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34 min ago | Burgundy Wave

Major League Soccer Week 8 Rankings & Predictions

Many questions to sort out over eight weeks of Major League Soccer play. Are the Colorado Rapids overrated or underrated? Has the Eastern Conference reverted back to a confederation of sad sack teams? Will the Portland Timbers ever get their act together? Let's get to it.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, Portland Timbers, Soccer Players, Dan Kennedy, Chivas USA, Chris Wondolowski, Dom Dwyer

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose Earthquakes settle for 0-0 draw against Colorado Rapids

The Quakes posted their first shutout of the young season to snag a point with a 0-0 tie against the host Colorado Rapids.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, San Jose Earthquakes, Soccer Players, Jared Watts

Inside Bay Area

San Jose Earthquakes settle for 0-0 draw against Colorado Rapids

The Quakes posted their first shutout of the young season to snag a point with a 0-0 tie against the host Colorado Rapids.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, San Jose Earthquakes, Soccer Players, Jared Watts

Denver Post

Why Pablo Mastroeni changed the Rapids formation

When rookie head coach Pablo Mastroeni took over the Colorado Rapids, he inherited a young team playing a 4-2-3-1 formation that relied on two holding midfielders to protect the defense and wingers to get up into the attack.

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Burgundy Wave

Shane O'Neill Still Has To Eat A Geoduck After Super Bowl Bet

Remember when the Broncos lost the Super Bowl to the Seahawks by the score of very large number to very small number back in January? I'm betting that some of you reading this are trying to forget it, but Shane O'Neill probably has a better case than any of you to want it out of both sight and mind.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, DeAndre Yedlin, US Soccer

Burgundy Wave

The Daily Wave: Game Of Throw-Ins

Due to a weekend COL-SJ game void of any meaningful analysis, today's Wave is a comparison of HBO's blockbuster drama, "Game of Thrones," and the 19 clubs in Major League Soccer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Eddie Johnson, Fredy Montero, Brad Davis, Harrison Shipp, US Soccer

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose Earthquakes settle for 0-0 draw against Colorado Rapids

The Quakes posted their first shutout of the young season to snag a point with a 0-0 tie against the host Colorado Rapids.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, San Jose Earthquakes, Soccer Players, Jared Watts

Burgundy Wave

Colorado Rapids 0 San Jose Earthquakes 0 - Same As It Ever Was

A hideous match was put on by the San Jose Earthquakes as you'd expect on Saturday, and the Rapids couldn't find their way through the wall of muck and elbows once again.

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Related Topix: San Jose Earthquakes, Sports, US Soccer, Alan Gordon, Adam Jahn, Soccer Players

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Trapp Selected For U-21 Camp

Trapp will head to Carson, Calif., on Sunday and remain there through Thursday as the United States begins its initial preparations for the 2016 Olympics.

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The Miami Herald

MLS Preview from The Sports Network

Commerce City, CO - After a successful two-game road trip, the Colorado Rapids return home on Saturday to face the San Jose Earthquakes at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, San Jose Earthquakes, Soccer Players, Julio Cesar, Toronto FC, Shea Salinas, Victor Bernardez

Burgundy Wave

The Daily Wave: Money Makes the Ball Go Round

"Goals are always in demand. There will always be a market for a striker who is fast, scores goals regularly and is strong.

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Denver Post

Colorado Rapids display great depth at goalkeeper in 3-1-1 start

When Rapids backup goalkeeper John Berner played well substituting for injured starter Clint Irwin in the first three games this season, Irwin couldn't help but think about how he won the job from Matt Pickens last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, John Berner, Clint Irwin, Matt Pickens, Joe Nasco

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Burgundy Wave

The Daily Wave: Tactical Mindset Separates Pablo Mastroeni's First Year From Oscar Pareja's

Oscar Pareja's first year with the Rapids was a disaster, and some were predicting a similar drop-off when Pablo Mastroeni took over the job in a similar situation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Pablo Mastroeni, US Soccer, Marvell Wynne, Deshorn Brown, Gabriel Torres, Matt Pickens

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Burgundy Wave

The Daily Wave: Colorado MLS Homegrown Loophole?

The league is coming up on it's 20th anniversary and it seems that the homegrown player's promise is just starting to grow for Colorado.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Dillon Serna, Shane O'Neill, US Soccer

Burgundy Wave

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - Colorado Rapids, Round 6

Colorado Rapids are on a modest two game win streak, but that win streak has been built on the road.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, Soccer Players, Marc Burch

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Burgundy Wave

Colorado Rapids vs. Toronto FC - Player Ratings

Football is a funny sport. You can listen to experts, read blog posts, listen to Podcasts and hear those folks claim that only one result of a particular match is possible.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Burgundy Wave

The Daily Wave: The Two Dillons

Take all three of those bits of information, and what do you get? You get the fact that it should be pretty surprising that in two years, I'm predicting that the two best players on the Colorado Rapids will be a former Rookie of the Year and a homegrown guy, both named Dillon.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, Soccer Players, Dillon Serna, Dillon Powers

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Burgundy Wave

Why The Numbers Say Edson Buddle Should Keep Starting Games

Edson Buddle might be overpaid a bit, but it's hard to argue with the level of quiet contribution he's made since he joined the Rapids.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

CBC News

Edson Buddle leads Rapids past Toronto FC

Colorado Rapids Shane O'Neill, Edson Buddle, Drew Moor and Dillon Serna celebrate Buddle's goal against Toronto FC Saturday at BMO Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Edson Buddle, Kyle Bekker, Toronto FC, US Soccer, Shane O'Neill, Drew Moor

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Burgundy Wave

The Daily Wave: It Has Gotta Be the Formation

Soccer is a crazy game. This past weekend's match was proof of that and once again bookings were at the center of the Rapids win.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer

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