USOC Gauges Interest In 2024 Games

The United States Olympic Committee on Tuesday sent a letter to mayors of 35 U.S. cities to gauge interest in hosting the 2024 Summer Games. Letters went out to the 25 largest cities in the country as well as 10 others that previously expressed interest. Previous hosts Los Angeles, Atlanta and St. Louis are among the invites. The USOC has another two-and-a-half years to decide whether to submit an official bid for the 2024 Games.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 3 hours ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 8 min ago

The opener of this Western Conference First Round series will be hard to top from an entertainment standpoint. Alexander Steen's goal 26 seconds into triple overtime gave the St. Louis Blues a hard-fought victory against the rival Chicago Blackhawks, but the stakes only get higher in Game 2 on Saturday at Scottrade Center. Each team has positives to take into the next meeting.