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Rapids players comment after scoreless draw in Los Angeles

StubHub Center — After a 0–0 result against the Los Angeles Galaxy at the StubHub Center on Wednesday night, Rapids striker Kevin Doyle said it “was a fair result.” Listen to Doyle describe scoring chances to Current of Colorado’s Brian Jennings. Hear comments from Axel Sjöberg and Dillon Powers, and see John Babiak’s pictures of the players from […]

Hairston, Williams partnership works over Fire

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Colorado had difficulty breaking through a solid Chicago Fire squad on Saturday night, but perseverance paid off when Marco Pappa scored the game-winner in the 89th minute to preserve the unbeaten streak at home for the Rapids this season with a 2–1 victory. Chances in Chicago’s final third were tough to find, but Marlon […]

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Mastroeni wants players to understand fatigue

Colorado had one of those MLS-induced weeks of exhaustion with three matches scheduled in just eight days. Luckily for the boys in burgundy, two of those were in the comfort zone of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. But it still takes a toll on players’ minds and bodies. “There was serious fatigue — 100% fatigue,” admitted head coach Pablo […]

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Cronin, Rapids focus week-to-week, not on standings

Photos by John Babiak/Written by Brian Jennings Heading into Colorado’s huge rivalry match with next-door neighbors Real Salt Lake at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Saturday (7:00 p.m. kickoff, MT), both sides sit atop the Western Conference in a “whouda-thunk-it” matchup early in 2016. Level-headed midfield general Sam Cronin said none of the early-season success will […]

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Rapids can’t sustain pressure in 1-0 loss to RSL

Rio Tinto Stadium (Sandy, Utah) — After a great start for the Rapids in Salt Lake City last Saturday night, a late-game mistake turned to a heartbreaking 1-0 loss in a stadium where Colorado has never won. Jumping out to a dominating advantage in both possession and shots on goal, Colorado looked to have the home side reeling on […]

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Michael Azira brings “team-first” approach to Colorado

Colorado’s midfield will look quite different in 2016, thanks to many new faces from other MLS clubs. In addition to Marco Pappa from the Seattle Sounders, Rave Green’s Michael Azira (red pinny, 22) joined the Rapids during December’s waiver draft. The native of Uganda has experience at the international, USL, and MLS levels, and he is […]