MLS Regular Season

Infographic: Rapids at Whitecaps April 5 match preview

A quick look to game #4 for the Colorado Rapids and a trip to the Vancouver Whitecaps
Infographic: Match Preview
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Five things to note ahead of #VANvCOL

A few things to consider as the team packs up to head to British Columbia
Five notes ahead of #VANvCOL
Five Notes
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Deshorn Brown vs Vancouver

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Bart Young / Colorado Rapids

Brutal Travel Schedule in April 

To Vancouver and back. To Toronto and back. Taking on San Jose at home. And then off to Seattle. The Rapids will rack up some serious air miles in April. If you're keeping track, that's over 8500 miles.  

Late Goals

Twenty-two total goals have been scored between the Rapids and the Whitecaps. Of those, 15 have come after the 45th minute. And of those 15 second half goals, 12 have come between the 61st and 90th minute. 

Suspensions and Injuries

Infographic: Colorado Rapids vs. Sporting KC Match Recap

A look at some of the numbers from the 3-2 loss to the MLS Cup champions
Rapids vs. Sporting KC
SKC by numbers
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Watts earns high praise following his MLS debut

Rapids rookie set to be around for 'many, many years' after displaying versatility
High praise for Watts
Watts debut
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Jared Watts

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Garrett W. Ellwood/Colorado Rapids

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.- Colorado Rapids rookie midfielder Jared Watts won’t ever forget Saturday – for more than one reason.  

First and most obviously, the 22-year-old second round pick in this year’s MLS SuperDraft made his MLS debut, starting at defensive midfield in place of the suspended Jose Mari. That was already a pretty big deal. But then, things really got interesting.

View from the Booth: 60 second switch-off proves costly

Missed opportunities and concentration lapse gives Colorado food for thought
Rapids switched off
View from the Booth
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View from the Booth

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Garrett W. Ellwood/Colorado Rapids

And so the first defeat of the season for the Colorado Rapids, a 3-2 loss to Sporting Kansas City. Of course, fans will take most defeats on the chin if deserving, but many supporters will have been floored by the manner of the reversal against the 2013 MLS Cup winners.

Rapids 2, Sporting Kansas City 3 | MLS Match Recap

Penalty kicks not enough to lift Rapids over Sporting KC at home
Match Recap: COL 2 - SKC 3
Match Recap
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COMMERCE CITY, Colo.- Nearly a thousand Sporting Kansas City fans chose the right game to travel over 500 miles to watch their team.

Dom Dwyer’s injury time strike handed Sporting a last-gasp 3-2 win at Colorado on Saturday afternoon at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in a wild contest that featured more penalty kicks for the Rapids, a sending off and five second half goals.

Infographic: Rapids vs Sporting KC Mar 29 Match Preview

A quick look at the Rapids vs Sporting KC
Infographic: Match Preview
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Five things to note ahead of #COLvSKC

Weather, lineup questions, the replacement for newcomer José Mari and lots more besides
Five notes ahead of #COLvSKC
Five Notes
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Hot Hands

Clint Irwin is back at 100% but it has been reported that Pablo Mastroeni will likely stick with rookie John Berner in goal on Saturday.

Matchday preview: Colorado Rapids vs. Sporting Kansas City

MLS Cup holders visit Dick's Sporting Goods Park, kick-off 4 p.m
Rapids vs. Sporting KC
Match Preview
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COLORADO RAPIDS vs SPORTING KANSAS CITY
DICK’S SPORTING GOODS PARK, Commerce City, Colo.
March 29, 2014 (WEEK 4, MLS Game #28)
4 p.m. MT (Altitude; KMCI-38)

Rapids Podcast: babies and cornrows

Joe Nasco talks sleepless nights and diapers, while Chris Klute explains his new hairstyle
Diapers and cornrows!
RAPIDS PODCAST

The life and lifestyles of a soccer player are highlighted in this week's Rapids Podcast, as hosts David Lindholm and Richard Fleming hear from goalkeeper Joe Nasco and defender Chris Klute.

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