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Matthew McConaughey to pitch for Lincoln brand

FILE  - In this June 19, 2014 file photo, Matthew McConaughey arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ford's luxury Lincoln brand says the Oscar-winning actor will appear in a series of TV and digital ads featuring Lincoln's new small SUV, the MKC. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is the new spokesman for Ford’s luxury Lincoln brand.

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Pan Pacs: Injured Franklin struggles on 1st day

Katie Ledecky of the U.S. smiles after winning her women's 200m freestyle at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky grinned and nodded her head, very slightly, in a show of approval as she surveyed the times on the scoreboard for the 800-meter freestyle.

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5 things to know about the Spanish league

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match against Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish league opens this weekend with the three main title contenders – Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, and Barcelona- all facing smaller clubs they will be expected to beat.

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Amy Winehouse to be commemorated with statue

In this Feb. 16, 2007 file photo, British singer Amy Winehouse poses for photographs after being interviewed by The Associated Press at a studio in north London.  Amy Winehouse is to be commemorated with a statue in the London neighborhood where she lived and worked. The late singer's family says the statue will be unveiled in Camden Town on Sept. 14, 2014,  her 31st birthday.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

LONDON (AP) — Amy Winehouse is to be commemorated with a statue in the London neighborhood where she lived and worked.

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Developmental league places team in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — The FXFL developmental football league will have a team in Brooklyn and will play a six-game season in four cities this year.

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