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November 27, 1989
Mel Rosen of Auburn University and Barbara Jacket of Prairie View A&M were elected coaches of the U.S. men's and women's track and field teams for the 1992 Olympic Games. The International Competition Committee of The Athletics Congress, meeting Sunday, the day before the official start of TAC's annual convention, elected the U.S. staffs for three major events. In the 1984 L.A. Olympics, Rosen was an assistant coach, handling the sprinters, hurdlers and relay teams.
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November 27, 1989
Mel Rosen of Auburn University and Barbara Jacket of Prairie View A&M were elected coaches of the U.S. men's and women's track and field teams for the 1992 Olympic Games. The International Competition Committee of The Athletics Congress, meeting Sunday, the day before the official start of TAC's annual convention, elected the U.S. staffs for three major events. In the 1984 L.A. Olympics, Rosen was an assistant coach, handling the sprinters, hurdlers and relay teams.
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October 18, 1990
A nine-month investigation into alleged financial wrongdoing at Prairie View A&M has resulted in the arrests of five people, including the woman chosen to head the U.S. women's track team for the 1992 Summer Olympics, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Three more people have been named in sealed indictments issued by a Waller County, Tex., grand jury, but they have not yet been arrested, special prosecutor A.M. (Buddy) McCaig Jr. said.
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October 17, 1990 | From Associated Press
The woman chosen to head the U.S. women's track team for the 1992 Olympics and three other people have been arrested in an investigation of alleged financial wrongdoing at Prairie View A&M University. Those arrested Tuesday were Prairie View Athletic Director Barbara Jacket, former Athletic Director Brutus Jackson, men's track Coach Hoover J. Wright and Harris County Deputy Constable James B. (Tiny) Andrews. All four were released from Waller County Jail on Tuesday after posting bond.
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July 1, 1992 | JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marion Jones of Thousand Oaks High unexpectedly said Tuesday that she has declined an opportunity to compete in the Olympic Games in Barcelona this summer, although she probably would have been named to the women's 400-meter relay team. Jones, 16, said that she made the decision with her mother, Marion Toler, after finishing fourth in the 200 meters in the U.S. Olympic trials in New Orleans on Sunday.
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February 22, 1992 | MARYANN HUDSON
"Games We Used to Play," a recently released book by Roger Kahn, includes a segment detailing the day Dodger Manager Tom Lasorda's dream to pitch for the Brooklyn Dodgers finally ended. In Lasorda's only start for Brooklyn, May 5, 1955, against the St. Louis Cardinals, he was spiked at home plate by Wally Moon, eventually was removed from the game and later told he was headed back to the minors.
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July 14, 1995 | From Staff and Wire Reports
After months of heated negotiations and threats of a move to Nashville, Tenn., the Stanley Cup champion New Jersey Devils will stay at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J., for at least one more season. They also have the framework of a deal to keep them there through 2007, but the Associated Press reported that a loan of $25 million must be secured by Sept. 15 or the deal could fall apart.
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August 11, 1987 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
For the second time in less than three weeks, UCLA's Gail Devers beat the national champion, Diane Williams, in the 100-meter dash Monday night at the Pan American Games. Running into a head wind of two meters per second, Devers ran 11.14 to Williams' 11.25. The United States also won a gold medal in the men's 100 as the University of Pittsburgh's Lee McRae started quickly and barely held on against Jamaica's Raymond Stewart, who stumbled out of the blocks. McRae was timed in 10.
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June 21, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a result that not even the Supreme Court could overturn, Carl Lewis lost his chance to win a third consecutive gold medal in the Olympic 100 meters when he failed to qualify Saturday for the U.S. team in the event at the track and field trials.
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