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Sports Arena site apparent front-runner for home of new MLS team
Sports Arena site apparent front-runner for home of new MLS team

Southern California’s second Major League Soccer team hasn’t committed to a name or a color scheme yet. But it is moving closer to selecting its new home. Tom Penn, president of the fledgling Los Angeles Football Club, said Saturday that the team asked five design firms to submit stadium proposals using Exposition Park and the spot occupied by the Sports Arena as a “hypothetical” location. But the location appears to be much more than hypothetical. Seventeen months ago, when USC was granted control over the Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena, the school immediately announced its intentions to tear down the arena and construct an MLS stadium in its place. LAFC,...

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