Nowak: Tough but fun

April 14, 2004
By Joseph White
WASHINGTON -- Freddy Adu and his coach jokingly debated the pros and cons of rap music and the Bee Gees during their long walk to RFK Stadium after a particularly grueling practice.

The light moment wasn't what you'd expect from Peter Nowak, the supposedly strict, no-frills D.C. United coach who insists on bringing Adu along slowly, despite all the hype and sellout crowds for the phenom.

``He's my coach, but he's also a great guy that I just like to talk to and have ...

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