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An Improved Pitch Greets Colorado Rapids at 2023 Home Opener

New stadium turf and irrigation, plus roads, and perhaps an emerging lucky four-leaf clover welcomed the Rapids team at the home opener.

Ten Things Colorado Rapids Fans Need to Know About MLS Season Pass on Apple TV

#DontBlockMyAltitude is over. Multiple fans can share Season Pass. Evergreen and education content all fans can enjoy is coming.

Pelé’s influence on a teenager living in New York

John Babiak remembers living in New York in the Pelé era at New York Cosmos and its influence.

Ten Questions That Will Define the Colorado Rapids Offseason

SuperDraft, Transfers, and Rehabbing Players

Juanners Op-ed: Disdain, Disconnect, and Disillusion

The Rapids remain the perfect soccer mom experience. They can absolutely change that.

It was all a dream: Going Away to Seattle

Being an away fan and erstwhile soccer journalist on the road was every bit as fantastic as I had imagined.

My Other Team, Part 2

Part two of a long form exploration of foreign soccer through the eyes of a dedicated Rapids fan.

My Other Team

A long form paean to the Rapids Rabbi's other team, far away and deep down in Israel's second tier league, Ligat Leumit. Soccer is soccer, but in the Middle East, it's another world entirely.

Allegory of the US Open Cup: Harpos FC--Part Three

This is the second in a three part long form piece

Allegory of the U.S. Open Cup: Harpos FC--Part Two

This is the second in a three part long form piece

Allegory of the U.S. Open Cup: Harpos FC--Part One

This is the first in a three part long form piece

Dos A Tres - My Experience at the CONCACAF Cup

I was fortunate enough to be able to experience the latest fixture between the two North American countries, a competitive match dubbed the CONCACAF Cup.

BW LongForm--Saving Andrew Wiebe--A One Act Play

Can Wiebe be saved? Read on to find out!

Burgundy Wave LongForm: A Trip To New York City

Todd from the Flakoglost Podcast tells us about his trip to NYC