I know the U.S. has had troubles beating Mexico in the past. I also find it fitting that they beat them to qualify for the World Cup before they did. I think the U.S. has a good chance to do some things in Germany next year.
http://www.newser.com/story/106154/boxer-christy-martin-stabbed-shot-by-husband.html WOW! She got stabbed, AND shot and was able to get out of the house and flag down a car to take her to the hospital.