Real Salt Lake News Stand: April 17

Catch up on all the latest news from around the soccer world

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Congratulations to #RSL GK @NickRimando for winning UT @StateofSport 2012 Male Athlete of the Year Award !!!

Aaron Falk Aaron Falk ‏@aaronfalk

#RSL's Nick Rimando beats out two NFLers, an NHLer, a golfer and a rodeo star for the Utah Sports Commission's Male Athlete of the Year.

Nick Rimando Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Got to meet one of my little hero's today. @Sam_Gordon6 

Kris Lindsay Kris Lindsay ‏@KrisitoLindsay

Congrats to keeper @NickRimando for taking home some much deserved awards. I'm glad he's keeping for my team. #RSL

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

KREIS on @ESPN700: "3 home games, we need 9 points" ... get tix now for Chivas, LA and VAN, #RSL Nation - keep the sellout streak alive!



ESPN 700: On Frame - April 16

ESPN 700: Nick Rimando on “The Bill and Hans Show”

ESPN 700: Tony Beltran on “The Bill and Hans Show”

ESPN 700: Jason Kreis on “The Bill and Hans Show” Top 3 Performers: Week 7 – Will Johnson, Brad Davis, Joe Bendik

Real Salt Lake News & Notes Rimando wins 2 Governor’s State of Sport Awards Horton: Rimando off to a red-hot start Rimando up for Save of the Week RSL stands with Boston

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL’s Rimando wins Utah Sports Commission awards


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Rimando wins two Governor’s State of Sport awards, doesn’t drop them

RSL Soapbox: After uncertainty in offseason, RSL’s depth not going unnoticed


MLS, Other News & Notes San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon gets three-game suspension for slur MLS Power Rankings: FC Dallas make their move in the latest poll Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: 'Keepers keep stealing the show in MLS New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry: SKC have "best partnership at the back in MLS" Caleb Porter says Portland Timbers are "not going to back down" from a fight Lamar Neagle making his time off the bench count in strong showings for Seattle Sounders Report: Summer transfer expected for Jozy Altidore, but USMNT star is "in no rush to jump ship" Costa Rica plan on exacting World Cup qualifying revenge on USMNT at the Monster's Cave Keith Hickey: Major League Soccer’s equality campaign is falling short McCarthy: Boston’s resolve will help the city heal after unspeakable tragedy

Fox Soccer: Where are the next American stars? What does NBC’s ambitious plan for the English Premier League mean for Major League Soccer?

Pro Soccer Talk: NBC Sports announces Premier League programming plans

Pro Soccer Talk: Three nations test positive for using over-age players in FIFA tournament

Pro Soccer Talk: Herculez Gomez wants back in MLS…he’s just not sure when

Pro Soccer Talk: The Top Ten in ProSoccerTalk’s weekly MLS rankings

Pro Soccer Talk: ProSoccerTalk’s weekly MLS rankings (in two parts)