Tom Goldman

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Super Bowl Victory Is Decided In OT: Patriots Beat Falcons 34-28

Monday, February 06, 2017

For a while, it looked like the Atlanta Falcons would be Super Bowl champs, but Tom Brady commanded the come-from-behind Patriots to force overtime. Brady is the only QB with five Super Bowl wins.

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Reporter's Notebook: Behind The Scenes Before The Super Bowl

Sunday, February 05, 2017

NPR's Tom Goldman was in Houston leading up to the Super Bowl. He talked to a player who isn't normally in the spotlight, noted a lack of information, and talked to a mother pushing for sports safety.

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Saturday Sports: What To Watch For During The Super Bowl

Saturday, February 04, 2017

The New England Patriots face the Atlanta Falcons Sunday in Houston. We discuss what to expect from the two teams based on their record so far this season.

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Political Divisions Could Put Damper On Super Bowl Merriment

Friday, February 03, 2017

Atlanta and New England face off in this Sunday's Super Bowl in Houston. The big game offers a massive party in the host city. But the current political divide could ruin the fun leading up to game day.

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What To Expect On Super Bowl Sunday

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

The Atlanta Falcons are vying for their first Super Bowl win, while the New England Patriots are after a fifth win with quarterback Tom Brady. We look at how the two teams match up.

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U.S. Men's Soccer Goes Back To The Future With New Coach, New Priorities

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

For the first time in decades, the struggling U.S. team may not qualify for next year's World Cup. But the return of Bruce Arena, who led the team to two World Cups, brings hopes of a turnaround.

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Saturday Sports: Golf, Politics And The Presidency

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Golf will return as the prominent presidential sport. And football legend and African-American icon Jim Brown shocked the political sports community by supporting Donald Trump.

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A Snowstorm Didn't Stop This LeBron James Fan From Catching The Game

Saturday, January 14, 2017

NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman's son Max really likes LeBron James, so Goldman got the two of them tickets to see the Cleveland Caveliers play. Then a snowstorm hit.

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College Football Champion Will Be Crowned Monday Night

Monday, January 09, 2017

The Alabama Crimson Tide plays the Clemson Tigers almost a year to the day since the two teams vied for last year's title. Alabama won that game 45-40. Alabama has won 4 of the last 7 championships.

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What To Watch For In Sports This Year

Saturday, January 07, 2017

In this week's sports roundup: The start of NFL playoffs, the fate of running back Joe Mixon, who was caught on video punching a woman in 2014, and a 105-year-old Frenchman still on his bike.

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It's A Crucial Weekend For College And Pro Football

Friday, December 30, 2016

The college football playoff begins with two games on Saturday. And on Sunday, the NFL's final regular season games will be played to determine playoff match-ups.

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Russia Now Disputes 'Times' Report On Olympic Doping

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Russia now says it does not admit a doping conspiracy involving its Olympic athletes. The denial follows a New York Times article in which a Russian official was quoted as saying a conspiracy exited.

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College Football Players Sit Out Bowl Games In Anticipation Of NFL Draft

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

College football players worried about injuries are sitting out bowl games to better their chances in the NFL draft.

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NFL Concussion Settlement Clears Final Court Hurdle

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of the estimated $1 billion concussion-related settlement between thousands of former NFL players and the league.

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Report: Russian Doping Program Juiced More Than 1,000 Athletes

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The World Anti-Doping Agency has released a report implicating Russian officials in a widespread doping program. More than 1,000 Russian athletes may have benefited from the cheating scheme.

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Anti-Doping Report Details Years Of Misconduct Sponsored By Russian State

Friday, December 09, 2016

Attorney Richard McLaren released final details of his investigation into Russian state-sponsored doping on Friday. His earlier report led to more than 100 Russian athletes being banned from the Rio Olympics.

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College Football Fans Soon Find Out Which Teams Made The Playoffs

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.

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Doping Test Results Reorder Olympic Medal Winners

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.

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NFL Players Searching For Painkiller Choices Hope For Relaxed Marijuana Ban

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.

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Cubs-Indians Tied One-Game-A-Piece As World Series Shifts To Chicago

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.

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