World Cup

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  I promise you this: if you’ve enjoyed watching World Cup, you’ll enjoy Major League Soccer. I’ve been an avid Colorado Rapids fan for a while now. Some friends call it an addiction, but I call it thrilling entertainment (read the top 5 reasons I love soccer here). Major League Soccer is exciting, fun and just out your front door. That’s right, and for my Northern Colorado based readers, it’s

Where to watch Tour De France in Fort Collins, Colorado

Due to the overwhelming success of my post entitled “Where to watch World Cup in Northern Colorado,” I’ve decided to appease those cyclist fanatics out there –  as it turns out, there are a lot of you. I can ride a bike, but I am not a “cyclist,” however, I do occasionally tune in to the grand daddy of all bike races to check on Lance and revel in the

Where to Watch World Cup in Northern Colorado

STOP! Looking for information on World Cup 2014?   Click Where to World Cup in Colorado.   As soccer fans know, this year’s FIFA World Cup is being held in South Africa, a country a few time zones ahead of the United State. See www.24timezones.com for time zone info. This means, here in the Rockies, some of the World Cup matches are being played as early as 5:30 a.m. (although

The top 5 reasons the Mayor loves soccer

I am a sports fan. There is something about team sports that has always enthralled me. My first love is football, because growing up my dad and I never missed watching Monday Night Football together. Now, I never miss watching a Bronco game and I even play in two fantasy football leagues. Recently, however, I’ve developed a new love. For several years now, my husband and I have been Rapids

"Invictus" - Sports, it is what brings us together

Rated PG13 Directed by Clint Eastwood Starring Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Marguerite Wheatley, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng, Matt Stern, Julian Lewis Jones, Adjoa Andoh   Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 4/5 Word of Warning: None In my opinion, “Invictus” is one of the best movies of the year. Probably not Best Picture, but since ten films are being nominated in the category this year, it will likely be in the mix. Based

Heidi Town loves futbol!

            Photo by Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer Defender Kosuke Kimura gave the Rapids a 1-0 victory against FC Dallas on July 11, 2009, with a game winning goal in the 80th minute. Dick’s Sporting Good’s field, home to the Colorado Rapids opened in 2007. The state-of-the-art soccer complex can accommodate a crowd of 26,000, and is built on 360 acres of land in Commerce City. In addition