Donovan fuels the fire

September 5, 2005
By Ives Galarcep
Pressure has a way of turning normally rational people just a little crazy.

This was the case following Saturday's World Cup qualifying showdown between the U.S. national team and Mexico. The Americans walked away with a convincing 2-0 win to lock up a berth in the World Cup while the Mexicans went home still in need of a point to punch their ticket to Germany.

That's when the trash talking began. The result helped relieve some pressure from Landon Donovan and helped heap ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations