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Ali's Olympic boxing coach dies at 90

Julius Menendez, who coached Muhammad Ali to the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics, has died. He was 90. San Jose State University says Menendez died April 14 in Gilroy, California, two days before his 91st birthday. Menendez was the head boxing coach for the United States in the 1960 Olympics in Rome when Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, won the light heavyweight division. Eddie...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Former US Olympic boxing coach dies

Julius Menendez, who coached Muhammad Ali to the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics, has died. He was 90. San Jose State University says Menendez died April 14 in Gilroy, California, two days before his 91st birthday. Menendez was the head boxing coach for the United States in the 1960 Olympics in Rome when Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, won the light heavyweight division. Eddie...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

From Beyond The Grave: The Weight Of Gold

(Edward Cook, Cassius Clay, Wilbert McClure; photo credit: FPG/Getty Images)"...And then I come home with the Olympic gold medal and the light heavyweight championship of the whole world representing my country, America. Coming back to this city called Louisville, Kentucky, where I was born and raised. And then go to a restaurant and can't get served. I did this a lot of...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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