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Here Are the 5K+ Items the Jets Are Bringing to London

For a 65-hour trip

(Newser) - The New York Jets are playing the Miami Dolphins at London's Wembley Stadium Sunday—and though the Jets will only be overseas for 65 hours, the team is bringing a lot of stuff. The New York Times takes an amusing look:
  • 220 people in the delegation
  • 350 rolls of
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US Women's Soccer Team Advances to Gold Game

US pole vaulter Jenn Suhr wins gold

(Newser) - Alex Morgan scored in the 123rd minute to lift the United States over Canada 4-3 in a thrilling semifinal match today and send the Americans into the gold medal game against Japan. The victory overshadowed a hat trick by Canada's Christine Sinclair. The US had to rally three times... More »

Wembley Stadium Security Keys Go Missing

Not to worry, insists Scotland Yard: We've changed locks

(Newser) - So police may have misplaced a set of keys for massive Olympic venue Wembley Stadium—but that doesn't mean there's anything to worry about, says Scotland Yard. Authorities are pretty sure the keys were simply misplaced, and not stolen—and are reasonably certain they haven't fallen into... More »

NFL Lockout Over, London's Calling

Tampa, Chicago will play league's fifth regular-season game at Wembley

(Newser) - With the lockout over, the NFL will return to London for a fifth straight year. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play the Chicago Bears at Wembley Stadium on Oct. 23 in the fifth regular-season game in the British capital. The game had been under threat because of negotiations over a... More »

Patriots Rule Brittania, Bucs

New England cruises past winless Tampa Bay, 35-7

(Newser) - Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and had more than 300 yards as the Patriots (5-2) beat the winless (0-7) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 35-7, today at Wembley Stadium in the NFL's third regular-season game at the iconic London venue. The game drew a sellout crowd of 84,254. NFL commissioner... More »

NFL Explores London Super Bowl

NFL, city government have had 'substantive conversations'

(Newser) - The NFL is in talks with London officials about holding a Super Bowl there, the BBC reports. “We have had very substantive conversations with the city of London,” a league exec says. “We’ve got to the point of exploring the bid document.” The next three... More »

England Dumps McClaren

Head coach is shown the door after soccer team's failure to qualify for Euro 2008

(Newser) - Steve McClaren has been fired as coach of England's soccer team after their failure to qualify for Euro 2008, reports the Times of London.  England had been thrown a lifeline after Israel's surprise defeat of Russia, which gave them a chance to advance to the continental championships if they... More »

New York Wins Ugly in London

Giants keep Dolphins winless in rainy Wembley Stadium, 13-10

(Newser) - In typical wet London weather, the NFL put on an equally typical slugfest in its first-ever regular season game played outside North America, with hapless Miami putting up a fight against New York before plummeting to its eighth straight loss. Over 80,000 spectators were mostly enthused by the sloppy... More »

London Calling for NFL

League hopes UK Giants-Dolphins game will be springboard into worldwide market

(Newser) - As London and the NFL brace for the weekend's Dolphins-Giants match—the first regular-season game played outside the US in league history—football officials are hoping it will launch the game into a new, more international era. If all goes well, commissioner Roger Goodell plans to make foreign-hosted games a... More »

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