CURRENTS: OVERFLOW

Soccer players create their own stories on and off the field

Soccer-filled weekend at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — John Babiak arrived early on Saturday with his cameras and didn’t leave Dick’s Sporting Goods Park until Memorial Day because he was busy capturing the Brazilian training session, the Colorado Rapids 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union, the unified group of players and leadership from both clubs at the Unified game late Saturday night*, and […]

“On Your Way Down”

Colorado (sunrise, sunset, and otherwise) — This short version of “On Your Way Down” comes from Allen Toussaint originally, one of the special sources in Little Feat. Airplanes flew overhead at the right time while I sang. It’s a good lesson.  

Current of Colorado hosts never-ending song-writing contest

The FCC, ASCAP, and Katharine Lee Bates estate asked me to stop singing. But until we amend the First Amendment to stifle bad vocalists, I will continue clearing my throat. Why not listen to nine noisy songs if it gives us that terrific tenth? I’m not a member of any supporters groups, so I apologize for bypassing […]

The Mines men's and women's teams are RMAC champions. Photo by John Babiak.

What makes a team tick like a clock, not a bomb?

In 2015, Current of Colorado published 176 articles about boys, girls, amateurs, professionals, and international players at the highest level. I drove 28,525 miles to work 16 stadiums and 17 soccer complexes from Virginia Beach to Olympia, Washington, from Louisville, Kentucky to Casa Grande, Arizona and Boise, Idaho. Lessons in tactics and technique filled my […]

Current of Colorado: 2015 in review

Current of Colorado spotlights soccer at all levels in the state. When the national teams come to town, Current of Colorado reports the games and special events. If it’s MLS All-Star Week, Current of Colorado catches all the action. Throughout the year, we showcase the entire pyramid: Colorado Rapids, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, Real Colorado Foxes PDL, Harpo’s […]