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USC takes control of L.A. Coliseum

Updated: May 14, 2012, 10:30 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission approved an agreement Monday to hand over day-to-day control of the publicly owned stadium to USC.

As expected, the results of the vote were 8-1, with commissioner Bernard C. Parks being the only one to oppose the agreement.

USC now obtains the master lease for the 88-year-old stadium, giving the university the exclusive right to use, manage and operate the facility.

USC has wanted to gain control of the Coliseum ...

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