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Thornton, Bolden nominated to coach U.S. team

Updated: March 15, 2007, 9:24 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Bubba Thornton of Texas and Jeanette Bolden of UCLA have been nominated to coach the U.S. track and field team at the Beijing Olympics.

The nomination by USA Track & Field, announced Thursday, must be approved by the organization's board of directors.

Thornton has been the men's coach for 11 seasons at Texas, where his athletes have won 10 NCAA individual titles. Before that, he was head men's and women's' coach at TCU. He was head coach of the U.S. men's ...

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