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Reports of Maggie Smith’s ‘Downton’ exit may be premature

This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Maggie Smith in a scene from "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Laurie Sparham)

LONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.

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Chelsea, Luis Suarez lead AP Global Football 10

Chelsea's John Terry, centre right and teammate Chelsea's Didier Drogba hold up  the English League Cup after its presentation to the team  following the  soccer match between Chelsea and Tottenham at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Chelsea won 2-0.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea was chosen team of the week in the AP Global Football 10 on Tuesday after beating Tottenham 2-0 in the League Cup final.

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Wolff to drive in F1 practice at Spanish and British GP

LONDON (AP) — Susie Wolff will drive for the Williams team in the first practice sessions at the Formula One races in Spain and Britain this season.

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Dave Whelan resigns as chairman of English club Wigan

This is a Sunday Aug. 14 2005 file photo of Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan as he applauds his team as they prepare to take on Chelsea in the club,s first English Premiership soccer match at The JJB Stadium, Wigan, England. Whelan resigned as chairman of second tier English club Wigan on Tuesday March 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Ellis, File)

WIGAN, England (AP) — Dave Whelan has resigned as chairman of second-tier English soccer club Wigan after serving a six-week ban for racially-aggravated misconduct.

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Alonso out of season-opening Australian GP after crash

LONDON (AP) — Fernando Alonso will not race in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix following a crash during Formula One testing that sent him to the hospital for three days, McLaren said Tuesday.

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