The Crown Coliseum is a multi-purpose arena in Fayetteville, North Carolina, that broke ground in 1995 and opened in 1997. It is currently home to the Fayetteville Marksmen ice hockey team and the Cape Fear Heroes indoor football team.During the early stages of its construction, Fayetteville’s Crown Coliseum was mentioned as a possible temporary home for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes, but this was blocked by minor-league hockey executive Bill Coffey who had signed an exclusive lease agreement with the arena for the Fayetteville Force of the Central Hockey League.It was reported in mid January that TNA Wrestling would be taping its weekly TNA iMPACT! broadcast in the arena on February 24, 2011—which would be only the second time in its history that the show would be broadcast outside Universal Studio's iMPACT! zone in Orlando, Florida. WWE taped its annual Tribute to the Troops show at the venue on December 11, 2011.Fayetteville native, rapper J. Cole's Forest Hills Drive: Live and his concert film, Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming was recorded at the arena on August 30, 2015, during his Forest Hills Drive Tour. Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming aired on HBO, January 9, 2016.
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