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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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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 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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