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).