Rains is a graduate of Indiana University. After moving back to his hometown of Chicago, he worked at the Chicago Tribune in digital advertising for several years. He is currently working towards earning his Masters in Journalism at DePaul University. He joined SportTechie.com in January 2016, where he covers the intersection of sports and technology. Let’s Be Reason-a-Bull is his first self-run publication. As an avid fan of the Chicago Bulls who closely follows the NBA, he hopes to provide context and insight to all the happenings surrounding the team.