Tom Goldman appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
As the country starts to get back into its most popular professional team sport, this serves as a reminder of how dangerous football can be.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The British Open is one of the most challenging tournaments on the golf circuit. And not just because of the course. Players are keeping an eye on the weather, which has caused problems before.
Monday, July 17, 2017
There's been nothing normal about NBA Summer League 2017.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The former Olympic team doctor's deal to admit guilt on three counts of child pornography means he won't face some federal abuse charges. The state cases were not affected.
Saturday, July 08, 2017
We discuss the latest news about Wimbledon and Venus Williams, and talk about a nasty crash during the Tour de France and competitive imbalance in the NBA.
Friday, June 30, 2017
A gay pro athlete coming out isn't as huge a story as it once was. But O'Callaghan was a gay pro athlete who planned to kill himself because, in his mind, no one would accept him.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
John McEnroe reignited the battle of the sexes when he rushed the net to declare Williams is "an incredible player" and would be "like 700 in the world" if she played on the men's circuit.
Saturday, June 24, 2017
The NBA draft took center stage this week in the world of sports, and many are wondering what the new picks will mean for championship-winning teams.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
The Golden State Warriors are the new Michael Jordan, and 29 other NBA teams will do what they can – draft, trade, buy, sell – to pull closer to the champions.
Monday, June 19, 2017
Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's leading career scorer on Sunday night. The Phoenix Mercury guard now has 7,494 points, an achievement earned by playing her own fierce style of hoops.
Friday, June 02, 2017
The chatter ahead of this NBA Final was it would be the most competitive and evenly-matched ever. Last night's Game 1 was anything but.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors play Thursday night in Game 1 of an unprecedented third straight NBA Finals. The Warriors will have to try to avenge last year's loss without their ailing coach.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
For NBA fans, grumbly and otherwise, the wait is almost over. The Finals begin tonight.
Monday, May 29, 2017
Frank Deford, NPR's longtime sports commentator, has died at age 78. The Hall of Fame sportswriter was a mainstay on Morning Edition for some 37 years until his retirement earlier this year.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
It's the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors once again at the NBA Finals. And what to look for in the final hours of the French Open.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The NFL announced on Tuesday it is relaxing its rules on celebrations in the end zone after big plays. Previously, the league limited how players could celebrate after touchdowns and for how long.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
An injury to a star player following an aggressive defensive play has changed the tenor of the NBA playoffs. An uproar has ensued over whether the move was intentional and whether the league should tighten its rules.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
NBA fans are disappointed in this year's playoffs, due to the lack of close games and the utter dominance of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Los Angeles hopes to beat out Paris for the 2024 Olympics bid. Members the International Olympic Committee will decide the winner later this year. But soaring financial costs may offer some surprises.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Last week at Boston's Fenway Park, fans openly used racial slurs, and in one case they were directed at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones. NPR explores if the incidents are isolated or part of a larger problem.