Michael Black

MLSsoccer.com Real Salt Lake beat writer Michael Black has been working for the past nine years at the Deseret News in Salt Lake City as both a writer and editor. He attended the University of Utah, where he studied communications with an emphasis on news and editorial. His favorite soccer team (other than RSL) is Aston Villa. He is also a huge Utah Jazz, Tennessee Titans and University of Utah fan. He has been married to Amanda Black for 16 years and has three children (Mitchell, 14; Austin, 10; Rachel 7). 


Jason Kreis
Beckerman: "We can still have a really good season"
Thu, 10/25/2012
Kyle Beckerman battles two Herediano players for the ball
RSL unable to pull the trigger against defensive-minded Costa Ricans
Wed, 10/24/2012
Saborío out, Espíndola and Olave "50-50" for must-win match
Tue, 10/23/2012
Jeff Parke and Fabian Espindola
Kreis on scoreless draw: "I thought we lacked that a little bit tonight"
Thu, 10/18/2012
Portuguese youth international shines in Reserve League, welcomes move to MLS
Thu, 10/11/2012
Rookie midfielder may play important role due to veteran teammates on intl. duty
Wed, 10/10/2012
Jason Kreis
Kreis on early deficit: “I think our guys handled it in the exact right way"
Mon, 10/08/2012
Fabian Espindola celebrates his goal against the LA Galaxy
RSL striker has two goals, three assists in last two games at HDC
Sun, 10/07/2012
RSL approaching visit to LA like postseason matchup as sides jockey for playoff position
Sat, 10/06/2012
In order for RSL to succeed, boss says new club record holder has to stay on form
Thu, 10/04/2012
Kyle Beckerman, Real Salt Lake
RSL captain doesn't mind an extra playoff game to stay sharp, but hosting MLS Cup a nice carrot
Wed, 10/03/2012
Fabian Espindola celebrates the end of a three-month goal drought with a tally vs. Portland
Argentine striker heeds Kreis' call to be both playmaker and attacker
Tue, 10/02/2012
Kreis, Beckerman laud their strike duo in rout of Chivas as stretch run approaches
Sun, 09/30/2012
Jason Kreis and Robin Fraser on the sideline (CHV - RSL)
RSL head coach warns his side not to underestimate former assistant's outfit
Fri, 09/28/2012
RSL's Chris Schuler battles FC Dallas's Jackson, July 9, 2011.
With Olave out due to suspension, Kreis turns to Schuler as fill-in: "He deserves the chance"
Thu, 09/27/2012