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USC in talks for Coliseum, Sports Arena land

December 8, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
The University of Southern California is in talks with the state to buy the land beneath the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the adjacent Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.That would make USC the collector of rents for the properties.

A representative for USC said the school has a vested interest in preserving the Coliseum.

The Coliseum has hosted two Olympics and is the home field of the USC Trojan football team.