DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Supreme Court seems to agree with Kevin Costner that theres no better place to play baseball than on fields cut out of the corn.The court on Friday cleared the way for a 24-field baseball complex at the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, upholding a lower courts decision that the City Council properly rezoned the property from agricultural to commercial.The ruling came on an appeal by some Dyersville residents who sought to block the development of the All-Star Ballpark Heaven youth baseball and softball complex, fearing the complex would cause disruptions to surrounding farm operations and traffic, among other things.The complex is to be centered on the site where Field of Dreams, starring Costner, was shot. The movie was released in 1989 and has been embraced by people across the country, who connected with its story of a farmer who carved a baseball field out of his corn crop. Thousands of people make the drive to the small town about 140 miles northeast of Des Moines to run the bases at the baseball diamond and walk out to the cornfields that border the outfield.An attorney for the residents who opposed the decision, Susan Hess, had argued for the courts to overturn the rezoning, saying members of the City Council werent impartial and acted in a quasi-judicial manner rather than legislative in approving the rezoning.The Iowa Supreme Court relied on its rulings in previous cases to side with the City Council, saying the councils rezoning decision did not weigh the legal rights of one party versus the other.The council weighed all of the information, reports, and comments available to it in order to determine whether rezoning was in the best interest of the city as a whole, Justice Bruce Zager wrote.An attorney for the city, Doug Henry, said the Iowa Supreme Court ruling settles the matter and clears any hurdles to the building of the baseball complex.Hess did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment. Cheap NFL Jerseys China . Carey Price didnt, but he still came out on top against one of his rivals for the No. 1 job at the Sochi Games. The Anahim Lake, B.C., native was stellar in making 39 saves in his home province and Lars Eller got credit for a bizarre short-handed winner as the Canadiens defeated the Canucks 4-1. China Jerseys . Howard Ganz, an MLB lawyer, said in a letter to U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos that Rodriguezs claims do not come "remotely close" to what is needed to overturn an arbitration decision in federal court.STANFORD, Calif. -- American Jamie Hampton beat Stanford All-American Nicole Gibbs 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-3 on Thursday in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic. The fourth-seeded Hampton is playing her first tournament as a seeded player. Gibbs, playing in her fourth tournament as a pro, was cheered on by a group of the Rose Bowl champion Stanford football players, led by quartterback Kevin Hogan.dddddddddddd In other matches, third-seeded Dominica Cibulkova of Slovakia downed Switzerlands Stefanie Voegele 7-5, 7-6 (5), and No. 7 Urszula Radwanska beat Daniela Hantuchova 7-6(3), 7-6(3). Cibulkova and Radwanska will meet Friday in the quarterfinal, while Hampton will play the winner of a late match between Madison Keys and Vera Dushevina. ' ' '
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