The World Of Sports Arenas

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Introduction
In the world of sports arenas there is one that stands as a pivotal high point above almost all other stadiums. The University of Southern California’s mammoth of a stadium, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is one of the biggest sports stadiums in college football, and has been a standard by which others are judge. Being declared a land mark by the state of California after nearly 80 years of use, this structure has had many different uses other than its current purpose of housing one of the most dominate teams in college football, the Trojans. Since its opening day the stadium has set world record in attendance and then beaten the same records hosting some of the most famous people in the world. (Coliseum History) Throughout the 92 years of the stadiums existences many changes have taken place and the facility has had to adapt to the new century. Advances in construction and design have allowed the Trojans to stay current and competitive with the new stadiums. One thing remains, and that is the fact that USC Trojan fans love the unique feel and history that has been made throughout the walls of the stadium.
History of facility Erected in 1923 the Trojans did not waste time until the first footballs game was played. On October 6th the team faced off against Pomona College finding their first home victory in the new stadium. In the first opening game the Trojans played in front of a 12,836 people which was a relatively small number of people considering they
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