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The Lake Runs Dry

So all hell has broken loose in Salt Lake City and this little kickball experience might be heading toward a salt-watery grave. RSL wants the city to help with stadium infrastructure costs. City isn't interested. Suburban types don't seem to care either. Dave Checketts is very mad. Seems he might pull out of Utah and take his toys elsewhere, perhaps St. Louis. Don't worry, the Commish has got Checketts' back, saying, "As we have said many times, Real Salt Lake cannot be successful long-term without a new stadium. In that regard, Real Salt Lake is no different than any other professional sports team in America. I will meet with Real Salt Lake owner Dave Checketts to review the options in light of this decision."

Which brings up this silly possibility: Maybe RSL shuts down right away and all their players are dispersed elsewhere in the league. Those who recently joined the team are sent back to their previous clans. Coach Soehn, there's a Fredua Adu on Line 1...


By Steve Goff  |  January 29, 2007; 11:26 PM ET
Categories:  MLS  
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