Real Salt Lake News Stand: Aug. 18

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#RSL & FCD the 2 hottest teams in @MLS, each taking 13 of possible 15 pts in last 5 games ... Friday night 7p MT on @NBCSN & @ESPN700

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In today's Tribune: On the chase for most of the summer, #RSL's move atop the West demands protection of first place.

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After the #SoundersFC match, @espn700bill sat down with @RealSaltLake's @LukeMulholland8. 

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#RSL Prez Manning accepts #ALSIceBucketChallenge; NEXT UP @jeffcassar @BeckermanT @sandycityutah Mayor Dolan …

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Here's columnist Gordon Monson, who writes #RSL executed its plan in Saturday's big one, the way victors usually do.


Multimedia HIGHLIGHTS: RSL vs Seattle Sounders - August 16, 2014 RSL vs Seattle Sounders, Postgame Press Conference with Jeff Cassar RSL vs Seattle Sounders, Postgame Reaction: Nick Rimando RSL vs Seattle Sounders, Postgame Reaction: Kyle Beckerman RSL vs Seattle Sounders, Postgame Reaction: Joao Plata

ABC 4: Real Sports Live - August 17, 2014

KUTV: Dell Loy Hansen on Talkin’ Sports


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Recap: RSL 2-1 Seattle Sounders FC Quote Sheet: RSL 2-1 Seattle Sounders FC Real Salt Lake mighty-mite Joao Plata at the center of team's recent success Real Salt Lake 2, Seattle Sounders 1 | MLS Match Recap

The Salt Lake Tribune: Hunters become the hunted as RSL moves atop table

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL tops Seattle 2-1, moves into first place

Deseret News: RSL's Luke Mulholland officially credited with game-winning goal against Seattle

Deseret News: Red-hot Joao Plata strikes again for Real Salt Lake Mulholland, Gil show chemistry in win over Sounders RSL downs Seattle, moves into first place


For the Fans, By the Fans
RSL Soapbox: Luke Mulholland's adaptation, adjustments at RSL bearing fruit

RSL Soapbox: Player ratings for RSL vs. Seattle: Plata and Mulholland rise to the challenge

Real Nation: Five Thoughts on Beating Seattle


MLS, Other News & Notes Kick Off: Supporters' Shield race heats up while Columbus Crew make news for all the right reasons DC United 4, Colorado Rapids 2 | MLS Match Recap With EJ banned, Luis Silva & Fabian Espindola make case for new forward pairing in DC United romp Same problems, different day: Early goals, defensive woes lead to Colorado Rapids’ fourth-straight loss Chivas USA 0, Vancouver Whitecaps 0 | MLS Match Recap Vancouver Whitecaps' Carl Robinson laments another missed opportunity vs. Chivas USA Wilmer Cabrera happy with Chivas USA's mentality vs. Vancouver, but scoring struggles persist San Jose Earthquakes 0, FC Dallas 5 | MLS Match Recap FC Dallas winger Fabian Castillo continues to delight thanks to newfound tactical understanding San Jose Earthquakes left reeling after franchise-worst loss: "Every one of us should be embarrassed" Montreal Impact 1, Chicago Fire 0 | MLS Match Recap Marco Di Vaio's winner for Montreal Impact raises startling prospect of 2015 return Chicago Fire "hoping for help" from Robert Earnshaw, possibly Jermaine Jones, after latest display Sporting Kansas City 4, Toronto FC 1 | MLS Match Recap Shorthanded Toronto FC hope for long-term lessons from "adversities, hardships" like thumping in KC Sporting KC need "one big save" from Jon Kempin, get it as Homegrown GK triumphs in first MLS start New England Revolution 1, Portland Timbers 1 | MLS Match Recap New England Revolution looking to match Charlie Davies' efforts after latest goal-scoring outing Columbus Crew 4, Los Angeles Galaxy 1 | MLS Match Recap Robbie Keane admits LA Galaxy deserved to lose to Columbus Crew: "Bad performance all around" Columbus Crew "realize it's time to perform" in dominant display over LA Galaxy New Columbus Crew president Andy Loughnane arrives with rebrand, new facility the priorities Crew honors Donovan with ceremony fit for a U.S. soccer legend