'Downton' producer doesn't shut door on big-screen film

Hugh Bonneville, a cast member in the PBS television series "Downton Abbey," poses for a portrait during the 2015 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With "Downton Abbey" coming to an end, its executive producer is offering hope that a follow-up movie is at least a possibility.

Women coaches breaking into US sport

Training camp coach Jen Welter of the Arizona Cardinals participates in on-field drills during a team training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium on August 1, 2015 in Glendale, ArizonaA handful of female coaches are blazing a trail for women after landing jobs in men's professional sport but the jury is out on whether the flurry of appointments represents a tipping point or a statistical blip. San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon made worldwide headlines earlier this month when she guided the NBA team to a summer league championship in Las Vegas, just over a year after being hired by head coach Gregg Popovich. Popovich, the five-time NBA champion, believes it is only a matter of time before Hammon is appointed as a head coach with an NBA franchise.

Dr. Dre announces release of first album in 15 years

PHOENIX (AP) — Hip hop super-producer Dr. Dre says the wait is finally over — he's going to release his first album in 15 years.
Conservative donor Koch urges end to 'corporate cronyism'

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire industrialist and conservative political donor Charles Koch welcomed a group of roughly 450 like-minded fundraisers to one of his twice-annual conferences Saturday by challenging them to advocate for ending "corporate cronyism" - even if those policies help their businesses.
Johansen focused on firing Celtic into Champions League

Celtic midfielder Stefan Johansen celebrates after scoring during a Europa League match at Celtic Park in Glasgow on October 23, 2014Stefan Johansen says he is focused on firing Celtic into the Champions League after helping the Hoops to an opening day defeat of Ross County in the Scottish Premiership. The Glasgow giants got the defence of their title off to a winning start thanks to a fourth-minute penalty from Leigh Griffiths before Norwegian midfielder Johansen rifled home a second in the 35th minute. It was a far from convincing performance from the Scottish champions as they prepare to take a slender 1-0 advantage to Azerbaijan for the second leg of their Champions League third qualifying round tie against FK Qarabag on Wednesday.

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