Tom Goldman

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2 Female Italian Players Advance At The U.S. Open

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Yes, Serena Williams' quest for the tennis Grand Slam is exciting. No one has won all four major tournaments in the same calendar year since Steffi Graf did it in 1988. And now that Williams is in the semifinals at the U.S. Open, she's only two wins away from the ...


Episode 649: China, China, China

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

What's going on in China? Is the second largest economy in the world about to come crashing down? On today's show: how to view the stock market, why even Chinese officials don't trust the country's official economic numbers, and the big shift behind it all.

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On Cusp Of History, Serena Williams Bears Big Expectations Into U.S. Open

Friday, August 28, 2015

The U.S. Open begins Monday in New York, with Williams seeking to become the first women's tennis player since 1988 to win a grand slam. If she wins, this would cap a remarkable year in sports.


NFL's Effort To Combat Domestic Violence May Go For The Long Game

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Last year's domestic violence scandal in the NFL spurred the league into action on an issue critics said had gone ignored for years. The problem continues — and so do the efforts to fight it.


IOC Awards Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Friday, July 31, 2015

With the selection over the Kazakh city Almaty, Beijing will become the first city to host both winter and summer games. Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Games.


NFL Upholds Tom Brady Suspension For 'Deflategate' Scandal

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday upheld the four-game suspension of Tom Brady in the "deflategate" scandal.


Women Want To Stay In The Game, But Life Intervenes

Monday, July 20, 2015

Basketball is the most popular sport among both boys and girls, but many women end up dropping the game in adulthood, even though they still love it. Injuries, work and family are three reasons why.


Portland, Ore., Soccer Fans Gear Up For Women's World Cup Final

Friday, July 03, 2015

It's the U.S. and Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final in Vancouver, Canada — a rematch of the 2011 championship. Soccer-crazed fans in Portland, Ore., who watched Japan's fortui...


With U.S. Open Victory, Jordan Spieth Wins Second Major In A Row

Monday, June 22, 2015

Jordan Spieth won the U.S. Open on Sunday for the second leg of golf's grand slam. He is only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year.


A Sea Change At Chambers Bay, Where U.S. Open Meets U.K. Aesthetics

Saturday, June 20, 2015

When the U.S. Open Golf Championship began on Thursday, 156 players took center stage.

So did the golf course where they were playing.

It's rare for the venue at a major tournament to grab as much attention as the star players. But Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., near ...


Golfers Navigate Tricky U.S. Open Course At Chambers Bay

Friday, June 19, 2015

For the first time, the U.S. Open golf championship will be played in the Pacific Northwest. The Chambers Bay course used to be a sand and gravel quarry next to Puget Sound. Players w...


Neil Young Tells Trump To Quit 'Rockin' In The Free World'

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Donald Trump has added his name to the list of Republican presidential candidates. Neil Young's song "Rockin' in the Free World" was played at Trump's event. Songwriter Neil Young wasn't pleased.


Golden State Warriors Beat Cleveland To Win NBA Championship

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

In Game 6 of the NBA championship series, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 to capture the NBA title. Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala each scored 25 points.


Warriors' Shooters Get The Job Done, Tie NBA Finals 2-2

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Golden State Warriors tied up the NBA Finals series 2-2. On the road in Cleveland, the Warriors beat the Cavaliers 103-82. Game 5 will be played on Sunday in Oakland, Calif.


With 2-1 Finals Lead, What's LeBron James' Secret Motivation?

Thursday, June 11, 2015

James is averaging more than 40 points a game, and with him leading the way, his team isn't looking like the underdog these days. But observers wonder what's fueling his on-court rampage.


Cleveland Takes 2-1 Lead In NBA Finals Over Golden State

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers dominated Tuesday's NBA Finals game — coming out on top over the Golden State Warriors 96-91. The Cavs lead the series 2-1. Game 4 will be played in Cleveland on Thursday.


Cavaliers Even Up NBA Finals, Beating Warriors In Overtime

Sunday, June 07, 2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers have evened the NBA Finals at one game apiece. Sunday night in Oakland, the Cavs won a thrilling game, beating the Golden State Warriors 95-93 in overtime. Both finals games have gone to an extra period.

Cleveland led by 11 points with a little over three minutes ...


Cavs' Matthew Dellavedova — A Standout In The Classroom And On The Court

Sunday, June 07, 2015

The spotlight is about to shine on one of the more unlikely starting players in the NBA Finals.

Australian native Matthew Dellavedova is expected to start for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night in Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. He will replace injured all-star ...


NBA Game 1: Warriors Beat Cavaliers 108-100 In Overtime

Friday, June 05, 2015

In what may herald an exciting series, Game 1 of the NBA Finals went into overtime Thursday night. But the Warriors ran away from the Cavaliers in the final five minutes, winning 108-100.


After A Week's Break, NBA Finals To Begin Between Cleveland, Golden State

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The NBA finals begin Thursday night, matching the league's best teams: The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. Both teams are trying to overcome decades without a pro title of their own.