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Dot Cotton: Actress June Brown says she has left EastEnders ‘for good’

Dot Cotton: Actress June Brown says she has left EastEnders ‘for good’

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Veteran EastEnders actress June Brown has said she has left her role as much-loved character Dot Cotton after 35 years."I've left for good," said the 93-year-old in an interview with podcast Distinct Nostalgia.She is one of the BBC soap's longest-running characters and has become a firm favourite with viewers.Her character Dot has not been in an episode since January. An EastEnders spokesman said the "door remains open".Brown joined the show in 1985, the year it was created. In the last episode she featured in, aired last month, Dot Cotton - or Dot Branning - left a voicemail message for character Sonia Fowler saying she had moved to Ireland. Asked by interviewer and for...
Oakland Raiders’ Antonio Brown loses grievance, will return to team

Oakland Raiders’ Antonio Brown loses grievance, will return to team

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Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Oakland Raiders star receiver Antonio Brown is expected to return to the team after losing a grievance against the NFL over wearing his old helmet. Brown announced Monday that he will rejoin the Raiders despite being required to switch helmet models this season. "While I disagree with the arbitrator's decision, I'm working on getting back to full health and looking forward to rejoining my teammates on the field," Brown wrote on Instagram. "I'm excited about this season [and] appreciate all the concerns about my feet." Brown talked with an independent arbitrator for two hours on a conference call Friday. The superstar wideout, who is believed to have been using the same helmet model throughout his NFL career, argued why he should be allowed to wear the 10-year-old helmet....
Love Island bombshell Ellie Brown thrills in frontless dress: ‘Wow’

Love Island bombshell Ellie Brown thrills in frontless dress: ‘Wow’

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The Love Island beauty, who starred on the show last year, looked sensational as she wore a racy frontless dress.Ellie Brown, 21, took to her Instagram page to share a sizzling snap of herself in the raunchy number.The blonde bombshell, who is currently on holiday in America, showed off the number as she leaned against the wall.Ellie let her curves do the talking as she stared at the camera intensely. “You look beautiful Ellie”Instagram userThe star teamed the flesh-flashing number with immaculate makeup.This included a clear glossy lip, as well as fluttering eyelashes.Meanwhile her locks were styled into a chic ponytail.The stunner captioned the post: "Meet me in Miami."Fans were loving the sizzling snap, with it racking up more than 42,000 likes.One exclaimed: "Wow," while another told h
N.C. coach Mack Brown has knee replacement performed by former player

N.C. coach Mack Brown has knee replacement performed by former player

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June 4 (UPI) -- North Carolina football coach Mack Brown is recovering after knee replacement surgery performed by one of his former players. The university released a statement from Brown about the surgery, which was performed Monday by Dr. Michael Bolognesi. "First off, how cool is it that one of our former players replaced my knee yesterday. We talk about building young men so they can be productive husbands, fathers and citizens," Brown said in the statement. "Carolina produces a lot of special people and I'm happy we were able to play a small part in Mike's development because we counted on him and he, along with the rest of the surgical and anesthetic team, did a tremendous job." Bolognesi played for the Tar Heels from 1989 to 1993 as a defensive back. The 67-year-old Brown is prep...
Philadelphia 76ers’ Brett Brown to return as head coach next season

Philadelphia 76ers’ Brett Brown to return as head coach next season

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May 13 (UPI) -- Philadelphia head coach Brett Brown is expected to return to the team next season, 76ers managing partner Josh Harris told ESPN on Monday night. There was uncertainty about Brown returning for a seventh season, but Harris removed all doubt in a meeting with Brown and 76ers general manager Elton Brand on Monday that discussed the team's plans for the off-season. The Toronto Raptors eliminated the 76ers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Sunday. It was the second straight season that the Sixers were knocked out in the second round. Philadelphia owes Brown about $ 15 million on a contract extension set to begin next season. He is under contract through the 2021-22 season. According to ESPN, the 76ers wanted to end speculation on his future and begin work during t...