Last chance for fringe players

July 7, 2005
By Marc Connolly
Bruce Arena's summer checklist has to look something like this:

1. Get a tan.

2. Makeup with Claudio Reyna.

3. Win another CONCACAF Gold Cup.

4. Qualify for the World Cup.

5. Try to figure out how to use the "podcast" feature on

That's in no particular order, of course.

What you won't find in his master plans is the slimming down of his roster for the U.S. national team. No matter what happens during the ...

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