Michael Bradley is not a big fan of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
And with reason. A loss in the tournament got his dad fired as coach of the U.S. national team four years ago. A team captained by Bradley was stunned by Jamaica in the semifinals of the tournament this year. And then Saturday, in the third-place game, he failed to convert his chance in a penalty kick shootout as the U.S. failed to medal in the tournament for the first time in 15 years.
"The Gold Cup," Bradley said before the game, "is ridiculous."
This time around it's been embarrassing as well,...