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Coyotes working hard to attract fans officer last year.Pierce spent eight years as the managing director of marketing and productions for the U.S. Olympic Committee and he quickly went to work to change Arizona's strategy.The Coyotes started by asking focus groups, fans...
Sporting goods store puts Olympic hopefuls to work

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The fencer worked as a barista. One martial artist drove a prison truck, and the other went door-to-door selling pizza coupons.
Five cities, including Los Angeles, set to bid on 2024 Olympics

...the Summer Games back to the U.S. for the first time since Atlanta held the 1996 Olympics.On Tuesday, the U.S. Olympic Committee released the letter sent from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to the IOC earlier this month.The letter, along...
USOC picks Los Angeles for 2024 bid

LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Olympic Committee named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.
Jimmy Carter's decision to boycott 1980 Moscow Olympics remains controversial

...Soviets represented the true spirit of the ancient Olympics."After the boycott was formalized with a vote by the U.S. Olympic Committee, Carter invited the entire American team to the White House, where each athlete got a brief handshake, posed...
Questions surround Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic proposal

LOS ANGELES - The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep and stroll on tree-lined walks and clipped lawns.

In Knoxville, Tenn., Will McCurdy and Matt Schall each shot 6-under-par 65 on Wednesday to share the lead after the first round of the Swing Thought Tour's Three Ridges Golf Classic.
Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston's bid to play host to the 2024 Olympics is over.The city and the U.S. Olympic Committee severed ties after a board teleconference Monday, ending an effort that was troubled nearly from the moment it started.The decision...
Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...when the vote for the 2024 Olympics finally rolls around.That's still more than two years away, and the U.S. Olympic Committee has seven weeks to replace Boston with a more willing candidate ? one that shows more enthusiasm for playing...
2024 Boston Olympic organizers release original, unredacted bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics on Friday released the full, unredacted version of the bid that won over the U.S. Olympic Committee, after city officials earlier this week called for their disclosure.The documents reveal that organizers initially...