As the economy goes south, the lowest rungs of soccer's supply chain are at risk.
With luck, America's "Yes, we can" will spill over into national soccer.
In soccer, Italy is running a serious risk of mixing soft-core fascism with true love for a dead dictator.
The domestic scene may be coming apart, but the ball still belongs to Italy.
Americans Jozy Altidore and "Gio" Rossi are titans from New Jersey.
Italy must get past caretaker Donadoni to rediscover glory road.