For the two hours leading up to the USATF Championships last Sunday, I watched the US give Brazil a run for its money in the Confederations Cup final. I can’t get that game out of my mind. I was fully engaged in it. I screamed "YES!" after both the US goals and after each of Tim Howard’s improbable saves in the first half.
I’m not the least bit ashamed to say that, like Kobe Bryant , I stole Michael Jordan’s fist pump after that second goal, either. That was the single best back-to-front counter attack I’ve ever seen the US execute. It was world class soccer. It deserved a world class fist pump….READ MORE