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ATLANTA 1996 OLYMPICS | Spotlight

Time For A Change, Coach

A look at the day that was and at what lies ahead at the Summer Games

July 25, 1996|TIM KAWAKAMI

U.S. boxing Coach Al Mitchell continues to wear his lucky dark green longjohns--which he swears he washes every day--even though his team's winning streak was ended at six Tuesday.

"I'm a lucky man, God is smiling on me," Mitchell said.

So what about flyweight Eric Morel's loss, which ended the streak?

"Well, He might've blinked."

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