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Jozy Altidore of the U.S. looks to strike it big at World Cup
Jozy Altidore of the U.S. looks to strike it big at World Cup

Jozy Altidore settled into a white plastic chair beneath a blazing sun at the U.S. team's World Cup training facility here last week, sweat beading on his furrowed brow. It was about to get much hotter. Altidore has known feast and famine during a sometimes brilliant, sometimes brutal soccer career. And with his second World Cup only a few days away, a crowd of reporters pushed in to ask him, for the millionth time, why. "Sometimes you go through times where you're not scoring. It's just like that," he said, looking straight ahead. "That's how the game is. If things aren't going well individually, or you're not having as much success as...

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