Morning Read: Everything's Up to Date in KC
There's fireworks in them thar soccer-specific stadium. The United States men's national team continues to prepare for its match against Jamaica. Like Brad Evans on a left winger, we got you covered.
Make your Starting XI for Friday's match against Jamaica.
DaMarcus Beasley on DaMarcus Beasley and the U.S. team: "These type of games, especially going away to Panama, are a good test for us in a different kind of atmosphere. The kind of style they play is a little bit different from ours, so all that's going to help. And then we play in Scotland against a good strong team and a good European opponent. These are games that are going to end our 2013 pretty well and if we can get good results in these last three, four games of the year, that'll set us up going into the big January camp and moving forward into the spring."
The dude (Alexi Lalas) approves:
Grant Wahl's big Bob Bradley story dropped in Sports Illustrated, home of longform content since 1954. There's not a huge amount of new information if you've been following the path of the former American coach, but it's a solid read regardless. You'll come away impressed with the man from New Jersey. Bonus story about him playing Springsteen in the Egypt locker room.
The 2022 World Cup might now be played in May/June instead of June/July. Mars is also another possibility.
And there's that:
October 10, 2013
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