RSL News Stand: Tuesday, April 10, 2012


It’s “Power Rankings” day for almost all of the MLS pundits and scribes, and it’s a universal consensus that this Saturday’s contest at Sporting KC will be a 1 vs. 2 showdown … although the order is certainly being debated! Check out all the rankings and much more in today’s edition of the News Stand …

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

   Nat Borchers@natborchers

There is a LOT of hype going on with our upcoming game against Sporting KC. Is anyone planning on making the trip?

   Avi Creditor@AviCreditor

It's too bad Sat.'s RSL-SKC meeting will be the only 1 this year - My MLS Week5 recap/rankings on http://SI.com

   dan clayton@Jazz1600AM

#rsl 's Javi morales came to see fellow Argentinian Manu ginobili, was disapptd to learn he was out. Jazz probably less disapptd. #sasatuta




RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(AUDIO) ESPN700: RSL captain Kyle Beckerman on “On Frame” - Monday, April 9

(AUDIO) ESPN700: Sporting KC forward Kei Kamara on “On Frame” – Monday, April 9

(AUDIO) ESPN700: Defender Nat Borchers on the “Bill Riley Show” – Monday, April 9
(VIDEO) KPVI News 6: Real Salt Lake On Top of West

(PHOTO) RSL Front: Gallery – Colorado Rapids v Real Salt Lake


RSL News and Notes

Standard-Examiner: Real Salt Lake now stands alone atop the West

Standard-Examiner: Rio Tinto adds Real Cup to schedule Armchair Analyst: Gil drops out of US U-20 camp

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Team of the Week: Real Salt Lake

Under the Crossbar: Tactics see Gil led RSL with season-high tackles against Colorado

RSL Soapbox: Real Salt Lake reserves drop a 1-0 result to the Colorado Rapids - recap and pictures
Ahora Utah: Regresa el buen funcionamiento del Real Salt Lake con trinfo 2-0 sobre el Colorado Rapids Real Salt Lake hands a 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids in leg 1 of the Rocky Mountain Cup


MLS News and Notes Kick Off: Timbers feel the heat after JELD-WEN collapse MLS TV Listings: Where to watch all the action in Week 6 MLS Power Rankings: Week 5 AT&T All-Star Game to be world's first "smart soccer match" MLS Power Rankings: Week 5
ProSoccerTalk : Starry nights: MLS Team of the Week – Round 5

ProSoccerTalk : PST Player of the Week: Red Bulls striker Kenny Cooper

ProSoccerTalk’s weekly MLS rankings – Part II of III

ProSoccerTalk’s weekly MLS rankings (in three parts)
Sports Illustrated: MLS Week 5 Power Rankings: RSL, Sporting KC set for showdown MLS Rankings: Sporting Kansas City-Real Salt Lake is must-see TV

Soccer America: Power Rankings: Real Salt Lake to test KC's reign
Soccer By Ives: Who do you want to be the MLS All-Star Game opponent?

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Andrew Wenger

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Player of the Week: Chris Wondolowski

RSL Soapbox: Major League Soccer - Power Rankings Week 5

Bleacher Report: Major League Soccer Power Rankings Week 5: New York Red Bulls Surging Who Would Have Thought...

Yahoo Sports: Henry wins 3rd straight MLS player of the week

Yahoo Sports: Sporting Kansas City is Unbeatable: A Fan’s Take

MLS Talk: Something’s Boiling in the Cauldron – Monday Morning Sweeper

Prost Amerika: Bad Calls and Thuggish Tackles in EPL – Maybe MLS Ain’t Quite So Bad


US and International News and Notes

Soccer By Ives: Tuesday Kickoff: U.S. U-17s top Mexico, Newcastle makes table push and more

BoxScore: CONCACAF Champions League Review: Mexican leaders climb above CCL México renace como el "Gigante" de la CONCACAF