Steve Nicewanger’s Story Archive

Colts Preseason Loss

The Indianapolis Colts opened their 2017 preseason as they normally do, with a loss — this time to the Detroit Lions. The Lions joined the Horseshoes for a joint practice session starting last Thursday, then met them on the Lucas Oil field on Sunday. Andrew Luck did not dress but … Read More

It’s August, What Did You Expect? The Smell of the Pigskin, the Roar of the Crowd

This coming Sunday August 13th is a date which always lives in infamy, that is as far as the Boss is concerned (she will not be watching ever). At Lucas Oil Stadium, at 1:30 EST, the boys with the horseshoe on their helmets, our own Colts, will kick off the … Read More

Mid-Summer Sports

Newgarden Takes the Lead Sunday’s Mid-Ohio Honda 200 at the sports car course in Lexington Ohio was another dominating performance by the Penske Team’s newest member Josef Newgarden. To say that the 26-year-old Tennessean hook-up with the Captain has been a success is an understatement. In taking his third win … Read More

A Sweet Journey to My Past

For Christmas this year the Boss and I got each other Ancestry DNA Tracing Kits. You know, fill a tube with spit, put in a tube and send to When I received the results, months later, the biggest surprise was that my DNA revealed me to be 32% Irish. … Read More

Brickyard Demolition Derby

Last Sunday’s Brickyard 400 will most likely go down as the most memorable in the race’s history. First of all, the event started in the face of rain, brutally hot temperatures, and tornado warnings all over north central Indiana. There were to be several “firsts” for this particular race. One, … Read More