Tom Goldman appears in the following:
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
No team seeded 16 has ever beaten a team in the top spot in the men's college basketball Division I championship. It's a guarantee in a tournament that's tough to predict, but this year could be different.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
After a huge decline in enrollment following Hurricane Katrina, the University of New Orleans considered dropping its sports program from Division I. But it reconsidered and today joins March Madness.
Monday, March 13, 2017
On Sunday, the selection committee set the field for the annual descent into March Madness. The four No. 1 seeds are defending champion Villanova, North Carolina, Kansas and Gonzaga.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
In Oregon, lumber companies try to innovate to survive the years-long downturn in the timber industry. Some are succeeding. Others aren't and their communities suffer.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
March Madness is about to take over. Before the NCAA brackets are revealed on Sunday, here are some tips (you'll also need luck) for filling them out.
Saturday, March 04, 2017
This week in sports: It's the Spurs versus the Warriors on the basketball court, and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he'll stand for the national anthem next season.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
It's the first regular season call up to the NBA for the 23-year-old point guard. For the past season and-a-half, he's been playing in the D-League — pro basketball's minor league.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Over the weekend, the NBA held its all-star game — which is the traditional mid-season break. In reality, the regular season already is two-thirds over. It's now a sprint to the finish.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
A weekly update on the world of sports! This week, a look at the women's basketball team with the most wins, and the team that hasn't won a single game all year.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The NFL players union says it will tell members not to sign with the Chicago Bears if a state workers' comp bill passes. The bill reduces benefits for professional athletes injured during a game.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.