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    Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Tribune  Seattle Sounders defender Joevin Jones (33) and Real Salt Lake forward Burrito Martinez (7) jockey for posession during their U.S. Open Cup match at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, UT on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016. The match ended in a 1-1 draw with Seattle advancing after winning in a penalty kick shootout. RSL’s already-eventful offseason now has more intrigue
    Eventful, right? Real Salt Lake’s offseason has already been filled with its share of twists and turns. » <b>Javier Morales</b> held...
    Updated Dec 08 2016 10:30 am   |     |   Share
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    Citing family reasons, Burrito Martinez says he’s asked to be released from RSL
    <b>Juan Manuel Martinez</b> stood on the pavement a few feet from the grass inside Rio Tinto Stadium last August speaking comfortably abo...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 01:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    RSL promotes Monarchs coach Juarez to first-team staff, parts ways with Richie Williams
    Two years ago <b>Freddy Juarez</b> served as a coach for Real Salt Lake’s burgeoning Arizona-based academy. Now, he’s part of the club’s ...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 12:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    RSL unveils its 2017 preseason schedule
    The offseason morphs into the 2017 preseason in just 52 days. On Thursday, Real Salt Lake announced its plans for the upcoming month-long preseason...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Real Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales (11) battles Colorado Rapids midfielder Shkelzen Gashi (11). Real Salt Lake is tied 1-1with the Colorado Rapids during their Rocky Mountain Championship Cup game at Rio Tinto Stadium Friday, August 26, 2016. RSL already scouring the globe for a new attacking midfielder
    “There’s no secrets,” Real Salt Lake general manager <b>Craig Waibel</b> said. “We need a 10.” And RSL is currently scouring the globe ...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 10:39 am   |     |   Share
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    United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann watches as his players train at the National Stadium, in San Jose, Costa Rica, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. United States will face Costa Rica for 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo) Is it time for USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann to go? Soccer analysts weigh in
    You don’t change just to change, <b>Alexi Lalas</b> said. But sometimes, you must for the potential impact and the effect that a change c...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 12:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Real Salt Lake Jamison Olave leaves the field after receiving a red card during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, in Sandy, Utah. The Timbers won 1-0. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Veteran RSL defender Jamison Olave announces he won’t return in 2017
    Real Salt Lake is indeed getting younger. A week after the controversial exit of midfield star <b>Javier Morales</b>, another aging RS...
    Updated Nov 14 2016 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Real Salt Lake assistant coach Jeff Cassar was named RSL’s third head coach in the franchise’s 10-year history, Thursday, December 19, 2013. Cassar becomes emotional, thanking former coach Jason Kreis for his mentoring for the past 7 years. The hiring comes less than two weeks after Kreis, Cassar’s close friend and confidant, left RSL to accept the coaching position at MLS expansion club New York City FC. RSL notes: Cassar’s contract, offseason roster plan and Herriman update
    Sandy • <b>Craig Waibel</b> and <b>Jeff Cassar</b> sat side-by-side inside Real Salt Lake’s media room Thursday morning and s...
    Updated Nov 10 2016 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    Javier Morales: ‘I’m not retiring and I am not leaving because I want to’
    Less than a week after taking to Twitter to announce his departure from Real Salt Lake after a decade as the club’s primary playmaker, <b>Javie...
    Updated Nov 09 2016 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Now that Javier Morales has waved goodbye, what’s next for RSL?
    The imprint left behind was always going to be immeasurable. It’s just that now time has become a reality this fan base dreaded for so many years. Re...
    Updated Nov 04 2016 01:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    SI reports expansion club Atlanta United is targeting RSL’s Nick Rimando
    Sandy • On the day Real Salt Lake players went through their 2016 exit meetings with the team’s front office, a report surfaced that the longest-tenu...
    Updated Nov 02 2016 04:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Ahead of the season finale, how can RSL get Burrito Martinez back on track?
    Sandy • <b>Burrito Martinez</b> baited a defender, and by now if you’ve watched the 30-year-old Argentine, you know that if the ensuing m...
    Updated Oct 21 2016 11:06 am   |     |   Share
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    RSL notes: A dramatic finale in Seattle, the midfield dilemma and Movsisyan’s heel
    Sandy • Before what could’ve been the first day of the last week of training during its 2016 season, <b>Jeff Cassar</b> gathered his play...
    Updated Oct 19 2016 02:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    RSL injury updates on Plata, Movsisyan and the showdown against FC Dallas
    Sandy • With the Major League Soccer’s best team coming to town this weekend, Real Salt Lake’s attacking triple threat was whittled down to just one ...
    Updated Sep 21 2016 02:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    RSL will not appeal Sunny’s suspension, says GM Craig Waibel
    Five days after the MLS Disciplinary Committee suspended Real Salt Lake center back <b>Jamison Olave</b> one game, it circled back to RSL...
    Updated Sep 13 2016 04:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    Real Salt Lake: Olave will miss Timbers game with ‘violent conduct’ suspension
    Portland, Ore. • Real Salt Lake’s center back depth, already thinned through various injuries late in the year, is about to be tested further Saturday...
    Updated Sep 09 2016 02:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This Dec. 1, 2012, file photo shows Los Angeles Galaxy’s Landon Donovan, right, and Robbie Keane, of Ireland, celebrating their team’s 3-1 win as Houston Dynamo’s Tally Hall walks off the field after the MLS Cup championship soccer match in Carson, Calif. Donovan is gone for good, and Steven Gerrard won’t arrive for four months. Yet when the LA Galaxy begin their MLS Cup title defense Friday, March 6, 2015, this experienced championship team doesn’t plan to stumble between the tenures of their former and future scoring stars. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,File) RSL’s reaction to Landon Donovan cutting short retirement: ‘No he did not’
    Sandy • Jordan Allen’s called Landon Donovan coach on three different occasions in the last year and change. First in New Zealand last June, when Alle...
    Updated Sep 08 2016 09:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Real Salt Lake is tied 1-1with the Colorado Rapids during their Rocky Mountain Championship Cup game at Rio Tinto Stadium Friday, August 26, 2016. RSL 18th in Forbes’ latest MLS franchise valuations
    In its fourth league-wide analysis of Major League Soccer, Forbes on Wednesday released its 2016 franchise valuations dissecting earnings from the lea...
    Updated Sep 07 2016 11:54 am   |     |   Share
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    RSL injury report: Sunny expected to play for Monarchs this weekend
    As soon as they collided, Real Salt Lake midfielder Sunday Stephen knew his injury was bad.  “When I touched my face, I know something was wrong,” the...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 09:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Real Salt Lake notes: Should RSL’s goal against Seattle have counted?
    Yura Movsisyan created Real Salt Lake’s only goal Sunday with a little bit of cunning. The striker lurked quietly behind Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Fr...
    Updated Aug 15 2016 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Tribune  Real Salt Lake defender Aaron Maund (21) kicks the ball downfield during their MLS match at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah on Friday, July 22nd, 2016. Real Salt Lake: Center back Maund out against Seattle with foot injury
    Center back Aaron Maund will not be available when Real Salt Lake visits the Seattle Sounders on Sunday. Maund did not train with the team on Friday i...
    Updated Aug 12 2016 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Three takeaways from RSL's 3-1 win over the Chicago Fire
    Nick Rimando made history and Javier Morales proved that, even at age 36, he still has a little bit left in the tank. But here are three other quick t...
    Updated Aug 07 2016 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   RSL Technical Director Craig Waibel speaks with the media regarding the announcement of player Juan Manuel Martinez, nicknamed ’El Burrito,’ who was officially introduced as the newest player at RSL after a standout career at one of the best clubs in South America, Boca Juniors. RSL GM 'optimistic' about adding defender, midfielder after transfer window closes
    The summer transfer window will shut tonight, and Real Salt Lake officials say it will close without an announcement from the team. But RSL general ma...
    Updated Aug 03 2016 02:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Tribune  Montreal Impact defender Victor Cabrera (36) intercepts a pass intended for Real Salt Lake forward Yura Movsisyan (14) at the edge of the 18-yard box during their MLS match at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, UT on Saturday, July 9th, 2016. Montreal stymied RSL’s attack and the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Movsisyan out, Allen questionable for RSL’s match at Philadelphia Sunday
    Sandy • Still toiling in offensive struggles, it seems Real Salt Lake could be fairly shorthanded in that department heading into this week-long East...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 01:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas, left, and Real Salt Lake forward Devon Sandoval (49) battle for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. San Jose won 1-0. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) RSL loans forward Devon Sandoval to NASL’s Rayo OKC for rest of 2016 season
    Sandy • A week removed from the opening of the summer transfer window, Real Salt Lake made a roster move Wednesday. A relatively unexpected one. The ...
    Updated Jul 13 2016 12:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Four RSL players named to MLS Homegrown game roster vs. Mexico U-20s
    <b>Landon Donovan</b> ensured one of his old rivals would be well-represented on his team. Once again serving as coach, the former Majo...
    Updated Jul 12 2016 02:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    Argentina’s Lionel Messi reacts after losing 4-2 to Chile in penalty kicks during the Copa America Centenario championship soccer match, Sunday, June 26, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) RSL stars discuss Messi’s shocking retirement from Argentina national team
    Sandy • Five days ago <b>Kyle Beckerman</b> stuck out his right hand. One by one, it was met by some of the best soccer players in the wo...
    Updated Jun 27 2016 03:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Nick Rimando on his unique night as a guest coach with the U.S. men’s national team
    Sandy • <b>Nick Rimando</b> has always told <b>Jurgen Klinsmann</b> that he’s always a phone call away. So last week, the U.S...
    Updated Jun 18 2016 02:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    RSL will host the Seattle Sounders in fifth round of 2016 U.S. Open Cup
    Sandy • Real Salt Lake’s longstanding rivalry with the Seattle Sounders will receive a new injection. For the first time in the history of both clubs...
    Updated Jun 16 2016 02:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    RSL midfielder Sunday Stephen reinjures ankle in training
    Sandy • Real Salt Lake entered the month of June the healthiest its been all season. That lasted all of one day. In RSL’s first training session back...
    Updated Jun 10 2016 01:27 pm   |     |   Share