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  • Bucking the trend of pro teams seeking stadiums and arenas closer to the city center, the Braves' new facility will be part of a 60-acre development.

    Walkers pass along an area where a new stadium will be built for the Atlanta Braves baseball team, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in Atlanta. The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 15 kilometers from downtown in 2017. Atlanta's mayor said the city wasn't willing to match an offer from suburban Cobb County worth $450 million in taxpayer funding.
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 12, 2013, 11:02 AM EST
  • In this April 5, 1999 file photo, The Atlanta Braves, right, and the Philadelphia Phillies line the base paths as a giant American flag is stretched across the outfield while the national anthem is played before the start of their opening-day game in Atlanta. The Atlanta Braves are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium complex in Cobb County in 2017.

    The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown in 2017.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 12, 2013, 11:04 AM EST
  • Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland waits for the start of Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit.

    Jim Leyland announced he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 21, 2013, 1:08 PM EDT
  • Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre (29) is congratulated in the dugout after his solo home run that came off a pitch from Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Ernesto Frieri (49) in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won 6-2.

    The regular season is going to game No. 163 when the Tampa Bay Rays visit the Texas Rangers on Monday in an all-or-nothing tiebreaker for the second AL wild-card spot.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 30, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT
  • PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 23: Manager Dale Sveum #4 of the Chicago Cubs argues with home plate umpire Dana DeMuth after being thrown out of the third inning of the the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 23, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Major League Baseball is expanding its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they've never had.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 15, 2013, 1:32 PM EDT
  • Former U.S. national team soccer captain Claudio Reyna reacts during an interview on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in New York. Reyna was named director of football for the New York City Football Club, the 20th expansion team for Major League Soccer acquired through a partnership between MCFC and the New York Yankees.

    The former U.S. national team captain was hired Wednesday as NYCFC's director of football and tasked with the job of putting together an on-field staff and roster for Major League Soccer's 2015 season.

    LAST UPDATE : May 22, 2013, 4:58 PM EDT
  • Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts speaks at the City Club of Chicago in Chicago, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Ricketts says the video board he wants to build Wrigley Field is needed to "generate revenue" and he raised the prospect of moving out of the ballpark entirely if he is blocked from doing so.

    The owner of the Chicago Cubs publicly threatened for the first time Wednesday to move the team out of Wrigley Field if his plans for a big, new video screen are blocked.

    LAST UPDATE : May 01, 2013, 12:27 PM EDT