Focused U.S. team receives warm reception

September 6, 2008
By Doug McIntyre
HAVANA -- Normally, when the U.S. national team heads to a match anywhere in the world, time on the usually short, always mind-numbingly mundane bus ride from the airport to the hotel is passed playing cards, listening to music or sharing a few laughs.

Not this time.

Instead, the American players' eyes were glued to the windows as they took in a sight precious few Americans ever get to see: countless 1950s Chevys and Fords spewing smoke as they cruised past anti-George Bush ...

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