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.
After signing a one-year deal with the MLB’s Oakland Athletics, Manny Ramirez may have his last chance to end his torturous career on a positive note. Published 10:13 p.m. February 21, 2012 - Comments
The Linderella story taking the NBA by storm may slow down with the return of the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire, but it won’t be because the Linsane play of their point guard will disappear. Published 10:23 p.m. February 14, 2012 - Comments
Brady’s two recent Super Bowls show the phenomenon known to fans as “choking," something that can comfort and inspire LeBron as he heads into the NBA playoffs. Published 10:22 p.m. February 7, 2012 - Comments
Joe Paterno made a tragic mistake in his handling of an atrocious scandal. However, his legacy will always be that of a dignified hero to his family and legion of fans. Published 7:01 p.m. January 24, 2012 - Comments
With three of the four remaining reams owning a fearsome defense, the record-breaking offenses of the regular season have learned that defense matters most in the postseason. Published 10:15 p.m. January 17, 2012 - Comments
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 ...Read More
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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.