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Mastroeni prepares his players during the 2014 preseason. He's learned a lot since then, he says.

This is Pablo Mastroeni’s second preseason as the head coach of the Colorado Rapids. The Arizona native has learned a lot over the course of a year. Read more»

New England's Steve Neumann puts in a perfect tackle on Colorado's Deshorn Brown.

The Desert Diamond Cup had a second day of action on Saturday night at Kino Sports Complex. Fine weather and the promise of U.S. national team stars on display brought out a record 3,661 fans. Three separate matches were on offer spread across two fields. An 11-goal tally was the reward for fans who stayed from start to finish. Read more»

Rapids midfielder Dillon Powers dribbles the ball outside of the New England box.

It wouldn’t be a February sports event without the sort of weather that the folks at Visit Tucson like to keep out of the brochures. When the Colorado Rapids and New England Revolution played to a 2–2 draw at Kino Stadium on Saturday afternoon, the rain and wind seemed to be a bit more like their Denver and Boston homes than sunny Arizona. Read more»

Pablo Mastroeni, center, coaches the Colorado Rapids during practice at Kino Sports Complex.

Phoenix native Pablo Mastroeni was supposed to be an assistant coach, but circumstances have put him in the top job at least for the time being. He and Colorado Rapids defender Drew Moor talk about team leadership. Read more»

Salt Lake's Javier Morales puts in a tackle.

In the 69th minute Dillion Serna sent the ball over the Real Salt Lake defensive line, connecting with Deshorn Brown who put the ball away for the only goal Colorado needed to win the match. Read more»

Real Madrid and the Los Angeles Galaxy have released their rosters for next Thursday's Guinness International Champions Cup match, which will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Read more»

It seemed like Portland Timbers FC and the Colorado Rapids brought down their home town weather as they faced off at Kino Sports Park on Tuesday. The Timbers were the victors against both the cold wind and the Rapids, three goals to one. Read more»

Colorado Rapids Midfielder Pablo Mastroeni in a game against the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2011.

Pablo Mastroeni has had an impressive soccer career, but there is one thing that often gets left off his resume: he played a single season for the Tucson Amigos back in 1997. "Playing with the Amigos was my first real taste of playing pro," said the Argentina-born and Phoenix-raised Mastroeni. Read more»

Tony Amato, Southland Conference coach of the year the past two seasons at Stephen F. Austin, has been hired to become the new University of Arizona women’s soccer coach. Read more»

Sod will be installed Tuesday over the base paths as Pima County converts the former baseball field at Kino Sports Complex to FC Tucson's new home. Read more»