Baseball All-Star Game will not return to Atlanta -- can stay in Denver: federal judge
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By Jonathan Stempel
Baseball's annual All-Star Game next month will remain in Denver after a federal judge on Thursday rejected a conservative small business group's request that it be returned to Atlanta.
At a hearing in Manhattan federal court, U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni said J...
ob Creators Network lacked legal standing to challenge Major League Baseball's decision to move the game, or show it faced irreparable harm. MLB had moved the July 13 game to Denver's Coors Field from Truist Park outside Atlanta in early April, shortly after Georgia adopted a restrictive new voting law. Caproni said MLB's decision did not single out small businesses, including the plaintiff's estimated 3,600 members in the Atlanta area, for unfair treatment. "To say that the legal underpinnings of this lawsuit are weak and muddled is an understatement," Caproni said. "The decision treated large and small; Black and white; Latinx and Asian;…