Found July 17, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
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The anatomy of a winning streak is invariably complex. But if ever one came out of nowhere, the United States men's national team's ongoing one, which is now its longest of all time, certainly did. Just five months ago, the roof seemed to be caving in on Jurgen Klinsmann, his reign as head coach and the experiment that would mark this brief era. It had been more than a year and a half since he'd taken over. The effort to include more Hispanic-Americans looked a failure. The promised proactive football couldn't be located. And the results were pedestrian at best. What's worse, Klinsmann's side looked like no more than a cheap imitation of his predecessor Bob Bradley's, the man he'd replaced with the stated intent of raising the US Soccer program to the next level. An ignominious 2-1 come-from-ahead defeat to Honduras in San Pedro Sula in February embalmed the team with the stench of mediocrity. And now, the players were publicly, if anonymously, grip...
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