WHEN/WHERE: 3 p.m.; Mile High Stadium, Denver.
TV/RADIO: Univision; WAMA-AM 1550, WSUN-AM 620 (tape delay beginning at 7:50 p.m.)
RECORDS: Tampa Bay 10-7, Colorado 8-11.
COACHES: Tampa Bay _ Thomas Rongen; Colorado _ Bob Houghton.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Tampa Bay _ Carlos Valderrama, M; Roy Lassiter, F; Giuseppe Galderisi, F; Steve Pittman, D; Cle Kooiman, D; Martin Vasquez, M; Mark Dougherty, GK. Colorado _ Shaun Bartlett, F; Roy Wegerle, F; Jean Harbor, F; Chris Henderson, M; Steve Trittschuh, D; Marcelo Balboa, D; Chris Woods, GK.
NOTES: The Mutiny begins a busy week, looking for a third consecutive win against the Rapids. It travels to Columbus on Thursday, then returns home Saturday against Los Angeles For the third time, the Mutiny will have played Kansas City and Colorado in the same week. It swept the teams and is coming off a 3-2 win against the Wiz. Kooiman returns after sitting out, having accumulated five yellow cards. The Rapids have lost two straight to fall into last place in the Western Conference. Colorado features three former Rowdies _ Wegerle, the former USF standout who played with the Rowdies in the NASL, Trittschuh and Harbor.
_ BRIAN LANDMAN