Posts Tagged England

Banged-up Falcons face tough Lions test in London

In this photo provided by the NFL, Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith attends a team football practice session at London Colney, on the outskirts of London, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions in an NFL football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday. (AP Photo/NFL, Sean Ryan)

LONDON (AP) — They’re on a four-game losing streak and banged-up on both sides of the line. Frankly, the Falcons as a team are looking questionable for Sunday’s London showpiece game against the Detroit Lions.

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Detroit Lions are loving life in England so far

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell supervises a training session at Pennyhill Park Hotel in Bagshot, England, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.  The Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions in an NFL football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

BAGSHOT, England (AP) — Most of the NFL teams that have arrived early and spent a week practicing in England have praised the local facilities and the team-bonding environment of being overseas.

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Battle of tacticians as Chelsea visits Man United

Chelsea's head coach Jose Mourinho gestures during the Group G Champions League match between Chelsea and Maribor at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Britain, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two of world football’s great tacticians go head-to-head for only the second time in a competitive match when Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea puts its unbeaten record in the Premier League on the line against Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United on Sunday.

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Johnson still a doubt for Lions game in London

ADDS NAME OF PLAYER - Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson smiles during a press conference at Pennyhill Park Hotel in Bagshot, England, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions in an NFL football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

BAGSHOT, England (AP) — Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is still a doubt for Detroit’s game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in London.

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Sting and his ‘The Last Ship’ star go home

In this Oct. 21, 2014 photo, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Sting poses for a portrait with Rachel Tucker, who makes her Broadway debut in Sting's  musical "The Last Ship" at Neil Simon Theatre in New York. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — The actors in Sting’s musical “The Last Ship” have plenty of pressure these days. The show is making its Broadway debut. There are last-minute changes. And Sting is pacing in the darkness.

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