Discussion

Kyle Beckerman's second chance

Updated: September 28, 2011, 9:08 AM ET
By Leander Schaerlaeckens | ESPN.com

When the winds of change come cutting through, it's hard to predict what they'll sweep away and what they'll bring in its stead.

Sometimes, even the beneficiaries of that change are taken aback by it. So when new U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann not only called up Real Salt Lake defensive midfielder Kyle Beckerman but also threw him straight into the starting lineup in Klinsmann's first game in charge against archrival Mexico on Aug. 10, well, needless to say, Beckerman ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE SPORTS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM