RSL News Stand: Saturday, April 14, 2012

The final dispatches from the "hype machine" before tonight's top-of-the-table clash in KC

How to Follow Real Salt Lake @ Sporting Kansas City

 

Click here for the full MLS Week 6 TV listings

 

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

   Luis Gil@luisitogil21

Looong hectic day of traveling but all worth it at the end of the day..#LoveForFutbol

   MLSonNBCSports@MLSonNBCSports

Send us ANY @MLS question you've got about ANY team around the league and we'll answer the best ones ON-AIR Saturday. #MLSonNBC

   Peter Hirdt@PeterHirdt

Tonight's RSL-KC match will be only the 3rd in last 10 years between MLS teams each atop its conference by 3+ pts. @RealSaltLake @SportingKC

   Adrian Healey@AdrianHealey

What a Sat in #MLS! Golden Boot Battle Henry/Cooper v Wondo, East/West Tabletopper #SKC v #RSL, & StellaCellarDwellers Galaxy v Timbers

   Nat Borchers@natborchers

Thanks to you all for the bday shouts! Liked this: "@horacemcg: @natborchers happy birthday, a W against KC sounds like a perfect gift."

   Cody Arnoux@codyarnoux

 “@parkcafeslc: Happy Birthday @codyarnoux #goRSL” thank you! I'll be seeing you tomorrow morning for breakfast ha

 

RSL News Stand “A/V Club”

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: “Last Call” – Top teams face off, LA looks to get season on track

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: 90 Plus – Week 5

(VIDEO) Sporting Kansas City (YouTube): Game preview: Sporting KC vs. Real Salt Lake

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: Instant Replay – Defenders busy in the box

(AUDIO) ESPN700 Sports: Dave Checketts on the “Bill Riley Show” – Friday, April 13

(AUDIO) ESPN700 Sports: SI.com’s Grant Wahl on the “Bill Riley Show” – Friday, April 13

(POLL) MLSsoccer.com (The Sideline blog): Most underrated player in MLS is …

 

RSL News and Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Victory on the road could mean big things for Real Salt Lake

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): Confident RSL seeking third straight victory on the road, at Sporting KC

The Salt Lake Tribune (RSL blog): Coach says RSL will ‘get some shots on goal’ despite Sporting KC streak

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake faces a tough test at Sporting Kansas City

Standard-Examiner: Showdown for MLS’ top spot

OKespanol: En la cumbre: Sporting KC vs RSL

Associated Press (Yahoo! Sports): Real Salt Lake-Sporting KC preview

MLSsoccer.com: Armchair Analyst: SKC vs. RSL promises clash of styles

MLSsoccer.com: Quest for the Shield: How SKC and RSL were built

MLSsoccer.com: Quest for the Shield: Gil sees what might have been

MLSsoccer.com; Quest for the Shield: Sinovic stars in KC after RSL trial

The Sporting News: Weekend ahead: RSL-Sporting KC game a mega-matchup of contrasting styles

NBC Sports’ ProSoccerTalk.com: Nasty weather may threaten Saturday’s match in KC

NBC Sports’ ProSoccerTalk.com: Game-changer: RSL was a woeful road team before a 2009 trip to Ohio

GolTV.com: Sporting vs. Real: An MLS Clasico?

RSL Soapbox: Real Salt Lake vs. Sporting KC – match preview

SB Nation: Sporting KC battles Real Salt Lake for early season supremacy

Bleacher Report: Sporting KC vs. RSL is a matchup of conference leaders

The Sports Network: RSL, Sporting square off in heavyweight clash

Under the Crossbar: Hype machine growing in strength; Flanks key for RSL success

On Soccer: 2012 Media interview follow-up: On Frame

 

MLS News and Notes

Goal.com: Friday MLS Forecast: Week 6 – Preparing for epic battles

MLSsoccer.com; Pick ‘Em: MLSsoccer.com editors pick weekend matches

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

FutbolMLS.com: Jugadores cubanos en MLS reaccionan ante palabras de Ozzie Guillen

FutbolMLS.com: MLS’ Cubans react to Ozzie Guillen comments and apology

NBC Sports’ ProSoccerTalk.com: Five-a-side: the questions I want answered today in MLS

Soccer By Ives: MLS Week 6: A look ahead

The National Post: Earthquakes, Red Bulls worth watching

MLS Talk: Why Sporting KC-RSL isn’t this weekend’s best match