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Memorial Coliseum

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Jimmy Carter - 39th President of the United States, 76th Governor of Georgia, and 2002 Nobel Peace laureate - attended Georgia Tech from 1942 to 1943 before transferring to the Naval Academy. When President Carter hosted a foreign policy address in Alexander Memorial Coliseum in 1979, he was then presented an honorary doctor of engineering degree for the class of 1946 and the Alumni Distinguished Service Award.

More than 8,000 people flooded to the Portland area in support of the NAACP's 1978 national convention at Memorial Coliseum. The convention included a commerce and industry seminar to discuss economic sanctions against racially segregated South Africa, the Allan Bakke reverse discrimination case and its affect on affirmative action in schools, a controversial energy resolution to deregulate gas and oil prices, & unfair treatment of African Americans in the local job market

The Vancouver Giants are a major junior ice hockey team playing in the Western Hockey League (WHL). Inaugurated in 2001–02, the Giants have won one President's Cup (now known as the Ed Chynoweth Cup) in 2006 and one Memorial Cup in 2007 in their ten-season history. Their home rink is the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia, which was previously used by the NHL's Vancouver Canucks.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Head coach Pete Carroll of the USC Trojans motivates his players against the California Golden Bears during the first quarter at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 18, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by

Singer Bob Dylan strums his guitar to the delight of over 17,000 fans who filled the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. Dylan,accompanied by the Band , stopped at the New York suburb during their current six-week tour throughout the U.S. and Canada. (Jan. 29, 1974) Photo Credit: AP

The 50th anniversary baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. The exhibition match, which was played in front of 115,300 people, set a Guinness World Record for largest attendance ever at a baseball game.

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(Memorial Coliseum Buffalo, NY : April 1 1957) “A lot has been written and said about why he was so great, but I think the best way to appreciate his greatness is just to go back and play some of the old records... Time has a way of being very unkind to old records, but Elvis' keep getting better and better.” -Huey Lewis

The biggest musical event this week in the Los Angeles area is Roger Water’s concert at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Saturday May 19th. By reserving limo service before and after the show, you can avoid most of the crowds and traffic because Exclusive Sedan will do the driving for you.

I am extremely grateful to have been able to cover the New York Islanders. All of the people that work at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum have treated me very well, and it is an honor for me to be able to write for a pro sports team. Here is a nice shot of DP on Fan Appreciation Day, which I covered for Examiner.com.

Jan. 15, 1967: The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs at the first Super Bowl. At the time, it was referred to as the First AFL-NFL World Championship Game or Supergame. And as the photo shows, the game was not sold out at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Members of the 573-member U.S. Olympic delegation wave American flags as they respond to the 90,000-plus audience attending the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Saturday, July 28, 1984. Photo: Anonymous, ASSOCIATED PRESS / AP1984

Robert Woods #2 of the USC Trojans flips the ball after scoring on a 31 yard touchdown catch in the second quarter against the Syracuse Orangemen at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

"NC Concert Venues = Charlotte Coliseum (pictured) & Charlotte Park Center & Cumberland Country Memorial Arena - Fayetteville NC & Greensboro Coliseum were the main concert venues I went to when I was a kid living in North Carolina in the late 60s to early 70s. Some of the shows were: Jimi Hendrix, The Monkees, Led Zeppelin & Black Sabbath & Deep Purple & Pink Floyd & Uriah Heep & Zappa & Beefheart & Jethro Tull & Alice Cooper & ZZ Top & Leon Russell. In 80s saw Yes & Rush & etc in NC." - BTM

Aug 1984: Carl Lewis of the USA accelerates down the runway of the long jump during the 1984 Summer Olympics at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. Mandatory Credit: David Cannon/Allsport

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Colorado College alumnus Mark Stuart #5 of the Winnipeg Jets skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 5, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Jets 5-4.

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum - This is where we have the MRDA Spring Roll tournament every year. Big love at the Fort Wayne Derby Girls for putting this amazing event together year after year!

Aug 1984: Carl Lewis of the USA accelerates down the runway of the long jump during the 1984 Summer Olympics at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.

History Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. March 29, 2008. The largest crowd ever for a baseball game, 115,300 people. Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Dodgers. This is during batting practice.

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, used twice as Olympic venue in 1932 and 1984, may be old, but never obsolete. A few updates and it can still be regarded as one of the finest sport venues in America.

Frank Sinatra performs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in New York's Long Island. (April 9, 1974) Photo Credit: AP

Led Zeppelin, shown in this undated handout photo, performed at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on June 14, 1972. Photo Credit: VNU

Three Dog Night, shown in this undated photo, performed at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 29, 1972. Photo Credit: AP

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - home of the New York Islanders. Small building that is old and dated. Not all bad though, this is where "ice girls" started.

From when the New York Islanders hosted Marvel Day at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. My favorite superhero Spider-Man posed for me.