8:02 AM EST, Sun November 23, 2014

Real Salt Lake decides to pass in Chivas USA Dispersal Draft

freeform Pass. Real Salt Lake did Wednesday in the 2014 Chivas USA Dispersal Draft. Tasked with the No. 10 pick from a selection of players from the now-defunct Southern California club, RSL decided it best not to take a player available at that spot. Seven players were selected by the league’s 20 clubs entering the 2015 Major League Soccer season. Each player picked is chosen at their full 2015 budget options and their options must be exercised for the 2015 campaign. Former Chivas ...

RSL notes on Lagerwey's contract situation and Chivas USA Dispersal Draft

freeform A week later, not much has changed. The linchpin of Real Salt Lake’s offseason will be the future of general manager bGarth Lagerwey/b, due to be a highly sought-after free agent when the final days of his four-year contract extension expire on Dec. 31. In RSL’s exit interviews last Wednesday, Lagerwey said he was in no rush to make a decision on whether he plans to stay for an ninth season with the club and beyond.  Conversations with owner bDell Loy Han...

2014 a year of serious travel for RSL stars Beckerman, Rimando

freeform Six nominees for the 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year were announced late Sunday night. Real Salt Lake captain bKyle Beckerman/b is on the list. The 32-year-old midfielder, who in his first-ever trip to a World Cup started three group-stage matches, is nominated alongside bClint Dempsey, Tim Howard, Fabian Johnson, Jermaine Jones/b and bAlejandro Bedoya/b. Through Nov. 14, Beckerman had eight caps and seven starts in 201...

RSL's Jeff Cassar elaborates on Year 1 as head coach

freeform Sandy • How would bJeff Cassar/b rate himself in Year 1 as the new boss? He wouldn’t. The rookie head coach guided Real Salt Lake to a seventh-straight MLS playoff berth as the club earned 56 points and earned the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference. But the sights and sounds of the end hovers, and will hover for quite some time. “I don’t think I’m ever going to get over that game,” said Cassar Wednesday night during RSL’s final media availability of 2014. ...

RSL GM Garth Lagerwey expects to meet with Dell Loy Hansen within the next week

freeform Sandy • It took maybe 24 hours — perhaps 36 — shoot, possibly even a beer or two squeezed in within that timeframe for bGarth Lagerwey/b to try and process the 5-0 elimination loss Sunday at the StubHub Center. There ain’t much of a choice at this point for anyone at Real Salt Lake, let alone its soon-to-be-out-of-contract general manager. The four-year extension penned with RSL back in 2011 is scheduled to run dry on Dec. 31, leaving his long-term future up i...