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MLS extends commissioner Garber's contract through 2023

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 14th - 11:22am

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber's contract has been extended by league owners for five years through 2023.

3 thoughts on Real Salt Lake's 2-1 preseason win over Japan's Iwaki FC

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Feb 9th - 7:41am

There are a few things we can learn from Real Salt Lake’s performance in a 2-1 win on the islands, even during the preseason.

Real Salt Lake unveils new all-white uniform combo

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Feb 8th - 8:40am

The new all-white uniform combo includes red stripes with a red collar, red piping around the edges and all-red RSL crest over the left breast.

Real Salt Lake adds forward Sam Johnson as designated player

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 4th - 1:06pm

Johnson, who hails from Monrovia, comes to Major League Soccer after after finishing last season as the top scorer at Valerenga in Norway.

Not in preseason, Corey Baird's successful US debut likely to pay off for Real Salt Lake

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jan 28th - 9:10pm

Indeed, even without being in camp for the first week of preseason — which Real Salt Lake spent in Los Angeles before returning home Monday for a week — Corey Baird has already proven that he is ready to build on last season.

RSL's Corey Baird marks 1st US appearance with assist, 3-0 win over Panama

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 27th - 8:37pm

Real Salt Lake forward Corey Baird capped his first-ever game in a U.S. men’s national team uniform with a start from new coach Gregg Berhalter, then rewarded his coach’s confidence with an assist on the game winning goal in a 3-0 win Sunday night.

'It's good to be back': RSL reunites for first day's training camp — snow and all

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:46pm

After a long offseason — one that proved to be even longer than expected after the club’s loss in the Western Conference semifinals to Sporting Kansas City — Real Salt Lake was back on the training pitch Monday, blizzard and all.

Real Monarchs name longtime RSL Academy director Martin Vasquez as next head coach

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:01pm

Martin Vasquez, Real Salt Lake’s longtime academy director, was named the head coach of second-division side Real Monarchs, the club announced Monday morning prior to preseason training camp at the RSL Academy in Herriman.

Students playing well on the field, in the classroom thanks to RSL donation

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:01pm

The Real Salt Lake Foundation announced its new "Scoring for Schools" program Tuesday at Terra Linda Elementary school. The program will donate funds to the Alpine, Jordan and Canyons school districts.

Real Salt Lake adds two, including Syracuse High grad, in 2019 MLS SuperDraft

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 12th - 7:30am

Real Salt Lake tapped into the Ivy League with its MLS SuperDraft selections this weekend. Then, it went local.

Utah Royals add 3 as NWSL rosters expand during 2019 college draft

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jan 10th - 3:13pm

The Utah Royals expanded their now-22-player roster during the 2019 NWSL College Draft in Chicago on Thursday.

Luke Mulholland is returning to Real Salt Lake

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 9th - 12:32pm

The veteran midfielder has signed a new contract with Sandy’s Major League Soccer club, RSL announced Wednesday afternoon.

RSL bolsters midfielder with signing of Brazilian Everton Luiz

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 7th - 11:24am

Everton Luiz’s current club, SPAL from Ferrera, Italy, in Serie A, announced Monday morning that it had agreed to a temporary transfer of Luiz to Real Salt Lake, effective through Dec. 31, 2019.

Utah Royals make offseason splash, signing Spanish captain Vero Boquete for 2019 season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 4th - 1:03pm

The club announced Friday it has signed Spanish national team midfielder Veronica Boquete, adding the 31-year-old attacking midfielder to a team that will need to make several adjustments during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

Year in Review: 11 top storylines in Utah sports in 2018

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 1st - 2:03pm

From individual highs to career performances to teams going where no (or few) teams have gone before, the sporting landscape changed in many ways over the past 365 days. Here are our 11 favorite moments from the past year.

Year in Review: The 5 biggest storylines from Real Salt Lake in 2018

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Dec 31st - 9:35pm

Before the clock strikes midnight on 2018, before RSL opens preseason training camp in late January, and before the club kicks off the 2019 season March 2, let’s take a look back at the year that was at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Albert Rusnak finalizes reportedly record-breaking deal with Real Salt Lake

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Dec 28th - 2:43pm

The club announced a new multi-year contract for the Slovakian international Friday, keeping the leading scorer over the past two years in Sandy through the 2021 season.

Real Salt Lake signs GM Craig Waibel to new multi-year contract

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Dec 28th - 1:49pm

The former Real Salt Lake assistant coach who rose through the club’s ranks to technical director and then general manager for the past three seasons was rewarded with a new multi-year contract, the organization announced Friday morning.

Sigi Schmid, winningest MLS coach, dies at 65

The Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 26th - 7:57pm

Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died. He was 65.

Real Salt Lake to open 2019 season March 2 in Houston

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Dec 20th - 1:39pm

Major League Soccer announced its opening week of the 2019 season Thursday, and Real Salt Lake will begin in a familiar place — on the road.