U.S. men's national team

U.S. team finds its identity

June 30, 2009
By Steve Davis
In one year's time, perhaps we can gaze wistfully back upon the Confederations Cup and see it as a critical "yellow brick road" moment for this version of the U.S. national team.

We might see the memorable march across the sketchy pitches of South Africa as the place where this incarnation found its Oz. In a wild ride of a tournament, this group seemed to find a heart. And an extra layer of courage. And a more sophisticated soccer brain -- this lingering and confounding propensity for ...

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