RSL News Stand: Monday, July 18, 2011

RSL-AZ places third in US Soccer Academy Tournament, USWNT loses WWC final in penalty shootout

RSL-AZ earns third place finish in US Soccer Development Academy Tournament and USWNT loses in penalties to Japan in WWC Final…

RSL/MLS News and Headlines Monday Postgame: The West is (still) the best Kick Off: Nation ponders crushing WWC loss to Japan Monday MLS Breakdown: Postponement highlights the tenuous balance competition and revenue during summer months Real Salt Lake AZ Claims Third in Dramatic Penalty Kick Finish

The MLS Reserves (MLS Blog): MLS Week 18 Recap

Bulls and Bears (Guest Blog): An act of sod


WWC Final – US 2 (1) : (3) 2 Japan US women fall to Japan in penalties in WWC final Japan vs United States Report Three postgame thoughts on U.S.’ loss to Japan Japan shows off U.S. traits in victory Disappointment aside, hard not to be happy for Japan Americans crumble under pressure of World Cup’s biggest moment Women’s World Cup heroes and goats Women’s World Cup was a magical event

Soccer By Ives: USA gives up lead twice, loses to Japan in penalties in WWC final

Women’s World Cup: Will American Soccer Finally Wake Up and Change Course?