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LA groups scramble expansion deadline nears

...Carson trying to move back into contention while the Los Angeles Coliseum group is floating a new idea before the league...offices in New York. The NFL earlier chose the Los Angeles Coliseum over Carson as the potential home for the new team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/28/foo_268892.shtml
Food
Cheap home runs just part of venue's charm

LOS ANGELES --- Carl Erskine vividly remembers a most distressing experience at the Los Angeles Coliseum 50 years ago. Don Newcombe easily recalls the difficulty of doing his job there. Erskine and Newcombe had plenty of company as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/29/bas_192775.shtml
Baseball
98-year-old gymnast makes Olympic performance

...At 98, Leon Stukelj realized a dream deferred. The oldest living Olympian finally performed Tuesday at the Los Angeles Coliseum, site of the 1932 Games he missed when the Yugoslavian government could not afford to send a full team. Stukelj...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/25/oth_210409.shtml
Other sports
Times have changed since Rams won last NFL title

...the top seats were $5, with general admission $3 a pop. Even then, nearly half the 100,000 seats in the Los Angeles Coliseum remained empty on game day. Times have changed since the Rams won their last NFL championship. Although the 1951...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/29/pro_281570.shtml
NFL
Trojans blank Irish for first time since 1962

...coach Bob Davie said after USC beat the Fighting Irish 10-0 Saturday night before a crowd of 90,069 at the Los Angeles Coliseum. "We knew they were going to have to run the football, and we knew if they ran the football they were not going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/30/col_246093.shtml
College
LA council opposes tax dollars for NFL

...taxpayer money to bring a team to the city. A plan by a private group to put an expansion team in a remodeled Los Angeles Coliseum stalled when league officials complained about a lack of public funds for the project. The resolution, passed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/08/pro_269711.shtml
NFL
Trojans' game with Bulldogs fills a need

...Fresno State was plugged in last February as an opponent for the top-ranked Trojans on Saturday night at the Los Angeles Coliseum. "We had an opportunity to schedule a worthy opponent," the USC coach said Tuesday. "I think (three weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/col_23283.shtml
College
Tagliabue has his sights set on L.A.

...solution to the situation doesn't figure to come that soon. Two sites are being considered, in Anaheim and at the Los Angeles Coliseum, each with cost estimates at $800 million, considerably higher than previous price tags. Tagliabue is eager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/29/pro_74457.shtml
NFL
Bush has leaped to top of Heisman race

...direction, cruised all the way across the field and into the end zone. The 90,000-plus fans packed into the Los Angeles Coliseum went wild. And with that 50-yard touchdown, the competition for the Heisman Trophy might have ended. A rare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/08/col_30568.shtml
College
Both sides to feel at home this time

...creates another aspect to this rivalry that's really cool." The Trojans and Bruins played their home games at the Los Angeles Coliseum until UCLA moved to the Rose Bowl in 1982. They began wearing home jerseys against each other the first time they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/06/col_502952.shtml
College