7:01 AM EDT, Wed July 23, 2014

The scene following RSL’s 1-0 loss at L.A.

Carson, Calif. • Jeff Cassar walked by Scott Pierce and myself underneath StubHub Center, then turned back and said something to the extent of, “Wait until you see what I’m going to do.” Real Salt Lake’s head coach waltzed by to put on the headset and speak to Brian Dunseth and Bill Riley for his standard post-match TV interview. This was about his club’s 1-0 loss to the L.A. Galaxy Saturday night. At the end of the interview, Cassar took out an iPhone and pulled up what appeared to be a scree...

RSL notes: Sam Garza on trial, injuries and World Cup

Sandy • What goes into being a trialist at a professional soccer club? Sam Garza is finding that out right now. The 24-year-old former No. 6 overall pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft is on trial with Real Salt Lake a week after being waived by the San Jose Earthquakes. The Carrollton, Texas, native spent the better part of the last two seasons in Major League Soccer trying to find his way. In 2013, he made five league appearances. In 2012, he made six as a...

RSL GM Garth Lagerwey discusses transfer window opening

Imagine it. Flipping on the TV on an early fall Saturday morning and seeing those patented dreadlocks emerging out from beneath the tunnel in England or Italy or Germany or the Netherlands. It’s the reality of a post-World Cup environment, players who shine on the global stage will be seen by billions and some of those eyes have the power — and desire — to perhaps make moves to better their clubs worldwide. The burning question: After starring in three World Cup matches against Ghana, Portuga...