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Hello Colorado Rapids fans! Hello Burgundy Darkness. This week on HTHL, it’s the international break. Rabbi and Red banter about Sam Vines callup to the USMNT. Finally. The guys recap the San Jose and LA Galaxy games. Matt gives the details on how the Rapids can make the playoffs and what can eliminate them by […]

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Colorado Rapids hosted Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. It was a must win game for both teams, who were below the playoff line entering the day. A rainy day and several staged concerts saw the pitch at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in not great condition. Jack Price returns as Rapids overpower […]

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PODCAST – Happy Labor Day Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, we recap a one point double game week for the Pids. Mark gives us the second half of his DA player updates. We’ve got a great Ask HTHL on player acquisition. Rabbi tries to make sense of the 4-1 loss as […]

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EDITORIAL – Last night, the Colorado Rapids lost to Nashville SC 4-1. Last Saturday, they lost at Philadelphia Union 6-0. These losses are microcosms and exclamations on what has been a horrible season. The team that finished top of the Western Conference last year has eroded. They are a shell of the team they were. […]

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NASHVILLE – Nashville SC hosted Colorado Rapids for the first time ever at GEODIS Park on Wednesday night. The home team was looking to keep their good form going. The visitors were desperate to bounce back from their worst loss of the season on Saturday. Hany Mukhtar once again showed his MVP quality in the […]

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PODCAST – Hi Rapids fans. The Rapids didn’t show up for 35 minutes on Saturday. So neither did we. After that, we try to make sense of the Colorado Rapids 6-0 loss to Philadelphia and what it means for the two games this week. Holding The High Line: Colorado Rapids 6-0 Horror Show Holding The […]

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PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Rachael are back. We get caught up on Americans in the Premier League and discuss if Tim Ream playing well for Fulham FC means he’s got a shot at Qatar. We break down the Supporters’ Shield and Wooden Spoon race. Then […]

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CHESTER, PA – Philadelphia Union hosted Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. The Union were flying high, top of the Eastern Conference and looking to pick up ground on LAFC who lost the previous night. Colorado Rapids meanwhile were coming off a bad week, needing to start a three-game road trip well. Union dominate Rapids behind […]

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PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans. This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red discuss a bad week that saw the Pids get one point from two games. Mark gives updates on Rapids academy kids in college and elsewhere. We discuss the state of the academy and recent Rapids 2 news. Then we […]

Colorado Rapids team group (Photo by Matthew Ashton/EMPICS via Getty Images)

The Colorado Rapids are a founding member of Major League Soccer. They were established on October 17, 1995 and played in the inaugural season in 1996. They’re one of the few MLS original to go through multiple rebrands and color changes. Let’s take a look at their history and the symbolism behind it all. A […]

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VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC hosted Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night. This was a true six-pointer with both teams just below the playoff line in the Western Conference. The Caps were motivated coming off a 5-2 loss over the weekend. Colorado were shorthanded, with Bryan Acosta and Lucas Esteves suspended. Steven Beitashour and Max […]

PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans! This is Holding The High Line. Rabbi is coming back from international duty so we reach into the loan market to bring back Brendan Ploen of the Denver Post. He and Matt join the podcast couch to discuss the end of the Rapids transfer window and Cole Bassett’s loan […]

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Colorado Rapids hosted Columbus Crew SC on Saturday night. It was Crew’s first game facing former striker Gyasi Zardes. Cucho Hernandez and Diego Rubio shined on the night as a cagy playoff-like game ended tied. Cucho scores again, Diego Rubio sets records as Crew draw Rapids The Black and Gold started […]

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – On Saturday morning, Colorado Rapids announced that homegrown midfielder Cole Bassett has been recalled from his loan to Feyenoord Rotterdam. He has been loaned to Fortuna Sittard, also of the Eredivisie, for the 2022-23 season. Feyenoord retain the option to buy Bassett at the end of the loan. Here’s what all […]

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – The Colorado Rapids won two games last week. By an aggregate score of 9-7, they defeated New York Red Bulls and Minnesota United, two teams currently fourth in their respective conference. It’s the first time they’ve won back-to-back games since March. Despite an underwhelming secondary transfer window, this could be the […]

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PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi is in the holy land! We banter about soccer adventuring abroad and Orange Count SC batting LA Galaxy II for a stadium. Then we recap the weather delayed win against Minnesota United. We discuss the good, the underlying worry, and more. […]

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