National team remedies

June 26, 2006
By Jeff Carlisle
HAMBURG, Germany -- Bruce Arena, you're fired. Clint Dempsey and Eddie Johnson, get your butts over to Europe. FIFA, come up with a fairer draw next time. See, winning the World Cup was never so easy. Ah, if only it were that simple. As disappointing as this tournament was for the Americans, what it showed was that there are problems facing U.S. soccer that run very deep.

First, let's cover the fate of Il Bruce. Right now, the din emanating from the soccer cognoscenti is that Arena ...

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