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Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1993 file photo, Eric Clapton, left, Ginger Baker, center, and Jack Bruce, members of the 1960s rock and roll group Cream, pose during the induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles, Ca. British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71. A statement released by his family on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 said “the world of music will be a poorer place without him but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts." Cream, a blues-oriented power trio that also included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker, sold 35 million albums in just over two years and were awarded the world's first ever platinum disc for their album “Wheels of Fire.” Bruce wrote and sang most of the songs, including "I Feel Free", "White Room," "Politician" and ''Sunshine Of Your Love." (AP Photo/Chris Martinez, file)

LONDON (AP) — Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream he helped create a sound that combined American blues and psychedelia to thrill audiences throughout the world.

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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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Insolvency experts try to save Caterham F1 team

LONDON (AP) — Insolvency specialists have been handed full management responsibility at the financially troubled Caterham Formula One team in a bid to find a buyer.

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Whiteford leads at halfway in Perth International

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Peter Whiteford of Scotland had back-to-back rounds of 66 to hold a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Perth International on Friday.

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