Colorado Rapids Podcast: Altitude Sports Blackout

Altitude Sports blackout
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PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red, Robin Fraser is undefeated! The guys take some time to discuss the Altitude Sports blackout negotiations/battle going on. We try to make sense of the economics of the situation and what this could mean for fans watching the Pids the rest of this season and beyond.

Colorado Rapids Podcast: Altitude Sports Blackout

We then move onto actual soccer. The lads do Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing for the win over New York Red Bulls. We then turn to the upcoming games against Seattle Sounders FC and LA Galaxy. We give you the full details on those teams, their states of desperation, and who they’ll be missing due to international call ups.

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Matt Pollard is the Site Manager for Last Word on Soccer and an engineer by day. A Colorado Convert, he started covering the Colorado Rapids as a credentialed member of the press in 2016, though he’s watched MLS since ’96. When he’s not watching or writing about soccer, he’s being an outdoorsman (mostly skiing and hiking) in this beautiful state or trying a new beer. For some reason, he thought that starting a podcast with Mark was a good idea and he can’t figure out how to stop this madness. He also hosts Last Word SC Radio.

Mark Goodman, the artist formally known as Rapids Rabbi, moved to Colorado in 2011. Shortly thereafter he went to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, saw Lee Nguyen dribble a ball with the silky smoothness of liquid chocolate cascading into a Bar Mitzvah fountain, and promptly fell head over heels in love with domestic soccer. When not watching soccer or coaching his son’s U-8 team, he’s generally studying either Talmud or medieval biblical exegesis. Which explains why he watches so much MLS, probably. Having relocated to Pittsburgh in 2019, he covers the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the USL for Pittsburgh Soccer Now.

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