Coverage of 33 matches begins on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 10:30 a.m. MST

Friday, February 28, 2020

DENVER—Altitude Sports & Entertainment announced today that it will broadcast 33 of the Colorado Rapids’ 34 matches for 2020. Included in the 16 home and 17 away games on Altitude will be live coverage of the Rapids’ season opener, against D.C. United on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 10:30 a.m. MST. All Rapids broadcast on Altitude will begin with Rapids Kickoff, a 30-minute pregame show with unrivaled access to players and coaches.

The broadcast team will include Richard Fleming, returning for his eighth season as the team’s play-by-play announcer. He will be joined by US soccer and Rapids legend Marcelo Balboa, entering his 13th season as color analyst, and two-time Major League Soccer Cup winner and former Rapids player, Alan Gordon, who is back for his second season. It will also be the second season for Lauren Jbara as the sideline reporter/host.

“It’s such an exciting time for the Rapids and the league celebrating its 25th season,” said Executive Vice President & General Manager/Executive Producer of Altitude Sports Ken Miller. “The Rapids have put together a young and dynamic team that should be fun to watch all season long on Altitude.”

“I am very honored and blessed to be a part of the Altitude broadcast team”, said color analyst Marcelo Balboa.” I’m excited to be involved in the 25th season milestone and look forward to providing our fans thorough coverage of the club throughout the 2020 season.”

Altitude is currently attempting to negotiate carriage deals with both Comcast and DISH Network. At this time, you can find Altitude available on DIRECTV and other cable providers in a 10-state region that includes; Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Utah. For additional information on cable and satellite providers, visit www.altitudesports.com/channel-finder/. We encourage all Rapids supporters to sign the petition and call Comcast and DISH Network to bring back their hometown team, visit www.bringbackaltitude.com.

Connor Cape will continue to provide radio play-by-play of all 34 Rapids games on Altitude Sports Radio 92.5 FM or 950 AM. For more information on where to listen, visit www.altitudesportsradio.com.

The complete Rapids on Altitude broadcast schedule is below and is subject to change. For more information, please visit www.altitudesports.com or www.ColoradoRapids.com.


DayDateCoverage StartsTeamsNotes
Saturday29-Feb-2010:30 a.m.D.C. United vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday7-Mar-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Orlando City SCAltitude
Saturday14-Mar-204:30 p.m.Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday21-Mar-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Houston DynamoAltitude 2
Saturday4-Apr-205 p.m.New England Revolution vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday11-Apr-206:30 p.m.Real Salt Lake vs. RapidsAltitude 2
Wednesday15-Apr-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. San Jose EarthquakesAltitude
Saturday18-Apr-206 p.m.Sporting Kansas City vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday25-Apr-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. FC DallasAltitude
Saturday2-May-205:30 p.m.Minnesota United FC vs. RapidsAltitude
Wednesday6-May-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. LA GalaxyAltitude
Saturday9-May-207:30 p.m.Seattle Sounders FC vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday16-May-204:30 p.m.New York City FC vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday23-May-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Philadelphia UnionAltitude
Sunday31-May-2010:30 a.m.Montreal Impact vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday13-Jun-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Los Angeles Football ClubAltitude
Wednesday17-Jun-208 p.m.Portland Timbers vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday20-Jun-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Toronto FCAltitude
Saturday27-Jun-206 p.m.Houston Dynamo vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday4-Jul-208.p.m.Rapids vs. New York Red BullsUnimas
Wednesday8-Jul-208 p.m.Los Angeles Football Club vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday11-Jul-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Portland TimbersAltitude
Saturday18-Jul-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Chicago FireAltitude
Saturday25-Jul-205 p.m.Columbus Crew SC vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday1-Aug-207:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FCAltitude
Sunday9-Aug-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Nashville SCAltitude
Saturday15-Aug-206 p.m.FC Dallas vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday22-Aug-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Real Salt LakeAltitude
Saturday29-Aug-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Minnesota United FCAltitude
Saturday12-Sep-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Sporting Kansas CityAltitude
Wednesday16-Sep-205:30 p.m.Nashville SC vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday19-Sep-208 p.m.LA Galaxy vs. RapidsAltitude
Saturday26-Sep-206:30 p.m.Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders FCAltitude
Sunday4-Oct-202 p.m.San Jose Earthquakes vs. RapidsAltitude