Steve Nicewanger’s Story Archive

The Brickyard 400 is this Week

It’s that time of year. Mid summer. That means that this week the eyes of the motorsports world will once again be on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard 400, pardon me, I mean the Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400. Yep, Crown Royal has retired as the race … Read More

Helio Castroneves Back In the Winner’s Circle

Helio Castroneves is the senior driver among the IndyCar competitors. He has been with Team Penske since 2000. He started in the IndyCar series in 2001 and is the only race car driver in history to win his first 2 starts in the Indy 500. The 42-year-old Brazilian now has … Read More

No More PG-13: The Pacers Rated R for Rebuilding

he Paul George era at Bankers Life Fieldhouse has come to an abrupt end. The dream of an NBA championship banner hanging from the rafters is once again put on hold. The Pacers are now in full rebuild mode. Perhaps the most disappointing fact is that Paul George’s career will … Read More

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