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Chris Kamrani
Chris Kamrani covers Real Salt Lake for the Tribune.
Updated on Jul 24, 2014 06:01PM

In late January, Real Salt Lake general manager Garth Lagerwey said the day was not-so-far away when Real Salt Lake would sign its first Homegrown player out of the Bee...

Updated on Jul 15, 2014 05:05PM

Carson, Calif. • Jeff Cassar walked by Scott Pierce and myself underneath StubHub Center, then turned back and said something to the extent of, “Wait until you see what...

Updated on Jul 15, 2014 05:05PM


Sandy • What goes into being a trialist at a professional soccer club? <b>Sam Garza</b> is finding that...

Updated on Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM

Imagine it. Flipping on the TV on an early fall Saturday morning and seeing those patented dreadlocks emerging out from beneath the tunnel in England or Italy or German...

Updated on Jun 17, 2014 05:05PM

Real Salt Lake has dealt with this before.

General manager Garth Lagerwey reminisced back on ...

Updated on Jun 17, 2014 05:06PM


The faces within the visitors locker room beneath CenturyLink Field were of two patterns. Some looked shell-shocked...

Updated on Jun 17, 2014 05:06PM


Whether it was a wrong step or tackle or mishit or planting of the foot, the landscape of Real Salt Lake’s road bac...

Updated on May 28, 2014 04:20PM

<freeform>Called up Real Salt Lake general manager <b>Garth Lagerwey</b> to bother him, because that’s the highlight of his job. Luckily for me, Lager...

Updated on May 28, 2014 04:20PM

Sandy • Real Salt Lake doesn’t care about numbers. Just ask Javier Morales. He said didn’t he know RSL was close to anything streak-wise — unless his poker face is that...

Updated on May 21, 2014 04:30PM

Real Salt Lake has been dealt its first significant injury blow of 2014.

Youngster Jordan All...

Updated on May 21, 2014 04:30PM

Sandy • Justen Glad finishes his junior year of high school on May 22. But Real Salt Lake’s most-recent Arizona-based Academy signee is planning on shifting life in the...

Updated on May 9, 2014 11:56PM

The Joao Plata Experience is starting to be noticed.

After his two goals propelled Real Salt ...

Updated on May 9, 2014 11:56PM

Sandy • Fans packed inside the small roped-off portion of America First Field Tuesday morning weathering a cold and blustery April day. The south-side sideline was fill...

Updated on Apr 22, 2014 04:58PM

For the second time in seven weeks, Nick Rimando was viewed as having the best 90 minutes of any player in Major League Soccer. The Real Salt Lake goalkeeper was named ...

Updated on Apr 22, 2014 04:58PM

Real Salt Lake continues to work toward being a full-strength squad for the first time in 2014, but it’s taking time.

Updated on Apr 17, 2014 04:25PM

Sandy • Warming up inside University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., Nick Rimando came down awkwardly on a cross and could tell something didn’t feel quite right...

Updated on Apr 5, 2014 05:23PM

It came down life as a Stanford University student-athlete and life as a professional soccer player for Real Salt Lake. Seventeen-year-old Justen Glad went with the lat...

Updated on Apr 1, 2014 04:48PM

Sandy • The Real Salt Lake injury merry-go-round remains circling just four weeks into the 2014 Major League Soccer season. Jeff Cassar gave updates on several of the c...

Updated on Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM

The first time I spoke to Michael Bradley was among a media horde in the lead up to the World Cup Qualifying match between the United States and Honduras at Rio Tinto S...

Updated on Apr 1, 2014 04:48PM

Sandy • Jurgen Klinsmann will eventually settle into a seat Saturday evening in Sandy and see four players he’ll soon again be in charge of.

Updated on Mar 25, 2014 04:15PM

Despite a stellar start to his 2014 Major League Soccer season, Joao Plata is now added to the ever-expanding list of injuries early on for Real Salt Lake. The 22-year-...

Updated on Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM

Sandy • The proposal to perhaps build another Real Salt Lake soccer academy in Oceanside, Calif., reportedly fell apart Wednesday night when the Oceanside City Council ...

Updated on Mar 20, 2014 05:13PM

Major League Soccer will welcome back its own officials this weekend.

The two-week-long lockou...

Updated on Mar 18, 2014 05:08PM

Dell Loy Hansen is making a pitch to have a slice of Real Salt Lake near his home in Southern California. In a report by Edward Sifuentes of The San Diego Union-Tribune...

Updated on Mar 8, 2014 08:29PM

It’s a strike.

The Professional Referee Organization (PRO) announced Friday a lockout of the ...

Updated on Feb 27, 2014 11:20PM

It’s not an official Major League Soccer win, but Jeff Cassar and Real Salt Lake will take it.

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:50PM

Wave goodbye to Chivas USA.

Or, wait until after the 2014 Major League Soccer season. But th...

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:50PM

One match. One point.

Real Salt Lake’s Desert Diamond Cup debut churned out a result as the cl...

Updated on Feb 25, 2014 04:50PM

I texted Real Salt Lake’s Trey Fitz-Gerald this morning around 9 a.m. In working on a series of features during RSL’s preseason — we’re now 23 days from the 2014 opener...

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:47PM

In a Q & A on the U.S. Soccer website, U.S. men’s national coach Jurgen Klinsmann was quoted as saying: “The door remains open until the very last day.”

Updated on Feb 7, 2014 04:47PM

Casa Grande, Ariz. • Garth Lagerwey was in full summer mode in January inside his hotel room at the Grande Sports World complex Tuesday. Sporting blue Real Salt Lake sh...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:04PM

In his prized unveiling, Jason Kreis nearly sat down in the wrong chair. In the introductory press conference as the first-ever coach of MLS expansion club New York Cit...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:04PM

The Enzo Martinez era at Real Salt Lake is over.

The former first-round pick in the 2012 Major...

Updated on Jan 11, 2014 07:04PM

Jeff Cassar has his staff.

Three weeks after being named head coach of Real Salt Lake upon the...

Updated on Jan 3, 2014 04:33PM

Jurgen Klinsmann tapped on the shoulders of three Real Salt Lake players for his upcoming “dry run” at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Captain Kyle Beckerman and Nic...

Updated on Jan 8, 2014 09:53PM

The first addition this Real Salt Lake off-season is a familiar face.

Eighteen-year-old Jordan...

Updated on Dec 27, 2013 09:13PM

Forty-eight days.

The amount of time Real Salt Lake will officially have off between the 2013...

Updated on Dec 19, 2013 06:03PM

All’s quiet on the Real Salt Lake front, which feels kind of bizarre in what was a whirlwind final four weeks of the club’s 2013 Major League Soccer season.

Updated on Dec 11, 2013 09:04PM

One by one, members of Real Salt Lake shuffled into the downtown office Monday night preparing to put an official end to the 2013 Major League Soccer season. Players wa...

Updated on Dec 7, 2013 06:51PM

Kansas City, Mo. • Dell Loy Hansen is an interesting man. It has only further resonated with me after posting Part I last night following our sit-down interview Wednesd...

Updated on Dec 5, 2013 06:25PM

Staring out at the recently snow-capped valley from his top-floor office in downtown Salt Lake City, Dell Loy Hansen addressed several topics regarding his time as owne...

Updated on Dec 4, 2013 11:18PM

Tickets to this year’s MLS Cup are the hottest in league history, according to ticket search engine SeatGeek, and 15 percent of the interest is coming from Utah.

Updated on Nov 28, 2013 04:57PM

Twelve hours after Real Salt Lake danced on the turf at JELD-WEN Field, celebrating its return to the MLS Cup final, Major League Soccer — which will be entering its 19...

Updated on Dec 1, 2013 03:53PM

Portland, Ore. • His hands on his hips, donning a backward cap and sporting a brand new Western Conference champion T-shirt, Ned Grabavoy took a long pause to assess hi...

Updated on Nov 28, 2013 04:57PM

Major League Soccer announed its 2013 season award finalists Wednesday, and some love has been shown to Real Salt Lake.

Updated on Nov 8, 2013 06:52PM

“Ever heard of je ne sais quoi? … je ne sais quoi. I don’t know. It’s just a feeling.” -Jason Kreis

Updated on Nov 8, 2013 06:52PM

“We understand that we’re in a dangerous position ... but so what?”

Jason Kreis loves the unde...

Updated on Nov 8, 2013 06:52PM

Carson, Calif. • At some point last week, Jason Kreis said that a 1-0 loss would fit under the umbrella of “acceptable results” in Real Salt Lake’s first leg of the Wes...

Updated on Oct 30, 2013 04:55PM

Time to exhale.

Over 48 hours after the regular season came to a close, it was announced Tues...

Updated on Oct 26, 2013 06:07PM

Did Jason Kreis see Real Salt Lake sitting — for how long, who knows? — in first place on the night of Oct. 23?

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