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Sunday Rapids Linkdump 5/27

COMMERCE CITY, CO - MAY 26:  The Bulldog Supporters Group sing for the Colorado Rapids as they defeated the Montreal Impact 3-2 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on May 26, 2012 in Commerce City, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
COMMERCE CITY, CO - MAY 26: The Bulldog Supporters Group sing for the Colorado Rapids as they defeated the Montreal Impact 3-2 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on May 26, 2012 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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After a thrilling win over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night the Colorado Rapids now have a three week break before their next MLS game. In the mean time, I will be getting you the latest and most interesting news in a weekly links post to different Rapids articles from around the web.

Keep reading after the jump to see the most interest Rapids news from this last week.

Playing Soccer with Pablo Escabar

One of ESPN's top writers, Rick Reilly, wrote a piece on our very own Oscar Pareja's experience playing soccer with a Colombian drug lord. If you haven't read it already, read it now!

Rapids' Pickens Guns for All-Star Berth

MLS's corps of writers is even giving our Rapids some love this week with a story letting the rest of the league know what we here in Colorado have known for years. Matt Pickens is one of the best 'keepers in the league! After his performance in D.C. he has a chance to be an All-Star.

Rapids Journeyman Kamani Hill

A Denver Post article about our new forward Kamani Hill's path through professional soccer, starting in Germany. The article makes a great case for Hill starting for the 'Pids now, and after seeing his play against Montreal, I would agree!

Rapids' Women Begin Season

The Colorado Rapids Women team began their season on Saturday at Field 20 at Dick's. The won 3-0 against the Victoria Highlanders! There was a decent crowd gathered there. I only caught the last quarter of the game and it was great fun! Make sure to check out the link for the rest of their schedule and try to make it to a game! I will try to post a short game review of what I saw soon.