Rendering of Georgia State Football at Turner Field, Atlanta

The move is on to turn Turner Field — home to the Atlanta Braves baseball team for 20 seasons and a central site for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta – into a football stadium for Georgia State University (GSU).

The board of regents for the downtown Atlanta University gave the final approval on Nov. 9 to purchase the stadium and its 68-acre site from the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority.

The boa...

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