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U.S. looks for payback against Panama

Updated: June 22, 2011, 3:11 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

HOUSTON -- When Landon Donovan was around 8 years old, he received his first benching. It wasn't by his head coach, or an irate assistant, but by his mother, Donna Kenney-Cash. It turns out that Donovan had gotten into a bit of trouble at school and his mother decided to not only keep him out of the match, but force him to watch the game from the sidelines.

In the aftermath of his sitting out the first 65 minutes of Sunday's Gold Cup quarterfinal against Jamaica, Donovan was reminded ...

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