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Entries by Dave Ungrady from 06/2010

The Unkindest Cuts

| Posted 06.02.2010 | Sports

Coaches have selected their 23-member squads for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa and now they can focus on final preparations for the tournament that begins on July 11. Except, perhaps, Mexico's Javier Aguirre.

Group Therapy: World Cup Coaches Feel Pressure; Express Fear, Guilt

| Posted 06.09.2010 | Sports

To calm their anxieties, some coaches recently met with renowned French sports psychologist Dr. Pierre-Klouseau (P.K.) Freeqique in Johannesburg. Coaches of such high stature rarely gather in a collective group therapy session. But they were desperate.

World Cup Group Therapy: Green Gets a Grip

| Posted 06.17.2010 | Sports

Goalkeepers have had a plethora of unpleasant moments during the first week of the South African World Cup. None was more dramatic than Robert Green's gaffe.

Good Fortune Finds U.S. In Win

| Posted 06.24.2010 | Sports

U.S. fans can now stop flashing their middle fingers at soccer fate and lamenting lost opportunities in this World Cup. We've seen an evolution of fortunate events that forged perhaps the moment of most frolics in U.S. soccer history.