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Tom Goldman

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CDC To Step Up Monitoring Of Travelers From Ebola-Affected Regions

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced a plan to start actively monitoring everyone arriving in the U.S. from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

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'Curse Of The Shuttlecocks' Haunts Kansas City's Teams

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Ever since the giant Shuttlecocks art exhibit was installed in the 1990s, Kansas City professional sports teams haven't been able to win a national championship. And there are some who believe the exhibit is to blame.

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World Series Opens With A Thud For Royals

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Giants won 7-1 against the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night. San Francisco snapped Kansas City's streak of eight-straight wins.

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Obama Sits Out Campaigning As Fill-Ins Stump For Democrats

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

With President Obama's popularity suffering, other big-name Democrats are trying to give candidates a boost. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Don Gonyea about what they're telling voters.

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World Series A Matchup Of Two Post-Season Upstarts

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Game one of the World Series begins tonight between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals. Relief pitching and scrappy play by both teams are expected to make the series close.

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Going Into World Series, Giants And Royals Play Winning Baseball

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Game One of the World Series is Tuesday night between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants. The Giants are playing in their third World Series in the last five years, and it's the first for the Royals since 1985. Steve Inskeep gets a preview from NPR's Tom Goldman.

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Wild Card Teams, Giants And Royals, To Meet In World Series

Friday, October 17, 2014

The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday to advance to the championship. The day before, the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles to win their series slot.

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Landon Donovan Will Leave Indelible Mark On American Soccer

Friday, October 10, 2014

Landon Donovan will play his last game with the U.S. men's soccer league on Friday. He is the all-time leader for assists and goals in Major League Soccer.

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MLB Playoffs Winnow Down To Leagues' Division Series

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the NL wild-card game. But it didn't come close to Tuesday's drama when Kansas City won the AL wild-card game in an extra-innings classic.

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Royals' Win A Tough Act To Beat As Baseball Playoffs Near

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

After a dramatic win in extra innings, the Kansas City Royals will advance in the playoffs for the first time in nearly three decades.

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Roger Goodell's Future In The NFL Remains Unclear

Friday, September 26, 2014

A week after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced he made mistakes, many questions remain about his future role in the league.

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Baseball's Regular Season Winds Down, Playoffs Days Away

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A handful of Major League Baseball teams have clinched their divisions — others are in tight races. This is the final week of baseball's regular season.

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U.S., Allies Hit islamic State Targets In Syria

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Pentagon says Islamic State targets in Syria were pounded using fighters, bombers and Tomahawk sea-based missiles. We examine the regional impact of the strikes on ISIS headquarters in Raqqa.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'I Got It Wrong'

Friday, September 19, 2014

Calls for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign continue as the league grapples with how it handled a series of abuse scandals. Goodell has kept a low profile during the crisis.

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NFL Proposes Plan To Stop Domestic Violence By Its Players

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Monday that three anti-domestic abuse advocates will advise the league. But plenty of criticism remains.

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Former FBI Director To Investigate NFL's Handling Of Ray Rice Case

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Former FBI director Robert Mueller III will lead the investigation into how the NFL handled the Ray Rice domestic violence case. Many have criticized the league for not acquiring an elevator security video made public this week by the website TMZ. In it, Rice throws a punch that left his then-fiance unconscious.

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Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice After New Video Surfaces

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

A leaked video of the altercation between football star Ray Rice and his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, that took place earlier this year has led the Baltimore Ravens to terminate Rice's contract.

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Phoenix Mercury And Chicago Sky Meet In WNBA Finals

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The WNBA finals begin Sunday, and the Chicago Sky are up against the Phoenix Mercury.

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Gridiron Tech Tags Players, Delving Deeper Into The Game's Data

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Something new is coming to the NFL this year: high-tech tracking devices on players. In some stadiums, they'll give teams and TV audiences real-time readouts of player movements. They'll also give coaches tons of data to fine-tune their game plans.

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Guilty Verdicts For Former Gov. McDonnell And Wife In Corruption Trial

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been found guilty on all 11 public corruption charges that he faced. His wife, Maureen, was convicted of eight of those same charges, as well as one additional charge of obstructing the grand jury investigation.

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