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Use Wambach off the bench

Updated: June 12, 2011, 1:32 PM ET
By Mark Young

Perhaps the hardest job for any head coach in sports is assessing the status of a legendary player at the tipping point or beyond of their career. Recent examples include Brett Favre with the Minnesota Vikings and Jorge Posada (and dare I say it, Derek Jeter) with the New York Yankees. And it's very possible that U.S. women's national team star striker Abby Wambach could join that list at the upcoming 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Only three players in the history of women's ...

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