RSL News Stand: Thursday, March 29, 2012

In today’s edition of the RSL News Stand we’ve got stories focusing on front office figures from the Founder to the GM to the Team Admin, nuggets from most of the members of the “RSL blogosphere” and links aplenty on last night’s CCL match (and melee) between Toronto FC and Santos Laguna  …


#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Royal Army@RSLRoyalArmy

Who is making the trek up to Portland to see @RealSaltLake take on the Timbers?

Tony Beltran@tonybeltran23

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William Johnson@WillJohnson08

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RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports: RSL General Manager Garth Lagerwey on the “Bill Riley Show” – Wednesday March 28

(AUDIO) Beyond the Pitch: Garth Lagerwey podcast

(VIDEO) Not Goal of the Week: Week 3


RSL News and Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Success for RSL 'comes down to what we do,' not what tactics it faces Q&A: Can $1 Billion Stadiums Put An End To Cold Hot Dogs, Flat Beer, Lousy Seats? Plight of the MLS Team Administrator

Under the Crossbar: Lagerway discusses RSL and more

RSL Soapbox: Major League Soccer Power Rankings - Week 3

Real Nation: Healthy Just in Time The Babysitter, The Pride, and RSL

The RSL Front: Lucas Cawley - #RSL Academy Player


MLS News and Notes Kick Off: TFC-Santos CCL match gets ugly on & off field MLS goes international, joins World League Association Dynamo's Clark to turn suspension into teachable moment Climbing the Ladder: All-time winners and losers in MLS Clark suspended three games, fined for Seattle incident MLS suspends Dynamo midfielder Colin Clark three games for homophobic slur

Soccer America: Clip of Clark ballboy slur triggers rights dispute MLS rankings: Surprises put Seattle Sounders on top

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Team of the Week: Chivas USA

Bleacher Report: MLS Weekend Preview: 10 Players to Watch and Why Portland Timbers look to reverse slow starts Will Portland Timbers clog midfield against Real Salt Lake?

Yahoo Sports: Portland Timbers’ Backline Tested Early This Season: Fan Take


US and International News and Notes CCL Recap: TFC settle for draw in opener against Santos CCL: Gritty Toronto FC up for the fight in series opener CCL: Gomez issues warning, laments postgame dust-up CCL: Morgan, Gomez offer differing accounts of brawl CCL: Koevermans booking sets TFC back even further Saputo: TFC could help get more Canadian CCL berths

Soccer America: Concacaf Champions League this week ...

Pro Soccer Talk: Boys being boys; Toronto FC-Santos ends in donnybrook Toronto FC 1-1 Santos Laguna: Tie knotted up heading into CCL semifinal second leg Olympic Qualifying: Mexico wary of Canadian threat Olympic Qualifying: Porter not going anywhere just yet Previewing El Tri's match vs. Canada 

Soccer America: Olympic flop a minor distraction, not a major disaster


Pro Soccer Talk: Cue the typical World Cup preparation worries in 3, 2, 1 …

Forbes: Why The IOC Should Be Very Worried About FIFA