K.C.'s bet on 'Casino Jimmy' pays off

May 5, 2010
By Justin Rodriguez
When Kansas City defender Jimmy Conrad heard the nickname of the Wizards' new goalkeeper this offseason -- "Casino Jimmy" -- he braced himself for a risk taker in net.

Conrad expected a cocky guy who strutted around the box shouting instructions to his charges. Moreover, he had visions of "Casino Jimmy" cleaning him out, along with the rest of the Wizards, during their weekly card games.

Then, Jimmy Nielsen arrived in Kansas City from Denmark for preseason camp. He quietly appeared ...

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