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.
Officials with the soccer team are in ongoing discussions about the possibility of playing future games in Lucas Oil Stadium, while a soccer news website reports that the team will join the United Soccer League for its 2018 season.
The NBA All-Star Game is broadcast to 215 countries and territories in 49 languages, according to NBA officials. In China alone, nearly 40 million people watch the game and another 10 million do so in Europe.
Gen Con this year plans to use more than 750,000 square feet in the Indiana Convention Center, Lucas Oil Stadium and in the connector between the two facilities. It's the most space ever booked for an Indianapolis convention.