Jan. 3: Lovel Palmer officially signs with Real Salt Lake after being selected in the 2012 Re-Entry Draft.
Jan. 9: Real Salt Lake's 2013 schedule is released, revealing only three scheduled national TV matches for the club.
Jan. 16: Robbie Findley signs with Real Salt Lake after being released by English club Nottingham Forest, where had spent the last two years.
Jan. 16: Nat Borchers is revealed to have undergone a surgery which will see him out during at least preseason and the early weeks of the season.
Jan. 16: Javier Morales re-signs with Real Salt Lake after months of speculation. He later revealed that he had offers on the table from La Liga club RCD Espanyol.
Jan. 17: Real Salt Lake selects John Stertzer and Devon Sandoval in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.
Jan. 18: Alvaro Saborio captains Costa Rica in the 2013 Copa Centroamericana. They go on to win the tournament.
Jan. 20: Following in the footsteps of Nat Borchers, Chris Wingert is revealed to have undergone a surgery, missing preseason and at least the first weeks of the season.
Jan. 22: Real Salt Lake selects Brock Granger and Max Wasserman in the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft. Max Wasserman arrives at preseason, picks up an injury, and returns home.
Jan. 23: MLS and USL-Pro announce a partnership which will extend the MLS Reserves into the USL Pro schedule, promising further developments. RSL partners with first-year club FC Phoenix, though loosely.
Jan. 24: RSL founder Dave Checketts sells his shares in Real Salt Lake to co-owner Dell Loy Hansen, marking a new era for the club. Hansen promises increased resources.
Jan. 29: Kyle Beckerman captains the USMNT, while Tony Beltran appears in his first senior match.
Jan. 30: Joao Plata is announced as having signed with the club.