Real Salt Lake News Stand: May 16

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

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WATCH: @MLSAnalyst & @Dan_Haiek preview #RSL v COL in #RockyMtnCup action ... Who controls the midfield? http://www.mlssoccer.com/video/2014/05/15/real-salt-lake-vs-colorado-rapids-may-17-2014-preview-scouting-report …

Deseret News: Sports @desnewssports

#RSL backups ready for extended minutes while stars are away at World Cup, by @DesNewsReal | http://goo.gl/rmPTSS 

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#RSL stress importance of #RockyMtnCup despite emerging rivalries elsewhere, writes @Scott DPierce http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2014/05/15/real-salt-lake-stress-importance-rocky-mountain-cup-despite-emerging-rivalri …

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INFOGRAPHIC: #RSLvCOL #RockyMtnCup history :: http://www.realsaltlake.com/news/2014/05/infographic-history-rocky-mountain-cup … #RSL 6 : 3 COL

David James @DavidDJJames

Here is part 1 of the interview with @RealSaltLake Head Coach @jeffcassar http://tinyurl.com/lvmvlgk

David James @DavidDJJames

Here is part 2 of the interview with @RealSaltLake Head Coach @jeffcassar http://tinyurl.com/ltxwdw3

Multimedia

ESPN 700: Chris Wingert on The Bill & Hans Show

KUTV: Jeff Cassar Interview: Part 1

KUTV: Jeff Cassar Interview: Part 2

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids May 17, 2014 Preview | Scouting Report

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Insider: The class, charisma and captaincy of Clint Dempsey

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Infographic: History of the Rocky Mountain Cup

RealSaltLake.com: RSL-Arizona Academy MF Corey Baird called to US Under-20's

RealSaltLake.com: RSL's international trio see "no need to panic" as they depart for camps

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake stress importance of Rocky Mountain Cup despite emerging rivalries elsewhere

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake have big shoes to fill going into Colorado game

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake backups ready for extended minutes while stars are away at the World Cup

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Three questions with @uzworm on the Rapids

RSL Soapbox: Ten games in, Jeff Cassar showing real quality in head coach role

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Former USMNT stalwart Oguchi Onyewu "gutted" to miss out on pre-World Cup camp

MLSsoccer.com: The Throw-In: USMNT's "Survivor Silicon Valley" & Jurgen Klinsmann's Jose Mourinho mind games

MLSsoccer.com: Reeling Portland Timbers faced with new challenges with injuries to Michael Harrington, Diego Chara

MLSsoccer.com: Defensive fixes are the order of business for struggling FC Dallas after rough three-game stretch

MLSsoccer.com: Sporting Kansas City quash Uri Rosell transfer rumors: "We're not selling anybody right now"

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes piecing together backline ravaged by international departures, injuries

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact amazed at USMNT's snub of Justin Mapp: "He's one of the best players in the league"

MLSsoccer.com: Philadelphia Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz backs John Hackworth, outlines desire for high-profile striker

MLSsoccer.com: Homegrown Marco Delgado pushes for minutes as Chivas USA's midfield options grow

MLSsoccer.com: LA Galaxy sign "versatile" forward Jacob Trainor, making cancer-stricken boy's wish come true

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: USMNT handyman Fabian Johnson says he expects defender role

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: Seattle Sounders' Osvaldo Alonso says longed-for USMNT switch likely not going to happen

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: USMNT striker Jozy Altidore rolls with the punches after rough Sunderland season

SI.com: Jozy Altidore looking to regain goal-scoring form with U.S. national team

SI.com: Wherever he plays, Fabian Johnson will be a key piece for U.S. in Brazil

Fox Soccer: Roster battles await MLS players in US World Cup training camp

American Soccer Now: From KC to Brazil, Zusi and Besler Are a Matching Pair