MLS Regular Season

Injury update: waiting game for Deshorn Brown

Club's top scorer a doubt for the visit of Chivas USA after suffering groin strain at Portland
Waiting on Deshorn Brown
Injury update

Deshorn Brown

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Colorado Rapids striker Deshorn Brown is rated as questionable for this Friday's home game against Chivas USA after limping out of last week's 2-1 loss at the Portland Timbers with a right groin strain.

Brown, who is the club's leading scorer this season with seven goals, will step up his recovery in the coming days and only then will it be known if he is ready to return for the Rapids' next match (TICKETS).

More 'Mastroeni Moments': Changing of the guard steps in at #4

The top five countdown continues with the day in 2004 when Pablo took over the captaincy
Changing of the guard at #4
Mastroeni moments

All this week we will be counting down the top five 'Mastroeni Moments' – all from Pablo’s playing career with the Rapids – as voted by you, the fans. Coming in at #4 is the important moment almost 10 years ago when a changing of the guard occurred in Denver.

Portland Timbers 2, Colorado Rapids 1 | MLS Match Recap

Deshorn Brown scores his seventh goal in as many games, but it's not enough to overcome Timbers
Match Recap: POR 2, COL 1
Match Recap

Drew Moor vs Colorado Rapids

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Two goals in five second half minutes denied the Colorado Rapids their first away win since April 12, as the Portland Timbers claimed only their second home win of the season.

The Argentine pair of Maximiliano Urruti and Diego Valeri bagged second-half goals to erase a 1-0 deficit in a 2-1 defeat of the Rapids, in a crucial Western Conference showdown on Friday night.

Rapids Podcast: which Rapids players make the grade for 2018?

With the World Cup over, six Rapids youngsters have their sights on the ultimate soccer goal
Which players for 2018?
Rapids Podcast

There is so much to discuss on this week's Rapids Podcast, presented by Dick's Sporting Goods, as the team prepares for a Friday night trip to Portland Timbers (9 p.m MT, NBC Sports).

With the wonderful World Cup now a fading memory, focus is back well and truly on MLS, though chatter has begun about who may be in the frame for sport's showpiece event in Russia four years from now.

Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids | MLS Match Preview

Rapids take their three game unbeaten streak to Providence Park on Friday for the NBC game
Preview: Rapids @ Timbers

July 18, 2014 (WEEK 19, MLS Game #172)
9 p.m. MT (NBCSN, live stream on

Infographic: Rapids at Timbers, July 18, Match Preview

The Rapids head west seeking their first win in Portland since 2011
Infographic: Match Preview

MLS Disciplinary Committee suspend Rapids defender Shane O'Neill

Homegrown ace banned for one game after late challenge in the 3-3 tie at Philadelphia Union
MLS bans Shane O'Neill
O'Neill suspended

Shane O'Neill's late challenge on Philadelphia Union midfielder Danny Cruz during last Saturday's 3-3 draw at PPL Park has landed him a one-game ban, courtesy of the MLS Disciplinary Committee.

Pablo Mastroeni to be inducted into Rapids Gallery of Honor on July 25

Mastroeni bobbleheads presented by MetroPCS given to first 2000 fans at Rapids match
Pablo Mastroeni Night 7/25
Pablo honor

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Colorado Rapids legend Pablo Mastroeni will be inducted into the Rapids Gallery of Honor on Friday, July 25, prior to the Rapids match against Chivas USA at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, presented by MetroPCS (TICKETS). The ceremony will include a video to honor the current Rapids Head Coach and former team captain, as well as an unveiling of Mastroeni’s name and number among the all-time club greats.

Infographic: Rapids at Union July 12, Match Recap

Stats and figures around the 3-3 draw at Philadelphia
Infographic: Match Recap

View from the Booth: good and bad in equal measure

Refereeing decision handed the Rapids a lifeline and they grabbed it with both hands
Good and bad, Rapids
view from the booth

View from the Booth 18

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It feels so much better when you score a late equalizer rather than concede one, and the Rapids have experienced both sides of that particular coin in their two most recent games.

Earning a point, or more, on the road is not to be sniffed at but Saturday’s showing at Philadelphia – while showing pluck and spirit – also highlighted deficiencies defensively.

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