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The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

COLISEUM: USC’s stomping ground. (Simon P. Barnett / Allsport)
A 1933 photograph shows the Olivers Club track team at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum()
Calvin Smith, right, passes the baton to Carl Lewis, left, during the men’s 4x100-meter semifinal relay race during the Olympics in Los Angeles at Memorial Coliseum, in this Aug. 11, 1984 file photo. (Associated Press)
USC Trojans walk out to the field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum(Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Southern California Trojans quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) takes snap on the USC logo at midfield during 20-13 victory over Arizona Wildcats at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum(Kirby Lee / U.S. Presswire)
Fans of the USC Trojans at the Pac-10 Conference Game against the Arizona Wildcats at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum(Donald Miralle / Getty Images)
A rainbow crosses the sky as the Southern California Trojans play the Washington State Cougars during the first half at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum(Jeff Lewis / U.S. Presswire)
The Coliseum is one of L.A.'s finest and best-known pieces of 1920s architecture. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
For four years, the Dodgers turned the Coliseum into one of the most unusual baseball stadiums in America and, on first opening day in 1958, 78,672 were there as Giants and Dodgers lined up. (Los Angeles Times)
1932 Olympics in Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum(Handout)
The Coliseum has played host to two NFL teams, two college teams and two Olympics. (Con Keyes / Los Angeles Times)
In April of 2006, this artist’s rendering of a new Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was proposed. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Remi Noibi, who manages a soccer store at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Figueroa near the Coliseum, would welcome a new NFL team in LA. (Al Seib / LAT)
South Carolina native Julia Hooker (left) shoots video as her friend Ernest Strickland brings her to see the famous Los Angeles Coliseum(Al Seib / LAT)