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L.A. owes Boston for the sudden chance to put on the 2024 Olympics

L.A. owes Boston for the sudden chance to put on the 2024 Olympics

These words may have never been uttered by anyone on the Los Angeles sports landscape, but here goes. Thank you, Boston. As expected, Boston's sanctioned bid to put on the 2024 Olympics deflated quicker than a bag of Tom Brady footballs, with the city and the United States Olympic Committee announcing Monday that it just wasn't going to work. Thank you, Boston, for giving L.A. yet another shot at playing host to the sporting event of a lifetime. After short-sightedness and strange politics prevented L.A. from being anointed in the first place, the USOC is expected to right that wrong and give the American bid to its traditional Olympic home. L.A. would then be one of the...

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