Danny Drinkwater: Chelsea midfielder produces highlights video to kick-start career

Danny Drinkwater in action for Chelsea's under 23s.
Danny Drinkwater has played twice for Chelsea Under-23s this season

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has produced a showreel featuring some of his career highlights in a bid to get his faltering career back on track.

A Premier League winner with Leicester in 2016, Drinkwater has played only 29 games since joining Chelsea in 2017 – his last appearance coming during a loan spell for Aston Villa in February.

The 30-year-old, who has not been allocated a Chelsea squad number this season, revealed a desire to kick-start his career in September.

And, with the help of a production company, he has published a three-minute videoexternal-link showing some of his best goals and assists as he looks to remind the football world what he is capable of.

Drinkwater, who has three England caps and has also been on loan at Burnley, was an integral part of Leicester’s stunning title success and

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Tailback Kamari Pleasant Appears Ready to Kickstart UW Football Career

Even if it’s called back, Kamari Pleasant made a shifty run on Monday.

He hit an open hole and raced to the top of the Husky tailback depth chart.

Pleasant was unveiled as the No. 1 guy to pack the football in Saturday’s now canceled opener at California.

It might have been the biggest personnel surprise by Husky coach Jimmy Lake once he finally gave a progress report on his University of Washington football team following a month of practices.

Pleasant, a 6-foot, 230-pound senior from Rialto, California, has started just once in Husky career  but it was a gimmick formation. Against UCLA in 2018, he was part of an unusual three-tailback set used only for the opening play.

Mostly, Pleasant has been a special-teamer, a fill-in guy, an afterthought, mostly a third- or fourth-string back.

“Kamari has always been our Swiss Army knife,” said Keith Bhonapha, UW running-backs

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Former county fair vendor Jaleel Willis recalls wild kickstart to MMA career

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Twelve years ago, Jaeel Willis thought he had failed.


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At age 18, Willis (13-2 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) had just finished high school. His next move was uncertain, but many of his avenues had come to a dead end. Knowing he needed to work to stay financially afloat, Willis began working odd jobs in the Memphis area.

Eventually he picked up a gig as a county fair T-shirt seller. Little did he know this decision would lead him down the road to becoming one of the hottest welterweight MMA prospects in North America.

One weekend, he woke up and got dressed for work like he would on any other workday. He headed out to the fair and positioned himself behind his T-shirt stand. What happened next would change his life forever.

A local promoter was putting on fights at the fair. The card suffered

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