2010s Colorado Rapids Decade Team Best XI

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EDITORIAL – Last Word on Soccer continues to come up with evergreen reading material with COVID-19 shutting down the soccer world. This includes visiting a few topics we previously did not have time for. The decade of the 2010s was a mixed bag for the Colorado Rapids. They started off lifting the only major trophy […] READ MORE


Colorado Rapids Mount Rushmore

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EDITORIAL – We are entering the third week of Major League Soccer’s suspension of play due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to produce some evergreen content, Last Word on Soccer will be taking a look at several MLS teams and their Mount Rushmore, Decade Best XI, etc. Today I’ll be taking a look […] READ MORE


Colorado Rapids Podcast: All-Time Rapids Best XI Part 1

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PODCAST – Hello social distancing Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red have some evergreen content to brighten to mood given what COVID-19 is doing. We discuss the impact Corona has had on life and the sporting world since last we podcasting. The guys take a look at how MLS […] READ MORE


Colorado Rapids Podcast: 2019 Rapids Season Review

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PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red finally get down to our 2019 Rapids Season Review. The guys do the shortest MLS Cup preview you’ll find this week. We discuss some recent Rapids news (Mark thought Pablo Mastroeni got added to the U-23 staff with Tab […] READ MORE


2019 Independent Press Corps Colorado Rapids Season Awards

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EDITORIAL – Last Word on Soccer in conjunction with the Colorado Rapids independent media are excited to announce the second annual Independent Press Corps Colorado Rapids Season Awards. As the independent media covering this team, we take seriously the opportunity to cover this bizarre 2019 Colorado Rapids and constructively criticize and praise the club And […] READ MORE


Sam Nicholson Opens up on Injuries and Coming Back Stronger

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Sam Nicholson is healthy and has been playing well for the Colorado Rapids and newly appointed manager Robin Fraser. He has two goals and four assists in 1319 and has been a complementary piece to an improved Burgundy offense. It’s been a long road to get to this point. Sam Nicholson […] READ MORE


Diego Rubio: Scoring Goals, Staying Humble

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EDITORIAL – Diego Rubio scored his first goal for Colorado Rapids on March 17, against his former team in Sporting KC. He didn’t score another goal until June. Since June 1, a 3-1 win over FC Cincinnati, he has scored 6 goals in 9 appearances. Diego Rubio: Scoring, Staying Humble and Relentless In Colorado’s last […] READ MORE


Colorado Rapids Podcast: The Future of Conor Casey

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Podcast (June 3, 2019) – Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red, the Colorado Rapids have a signature win against Los Angeles FC. The guys recap the 1-0 victory with Good Thing Bad Thing, Big Thing. We discuss some changes with the Colorado Springs Switchbacks and what it […] READ MORE


Rapids Podcast: Tim Howard ASG Rimando Snub?

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Podcast (June 27, 2019) – Hello Colorado Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi is rejoicing, for Rapids Twitter has reasonable and valid expectations. The guys touch base on all the U.S. Soccer news. We recap the draw to Vancouver Whitecaps FC with Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing. Then we preview […] READ MORE


Sam Nicholson, Colorado Rapids Found Their Confidence

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Editorial (June 3, 2019) – The Colorado Rapids have had one heck of a week. They’ve won three of four games and took seven of nine points available in the past week. The offense is clicking with Conor Casey as interim manager. Sam Nicholson and Jonathan Lewis are clicking on the wings. The defense is […] READ MORE