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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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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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US men to play Colombia in London on Nov. 14

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men’s soccer team will play third-ranked Colombia in an exhibition game Nov. 14 in London at Craven Cottage, the home stadium of Fulham.

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Overseas matchup with Falcons up next for Lions

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate celebrates their 24-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints after a NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Golden Tate is finally warming up to the idea of a game in London.

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