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.
Despite some minor deficiencies, the acquisition of CP3 allows the Clippers to finally shed their perennial laughingstock status and enter the world of the contender for the first time. Published 8:46 p.m. December 19, 2011 - Comments
Somewhere between the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and the disgusting 2011 NBA lockout, America’s powerful lost the ability to compromise. So did the sports industry. Published 8:44 p.m. November 28, 2011 - Comments
The New York Jets and Buffalo Bills both going down hard highlight a Week 11 that did the last of the work separating playoff pretenders from the contenders. Published 9:06 p.m. November 21, 2011 - 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
Contributions to the Communities Sports desk from readers.
Oxbow, with him long time winning jockey Gary Stevens, pulled out his most spectacular win in the 138th Preakness Stakes.
Some say Orb is a shoo-in, but not if Departing and Mylute have anything to say about it.
Kyle Love, defensive tackle for the Patriots, was released just days after finding out that he has diabetes.
Orb should take the second jewel in the Triple Crown with ease on Saturday.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
How does our 50th state view D.C. politics?
Political centrist who tells it like it is
"Critical thinking is thinking about your thinking while you're thinking in order to make your thinking better." - Dr. Richard Paul
Life lessons, adventures, people places and observations as I undertake my personal quest to travel to 100 or more countries before I die.
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.