Local officials have formally expressed interest in bringing the planet's most famous sporting event here for the first time ever.
The Rapids are 6-12-4 this season, their fourth under Mastroeni, who took over in 2014 following a 16-year MLS playing career that included 13 seasons as a midfielder for Colorado.
Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are expected to once again be the league's elite.
Zinedine Zidane has re-established Real Madrid as the dominant team in both Spain and Europe.
Juventus is favored to maintain its grip on the title, but could be distracted by its desire to win the Champions League.
When the obituary is written on the Union's season in a few months, it's entirely possible that the Montreal Impact will be cited as the cause of death.
The Delran native was hurt as she contested a ball in the air during Sunday's game against FC Kansas City.
Swiss international Blerim Dzemaili was the night's star, scoring the winner in the 69th minute and the finale in the 95th. Ignacio Piatti added a penalty kick goal in the 91st minute.
By sharing her past struggles with depression, aggression and addiction, the veteran goalkeeper has forged deep connections with fans that extend beyond the soccer pitch.
Carlos Vela has joined Jonathan and Giovani dos Santos as big-name Mexican stars in Major League Soccer.
The African nation will provide a challenge to a joint North American project that is aiming to bring soccer's main event back to the United States for the first time in more than 30 years.
"Chicharito" is back in the Premier League with West Ham, while Alexandre Lacazette hopes to fire Arsenal back to the Champions League.
Haris Medunjanin's life story is unlike any other the Union locker room has seen. Indeed, it is rare even by the standards of international soccer globetrotting.
John Torres, the groundskeeper for the Philadelphia Union, has dedicated years to giving the team its best field experience.