Cassius Clay stands on the podium after winning the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. The U.S. boxing team of 2012 could’ve used Clay as they didn’t win a single medal despite sending 12 men to compete. SI’s Chris Mannix suggests that if the U.S. wants to turn things around in 2016, it needs to select a long-term coach, incorporate personal coaches and recruit past legends like Oscar de la Hoya to train the new crop of Olympic boxers. (Marvin E. Newman/SI)
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Cassius Clay stands on the podium after winning the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. The U.S. boxing team of 2012 could’ve used Clay as they didn’t win a single medal despite sending 12 men to compete. SI’s Chris Mannix suggests that if the U.S. wants to turn things around in 2016, it needs to select a long-term coach, incorporate personal coaches and recruit past legends like Oscar de la Hoya to train the new crop of Olympic boxers. (Marvin E. Newman/SI)

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An angry Tommy Bolt tosses his club after hitting two shots into the water during the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills Country Club in Englewood, Colo. Arnold Palmer would wind up winning the tournament by erasing a seven-stroke deficit in the final round, the greatest comeback in U.S. Open history. This year’s tournament begins today in San Francisco. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)
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An angry Tommy Bolt tosses his club after hitting two shots into the water during the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills Country Club in Englewood, Colo. Arnold Palmer would wind up winning the tournament by erasing a seven-stroke deficit in the final round, the greatest comeback in U.S. Open history. This year’s tournament begins today in San Francisco. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

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