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Pete Carroll savors a return to the scene of his USC glory when Seahawks face Rams

Pete Carroll savors a return to the scene of his USC glory when Seahawks face Rams

The game is undeniably a homecoming — but for whom?

For the Rams, Sunday’s home opener against the Seattle Seahawks will be their first regular-season game at the Coliseum since 1979.

But for Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll, the game marks his return to the stadium where he forged his USC legacy, staking a claim to a pair of national titles and winning or sharing seven consecutive conference titles.

“I’m really looking forward to it,” Carroll told The Times this summer when asked about his return. “Ever since [the Rams’ relocation] started happening, I was thinking about what a good thing it was to keep this division on the...

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