Steve Nicewanger’s Story Archive

Big Red Coach Search

With the departure of Tom Crean, Indiana University is on the hunt for a new coach. With that in mind, the athletic department has hired Parker Executive Search out of Atlanta to locate some possible candidates  for consideration. Parker specializes in finding basketball coaches for college programs, having worked with … Read More

2017 Indy Car Opener

It was the two Frenchmen who reigned supreme at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg last Sunday in the opening race of the 2017 IndyCar season. Sebastien Bourdais, coming from last to first, and defending series champ Simon Pagenard were uncatchable in the second half of the race. Bourdais, … Read More

Screams for Crean

After a lackluster season for the IU Big Red, the Assembly Hall faithfuls are once again screaming for the scalp of Head Coach Tom Crean. It’s not that the Hoosier’s men’s basketball team is terrible or even just awful, it is that the team is mediocre and in Bloomington that … Read More

Kurt Busch Wins the Daytona 500

“I’m a Daytona 500 pound woman. I’m Daytona 500 pound gal” Haywood Banks!” ……Kurt Busch won his first Daytona 500 last Sunday driving a Ford powered car that was held together by duct tape and chewing gun in a race that was described as a 500 mile demolition derby. This … Read More

American Foods in World Cuisine

So what’s for dinner? Turkey, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, cranberry sauce, sliced tomatoes, pumpkin bread with maple syrup, and vanilla ice cream with  chocolate syrup for dessert. Sounds luscious doesn’t it? It’s something else. It’s all American foods. Foods that native Americans cultivated and ate long before European … Read More