Bradley keeps his squad level-headed after Mexico win
February 13, 2009
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
Near the end of Wednesday's press conference following his team's 2-0 win over Mexico, you could almost see the inner conflict brewing inside of U.S. coach Bob Bradley. On the one hand, the U.S. manager was content to invoke what he calls The Nowak Rule, that of keeping any immediate critiques to himself and allowing his players to enjoy what was a significant victory. On the other, one could sense -- and hear -- that Bradley was not about to let himself or his players get too caught up in the moment, ...