South Carolina pulled off a big upset of Florida, but goalkeeper Sabrina D'Angelo avoiding a major injury might have been the bigger win for the Gamecocks, as Graham Hays details in this week's five things you need to know about soccer.
At kickoff Friday, depth was a luxury for the U.S. national team, which saw three new starters and superstar Abby Wambach on the bench. By halftime, that same surplus of talent turned into a necessity after Alex Morgan went down with an injury.
FSU softball shortstop Maddie O'Brien grew up idolizing Mickey Mantle. And like Mantle, she also suffered a freak injury early on in her career. But it was the tragic death of a 17-year-old fan that really put things into perspective for the slugger.