MLS Regular Season
One of the breakout stars of the 2013 season for the Rapids was left back Chris Klute, but the start of 2014 did not go as smoothly for the 24-year-old. Klute was forced to leave the opening match of the MLS season after 52 minutes due to a hamstring injury.
Rapids Head Coach Pablo Mastroeni confirmed on Tuesday that the defender would likely miss some time due to the injury.
Coming from England, I’m used to backing the underdog in most sporting events, and it’s always sweetly satisfying whenever the big boys, the team that so-called experts tip as odds-on favorites receive something of a bloodied nose.
NEW YORK RED BULLS vs COLORADO RAPIDS
RED BULL ARENA, Harrison, N.J.
March 15, 2014 (WEEK 2, MLS Game #9)
2 p.m. MT (UDN; MSG; Altitude)
The 50th episode of the Rapids Podcast coincides with the start of the 2014 season for the Colorado Rapids, as they tackle the Supporters Shield winners from last year, the New York Red Bulls.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Thursday, March 13, 2014) - Major League Soccer announced today that Univision Deportes Network has picked up the Colorado Rapids match at New York Red Bulls on Saturday and will broadcast the action nationally in Spanish.
The game takes place at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, and will kick-off at 4 p.m. ET (2 p.m. MT), and will also be broadcast locally by Altitude TV with commentary from Richard Fleming and Marcelo Balboa.
It wasn't the introduction to MLS that I was expecting, nor had I planned for it. Having arrived in Denver a year ago today, I was afforded one day watching the team train, before they departed for Utah and a date with Real Salt Lake on Saturday, March 16.
The Colorado Rapids and Mile High Sports Radio announced on Wednesday that all 34 of the club’s 2014 regular season matches will be broadcast on FM 94.1 and www.MileHighSports.com. This season will mark the third straight year that the club’s English-language radio partner will be Mile High Sports, and coverage starts with the March 15 season opener at the New York Red Bulls at 2 p.m. MT.
A trip to the New York Red Bulls this weekend will signal the start of the 2014 season for the Colorado Rapids. It will be the 14th time that the team has begun a season on the road. The club's first home match is set for March 22 against the Portland Timbers (TICKETS).
The Rapids are: