• 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.

    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.
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 12, 2013, 11:04 AM EST
  • 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
  • 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
  • In this July 11, 2009 file photo, American seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, left, and Rinaldo Nocentini of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, right, climb towards Col de Port , France, during the 8th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 176.5 kilometers (109.7 miles) with start in Andorra and finish in Saint-Girons, France. When Alex Gibney set out to document the cyclist Armstrong’s 2009 Tour de France comeback, the filmmaker admits he bought into the hype: The m

    The agreement with the UCI gave WADA something to show for the behind-the-scenes discussions at its World Conference on Doping in Sport.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 14, 2013, 10:32 AM EST
  • This photo released by courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics shows Lance Armstrong in the documentary film, “The Armstrong Lie," by director, Alex Gibney. The film releases in the US on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.

    Lance Armstrong claims former International Cycling Union president Hein Verbruggen instigated a cover-up of his doping at the 1999 Tour de France.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 18, 2013, 3:01 PM EST
  • Alex Rodriguez signs autographs as he arrives at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Rodriguez's grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension resumed Monday with the first of what could be 10 straight days of sessions.

    Yankees President Randy Levine headed to Major League Baseball's office to testify Tuesday at Alex Rodriguez's grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 19, 2013, 5:44 PM EST
  • Polluted water surrounds the site of the Olympic Park as it is built in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Nearly 70 percent of the city’s sewage goes untreated, meaning runoff from Rio’s many slums and poor neighborhoods drain into waters soon to host many of the world’s best athletes during the 2016 Summer Games.

    In the neon green waters around the site of the future Olympic Park, the average fecal pollution rate is 78 times that of the Brazilian government's "satisfactory" limit.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 20, 2013, 11:58 AM EST