A myriad of scenarios ahead

December 3, 2005
By Jeff Carlisle
As the draw to the 2006 World Cup approaches, two possible scenarios have the U.S. soccer community engaging in its own version of "Waiting to Exhale." The first prospect is one that was unthinkable back in the dark days of 1998: The Yanks could be a No. 1 seed. Then there is other notion that is causing respiratory distress: getting placed in a "Group of Death."

With regard to the first thought, fans, you may resume normal breathing. Although the U.S. getting grouped among the top ...

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