas after rough three-game stretch Sporting Kansas City quash Uri Rosell transfer rumors: "We're not selling anybody right now" San Jose Earthquakes piecing together backline ravaged by international departures, injuries Montreal Impact amazed at USMNT's snub of Justin Mapp: "He's one of the best players in the league" Philadelphia Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz backs John Hackworth, outlines desire for high-profile striker Homegrown Marco Delgado pushes for minutes as Chivas USA's midfield options grow LA Galaxy sign "versatile" forward Jacob Trainor, making cancer-stricken boy's wish come true World Cup: USMNT handyman Fabian Johnson says he expects defender role World Cup: Seattle Sounders' Osvaldo Alonso says longed-for USMNT switch likely not going to happen World Cup: USMNT striker Jozy Altidore rolls with the punches after rough Sunderland season Jozy Altidore looking to regain goal-scoring form with U.S. national team Wherever he plays, Fabian Johnson will be a key piece for U.S. in Brazil

Fox Soccer: Roster battles await MLS players in US World Cup training camp

American Soccer Now: From KC to Brazil, Zusi and Besler Are a Matching Pair