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 http://instagram.com/p/YLsgiSKY1n/ 

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!

 

Multimedia

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”

MLSsoccer.com: Top 3 Performers: Week 7 – Will Johnson, Brad Davis, Joe Bendik
 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Rimando wins 2 Governor’s State of Sport Awards

RealSaltLake.com: Horton: Rimando off to a red-hot start

RealSaltLake.com: Rimando up for Save of the Week

RealSaltLake.com: 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

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon gets three-game suspension for slur

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Power Rankings: FC Dallas make their move in the latest poll

MLSsoccer.com: Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: 'Keepers keep stealing the show in MLS

MLSsoccer.com: New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry: SKC have "best partnership at the back in MLS"

MLSsoccer.com: Caleb Porter says Portland Timbers are "not going to back down" from a fight

MLSsoccer.com: Lamar Neagle making his time off the bench count in strong showings for Seattle Sounders

MLSsoccer.com: Report: Summer transfer expected for Jozy Altidore, but USMNT star is "in no rush to jump ship"

MLSsoccer.com: Costa Rica plan on exacting World Cup qualifying revenge on USMNT at the Monster's Cave

Goal.com: Keith Hickey: Major League Soccer’s equality campaign is falling short

Goal.com: McCarthy: Boston’s resolve will help the city heal after unspeakable tragedy

Fox Soccer: Where are the next American stars?

Philly.com: 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)