SEATTLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEATTLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Seattle tops Philadelphia for U.S. Open Cup title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421699-77/minute-seattle-cibulkova-earthquake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421699-77/minute-seattle-cibulkova-earthquake.html.csp">Seattle tops Philadelphia for U.S. Open Cup title</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T23:19:02.023-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SOCCER • Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins led the Seattle Sounders to their fourth U.S. Open Cup title Tuesday night, scoring in overtime in a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union in Chester, Pa. Dempsey, the U.S. national team captain, scored in the 101st minute on left-footed blast off Martins’ feed. Martins scored on a breakaway in the 114th minute. Seattle also won three straight titles from 2009 to 2011. The Sounders earned one the United States’ four spots in the 2015-16 CONCACAF Cha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421699@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:19:02 MDT Real Salt Lake: Little mistakes prove costly against Sounders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58409591-77/seattle-rsl-friday-sounders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58409591-77/seattle-rsl-friday-sounders.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Little mistakes prove costly against Sounders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:26.899-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • The collective mood was quiet. Not angry or capricious, but solemn. When you drop a high-profile match on the road to one of your rivals on a last-gasp attempt the way Real Salt Lake did Friday, it’s natural to be introspective. So as RSL players and coaches made for the exits at CenturyLink Field late Friday, a few were asked about the 3-2 loss to Major League Soccer’s current top team, the Seattle Sounders. Some shouldered blame. Others noted that breaks go one team’s way and that ot...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409591@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:26 MDT Real Salt Lake: Seattle beats RSL 3-2 on last-minute goal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408499-77/rsl-seattle-sounders-goal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408499-77/rsl-seattle-sounders-goal.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Seattle beats RSL 3-2 on last-minute goal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T00:00:07.726-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 12:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Visits to CenturyLink Field haven’t been particularly enjoyable for Real Salt Lake these last three seasons. The trend of struggling against its rivals in the Pacific Northwest continued in downtown Seattle on Friday night. And it happened in heart-wrenching fashion for the visitors. Thrown to the wolves of CenturyLink Field and down a man the last 20-plus minutes, RSL looked to have survived a late barrage from a fervent Sounders attack to secure a 2-2 draw. But Seattle substitute And...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408499@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:00:07 MDT As playoff push heightens, Cassar keeps RSL consistent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58403849-77/rsl-cassar-seattle-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58403849-77/rsl-cassar-seattle-coach.html.csp">As playoff push heightens, Cassar keeps RSL consistent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:28:46.149-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • The man standing in the hallway just outside of the visitors’ locker room underneath CenturyLink Field had a smile on his face. Minutes earlier came the final whistle from the referee, designating a 4-0 loss as the Seattle Sounders disposed of Real Salt Lake on a quaint afternoon in downtown Seattle on May 31. It was the first loss of Jeff Cassar’s head coaching career. But as he elaborated on the loss, on what went wrong, he did so jovially. His message before disappearing into the lock...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58403849@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:28:46 MDT Milbank: Wages went up and the sky didn’t fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58382331-82/wage-seattle-seatac-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58382331-82/wage-seattle-seatac-workers.html.csp">Milbank: Wages went up and the sky didn’t fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T18:03:04.211-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • In July 2013, hotelier Scott Ostrander stood before the City Council in SeaTac, Wash., pleading with the town not to adopt a $15 minimum wage. “I am shaking here tonight because I am going to be forced to lay people off,” he said, according to an account in the Washington State Wire. “I’m going to take away their livelihood. That hurts. It really, really hurts. ... And what I am going to have to do on Jan. 1 is to eliminate jobs, reduce hours — and as soon as hours are reduced, benefit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382331@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:03:04 MDT Real Salt Lake: Dempsey, Martins will provide another stiff test http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58394769-77/rsl-martins-dempsey-seattle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58394769-77/rsl-martins-dempsey-seattle.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Dempsey, Martins will provide another stiff test</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:38:50.45-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • They’ve seen Obafemi Martins and they’ve seen Clint Dempsey. But not together. Not yet in this 2014 Major League Soccer season. The odds remain in favor of Real Salt Lake facing arguably the top forward tandem in the league Friday night at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field. Combined, the duo has scored 23 goals and dished 15 assists for the league’s top club and current Supporters’ Shield race leader. Individually, Martins’ burst and touch stands out across the landscape of forwards in MLS, w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58394769@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:38:50 MDT Kragthorpe: Seahawks, 49ers impressive in NFL openers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58388368-77/nfl-seahawks-teams-seattle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58388368-77/nfl-seahawks-teams-seattle.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Seahawks, 49ers impressive in NFL openers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T16:05:15.424-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before the Arizona Cardinals become one of the last two teams to kick off the NFL season Monday night, they have my best wishes. The Cardinals are a decent team, and they’re doomed. That’s because they play in the NFC West, which means they have to meet Seattle and San Francisco four times in 2014. That makes it just about impossible for Arizona to make the playoffs, even as a wild card. The NFL’s first 14 games of the schedule, with two more to come Monday, have driven home the point that pro f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388368@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:15 MDT NFL: Seahawks dominate Green Bay 36-16 to begin 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378098-77/yards-bay-green-seattle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378098-77/yards-bay-green-seattle.html.csp">NFL: Seahawks dominate Green Bay 36-16 to begin 2014</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:34.937-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • The ceremony was brief, lasting less than 10 minutes. The Seattle Seahawks celebrated the accomplishment of winning their first Super Bowl title last season, unveiling the championship banner and giving their fans one more opportunity to savor the feat. Then it was over, and the process of trying to repeat started in impressive fashion with a 36-16 romp over Green Bay on Thursday night. Marshawn Lynch ran for 110 yards and two touchdowns, Percy Harvin had 100 combined yards rushing and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583780982014-09-05T23:22:34.937-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T23:22:34.937-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378098@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:34 MDT NFL: Super Bowl champ Seahawks start 2014 season against Packers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58370766-77/seattle-season-bowl-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58370766-77/seattle-season-bowl-nfl.html.csp">NFL: Super Bowl champ Seahawks start 2014 season against Packers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T22:52:01.425-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • At some point they will take a moment to acknowledge the celebration taking place around them. Pete Carroll and his team will step back from an offseason focused on forgetting what happened in 2013 and for a brief second appreciate the festivities marking Seattle’s first Super Bowl title. Once the Super Bowl banner is unveiled, it will be time to embark on the quest to become the first team in a decade to repeat. “There’s a challenge every game, particularly opening game. After coming ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583707662014-09-03T22:52:01.425-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T22:52:01.425-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370766@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:52:01 MDT NFL: Seattle looks to continue reign in loaded NFC West http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344549-77/nfc-season-west-seahawks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344549-77/nfc-season-west-seahawks.html.csp">NFL: Seattle looks to continue reign in loaded NFC West</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:33.479-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Forget about the NFC Worst. Last year proved the NFC West is the deepest division in the NFL. Whether it was San Francisco and Seattle, the league’s best rivalry, meeting in the NFC championship game, or the Seahawks posting the most lopsided Super Bowl victory in two decades by routing Denver, the profile of the NFC West is drastically different from a few years ago. NFC West depth goes beyond just the Seahawks. The four teams combined to go 42-22 a year ago, the best of any division, and could...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583445492014-08-30T23:43:33.479-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T23:43:33.479-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344549@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:33 MDT Soccer: Utahns Bogus, Reed prep for NWSL title match http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58354988-77/bogus-reed-league-nwsl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58354988-77/bogus-reed-league-nwsl.html.csp">Soccer: Utahns Bogus, Reed prep for NWSL title match</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:32.753-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">That familiar ding of an email woke Elli Reed one morning while back home in Park City. Still a bit starry-eyed, she grabbed her phone and read the news that every U.S.-based female professional soccer player eventually read. The Women’s Professional Soccer league was folding. The Park City High School product and former University of Portland star grabbed a soccer ball went to the nearest soccer field and starting practicing on her own. “I was just trying to play,” Reed said. “I remember that d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58354988@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:32 MDT NHL: League has no immediate plans to expand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344982-77/nhl-league-expansion-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344982-77/nhl-league-expansion-team.html.csp">NHL: League has no immediate plans to expand</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY LAGE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.443-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The NHL insists expansion is not imminent. “Nothing has happened to change the status quo,” NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a telephone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press. “There continues to be interest from some markets, and we continue to be interested in discussing the possibilities, but there is no plan moving forward in terms of expansion.” The NHL has not expanded since the 2000-01 season when the Minnesota Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets became the 29th and 30th franc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583449822014-08-27T23:28:57.443-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:57.443-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344982@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT NFL notes: Seahawks penalized for too much hitting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58340329-77/seattle-minicamp-oto-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58340329-77/seattle-minicamp-oto-field.html.csp">NFL notes: Seahawks penalized for too much hitting</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:47.674-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Seattle Seahawks will forfeit two days of on-field minicamp practices next offseason after being penalized by the league for excessive physical contact during their 2014 minicamp. The league confirmed the penalties on Tuesday. ESPN.com first reported the violation and that Seattle would be fined $300,000 for the infractions. Seattle will be docked the first two days of its 2015 mandatory minicamp and will be permitted one 21/2-hour practice on the final day. Seattle’s players will be paid fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583403292014-08-26T22:19:47.674-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T22:19:47.674-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58340329@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:47 MDT Too many aboard Washington ferry; 480 had to leave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58305377-68/passengers-ferry-state-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58305377-68/passengers-ferry-state-washington.html.csp">Too many aboard Washington ferry; 480 had to leave</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:14:01.633-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bremerton, Wash. • A Seattle-bound Washington state ferry mistakenly loaded with 484 more passengers than it was rated to carry had to return to the dock and leave the overflow at the Bremerton ferry terminal late Friday afternoon as Seattle Seahawks fans tried to reach an evening preseason game. Ferry staff apparently thought the Cathlamet could carry 1,600 passengers when its capacity is 1,200, Washington State Ferries spokeswoman Marta Coursey said. In all, 1,684 passengers were loaded, so 4...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583053772014-08-16T23:14:01.633-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:14:01.633-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58305377@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:14:01 MDT Real Salt Lake: RSL tops Seattle 2-1, moves into first place http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58303987-77/rsl-seattle-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58303987-77/rsl-seattle-lake-salt.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: RSL tops Seattle 2-1, moves into first place</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:42.624-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Five weeks ago, Jeff Cassar stood alone in a hallway underneath the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., trying to find the right words to explain Real Salt Lake’s fourth loss in its last six matches. The unwanted alternative to RSL’s unblemished 12-game start to the season was suddenly front and center. RSL eventually wound up 10 points behind rival and first-place Seattle Sounders, and the summertime doldrums set anchor. RSL had its work cut out for it if inching its way back toward the t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303987@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:42 MDT Monson: RSL climbs to top over Seattle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304087-77/rsl-seattle-real-sounders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304087-77/rsl-seattle-real-sounders.html.csp">Monson: RSL climbs to top over Seattle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:42.513-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy The sky was tall for Saturday afternoon’s marquee match at Rio Tinto Stadium between Real Salt Lake and the Seattle Sounders, as was the challenge. With a sellout crowd and national television cameras dialed in on the two best teams in the West, now brawling for first place in the conference and an edge in the race for the Supporters’ Shield, the contrast between them was clear and stark. Gutty little RSL versus the glitz-and-glam Sounders. The side from Utah that had made the team its...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304087@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:42 MDT RSL: Luke Mulholland emerges as threat in win over Seattle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304311-77/goal-mulholland-rsl-seattle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304311-77/goal-mulholland-rsl-seattle.html.csp">RSL: Luke Mulholland emerges as threat in win over Seattle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:42.06-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Luke Mulholland ran to the southwest corner of the field, grabbed a mallet and banged the gong. The first-year Real Salt Lake midfielder celebrated his sixth goal of the year and then danced his familiar groove. His continued emergence as a starting-XI staple has showcased his abilities on the outside of the club’s diamond midfield formation, but he’s also had to deal with a slate of bad luck. The goal that doubled RSL’s lead over the rival Seattle Sounders in the 2-1 win on Saturday wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304311@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:42 MDT Real Salt Lake: Race for Supporters’ Shield, seeding heats up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301182-77/rsl-seattle-points-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301182-77/rsl-seattle-points-season.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Race for Supporters’ Shield, seeding heats up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T23:15:54.79-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Now it gets serious. This Major League Soccer season has waded through the frigidness of late winter and early spring, through the breaks surrounding the FIFA World Cup and into the dog days of summer. The season is long and taxing — it always is — but the end of the regular season is fast approaching, and playoff chatter has begun. Parity is again the most significant storyline with as many as eight teams within striking distance of the league’s Supporters’ Shield trophy and conference ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301182@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:15:54 MDT Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58302020-79/seleznev-charges-russian-ray.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58302020-79/seleznev-charges-russian-ray.html.csp">Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GENE JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T19:04:02.318-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • A federal judge ordered the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker on Friday to remain in custody until his trial on computer hacking charges, after a prosecutor said evidence recovered from his laptop after his arrest in the Maldives gave new insight into the breadth of his activities. Roman Seleznev, 30, the son of Russian lawmaker Valery Seleznev, appeared in U.S. District Court in Seattle, where he was indicted in 2011 on charges that involved hacking into computerized cash registers,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583020202014-08-15T19:04:02.318-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T19:04:02.318-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58302020@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:04:02 MDT Real Salt Lake: Offseason additions fortify imposing Sounders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58297267-77/seattle-sounders-cup-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58297267-77/seattle-sounders-cup-league.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Offseason additions fortify imposing Sounders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T12:22:34.684-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 12:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Clint Dempsey stood on the turf inside CenturyLink Field last Aug. 3, donning a gray hoodie. When he eventually unzipped it, that familiar lime-green look cemented his shocking move home to Major League Soccer and to the Seattle Sounders. It was the largest piece to Seattle’s puzzle, the most pronounced transfer in the league since the arrival of David Beckham in 2007. The Sounders were soaring with six weeks remaining in 2013, with eyes on the MLS Supporters’ Shield, the Western Confere...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297267@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:22:34 MDT