From the high school level all the way to the pros, join Nick Goralka as he explores a new, unorthodox way of looking at potential opportunities for teams and players that are hiding in plain sight. From the city that has won every major championship since 1985, the Chicagoan college prep student takes analysis to a new level with his exploration of the best and worst of professional sports, including football, basketball, and his own specialty, tennis.
With LeBron James finally figuring out June basketball, the Miami Heat will be the favorite for a long time. But worry not, America, the league’s upper class can come to the rescue. Published 2:25 p.m. July 10, 2012 - Comments
This year’s French Open is only confirming that which has slowly emerged to be undeniable fact in the past seven years; no one has ever been better than Rafa on the red clay of Europe. Published 7:20 p.m. June 6, 2012 - Comments
When considering the one player in the league’s history that displays a stunning combination of defensive versatility, offensive capability and brutal physicality, you can’t turn your head away from the king. Published 8:20 p.m. May 16, 2012 - Comments
When Derrick Rose tore his ACL, the vast majority of NBA fans wrote the Chicago Bulls off for the season, and with good reason. Fortunately, the Bulls aren’t without hope, even if there is less of it now. Published 2:41 p.m. May 2, 2012 - Comments
The first round of the NHL playoffs has been jam packed with big men misbehaving; it’s the inexperienced, overwhelmed, and so far incredibly disappointing officiating crews that are failing the fans. Published 10:01 p.m. April 16, 2012 - Comments
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Nick Goralka is a sports enthusiast with eclectic interests. In addition to cheering on and suffering along with his Chicago teams, Nick is a competitively-ranked tennis player, enjoys debating real versus imaginary numbers in mathematical functions, and is a trumpet soloist in his Jazz ensemble which has performed throughout Chicago and for Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Vice President Joe Biden at a recent charity fundraiser.
Nick is still in high school, steadily working his way through his Statistics class, and learning more and more every day about analyzing the sports that he loves.