The Braves' move to Cobb County is no done deal. No contract has been signed, no financing secured for a new stadium. But Braves VP of business ops Mike Plant says he's "100 percent certain it will happen," and Atlanta's mayor is behaving like it, promising to tear down Turner Field rather than let it sit vacant.
As first reported by the Marietta Daily Journal, the Atlanta Braves will announce their intention to leave the 16-year-old Turner Field for a new stadium in Cobb County, Georgia, when their stadium lease expires after the 2016 season.
More details have emerged in the death of a Braves fan who fell from the upper level of Turner Field last night, the third fatal fall at an Atlanta stadium in five years.
A man is in critical condition (update: police have since confirmed the man died) after he fell "at least 30 feet" from the upper deck at Turner Field tonight. Details are sparse, but according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the man was transported to the hospital around 9:00 p.m.
Like the call that handed the Seahawks the win over the Packers two Mondays ago, the ruling in the Braves-Cardinals death match was complex enough to trip up the layman. The call on Golden Tate's "touchdown" could, if you squinted, have been justified based on a slippery understanding of the concept of the…
"Only about two-thirds of the men observed washed their hands after using the restroom at Turner Field — the lowest rate for any of the locations cited in the observational study and survey on the hand-washing habits of Americans."