U.S. on defensive vs. Mexico

September 1, 2005
By Jeff Carlisle
Just call it "The World Series of Poker Faces." On the one hand, you have Mexican head coach Ricardo Lavolpe, who is apparently so unconcerned about tipping his hand prior to this weekend's smackdown with the United States in Columbus, Ohio, that he released his roster a full week before the tilt. On the other you have American coach Bruce Arena, who is doing his best to channel Phil Helmuth by releasing his roster a scant three days before the match and closing practice as well. The only thing ...

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