Real Salt Lake News Stand: August 2

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Bill Riley ‏@espn700bill

It's official per @natborchers his teammate Yordany Alvarez has been suspended 3 games for his yellow card challenge on Tim Cahill #RSL

 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

WATCH: 2013 #RockyMtnCup "The Story So Far ..." by #RSL video man @nlamping ... http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2013/08/01/2013-rocky-mountain-cup-story-so-far … #7straight

 Nic ‏@NicSLTID

The @ColoradoRapids say they're "stronger" than #RSL. BHfFcjuvvyuU5e7?t. Oh sorry, I just dropped my phone from laughing so hard.

 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Rendering of today's SLC Regional Athletic Complex re-launch ... Thx to @SLCmayorsoffice #RSL http://instagram.com/p/cfce6PsFQW/ 

 Aaron Falk ‏@aaronfalk

Minutes, not goals have been in short supply for Saborio & #RSL coach Jason Kreis expects competition going forward. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/56678331-77/saborio-goals-rsl-minutes.html.csp …

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: 2013 Rocky Mountain Cup – The story so far…

RealSaltLake.com: RSL Rewind: Sabo scores twice at the death to keep the Rocky Mountain Cup

RealSaltLake.com: Beckerman's halftime Google+ hangout

ESPN 700: Nat Borchers on “The Bill and Hans Show”

MLSsoccer.com: AT&T Goal of the Week: Chip shot by Real Salt Lake's Alvaro Saborio the clear winner in Week 22

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: By the Numbers: Beckerman, Beltran and Rimando edition

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake fine-tuning defense, especially on set pieces, ahead of Rocky Mountain Cup finale

The Salt Lake Tribune: Minutes, not goals in short supply for Alvaro Saborio

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL’s Alvarez will be suspended for Cahill tackle

The Salt Lake Tribune: Beckerman and Rimando look to be available at Colorado

Pro Soccer Talk: Alvarez given 3-match suspension for Cahill tackle

Denver Post: MLS, supporters groups closing in on agreement in Rocky Mountain Cup dispute

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Perspective: Major League Soccer Expansion and you

RSL Soapbox: Yordany Alvarez suspended three games for tackle

RSL Soapbox: Three Questions on Colorado Rapids: The rivalry rebirthed

From the Upper Deck: RSL Family Part 3 - Brian Dunseth and Andy Williams

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Jose Villarreal scores wonder goal, soaks everything in during LA Galaxy's 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Clint Dempsey transfer rumors stir up social-media madness

MLSsoccer.com: After rave reviews, MLS Breakaway whip-around show returns Saturday on NBC Sports Network

MLSsoccer.com: Vancouver Whitecaps forward Camilo wins July Player of the Month award

MLSsoccer.com: The Throw-In: Return to an East vs. West MLS All-Star Game? Never, ever go back

MLSsoccer.com: Interest mutual between Colorado Rapids, Panama's Gabriel Torres but transfer details remain murky

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact's Marco Di Vaio wants to see MLS lure more players from Italian Serie A

MLSsoccer.com: Despite struggles in the month of July, Portland Timbers remain upbeat about their prospects

ESPN FC: Sounders deny Clint Dempsey contact

ESPN FC: D.C. United’s Lionard Pajoy out 6 weeks

Goal.com: Friday MLS Forecast: Week 23: Assessing the fallout from All-Star Festivities

Pro Soccer Talk: Isco and Benzema hand Real Madrid a 3-1 victory over LA Galaxy

Pro Soccer Talk: Sounders restructure Joseph’s contract to free up DP spot

Pro Soccer Talk: Three Good Questions for Chivas USA goalkeeper Dan Kennedy

Pro Soccer Talk: Juan Agudelo attracting Stoke City’s interest, time to move on?

Pro Soccer Talk: Clint Dempsey seen at San Francisco airport – MLS rumors fly