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Good, bad, ugly from Rapids vs. Timbers

Colorado Rapids fell to Portland Timbers 2-1, but things are not looking all that bad for the Burgundy Boys.

Rapids vs. Timbers - Player Ratings

Colorado Rapids traveled to the Pacific Northwest dropped a tough 2-1 decision in a match where they played well enough to win but were undone by two good strikes on goal.

Give Gaby His Shot Now

We don't need a full 90 minutes of Danny Mwanga or Edson Buddle when there is a designated player available for a start at striker against Chivas USA.

Rapids vs. Union - Good, Bad, Ugly

A trip to Philadelphia extended the Rapids unbeaten streak, but there were some struggles on the defensive side of the ball that are a cause for serious concern.

Player Ratings--Rapids vs. Union

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The Rapids earn a valuable road point with an exciting 3-3 draw with Philadelphia Union in Chester, Pennsylvania this past Saturday.

MLSDC Bottles It Again... In Our Favor This Time

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We're going to keep calling out the MLS Disciplinary for inconsistent and awful decision-making, even though this time around, the cards fell in our favor.

Midseason Player Rankings

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Halfway through the 2014 Major League Soccer season, we take a look at the performance of the Burgundy Boys

Rapids vs. Crew - Good, Bad & Ugly

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Our Burgundy Boys had a tough result on Friday, and halfway through their 2014 season they are in playoff position. But could they be missing a key contributor as they head on the road?

Player Ratings - Rapids vs Crew

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The Rapids annual 4th Fest was spectacular, but the performance from the Rapids was uneven and eventually led to a 1-1 draw with the Crew.

DSGP -- It's Not In Kansas Anymore

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In a discussion with a rival supporter at a Rapids road game, we asked if DSGP is really that far from everything in Denver.

Player Ratings - Rapids vs Whitecaps

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The Burgundy Boys bounce back from a terrible mid-week loss in the US Open Cup with a terrific 2-0 victory over rivals Vancouver Whitecaps FC in their return to Major League Soccer play.

Rapids vs. Silverbacks - Player Ratings

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The Rapids drop a 2-1 decision to the Silverbacks which stops this US Open Cup run before it really got started.

Good, Bad, Ugly - WTF Open Cup Edition

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A wild week for the Rapids sees them crash out of the US Open Cup and get ready for MLS action again.

Player Ratings--Rapids vs Orlando City

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Colorado Rapids enter US Open Cup competition with a resounding 5-2 victory over the visiting Orlando City SC Lions. With the victory, the Rapids continue their pursuit of trophies this season.

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly--World Cup Break

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The Rapids are officially on their World Cup break from MLS action, but that does not mean a lack of games for the Burgundy Boys.

Rapids head into the Break in the heat of playoffs

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We are being extra positive here at Burgundy Wave, despite the two tough results that the Colorado Rapids suffered this past week in MLS action.

Player Ratings--Rapids vs. FC Dallas

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Something wicked happened to the Rapids on Saturday in Frisco as their defense inexplicably let the Burgundy Boys down.

Player Ratings -- Rapids vs. Fire

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The Fresh Legs Player Rotation Policy (FLPRP) fails again as the Rapids tie the Fire in an utterly boring game.

Good, Good, Good (Forget Bad & Ugly)

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Coming off a solid thrashing of an Eastern Conference opponent, you could excuse Rapids fans if they expected a letdown against the Dynamo but the Rapids made sure there was no letdown and took all...

Player Ratings--Rapids vs. Dynamo

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The offense clicked on Sunday night for the Burgundy Boys as they recorded a 3-0 victory over Houston Dynamo.

Return To The 4-2-3-1?

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Should the Rapids return to a 4-2-3-1 with the majority of their forward options depleted?

Colorado Rapids June Preview

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The World Cup is nearly here! That means a front-loaded month for the Colorado Rapids in MLS play.

Tactics Have Kamani Hill Back In Business

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Why is Kamani Hill finally getting minutes after being a forgotten man in 2013? It may be because the Rapids finally have a system where he can be of real use.

Rapids vs. Impact - Good, Bad, Ugly

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The Rapids put on a clinical and professional performance against the Impact. Can it continue heading into the World Cup Break?

Player Ratings--Rapids vs Impact

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The Burgundy Boys had quite the offensive explosion on Saturday night against the defensively challenged Impact.

MLS DisCO Drops The Ball Again

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Another week of Major League Soccer has come and gone and more controversy with the Disciplinary Committee.

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