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Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: Messi breaks his duck to earn Stamford Bridge draw for Barca

Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: Messi breaks his duck to earn Stamford Bridge draw for Barca

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Lionel Messi broke his goal duck against Chelsea to deny Antonio Conte's side a crucial lead over Barcelona in their Champions League showdown.The Argentinian superstar had not scored in his previous eight meetings against the Blues, but he put that anomaly right with 15 minutes left to secure a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea had gone ahead through Willian, who had earlier been twice denied by a post.But Blues boss Conte, who revealed he had experienced trouble sleeping ahead of the match, will be having nightmares about the equaliser with his side unable to hold on for a crucial advantage to take to the Nou Camp for the second leg in three weeks.The showdown between the current English title holders and Spain's champions-elect was also billed as Messi against Eden Hazard, with the tw...
Baker Mayfield decides not to attend 2018 NFL Draft

Baker Mayfield decides not to attend 2018 NFL Draft

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Baker Mayfield may stay away from the NFL draft in April at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Despite projections that the former Oklahoma quarterback will be drafted in the first round, Mayfield is not planning to attend, NBCSports reported Monday. Mayfield was in Fort Worth on Monday night to receive the Davey O'Brien Award. It is not uncommon for first-round draft picks to stay away. Myles Garrett, Christian McCaffrey and Dalvin Cook were not there last year. Garrett ended up as the No. 1 overall pick by the Cleveland Browns. In 2015, two of the top quarterbacks, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, decided against attending. Some players are concerned that they'll be stuck in the draft room while being passed over while other players are selected. Mayfield is one of four quarterbacks...
Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater enjoyed season despite barely playing

Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater enjoyed season despite barely playing

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Teddy Bridgewater barely played last season, but despite the lack of appearances, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback said it was the most favorite season of his football career. "It was probably my favorite season by far, even though I didn't play much," Bridgewater told ESPN on Monday. "This season challenged my mindset because as bad as I wanted to be out there, playing, being the competitor that I am, I wanted to go to war and go to battle with my guys. I had to be out there in a different aspect. I had to be there for the guys mentally." Bridgewater is still working his way back from a crushing knee injury suffered during the 2016 preseason. His only action last season was attempting two passes without a completion and running out the clock in Minnesota's Week 15 blowout win over the Ci...
Manchester City transfer report: Pep Guardiola wants £40m-rated Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl this summer

Manchester City transfer report: Pep Guardiola wants £40m-rated Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl this summer

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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl is wanted by Man City boss Pep GuardiolaMonday, February 19, 2018Manchester City are plotting a move for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, but have been warned the 22-year-old will cost £40million.City are keen to find a long-term replacement for Yaya Toure this summer and believe Germany international Weigl can be their next midfield enforcer.According to the Daily Mirror, Pep Guardiola has send scouts to watch Weigl in action this season and is ready to swoop for the youngster when the transfer window opens.Weigl has impressed since joining Dortmund in 2015 from Munich 1860.Despite his tender age, the 22-year-old has made over 130 appearances in senior football and his performances for BVB have seen him promoted to the senior German
Watch the hilarious footage of Tyson Fury marching and singing with fans after epic Groves v Eubank Jr. fight

Watch the hilarious footage of Tyson Fury marching and singing with fans after epic Groves v Eubank Jr. fight

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Fury was in Manchester to watch George Groves v Chris Eubank Jr.Sunday, February 18, 2018Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is back into the swing of training, although he still has time for his fans!Following the conclusion to the epic super-middleweight showdown between George Groves and Chris Eubank Junior, Fury took to the streets of Manchester with thousands of fans.The self-proclaimed ‘Gypsy King’ is famed for his controversial behaviour and is loved and abhorred in equal measure by fans.However, as you can see in the video below, he was perhaps the most popular man in Manchester on Saturday night!The 29-year-old joined in with his fans in a raucous rendition of ‘There’s Only One Tyson Fury’ as they left the Manchester Arena.Fury watched on as Groves outclassed Eubank Jr. to clai