Tom Goldman

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Hey, Indians Fans — Where Was The Love Before The World Series?

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?


World Series Game 1: Cleveland Indians Beat Chicago Cubs 6-0

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.


Cubs Vs. Indians: World Series To End One Team's Historic Drought

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.


Indians Vs. Cubs: Each Aims To End Decades-Long Championship Drought

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.


NFL's Conduct Policy In Spotlight Again Over Kicker's Admitted Spousal Abuse

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.


Olympic Organizers In Tokyo Consider Costs Ahead Of 2020 Games

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.


Latest In Sports: Cubs In MLB Playoffs, Colin Kaepernick To Start For 49ers

Saturday, October 15, 2016

NPR's Scott Simon and Tom Goldman discuss the latest in baseball playoffs.