1. A St. Louis-based company has been hired to liquidate the contents of the soon-to-be-demolished Georgia Dome: seats ($599 per pair), lockers, signs, pieces of artificial turf, furniture from the suites, kitchen equipment, you name it. Schneider Industries has a history of selling contents of abandoned stadiums. The company once auctioned off a urinal from the St. Louis Cardinals' clubhouse to a fan for about $2,500. Full story here.
2. Stock in the Braves surged 11.6 percentafter a report the Miami Marlins had a "handshake agreement" to be sold for $1.6 billion. By week's end, the potential Marlins buyer — the Kushner family — had ended talks, but the Braves stock had held most of its gains, still up 9 percent since the initial Marlins sale report. Full story here.