• Injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic pledges to be back: 'Giving up is not an option'
    Sports Illustrated

    Injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic pledges to be back: 'Giving up is not an option'

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is out for the rest of Manchester United's season and likely well beyond that, but he's not contemplating calling it quits. Ibrahimovic suffered what Manchester United called "significant knee ligament damage," with multiple reports stating that the Swedish star tore his ACL and possibly his PCL as well in a Europa League match against Anderlecht on Thursday. The 35-year-old Ibrahimovic pledged to come back instead of allowing the injury to derail his career, though, in an Instagram post on Sunday.

  • St. Joseph's uses perfect bounce to keep unbeaten streak alive
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    St. Joseph's uses perfect bounce to keep unbeaten streak alive

    FRONTENAC • One way or another, the St. Joseph's girls soccer team is getting things done. The Angels stretched their unbeaten streak to 10 matches with a 3-2 win over Nerinx Hall on Monday, thanks to a stroke of good fortune. St. Joseph's scored the game-winning goal on a deflection off a defender with 1 minute, 11 seconds to play in regulation. The triumph might not have been a thing of beauty, but St. Joseph's senior midfielder Emily Burton and her teammates could care less. “We came out strong today,” Burton said. “I think, in the second half, we just weren't winning balls in the air. We knew we had to do something, though, to win the game because we might face them in districts.” The contest

  • LaLiga: Ramos receives one-match ban for Messi foul in El Clasico
    Omnisport

    LaLiga: Ramos receives one-match ban for Messi foul in El Clasico

    Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has received a one-match ban after being sent off for a lunge on Lionel Messi in Sunday's El Clasico defeat to Barcelona. Messi went on to score the winner in a 3-2 win for Barca following Ramos' dismissal, with the defender having exchanged words with fellow Spain international Gerard Pique on his way from the field.