Placing the blame

June 22, 2006
By Wayne Drehs
NUREMBURG, Germany -- When the final whistle blew, Bruce Arena wanted no part in sticking around. As his players traded jerseys with the victors from Ghana, as they walked into the corners of Franken Stadium to thank the throng of red, white and blue-clad U.S. supporters, the U.S. manager headed up the stairs, through the tunnel and into the U.S. dressing room.

But first he expressed his displeasure for what he had seen on the field before him. With one dismissive wave and ...

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