Indianapolis officials say they’re up for the challenge of hosting the eighth annual College Football Playoff National Championship in January 2022, even as they're planning six other big sporting events that take place within a 13-month stretch.
The Indy Eleven are succeeding on the field this year, but struggling to maintain their spot as North American Soccer League attendance leader. And serious concerns about the NASL’s future have emerged, casting an even bigger shadow over the local team.
The Whitestown Town Council on Wednesday approved an agreement to buy 135 acres that previously served as the longtime home of the Wrecks Inc. automobile salvage yard. Little League International is expected to use about 20 of those acres.
With three days remaining, the Colts camp has already received more visitors than it did in its final year at Anderson University. But the crowd numbers are still well below what they reached early this decade.
The proposed 60-acre commercial development has been taken off the drawing board after Indy Fuel owners Jim and Sean Hallett decided to drop plans for a $25 million sportsplex that was to serve as anchor of the project.