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The Denver Post Mar 17, 2019
Rapids settle for tie after late goal by Sporting KC’s Johnny Russell

Rapids settle for tie after late goal by Sporting KC’s Johnny Russell

Johan Blomberg nearly scored seconds after coming off the bench in the 79th minute. It would’ve given the Rapids a two-goal lead.
The Denver Post Mar 15, 2019
Colorado Rapids podcast: Sounders recap, Sporting KC Preview and that Matt Pentz tweet

Colorado Rapids podcast: Sounders recap, Sporting KC Preview and that Matt Pentz tweet

This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red talk about that Matt Pentz tweet. We discuss kindness and lowbrow comments in the context of being a soccer writer.
The Denver Post Mar 13, 2019
Backpass: Rapids need to figure out how to get their best players on the pitch at the same time

Backpass: Rapids need to figure out how to get their best players on the pitch at the same time

Sometimes the reasons for a victory or a defeat are complicated. Or, at least, sometimes, we want to make them complicated, especially at the beginning of the season when we are still trying to make sense of what it is we have before us.
The Denver Post Mar 13, 2019
Rapids defender Tommy Smith could play against Sporting KC on Sunday

Rapids defender Tommy Smith could play against Sporting KC on Sunday

There's no guarantee Tommy Smith will suit up with Colorado hosts Sporting KC on Sunday at Dicks Sporting Goods Park, but it's not out of the question.
The Denver Post Mar 12, 2019
For the 0-1-1 Rapids, it’s not about moral victories — it’s little victories, even in the losses

For the 0-1-1 Rapids, it’s not about moral victories — it’s little victories, even in the losses

For the Colorado Rapids, who have finished in last or second-to-last place of the Western Conference it in four of the last five seasons, it’s the small goals. An improved defensive effort, attitude or even just playing second balls better.
The Denver Post Mar 11, 2019
Why the Colorado Rapids paid $1.7 million to cut Shkëlzen Gashi — and why he knew it was coming

Why the Colorado Rapids paid $1.7 million to cut Shkëlzen Gashi — and why he knew it was coming

He arrived with the winning grin of a European star and an uncanny ability to smack free kicks that seemed to defy the laws of physics. But soon, just like every Rapids franchise player before him, he went swiftly from a game-changer to an underachiever.
The Denver Post Mar 8, 2019
With Benny Feilhaber’s help, the Colorado Rapids look and feel better this year — especially in the attack

With Benny Feilhaber’s help, the Colorado Rapids look and feel better this year — especially in the attack

Given the Rapids lost 19 times last year with an average of 1.1 goals per match, beginning 2019 with a 3-3 draw is about as good of a start as Colorado could have asked for.
The Denver Post Mar 7, 2019
Backpass: Dissecting the tactical side of what the Colorado Rapids are trying to do

Backpass: Dissecting the tactical side of what the Colorado Rapids are trying to do

The Colorado Rapids started their 2019 season strong last week -- with a draw. We'll take it.
The Denver Post Mar 6, 2019
Colorado Rapids podcast: Reliving SnowClasico 3, saying good-bye to Shkelzen Gashi and looking ahead to Sounders matchup

Colorado Rapids podcast: Reliving SnowClasico 3, saying good-bye to Shkelzen Gashi and looking ahead to Sounders matchup

Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, we have good things to talk about! So many good things. We begin by discussing Shklenzen Gashi’s departure from the club then do a comprehensive review of Snow Clasico 3, the Colorado Rapids 3-3 draw against Portland Timbers. The guys talk about all the snow! […]
The Denver Post Mar 1, 2019
Backpass: 8 predictions about the Colorado Rapids and the 2019 MLS season

Backpass: 8 predictions about the Colorado Rapids and the 2019 MLS season

To be frank, it’s probably a terrible idea to do a column filled with predictions, especially early on in my career with The Denver Post. In six months, you and I are going to look back at this column and think, "How could I possibly have thought that?"
The Denver Post Feb 28, 2019
Colorado Rapids podcast: Full 2019 season preview, home opener and new pod music and art

Colorado Rapids podcast: Full 2019 season preview, home opener and new pod music and art

Soccer is back Rapids Fans! The off-season is over. The preseason is over. The Colorado Rapids are playing a soccer game at Dick's Sporting Goods Park this weekend! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red talk about the big picture aspects of the 2019 Colorado Rapids season.
The Denver Post Feb 22, 2019
Backpass: We’re beginning to see what the Colorado Rapids’ 2019 lineup will look like

Backpass: We’re beginning to see what the Colorado Rapids’ 2019 lineup will look like

What the Rapids used in a preseason doubleheader against Las Vegas is tantalizing close to what an opening-day squad might look like.
The Denver Post Feb 21, 2019
Colorado Rapids podcast: Black Diamond kits, contract extensions, and 2019 depth chart hype

Colorado Rapids podcast: Black Diamond kits, contract extensions, and 2019 depth chart hype

This week on Holding The High Line, we've got CCL Fever and a Colorado Rapids depth chart preview to nerd out on. We begin by discussing MLS teams in CONCACAF Champions League and we begrudgingly discuss the Rapids new Black Diamond secondary kit.
The Denver Post Feb 21, 2019
Backpass: Why the Colorado Rapids and other MLS teams are so secretive about the preseason

Backpass: Why the Colorado Rapids and other MLS teams are so secretive about the preseason

MLS teams rarely provide any information about their preseason matches. What's with all the secrecy?
Kellyn Acosta signs 3-year contract with Colorado Rapids

Kellyn Acosta signs 3-year contract with Colorado Rapids

The Colorado Rapids have signed midfielder Kellyn Acosta to a new three-year contract, according to MLSsoccer.com.

Rapids Player News

  • Kellyn Acosta

    Kellyn Acosta

    Colorado Rapids banking on future with contract extensions for Acosta, Rosenberry and Rubio

  • Diego Rubio

    Diego Rubio

    Three Takeaways from Colorado’s 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City

  • Andre Shinyashiki

    Andre Shinyashiki

    Watch: Andre Shinyashiki scores late equalizer in snowy Colorado

  • Kei Kamara

    Kei Kamara

    Sounders vs Rapids: Gamethread and updates

  • Benny Feilhaber

    Benny Feilhaber

    With Benny Feilhaber’s help, the Colorado Rapids look and feel better this year — especially in the attack

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