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  • 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.

    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.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 12, 2013, 11:02 AM EST
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  • ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 26: MLB executive vice president for baseball operations Joe Torre participates in a news conference with umpire John Hirschbeck #17 regarding the obstruction call against Will Middlebrooks #16 of the Boston Red Sox leading to the winning run in the ninth inning of Game Three of the 2013 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 26, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

    Baseball owners are likely to give the go-ahead this week to spend the money for expanding instant replay next season.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 11, 2013, 5:05 PM EST
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  • 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
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  • A ground crew member carries a torch of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games delivered from orbit in the Soyuz TMA-09M capsule after its landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.

    A Russian space capsule carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts returned to Earth on Monday from the International Space Station in a flawless landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 11, 2013, 4:09 PM EST
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  • A woman arranges pictograms icons that will be used for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at a launch ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. The pictograms for each Olympic and Paralympic sports are made up of curved, fluid lines meant to represent each of the sports, and the natural curves of the hills and beaches that surround Rio de Janeiro.

    Carlos Nuzman, the president of the organizing committee and head of the Brazil Olympic Committee, is being pressed about the pace of work.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 07, 2013, 6:05 PM EST
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  • BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 11: Third basemen Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees looks on during batting practice before playing the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 11, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Attorneys for Alex Rodriguez will appear in a New York courtroom for an initial court conference in his lawsuit against Major League Baseball.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 07, 2013, 10:33 AM EST
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  • Soyuz-FG rocket is seen prior to the launch at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. The crew of the space craft will deliver Olympic torch to space as part of the ongoing Olympic torch relay. The torch will be brought back along with the station's current crew.

    A Russian rocket soared into the cosmos Thursday carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts to the International Space Station.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 07, 2013, 10:25 AM EST
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