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Throw out the rulebook

Press-box rules tossed out at World Cup qualifier

Updated: June 7, 2009, 3:01 PM ET
By Nick Friedell

Whoever said there is no cheering in the press box obviously hasn't been to an international soccer match lately.

When I walked into the press box at Soldier Field on Saturday night during the Honduras-U.S.A. match, it didn't seem that much different than a Bears game. Media members were chowing down on free food and drinks and shooting the breeze with their neighbors. Everything seemed normal.

When the game began it was a different story.

Various "media members" were openly ...

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