Evening Ticker: Beasley's car torched, Sampson reveals USA '98 secret and more

Evening Ticker: Beasley's car torched, Sampson reveals USA '98 secret and more

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Evening Ticker: Beasley's car torched, Sampson reveals USA '98 secret and more

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DaMarcus Beasley 1 (AP)

DaMarcus Beasley's car was set on fire outside his Glasgow home on Monday. Beasley was not harmed. Police are calling the incident a deliberate act.

This isn't the first time Beasley has had his car hit by vandals in Glasgow. In December of 2008, Beasley had his car broken into.

Here are some other stories from Tuesday:

SAMPSON REVEALS USA 98 SECRET

If England captain John Terry's act of cheating with the significant other of a teammate sounds familiar, it does to members of the 1998 U.S. World Cup team. According to 1998 U.S. head coach Steve Sampson, former U.S. national team captain John Harkes had an affair with teammate Eric Wynalda's wife, an act that led to Sampson leaving Harkes off the 1998 World Cup team.

Wynalda spoke candidly about the incident, choosing to speak publicly after being asked about the John Terry situation.

"There's a lot of similarities between what happened to us in '98 and what's happening now to England," Wynalda told the Associated Press. "It's an unfortunate time for England, because I know how that can affect a team firsthand. Obviously, we all know how we did in the World Cup in '98."

ANOTHER CLUB AMERICA PLAYER SHOT

Club America midfielder Juan Carlos Silva was shot in the buttocks during an attempted carjacking in Mexico City on Monday, just eight days after teammate Salvador Cabanas was shot in the head.

Silva was not seriously hurt in the incident, but was grazed by a bullet. He is expected to return to training next week.

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What do you think of these stories? Worried for Beasley's safety? Have a better understanding of the U.S. national team's debacle in 1998? Glad Landon Donovan didn't go to Club America?

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