The NFL Combine & The Color of Sundays

Note: With the NFL Combine taking place Feb. 23-29 in Indianapolis, Andrew Conte, the author of The Color of Sundays, takes a look back at the importance of finding just the right players — and seeing the intangibles that cannot be measured. His book follows the story of Bill Nunn Jr., a talent scout for

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A Tribute to Abraham Lincoln

By James Alexander Thom Presidential politics have always been vicious, slanderous and brutal, and often ridiculous.  This isn’t something new. Abraham Lincoln was easy to mock, as a gangly, homely, back-country bumpkin. And he was surely hated and scorned more in his presidential tenure than anyone else was, before or since, because he got into office at

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Teacher Interviews: Why They’re Important

The following is an excerpt from the new book Ace Your Teacher Interview, 2nd Ed. written by Anthony D. Fredericks, Blue River Press, 2016. Here’s a fact of life: Prospective teachers can send out all the resumes, contact all the school districts, and write all the cover letters they want – but they can’t get

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