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Germany's effort thus far raises questions

Germany's effort thus far raises questions

Originally Published: June 30, 2011
By Beau Dure

FRANKFURT, Germany -- German women's soccer players and coaches are all over television, their pictures are on ads all over train and bus stops throughout the country, and they've sold out the two largest stadiums hosting games in this World Cup.

Through two games, they haven't lived up to the hype.

Certainly the results have gone their way -- 2-1 over Canada in the opener, 1-0 over Nigeria here Thursday -- but those victories haven't been convincing.

Canada ...

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