When Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced that the state would move to the yellow, low-risk phase of COVID-19 response beginning Saturday, one of the first things he mentioned about the new phase was an increase in athletics.
Major League Soccer announced Friday afternoon that its players will be permitted to use team-owned outdoor training facilities for individual workouts beginning Wednesday, May 6, under compliance of local health and safety protocols in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mike Petke’s case against his former club is closed. A judge upheld a joint motion to dismiss the lawsuit in March, two days after it was filed by Petke and Real Salt Lake, according to court documents.
RSL announced in a statement Tuesday that the organization will not be eligible for the Federal CARES program — part of the $2 trillion stimulus package recently signed by President Donald Trump — and will be forced to reduce staff.
Through a generous donation from the RSL Foundation, the organization donated 1,500 pounds of food to the Utah Food Bank over the past three days that would’ve been sold at Rio Tinto Stadium last Saturday.
In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation to limit gatherings of 50 or more people, MLS has adjusted its previous 30-day suspension to eight weeks, the league announced in a statement Thursday morning.