Real Salt Lake News Stand: Oct. 1

Get ready for #RSLvDC with today's edition of the News Stand

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Nat Borchers ‏@natborchers

Sweet dreams #RSLfamily. A fantastic opportunity awaits us. Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow night.

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL Nation: LET'S. DO. THIS. #USOC100 Final. 7p MT at #RioT. Arrive EARLY, wear RED, #BELIEVE! http://instagram.com/p/e6FK1esFfN/

Lovel Palmer ‏@lovelpalmer7

Celebrating @joaoplata10 #usoc semifinal game winner with @tian_futbol onto the finals we go… http://instagram.com/p/e52mw3n1Cf/

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

MUST-WATCH: #RSL "Chasing the Crown" Part I: http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2013/09/30/chasing-crown-rsl-usoc-final-part-1 … .. #USOC100 pursuit, go inside locker room / charter from 1-0 W at VAN

Brian Straus ‏@BrianStraus

About time this saw the light of day. Part 1 of a long, enlightening conversation with Jason Kreis: #RSL http://soccer.si.com/2013/09/30/real-salt-lake-jason-kreis-interview-mls/3/ …

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Chasing the Crown | RSL in the USOC Final, Part 1

RealSaltLake.com: Video: Kreis, Borchers and Morales preview Tuesday's Open Cup Final

RealSaltLake.com: RSL vs DC United | USOC Final - Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake vs. D.C. United US Open Cup Preview | The Scouting Report

ExtraTime Radio: Coaches' Corner - Jason Kreis (RSL), Caleb Porter (POR)

MLSsoccer.com: VIDEO: LA Galaxy's Robbie Keane scores skillful, trick shot goal in training | SIDELINE

MLSsoccer.com: Vote now for the AT&T MLS Goal of the Week: Week 31

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Preview: RSL v. DC United

RealSaltLake.com: Third time's the charm? RSL looks to win USOC at home

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL looks to lift first U.S. Open Cup trophy

Deseret News: Past heartbreaks should keep RSL focused in US Open Cup final vs. DC United

KSL.com: Real Salt Lake continues its Open Cup quest Tuesday, hosts D.C. United in final

The Guardian: DC United look to salvage poor season in US Open Cup final against RSL

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake vs. DC United | US Open Cup Final Preview

MLSsoccer.com: US Open Cup: Real Salt Lake-DC United final a reminder of how fast things change in MLS

MLSsoccer.com: US Open Cup: Underdog DC United ready to go for broke vs. Real Salt Lake with "not a lot to lose"

SI.com: Real Salt Lake coach Jason Kreis discusses molding players and the RSL way

Pro Soccer Talk: U.S. Open Cup preview: Real Salt Lake and D.C. United compete for domestic soccer’s oldest crown

Pro Soccer Talk: Domestic soccer treble? Odds say “unlikely,” but Real Salt Lake has the chance at something very special

Pro Soccer Talk: Where would a D.C. United win rank in U.S. Open Cup final upsets?

Goal.com: Thomas Floyd: D.C. United carries curious duality into Open Cup final

Prost Amerika: Silverware. Silverware. It's Cup Final time in Salt Lake City

Soccer By Ives: SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Devon Sandoval

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL with unique opportunity to win another trophy — and a first at home

RSL Perspective: Why the US Open Cup matters, and matters so much to Real Salt Lake

Real Nation: Previewing the Final

RSL Soapbox: Training Notes: Saturday's win puts Kreis in difficult selection position

RSL Soapbox: MLS Week 30 Power Ranking Overview

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Countdown begins to 100th US Open Cup Final between Real Salt Lake, DC United

MLSsoccer.com: Dominic Oduro becomes first Columbus Crew player to be voted MLS Player of the Week in 2013

MLSsoccer.com: Colorado Rapids trusting youth in playoff push: "You cannot exclude them from the responsibility"

MLSsoccer.com: Tim Cahill relishes hero role for New York Red Bulls: "You play for moments like this"

MLSsoccer.com: Despite ugly collision, Chivas USA's Dan Kennedy calls Steven Lenhart "a guy I'd want on my team"

MLSsoccer.com: Stalled-out LA Galaxy know the score: "There's not much time left," admits Robbie Keane

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire can't dwell on more blown points: "There's no time to cry or feel bad for ourselves"

MLSsoccer.com: Richard Eckersley confused with latest benching, hoping to stick with Toronto FC beyond this season

MLSsoccer.com: Orlando City announce crucial votes for new stadium funding to begin next week

MLSsoccer.com: American Exports: Zarek Valentin named Man of the Match as Bodo/Glimt clinch promotion

Soccer by Ives: Timbers notes: Another unbeaten month, Jewsbury solidifies RB position, and more

Soccer by Ives: SBI MLS Team of the Week: Philadelphia Union

Soccer by Ives: SBI MLS Player of the Week: Tim Cahill

Pro Soccer Talk: Portland Timbers, New York Red Bulls learning to faithfully grind out results

Pro Soccer Talk: Weekly MLS rankings

Pro Soccer talk: United States roster falling to pieces ahead of remaining 2014 World Cup qualifiers

Goal.com: MLS Wrap: Sizing up the Supporters Shield, playoff races