If the U.S. Olympic Committee told you your bid to host the 2024 Summer Games was no good, you'd probably slink back to whatever corner of the earth you came from.
But not San Diego, the Little Big City That Could. Uber-Democratic Mayor Bob Filner has enlisted the help of none other than ultra-1-pe ... More >>
In America's collective imagination, Tijuana is the perpetual stand-in for the dusty border town. It's the home of the donkey show, buckets of beer and velvet Elvis paintings.
But a funny thing happened while we weren't paying attention:
We've done it twice, we can do it again.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today said he put our hat in the ring for the 2024 Olympics. "I am pleased to confirm our enthusiastic interest in bidding to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games," he wrote to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
The bid ... More >>
Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesStephen Colbert finds a blade for his sandwichYou can't say that Stephen Colbert doesn't put his money where his mouth is. Or, in this case, his lunch. The Comedy Central comedian became the patron saint of speed skating when he bailed out the US Olympic speed skating ... More >>