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Head Games

In 2014, soccer legend Pablo Mastroeni returned to the Colorado Rapids to take over as coach, leading the team to one of its worst records ever. Now he has a plan that might just save the squad—if he and his players can wrap their minds around it. 

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This article appeared in the March 2015 issue of 5280.

Natasha Gardner, Articles Editor

Natasha Gardner writes and edits longform journalism and multimedia projects for 5280 and is a regular columnist for 5280.com.

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