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Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Not Much Adu about Offense

Do you remember how you felt the first time you saw Apollo Creed step into the ring with Drago in Rocky IV? Fire works! Liv-in’ in America! Our African American Uncle Sam dancing around like a rock star. Apollo kept punching Drago but it didn’t even faze the giant Russian. You knew something bad was going to happen to Apollo. WHAM! WHAM! WHAM!…death…

This is how it felt watching the US Soccer Team play a friendly against England at Wembley stadium Wednesday. It’s not the first time I’ve felt this way watching the Red White and Blue play other national teams. Remember the Czech Republic in the last World Cup (I still don’t know how that ball didn’t put a hole in our net)? We’re supposed to be a world class team. We’ve got players who start in the Premier League, we beat Mexico for the Gold Cup (we’ve beaten them the last ten times we played them on US …

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