RSL News Stand: Friday, January 20, 2012

"Checks" and the "Becks" dominate headlines heading into weekend

In today’s issue of the RSL News Stand, we catch up with busy RSL founder Dave Checketts on ESPN 700 Sports, MLSsoccer.com looks at RSL’ers new (Diogo de Almeida) and old (Javier Morales), and Soccer America and Bloomberg Businessweek take wildly different angles on the potential short- and long-term implications of the return of David Beckham …

 

RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(AUDIO) ESPN700Sports.com: Dave Checketts on the “Bill & Spence” Show – Thursday, Jan. 19

(AUDIO) MLSsoccer.com: ExtraTime Radio podcast, feat. Martin Vasquez interview

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: The Daily – Friday, January 20

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: Inside the MLS SuperDraft – Episode 2

(VIDEO) Google.com: Google+David Beckham interview

 

RSL & the U.S. MNT

Bleacher Report: USA v. Venezuela: Kyle Beckerman and USA’s biggest impact players

The Arizona Republic: Martin Vasquez looks to elevate U.S. Soccer

ESPN.com: U.S. vs. Venezuela American players get chance to prove themselves

 

RSL/MLS News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Confident de Almeida eager to contribute for RSL

(ESPAÑOL) FutbolMLS.com: Javier Morales quiere la revancha

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: LA aim to be greatest team in US history

MLSsoccer.com: Starting XI: Top 11 questions heading into the weekend

Forbes: Blues to be Sold to Beer Distributor for $185 Million

The Daily Northwestern: Oliver Kupe becomes 4th Northwestern player drafted into MLS

Bloomberg Businessweek: Beckham may become MLS franchise owner after Galaxy deal ends

Soccer America: Only Beckham the player can help U.S. soccer

Soccer America: Expect the unpredictable and bizarre (Africa Cup of Nations preview)