U.S. captain nursing sprained ankle
August 24, 2004
``I'm crutching-impaired,'' said the captain of the U.S. women's soccer team, sitting on a couch with her right ankle wrapped and standard-issue crutches parked by her side. ``I almost took Lill's knee out when I was handing her my drink. I almost took out Tarp's face coming down the stairs.''
Kristine Lilly, Lindsay Tarpley and the rest of the team are quickly learning that their leader ...