Tom Goldman appears in the following:
Monday, July 04, 2016
The country's top track and field athletes are competing in Eugene, Ore., over the next several days — running, jumping and throwing for a chance to represent the U.S. in this year's summer Olympics.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Michael Phelps got a DUI, some bad press and time in rehab since the 2012 Olympics. And that helps explain why he decided to come out of retirement and compete in his fifth Summer Games.
Friday, July 01, 2016
U.S. swimming icon Michael Phelps finds renewed vigor in an attempt to return to the Olympics.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
At trials in Omaha, Neb., Phelps earned a trip to his fifth Olympics. Katie Ledecky, Leah Smith, Townley Haas and Kelsi Worrell are some of the younger competitors who will be joining him in Rio.
Friday, June 10, 2016
Everyone knows about the multimillion-dollar salaries and celebrity status of NBA players. But in the shadows of the NBA, men toil in the relative obscurity of the D-League to keep their dream alive.
Saturday, June 04, 2016
The man considered the greatest boxer of all time inspired millions by standing up for his principles during the 1960s, and by always entertaining — in the boxing ring and in front of a microphone.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Tom Brady's four-game suspension by the NFL for reportedly deflating footballs is back on. The penalty was overturned by federal judge last summer, who agreed with Brady's argument that the penalty was unfair. But on Monday, a three-judge panel disagreed, saying the NFL was within its rights when it imposed the suspension.
Monday, April 11, 2016
There was a stunning end to the Masters golf tournament on Sunday. Last year's winner Jordan Spieth gave up a significant advantage, falling apart down the stretch and losing to Danny Willett.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Fans are buzzing after the thrilling end to the men's college basketball tournament. Villanova beat North Carolina at the buzzer, in a game many believe rescued a tournament that had gone flat.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Kansas is the overall No. 1 seed. North Carolina got another of the top spots. The other No. 1s, Virginia and Oregon, were considered surprises in some circles. The 68-team tournament starts Tuesday.
Monday, March 07, 2016
Fresh off a Super Bowl victory, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning announced he will retire after 18 seasons. Tennis star Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a drug test.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
World soccer's much-maligned governing body picks a new president this Friday. Much of the soccer-loving public disdains FIFA and is skeptical a new president will bring about positive change.
Friday, February 05, 2016
Earlier in the season, many suggested Peyton Manning was through and should retire. He has since rebounded and will lead his Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's NFL Super Bowl.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Buffalo Bills have appointed the first female full-time coach in the NFL. Kathryn Smith will be a quality control assistant coach on special teams. But whether this position means...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The violence that spilled over in the NFL playoff game between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati last weekend was a reminder of the thin line between the controlled mayhem of an NFL game and actual mayhem.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Alabama beat Clemson 45-40 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night. On the pro side of the sport, there's still fallout from the contentious Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Game.
Friday, January 01, 2016
The new film Concussion has many football players thinking about the possible long-term health risks of the game. But that hasn't stopped two brothers from taking the field.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
For more than a decade, a rowing coach in Oregon has been teaching teenagers the value of hard work with tough love that sticks.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
In a statement, FIFA said Blatter's ban was tied to a $2 million payment he made to FIFA Vice President Michel Platini. FIFA says that Blatter was not able to provide a "legal basis" for that payment.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Pete Rose will not be eligible for the Hall of Fame, at least for now. Major League Baseball announced Monday it was denying his plea for reinstatement. Rose received a lifetime ban f...