5 things we learned in Atlanta sports business this week

1. OUTFIELD DIMENSIONS, WALL HEIGHTS WILL BE DIFFERENT AT BRAVES' NEW STADIUM. At Turner Field, the outfield fence is eight feet, four inches high all the way around. But at SunTrust Park, it will be as low as six feet and as high as 16 feet, depending on the spot. Click here for details and a drawing that shows the outfield dimensions.

2. HAWKS AND CITY ARE DISCUSSING BIG MIXED-USE PROJECT AT PHILIPS ARENA. The Hawks are in talks to redevelop the area surrounding their downtown arena into a mixed-use entertainment district, the AJC's Scott Trubey and Greg Bluestein reported. Details here.

3. SEARCH FOR NEW SPRING-TRAINING HOME TURNS TO SARASOTA AREA. While the Braves also remain interested in exploring the possibility of returning their spring home to the Palm Beach area, Sarasota County commissioners voted unanimously to pursue negotiations with the team. Details here.

4. BRAVES MAKE LINEUP CHANGE BY ADDING SECOND OFFICE BUILDING TO STADIUM COMPLEX. Construction work has begun on a four-story loft-style office building next to the previously announced Roxy Theatre entertainment venue in the mixed-use development adjacent to the Braves' new Cobb County stadium. Details here.

5. BRAVES' GOAL IS TO SELL HALF OF SUNTRUST PARK AS SEASON TICKETS. "A new phase" of sales will launch in early May when the team begins marketing 2017 season tickets to the general public. Details here.