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Topic - Turner Field
The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections.
Denard Span was placed on the 7-day concussion DL after a scary collision with Dan Uggla during Friday night's game.
Thoughts on Tyler Clippard's struggles, Jayson Werth's groin injury and Ryan Zimmerman's eventful night at third base.
The Nationals and Braves played yet another tight, wild ballgame Friday night. And the Nats once again came up on the wrong end.
Welcome to Atlanta, where the players play _ as long as the stadium where they play isn't much more than two decades old.
Although details of a financing plan haven't been made public yet, Cobb County leaders say the benefits of luring the Braves away from Atlanta are worth any potential financial risk.
Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday during a press conference that the stadium will not be left vacant after the team starts playing at a new field in Cobb County.
There was no way the Atlanta Braves were going to stay in downtown without city taxpayers spending hundreds of millions of dollars, Mayor Kasim Reed says.
The city of Atlanta will demolish Turner Field and rebuild in its place a large-scale development after the Braves leave for a new stadium in the suburbs in 2017, the mayor said Tuesday.
When Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed found out a neighboring community had made a generous offer to help finance a new Braves stadium, he balked and said the city simply couldn't compete.
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 Atlanta in 2017. It's not clear how much it will cost taxpayers.
Turner Field had a signature moment right at the start _ a trembling Muhammad Ali emerging from the shadows to ignite the flame that opened the 1996 Summer Olympics. In the years that followed, the Atlanta Braves hosted many memorable events of their own, from the World Series and All-Star game to the farewells of Bobby Cox and Chipper Jones.
Bucking the trend of teams pushing for stadiums and arenas closer to the city center, the Braves are moving from a site just south of downtown that has been their home since the team moved to Atlanta from Milwaukee in 1966.
An approaching storm was a fitting scene for the Nationals, who fell 6-3 in the finale of this three-game series, as they dropped below .500 for the first time since April. The Braves, who've now beaten the Nationals in seven of the teams' 10 meetings, are 6 ½ games ahead of them in the National League East standings.
Major League Baseball found itself embroiled in another postseason maelstrom over umpires — and renewed calls for increased use of instant replay — after a disputed infield fly call led to mayhem in the stands in the one-game, winner-take-all playoff in Atlanta.