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Tom Goldman

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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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There's Something New This College Football Season: Playoffs

Thursday, August 28, 2014

College football's top division has a new playoff system this season. We'll talk about how it works, and how the field of potential contenders looks.

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Why Civil Resistance Movements Succeed

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Steve Inskeep talks to Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan about why non-violent resistance campaigns work better than armed rebellion. Their article on the subject is in Foreign Affairs magazine.

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Female Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis Is A Hit At Little League World Series

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Mo'ne Davis has dazzled at this year's World Series. The 13-year-old pitching sensation is already throwing in the 70s, as in miles per hour. Some believe she could be an elite pitcher.

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NCAA Ruling Heralds A New, And Murky, Era

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A U.S. district court judge ruled that the NCAA was violating federal anti-trust law by prohibiting payments to athletes whose names, images and likenesses are used in video games and TV broadcasts. The NCAA has appealed. So, what now?

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Federal Judge Rules Some College Players Are Entitled To Payment

Friday, August 08, 2014

College athletes scored a victory in court. A federal judge issued a ruling that the NCAA violated antitrust law by prohibiting athletes from payment for the use of their names, images and likenesses.

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With 50 Games Left Till Playoffs, Few MLB Teams Out Of Contention

Friday, August 08, 2014

In the dog days of summer, Major League Baseball's regular season has nearly 50 games left. Fans have their eyes on postseason play, and every division has tight races.

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NCAA Vote Could Boost Student-Athletes' Benefits, Big Schools' Power

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Major college sports programs could take a significant step toward sharing their wealth. The NCAA Board of Directors is to vote on a plan to restructure Division I athletics.

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Player In Baseball's Steroid Scandal Surrenders To DEA

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Federal prosecutors have formally charged the owner of an anti-aging clinic with distributing illegal steroids. Anthony Bosch surrendered to federal agents, and he has been cooperating with investigations. Last year, Major League Baseball suspended a dozen players, including Alex Rodriguez, with ties to Bosch and his clinic.

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Late-Game Goal Gives Germany World Cup Win Over Argentina

Monday, July 14, 2014

Germany takes home the 2014 World Cup title after a 1-0 win over Argentina on Sunday. It was a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play.

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Can Brazil Regain Soccer Glory With Beauty Over Brawn?

Sunday, July 13, 2014

The World Cup ends Sunday with the Germany-Argentina match. Brazil finished its run in the tournament Saturday after two consecutive losses that have set off some national soccer soul-searching.

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In World Cup's Final Weekend, Messi Bears Brunt of Argentina's Hopes

Friday, July 11, 2014

Melissa Block talks to NPR's Tom Goldman about the final two matches in the World Cup: Brazil against the Netherlands in a fight for third place, and Argentina against Germany in the final.

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Argentina Steps Past The Dutch In Penalty Kicks

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Argentina beat out the Netherlands for a trip to the World Cup final, winning the game in penalty kicks. In the final, Argentina will face Germany, which dismantled Brazil in stunning fashion.

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