NFL in London, England
London hardly abuzz over return of NFL
15 at the Hayward Gallery: or +44-20-7960-4200. MUSIC Fleetwood Mac plays the final gig of its three-concert run at the O2 — the first U.K. shows since it sold out Wembley in 2009. The veteran band is the same as at its Rumours peak — while Christine McVie is largely absent, she did make a surprise brief appearance at one show. Expect plenty of the 1977 album, re-released this year in a 35th-anniversary edition, as well as hits from a new four-track EP. Information: . The iTunes festival is wrapping up at the Roundhouse. Dizzee Rascal serves up his droll hip-hop on Friday, John Legend adds jazz on Saturday and Justin Timberlake offers hit-material pop on Sunday: . OTHER LONDON OUTINGS Send your kids up a chimney this weekend at a festival to inaugurate a vast new London square. Kings Cross Square (in front of the station) celebrates its Victorian, industrial past with a carnival at nearby Granary Square, where visitors can race penny farthings (those old bicycles with huge front wheels) and kids can shovel coal. Information: . Meanwhile, cheerleaders, drumlines and stars and stripes are set to take over Regent Street on Saturday.
Players not sold on London franchise
Its still a pretty good trip either way youre looking at it. Eagles linebacker Trent Cole : All your family is back in the United States. Who would do that? You wouldnt have a good team because I dont think too many people would want to do that. Play in London, away from your whole world and your family? Theyre going to have to go get some rugby players. That would be cool. Get some rugby players, have them get some equipment on, drug-test all of them. Eagles cornerback Cary Williams : Stay in America, man. Lets worry about the Jacksonville Jaguars not getting the fans out there. I dont know. Its cool to go across the water and all that. Its cool for a trip, but you dont want a franchise out there.