Steve Nicewanger’s Story Archive

A Brief History of Father’s Day

While Father’s Day was last weekend, this article still seems appropriate. Father’s Day is still one of the U.S.’s summer holidays. Barbecues and outdoor activities are popular ways to celebrate. I even saw some fireworks Sunday night. Father’s Day started as St. Joseph’s Day in Europe in the Middle Ages … Read More

The Paul George Fiasco

In an earlier column I outlined a few of the reasons why the Pacers might not be able to financially afford resigning their superstar forward Paul George to a new contract. There was also speculation that his hometown team, the Los Angeles Clippers, the team he rooted for as a … Read More

Butler’s Farewell to Chris Holtmann and Their New Head Basketball Coach LaVall Jordan

Chris Holtmann left the friendly confines of Hinkle Fieldhouse for the Value City area in the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus Ohio. Ohio State gave the former Bulldog head man an eight year deal worth three million a year. The Buckeyes missed the NCAA tournament the last 2 years and … Read More

Graham Rahal’s Weekend at Belle Isle

T     he 2017 Indycar season had not been going so well for Graham Rahal and the Rahal-Letterman Racing Team. With a 6th place at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis being their best showing of the year, the team needed to find a combination to get back on the winning track. … Read More

The Checkered Flag for the Month of May

The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race is now in the record books. The event started it’s second 100 years with a bang….so to speak, with a history-making winner. There was a crash that was horrifying to watch and miraculous in that no one was seriously hurt. A … Read More