Tom Goldman appears in the following:
Friday, December 02, 2016
This is the conference championship weekend. The top teams will find out if they made the final-four playoff. The college playoff system is now in its third year.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
New testing of athletes from the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics have found more doping violations. Medals have been stripped and awarded to new athletes. Expect more discipline to follow.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Now that marijuana use is allowed in 28 states, it has opened up renewed questions about the drug as a pain reliever for people — including players in the National Football League.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Kyle Schwarber of the Chicago Cubs spent nearly the whole season rehabbing an injury. But his return to the lineup has been an inspiration, helping the Cubs even the World Series against Cleveland.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
The Indians are enjoying sellout crowds in Cleveland for Series games against the Chicago Cubs. But where were those enthusiastic fans during 2016 regular season?
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Cleveland fans hope their city will claim its 2nd championship this year. The Cavaliers won the NBA championship in June. Will the baseball team be next? The Indians are on their way, winning Game 1.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The 2016 World Series is a dream matchup for many. The Chicago Cubs, title less since 1908, will face the Cleveland Indians who last won a championship a mere 68 years ago.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Cleveland Indians host the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night. The Indians last title was in 1948 — the Cubs in 1908.
Friday, October 21, 2016
After New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was arrested for assaulting his wife in 2015, the NFL investigated and suspended him — for one game. But newly released documents show a history of abuse.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
It can cost billions to put on the Olympic games. Those high costs can be a burden to host cities and will be among the topics discussed Tuesday when International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach meets with organizers in Tokyo, home of the 2020 games.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon and Tom Goldman discuss the latest in baseball playoffs.
Sunday, October 09, 2016
The Sparks hold a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series. Game 2 will be played Tuesday night in Minnesota.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
On Sunday, a legendary voice in baseball will be retiring. And when he does, Vin Scully, who has done the play-by-play for Dodgers games for 67 years, will leave behind several generations of fans.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
In the 1960s, Palmer became golf's first TV star. His good looks and charm were as important to promoting the sport as his 62 PGA victories. His competition with Jack Nicklaus also excited the fans.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Hackers who this week published confidential medical records of top U.S. Olympic athletes are at it again. The World Anti Doping agency confirmed the hackers released data on 25 more athletes.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Lex Gillette, blind since childhood, competes with help from guide Wesley Williams. "Jumping into the air, it's like someone opens up this cage door and I'm able to go out and be free," Gillette says.
Saturday, September 03, 2016
After winning gold at the 1968 Olympics, Smith raised his fist in protest and made history. But ask him about the race, and he'll ask you a question in turn: Why did his winning time seem to change?
Thursday, September 01, 2016
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is sitting through the national anthem to protest oppression of minorities. That prompted a debate about patriotism and contentious social issues.
Monday, August 22, 2016
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ended Sunday night with closing ceremonies. American athletes did well in the games, though the ban of many Russian athletes hung over competition.
Friday, August 19, 2016
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won gold again at Rio's Summer Olympics in the 200-meter race. And, Ashton Eaton became one of the few men in Olympic history to repeat as a decathlon champion.