Joe Menzer

Joe Menzer is the author or coauthor of four previous books, including "The Wildest Ride: A History of NASCAR" and "Four Corners: How UNC, N.C. State, Duke, & Wake Forest Made North Carolina the Center of the Basketball Universe." He has written for such publications as "Sporting News" and "Inside Sports." Since 1995 he has covered the Carolina Panthers and the NFL for the "Winston-Salem Journal" in North Carolina. He lives with his wife and four children in Charlotte, N.C.