Ryan makes the biggest gamble of his coaching tenure

September 26, 2007
HANGZHOU, China -- Slowing Brazil's powerful attack apparently worries United States coach Greg Ryan more than confronting the weight of conventional wisdom.

Ryan's unprecedented decision -- at least in the annals of American Women's World Cup history -- to change goalkeepers during a tournament for reasons unrelated to injuries or red cards, turned what had been a quiet buildup to the semifinal between the United States and Brazil into a day of questions and ...

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