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 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.
The new version of the IndyCar that made its Indianapolis 500 debut on Sunday was hard to drive in traffic and squirrely in the corners. And that made it appealing to drivers who want to be rewarded for their talent.