Real Salt Lake News Stand: Dec. 6

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Before the draw, check INTERACTIVE INFOGRAPHIC on #RSL 2009 Cup-champs, 2013 finalists ahead of Saturday’s @MLS Cup …http://www.realsaltlake.com/content/mls-cup-final/infographic …

Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

Nick Rimando earned his second straight Save of the Year award earlier today. Here's how: http://soc.cr/rv07W  pic.twitter.com/JeOJKlNBSw

Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

My feature on the evolving friendship between Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando, which started 13 years ago in Miami. http://bit.ly/1bkoFRG

New York Times Goal ‏@nytimesgoal

M.L.S. Final Is Only the Latest Collision Between Kansas City and Salt Lake http://nyti.ms/1eUiHLM

Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Congrats to @Jeff_Attinella1 4 winning BEST dressed & Cole Grossman 4 winning 2nd BEST dressed & 2nd WORST dressed. pic.twitter.com/OQlf8UvQ4J

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: MLS Cup Final Infographic

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando wins second straight Save of the Year award

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: The Throw-In: 5 reasons why this version of RSL is the most dangerous ever

RealSaltLake.com: Saborio healthy for MLS Cup, Sandoval's status in question

RealSaltLake.com: Horton: RSL looking to make history at MLS Cup

RealSaltLake.com: RSL players have plenty of history in MLS Cup

RealSaltLake.com: Rimando wins 2013 MLS Save of the Year

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake's veterans remind youngsters not to take MLS Cup experience for granted

MLSsoccer.com: The Throw-In: 5 reasons why this version of Real Salt Lake is the most dangerous ever

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando wins second straight Save of the Year award

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen says club "crossing fingers" for return of Jason Kreis

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake's Jason Kreis says MLS Cup "might be the last match I get to coach with this group"

MLSsoccer.com: Three for Thursday: The matches that sparked the feud between Real Salt Lake, Sporting Kansas City

MLSsoccer.com: Why do Real Salt Lake keep traveling in camouflage? Jason Kreis, Kyle Beckerman explain tradition

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Cup: Frosty pitch at Sporting Park? Not this time around according to Peter Vermes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Beckerman, Rimando close friends with long history

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake arrives in Kansas City, prepped for MLS Cup

The Salt Lake Tribune: Monson: Real Salt Lake’s Jason Kreis is the best coach in MLS

The Salt Lake Tribune: Part II of sit-down with RSL owner Dell Loy Hansen

Deseret News: Underdog RSL focused on avoiding another 2nd-place finish

Deseret News: RSL coach Jason Kreis acknowledges MLS Cup might be his last match with club

Deseret News: RSL goalkeeper Nick Rimando wins second consecutive MLS Save of the Year honor

Deseret News: Brad Rock: Zealous RSL fans 'Goin' Coconuts' as MLS Cup nears

KSL.com: Real Salt Lake returns to the MLS Cup Saturday in Kansas City

The New York Times: M.L.S. Final Is Only the Latest Collision Between Kansas City and Salt Lake

Pro Soccer Talk: Looking back on 2013: Talking through Real Salt Lake’s path to MLS Cup

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS Cup positional edges: Looking at the goalkeepers for Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS Cup positional edges: Looks at the defenses for Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City

Soccer by Ives: RSL’s Rimando awarded MLS Save of the Year

Soccer by Ives: Kreis admits MLS Cup Final could be his last match with RSL

Soccer by Ives: Facing the RSL team that passed on him, Sinovic hoping to repay Sporting KC in MLS Cup Final

RSL Academy: Miles Stray and Christian Herrera named to Academy Select Roster at 2013 Winter Showcase

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL Soapbox Roundtable: 2013 MLS Cup preview

RSL Soapbox: Nick Rimando wins Save of the Year — again

RSL Soapbox: MLS Cup 2013: RSL v Sporting KC statistical lineup head-to-head

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: All the latest headlines as MLS Cup final inches closer in Kansas City

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup 2014: MLSsoccer.com's World Cup Draw preview

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire name longtime Columbus Crew fixture Brian Bliss as new technical director

ESPN FC: Sapong overcomes adversity to play key role for SKC

ESPN FC: Will history repeat itself as MLS expands into Florida?

SI.com: Klinsmann: Aside from playing in Manaus, bring on anything at the World Cup

Goal.com: MLS Cup: Myers thriving for Sporting KC after rough start to career

Goal.com: Nick Sabetti: Canadian referee Silviu Petrescu's journey from communist Romania to MLS Cup

Goal.com: Martin MacMahon: MLS should stick to summer soccer

Pro Soccer Talk: USA fear toughest ever World Cup draw but relish chance to make history