Tomorrow, two top-flight European football clubs -- AS Roma (Serie A, Italy) and Manchester United (Premiere League, England) -- square off at Mile High Stadium in the 2014 International Champions Cup. How would the hometown Colorado Rapids stack up against either of these touring powerhouses? Sala ... More >>
With the Fourth of July holiday landing on a Friday this year, Colorado will be home to patriotic celebrations full of music, food, fun and fireworks (of course) all weekend long. We've rounded up twenty of the best family-friendly spots to celebrate, whether right here in the city, on the plains or ... More >>
Unless you're a fan of Major League Soccer, you may not have heard of Robbie Rogers, but the speedy winger made big news last February when he came out, and briefly retired, before returning to soccer and being traded to the LA Galaxy; in doing so, he became the first openly gay athlete to continue ... More >>
Quick! Wanna win two tickets to the tonight's sixth annual World Cup of Wine and Beer charity event at Dick's Sporting Goods Park? Then tell us why soccer (or wine, or beer) is awesome in 140 words or less in the comments section below -- and leave your e-mail address so we can notify you by 3 p.m. ... More >>
On Saturday, the Colorado Rapids are taking on the Portland Timbers at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in a game that should feature much nicer weather than last weekend's FIFA World Cup Qualifier at the same venue. And we've got free tickets! Continue reading for details on how to win four tickets (and ... More >>
Since you're probably spending every extra dollar on the air- conditioning bill this month, it's hard to find money for fun stuff. Help is at hand, with this week's list of ten events you can participate in for under $10: art shows, meeting a punk legend, eating a pancake breakfast. So turn off the ... More >>
One of the best things about the Heineken Lads Night Out at Dick's Sporting Goods Park/? Lassies are welcomed to partake of the promotion, too, which includes two each of everything -- Colorado Rapids game tickets, Heinekens, hot dogs and scarves for you and a buddy -- all for only $44. The only ru ... More >>
Video below.This quote, from a 9News story about a twelve-year-old who had a moth stuck inside his ear, will now haunt my dreams: "We tried drowning it in water. Didn't work. We tried irrigating it out of my ear, it didn't work." So the doctors, says reporter Corey Rose, pulled it out with tw ... More >>
Video below.Want more evidence of soccer's growing popularity in this country? Look no further than yesterday's White House ceremony honoring your Colorado Rapids, winner of the MLS Cup. Owner Stan Kroenke and the whole crew were on hand as President Barack Obama, self-declared "soccer dad," ... More >>
Eyeing freedom.Before the Independence Bowl last week in Shreveport, the Air Force falcon was released for a bit of pre-game wing stretching. The mascot had bigger things than a stadium circuit in mind. Namely a tour of downtown, where he was found hours later thanks to a tracking device. We ... More >>
Macoumba Kandji taps it through the legs of Jair Benitez.If you were too busy watching Walking Dead or, worse, the American Music Awards, you might have missed this goal that gave the Colorado Rapids the winning advantage in the 2010 MLS Cup championship game at Toronto's BMO Field, over FC D ... More >>
Need to clear some space? Bring one of these.Have you caught World Cup fever -- and are you looking for somewhere awesome to view the 2010 final on Sunday? Look no further: The British Bulldog (2052 Stout Street) and the Colorado Rapids (who hosted the largest free outdoor soccer viewing even ... More >>
‚ÄčEvery Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half ... More >>
The Colorado Rapids celebrate diversity.
Women get their kicks at Dicks Sporting Goods Park.
Fernando Clavijo. After leaving the team last week to attend to a family emergency in his native Uruguay, Colorado Rapids coach Fernando Clavijo returned to Colorado and promptly resigned. Assistant coach Gary Smith will take over for the remaining ten games. Many die-hard Rapids supporters have ... More >>
The truth is out there, and in 2007, it was often weird, wicked or just plain wild.
Major League Soccer sucks -- even at the Rapidsí new stadium
Before he was the Last Comic Standing, he was a Westword cover.
Chivas USA is back in Colorado.
Rockin' Monsters on the Mountain stomps Copper.
Give me a C! Give me a U! What do you have? The start of the year's biggest scandal.
Summer days, driftin' away....
Anshutz's domain stretches from kids' theater to pro sports.
July 1 - 7, 1999
April 1-7, 1999
Bowlen's bonus: He would nab non-sports revenue at the new stadium, too.
August 20 - 26, 1998
Denver now has two pro soccer teams. What could possibly be the goal here?