Tom Goldman

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Calif. Law Tries To Prevent Young Brains From Football Injuries

Monday, December 29, 2014

A California measure will limit the amount of full contact middle and high school football players can have during practice. The new law takes effect January 1.


School Hearing Clears Florida State's Jameis Winston Of Sex Allegations

Monday, December 22, 2014

Florida State says quarterback Jameis Winston did not violate any school code of conduct in an alleged sexual assault case. This allows Winston to go on playing football for the undefeated Seminoles.


Texas Teams (Correctly) Shut Out Of New College Football Playoffs

Monday, December 08, 2014

Ohio State's romp in the Big Ten championship game propelled the Buckeyes past TCU and Baylor in the eyes of the college football playoffs selection committee.


Washington QB Robert Griffin III's Sinking Career; More NFL News

Monday, December 01, 2014

Was the New England Patriots-Green Bay Packers game a Super Bowl preview? Does the putrid NFC South really deserve a spot in the playoffs, or can they give it to the SEC?


NFL Fans Get Their Fill With 3 Games On Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Philadelphia Eagles routed the Dallas Cowboys 33-10, the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 19-3 and the Detroit Lions won handily over the Chicago Bears 34-17.


NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson Without Pay

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The NFL says Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will be suspended, without pay for the rest of the 2014 season. Peterson pleaded no contest to a felony charge after he injured his 4-year-old son while whipping him with a switch. The players union says it will appeal the decision.


Lawsuit, Drug Raid Raises Questions About NFL Painkiller Practices

Monday, November 17, 2014

Federal drug agents searched several NFL medical staffs this weekend, part of an ongoing investigation into alleged prescription drug abuse. Players have also filed a lawsuit about how painkillers are administered by teams.


Giants Trump Royals For World Series Win

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The San Francisco Giants took the World Series for the third time in five years Wednesday night, defeating the Kansas Royals 3-2 in Missouri.


World Series Moves To Game 7 After Royals Grab 10-0 Win

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 10-0 in Game 6 of the World Series, pushing the battle on to Wednesday for the final game. David Greene gets the news from NPR's Tom Goldman.


Giants Are Close To Winning The World Series — But It May Not Be That Easy

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The San Francisco Giants need one more win over the Kansas City Royals to clinch their third World Series championship in the past five years. Sounds simple, but history says otherwise.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.