RSL News Stand - Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011

More Leg One recaps and MLS Cup Playoffs format chatter above the fold today

In today’s “multimedia smorgasbord” edition of the RSL News Stand comes
more recapping of Tuesday night’s Leg One stalemate in Ohio (in written, audio,
and video form!), explanations (and critiques) of the 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs format
unveiled by the League yesterday, and other miscellaneous news from around the
League …  

The
Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): Confident RSL hopes home form will make
difference in Champions League

(AUDIO)
ESPN700Sports.com: Head Coach Jason Kreis on “Bill & Spence” Show –
Wednesday, Feb. 23

(VIDEO)
MLSsoccer.com:  “CCL 360 – Real Salt
Lake” – Part II

MLSsoccer.com:
MLS reveals expanded playoffs structure for 2011

MLSsoccer.com:
How will Borchers, Beltran ejections impact RSL?

MLSsoccer.com:
Gutsy CCL opener proves Crew doubters wrong

MLSsoccer.com:
Kick Off – Thursday, February 24, 2011

Goal.com:
MLS releases format for 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs

ESPN
Los Angeles: AROUND MLS: What’s needed? More playoff teams?

Soccer
By Ives: MLS Ticker: New England, Portland post clean sheets, Earthquakes keep
rolling in England

RSL
Soapbox: Deal Major League Soccer, your playoffs are still broken

Keepin’
it Real: Meet David Flores and Nico Muniz

Keepin’ it
Real: RSL gets a new anthem

Torn By
Sports: RSL prepares for Rio Tinto defense

SB
Nation: MLS 2011 jerseys unveiled: ‘Cleanliness’ and conformity reign

MLS
Talk: New playoff format cements role of conferences in MLS