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Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red

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S2 Ep1: Home improvement to start Season 2!

11/15/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red, we spend way too much time talking about this non-playoff team. Mark and Matt do a full positional review (with grades) for the entire current Colorado Rapids roster. Spoiler alert, the defense and offense aren't valedictorians. We then take a deep dive into the 2018 MLS Expansion Draft. The guys break down the rules for the draft, the Rapids roster, and who they could protect from FC Cincinnati. We banter about who...

Duration:03:33:59

Ep. 42: Tip your waitress! Try the veal!

11/8/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red, we bury the 2018 Colorado Rapids season for good. We recap the entire year, from January transfer moves to the various chunks of the season, and try not to get too bogged down on Doom Part I and Doom Part II. Also we go overboard on the Dad Jokes. Apologies. We look forward to next week, where we'll be doing positional grades as we turn the page to Season 2 of the podcast. Thank you all for your listenership and...

Duration:03:10:15

Ep. 41: That area with the buffalo

11/2/2018
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Hello Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red we have a lot to talk about as we put the 2018 Colorado Rapids season to rest. We start off with some somber banter as Mark puts soccer woes in perspective with first-hand accounts in the aftermath of the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh. We recap the Rapids finishing the season with a 2-1 win over the now eliminated FC Dallas. The guys do Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing with commentary from events on and off the...

Duration:01:21:08

Ep. 40: Leathery Men of the Tetons

10/25/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, we discuss the Colorado Rapids season coming to a close. The guys pour one (glass of Vitamin Water) out for our friend Richard Terry. We do Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing on the draw against the San Jose Earthquakes where Colorado didn't let #WondoWatch end. Also, Red gives some updates on the Minnesota-Colorado end of the game scuffle. We then preview the Decision Day match against FC Dallas. Rabbi talks about what this game means...

Duration:01:13:25

Ep. 39: Business Insider

10/17/2018
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Hello, Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red, we have a win to talk about! The guys break down the Rapids losing streak ending this past weekend with a win at Minnesota United FC. We do Good Thing, (Stoppage Time) Bad Thing, and Big Thing. We then move on to preview this weekend's game against the San Jose Earthquakes. The guys discuss the state of the Quakes and what the team could look like this weekend and how it could be a Homegrown-fest. We finish off by...

Duration:01:37:23

Ep. 38: It's hard out here for the Pids

10/12/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! Today on Holding The High Line, Rabbi is a player-coach with the Sandwich Dragons and Red is in Butt-Nowhere Wyoming for work, and the Rapids lost again. What else is new? We recap the patented loss script that was the Los Angeles FC game. Oh, and we get into the weeds on Jewish Weddings and Rabbi wedding execution to try and make this somewhat fun. The guys recap how bad the loss to LAFC was and why it was all too familiar. Spoiler alert, we don't see how this gets...

Duration:02:09:44

Ep. 37: Field of Turds

10/3/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, we're grasping at straws and trying to not think about the MLS Wooden Spoon. Saturday in Seattle wasn't good, we skip our usual Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing on this episode and get into that game against Los Angeles FC that's probably going to end poorly. The guys discuss where LAFC is at while still not having a No. 6 and having Laurent Ciman depart since last they played the Pids. Then Matt handicaps the 2018 MLS Wooden Spoon race...

Duration:02:48:53

Ep. 36: If you can dodge a wrench

9/27/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi is back from Yom Kippur international duty. The guys recap Colorado Rapids losing to Columbus Crew SC over the weekend. We lament the possession without a purpose and the lack of offensive threats. Mark hijacks the podcast to ask a bunch of his own questions regarding major decisions the club needs to make this off-season. We then preview Saturday's match against the Seattle Sounder FC. Spoiler: not good fam. We then go down some...

Duration:02:41:52

Ep. 35: Hydration Breaks

9/20/2018
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Hello Rapids fans! Today on Holding The High Line with Red and Rapids Republic (surprise!)! Rabbi is out this week celebrating the high holiday without hydration or food. Joseph Samelson joins Matt to recap Colorado's wilting loss to Atlanta United FC. We break down all the bad performances and strategic issues that took place on Saturday. The guys move on to preview this weekend's match at Columbus Crew SC. We break down the Black and Gold from back to front, discuss playing style, and how...

Duration:03:11:40

Ep. 34: Howard Webb Christmas Card

9/13/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! Today on Holding The High, Rabbi and Red recap the Colorado Rapids loss to Portland Timbers. We discuss defensive issues and all the bad things that happened. But hey, Cole Bassett made his MLS debut and wasn't bad. The guys also discuss the officiating and how they got things right. Matt has an officiating update from a few weeks ago as well. We then move on to preview the Rapids match this Saturday against Atlanta United FC. The guys talk about all the ways in which the...

Duration:01:52:21

Ep. 33: The Neon Derby

9/6/2018
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Hello Rapids fans! Today on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red join forces on Skype once again. Matt tries to recap the Colorado Rapids friendly against Tulsa Roughnecks FC and the Niki Jackson hat-trick that won the game. None of you saw it and you probably never will. And Red is angry about that. The guys move on to preview Saturday's game against the Portland Timbers. We talk about the up-and-down season the Timbers have had since last we saw them play the Pids. The guys discuss the...

Duration:02:21:54

Ep. 32: PETA Lawsuits

8/30/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi is back! The wifi is working, so you don't have to listen to Red talk for 40 minutes all by himself without a water break. Unfortunately, the Colorado Rapids suffered one of their worst losses in club history on Saturday, losing to Real Salt Lake 6-0. We try to make sense of that game, what it means, and how the fans and the club can move on from what the heck happened in that game. We then preview the friendly in Memphis against...

Duration:02:12:38

Ep. 31: Jack Jackson and Peach Cobbler

8/22/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, it's just Red. Rabbi is in the state of Pennsylvania but has a bunch of boxes to unpack. Red solo recaps the loss on Sunday to Los Angeles FC and how Colorado Rapids had some bad luck in the game given the circumstances. He goes over some disappointing news from training last week and discusses whether Anthony Hudson is a good coach learning from his mistakes or not. Then we preview the Rocky Mountain Cup match this Saturday and Real...

Duration:01:17:08

Ep. 30: Kol Tuv Mark

8/16/2018
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Hello, Rapids fans! Today on Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red, we have lots of happy things to talk about and some sad stuff. We begin by recapping this past week that included a win against San Jose and a draw at LA Galaxy for the Pids. Both involved some late-game heroics and Edgar Castillo being a boss. We do Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing on these two results. The guys then look ahead to Los Angeles FC and the Colorado Rapids first ever game at Banc of California Stadium. We...

Duration:01:02:35

Ep. 29: Podcasting from the Porch

8/9/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! Today on Holding the High Line, Rabbi and Red are porch-side. We banter about the complexities of moving across the country then get into a dramatic win from the Colorado Rapids over the LA Galaxy. The guys talk about the midfield shape, Sam Nicholson, and everything that went down on Saturday night at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. We then look ahead to the dumpster fire that is the San Jose Earthquakes. Mark and Matt try to make sense of how the Quakes became what they are...

Duration:01:23:04

Ep. 28: Cuatro Santos

8/2/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! Today, Rabbi and Red recap the Boca Juniors friendly and the loss at D.C. United. Things get off track (but fun?) when we talk about the general idea of midweek friendlies against European teams and Wayne Rooney's nose. The guys talk tactics and Kellyn Acosta's first two games in Burgundy (and an awkward airport encounter). Then we preview the LA Galaxy game this Saturday. We talk about the mess that will be the midfield, the two poor backlines, and what to expect from...

Duration:03:22:45

Ep. 27: (4th Round SuperDraft Pick)

7/24/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! Well, it's been an eventful week in Rapids Land. Rabbi and Red are here to break down the Kellyn Acosta-Dominique Badji trade on every level. We analyze the asset management of the trade, how Acosta fits into the team, what Colorado is losing in Badji's departure, and what the next few years hold for Acosta in MLS. The guys provide some context and insight on this move with conversations with various players and club officials. You'll also hear directly from captain Tim...

Duration:02:08:46

Ep. 26: _____ Barnes

7/18/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! Today on Holding The High Line, Matt can breathe again and sounds normal! We talk about the World Cup coming to an end and wonder why France has a rooster as their logo. Rabbi and Red recap Saturday's match against the Houston Dynamo and talk about Giles Barnes making his first appearance in Burgundy and Blue. We look ahead to the Rocky Mountain Cup and by that, we mean talking about Mike Freaking Petke and his rants. Mark gives us a full training update in From Field 20,...

Duration:03:15:37

Ep. 25: Can't keep it together

7/13/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! Holding The High Line is back. We apologize for not coming out with an episode until Friday of this week. Rabbi was out of town for part of this week and Red has a terrible head cold with a sore throat and sounds like death. We recap the Rapids taking zero points from Seattle Sounders and Montreal Impact. Mark and Matt talk about what went wrong and what it means for the club. The guys take a look at the Houston Dynamo. Brace yourselves, it's not good. We then go down the...

Duration:02:53:49

Ep. 24: With Confidence!?

7/3/2018
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Hello Rapids Fans! The Rapids got another win over the weekend? Rabbi and Red are here to break everything down and make sense of this newfound sense of confidence(?). We do Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing on the win against Vancouver Whitecaps FC. The guys then take a look at the Seattle Sounders FC and Montreal Impact FC matches this coming week. We also have a very special and nerdy interview in the second half of the episode. Matt sits down for an interview with John Eric Goff,...

Duration:02:29:22