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  • joined Sep 25, 2009
  • last login Jul 24, 2014
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Name's Chris White, you can call me UZ. That's pronounced "ooze", not uhz, uzi or you-zee. Old high school nickname, don't ask.

I was born in Colorado to parents from the boonies of Upstate NY. So I had the Bills, Sabres and Syracuse on my mind before the Rockies, Rapids and Avalanche moved to Denver. That has left me cheering for colorful selection of sports teams, all of which are terrible. I run Burgundy Wave because there was nobody else on the internet willing to start an oft-updating Rapids blog in mid-2010.

Currently, I live in St. Petersburg, Florida, where I've been pretending to be a Tampa Bay Rowdies fan.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Colorado Rockies
  • NBA Denver Nuggets
  • NFL Buffalo Bills
  • NCAAF Syracuse Orange
  • NCAAB Syracuse Orange
  • NHL Colorado Avalanche
  • NASCAR Denny Hamlin
  • General Buffalo Sabres
  • FIFA United States
  • MLS Colorado Rapids
  • Fantasy Colorado Mammoth
  • Soccer Shimizu S-Pulse
  • EPL Crystal Palace
  • Bundesliga Shakhtar Donetsk
User Blog

Give Gaby His Shot Now

We don't need a full 90 minutes of Danny Mwanga or Edson Buddle when there is a designated player available for a start at striker against Chivas USA.

Chicharito added to Man United squad for USA tour

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The roster now includes Javier Hernandez, along with 25 other players from Van Gaal's squad.

Timbers 2 Rapids 1 - Luck sucker-punches in twos

Two injuries and two very good goals from the Timbers sunk the Rapids at Providence Park on Friday.

Rapids vs. Timbers game thread

182

It's national television time for the Colorado Rapids and Portland Timbers!

Colorado Rapids Thugcast, Episode 63

Time for the doldrums that always come after the World Cup. Fortunately, that wild 3-3 draw against Philly should perk us up on the Thugcast today.

Denver Should Be A Shoe-In For A US World Cup

Sports Authority Field is a potential spot for World Cup matches when the United States hold another World Cup. Would we get the nod in the Centennial State?

Three Questions W/ Stumptown Footy

We meet again! After a two-penalty affair in the second match of the season, the Timbers and Rapids meet with a lot at stake on Friday.

O'Neill Suspended

The Rapids will now be missing two players through suspension against the Timbers.

Nasco Returns To Silverbacks On Loan

Joe Nasco has returned on loan to his former team.

Serna Impresses Against Philly

After a hot start to the year, the hype on Dillon Serna appears to have died down a bit. It's a shame, because he continues to be quietly excellent.

Pablo To Be Inducted To Gallery Of Honor

Not a surprise to anyone, but Pablo Mastroeni will join Bravo, Spencer, Balboa and Henderson on the Rapids Gallery of Honor.

Rapids 3 Philly 3 - Well, That Was Fun

In a game that had a bit of everything, the Rapids were able to scrap out a road draw in Philadelphia.

Rapids vs. Union - Game Thread

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Can the Rapids snag some points from the East coast against a porous Philly back line?

Sanchez Will Be Suspended After All

And as we said before, it's completely deserved.

MLSDC Bottles It Again... In Our Favor This Time

We're going to keep calling out the MLS Disciplinary for inconsistent and awful decision-making, even though this time around, the cards fell in our favor.

3 Qs With Brotherly Game

Here's some questions about the Union, featuring offense, defense and an old friend.

If Not Labrocca-Watts... Bring In Jermaine Jones?

There are few options for the Rapids at DM other than Nick Labrocca and Jared Watts, and the two aren't working particularly well together. Why not bring in a superior version of Labrocca in USMNT...

Rapids vs. Crew - Man Of The Match

Who was Colorado's best player against the Columbus Crew?

Rapids 1 Crew 1 - A Sloppy Holiday

The Rapids were lucky to not get punished more than they did during a 1-1 draw with the Columbus Crew as their 4th of July record at Dick's Sporting Goods Park took another ding.

Rapids vs. Crew - Game Thread

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Let's see some fireworks!

Notes On The Newest Rapid

Alicia from The Goat Parade dished on Colorado's newest midfielder, Carlos Alvarez.

Rapids Will Help Lead The USA Into 2018

Don't look back. Look forward to a future with Rapids in the USMNT squad.

Sturgis Traded For Alvarez

A young, attacking midfield talent came from Chivas USA to the Rapids on Tuesday.

USA vs. Belgium: Go Big Or Go Home

It's do or die time. Anything can happen in the knockout rounds, but can the US Men's National Team upset the darling Dark Horse of the 2014 World Cup?

Rapids 2 Caps 0 - It All Clicks

A superb first half sunk the Vancouver Whitecaps, and the Rapids held strong in the second to take the win at home.

Rapids vs. Whitecaps - Game Thread

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We're back! Can the Rapids get three points on this side of the break?

Rapids vs. Silverbacks Match Report

Patrick Shea tells all about the crazy loss to the Atlanta Silverbacks on Tuesday night.

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