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Strong makes Texas debut with spring scrimmage

In this Jan. 6, 2014 file photo, Charlie Strong answers questions during a news conference where he was introduced as the new Texas football coach in Austin, Texas. For the first time since 1997, the Texas Longhorns will suit up for a game without Mack Brown on the sideline.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For the first time since 1997, the Texas Longhorns will suit up for a game without Mack Brown on the sideline.

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Marquez defends Texas title in MotoGP

Marc Marquez, of Spain, makes turn 20 during the MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit of the Americas, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Reigning world champion Marc Marquez of Spain claimed his second consecutive Grand Prix of the Americas title on Sunday, beating Repsol Honda teammate and countryman Dani Pedrosa on the same track where he took his first career MotoGP victory.

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NASCAR’s Kurt Busch says Haas serious about F1

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch says team owner Gene Haas is serious about making a strong entry in Formula One now that the sport’s governing body has opened the door for the first U.S.-based entry in decades.

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Marquez grabs pole at Austin GP

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Taking off his helmet after yet another dominating run, Marc Marquez shook off the sweat, flashed an easy grin and looked every bit like a rider who owns the track.

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