Tom Goldman

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Olympic Women's Team Captain Calls Rugby 7s 'A Perfect Game For America'

Thursday, August 04, 2016

A shorter, faster version of the sport is making its Olympic debut 92 years after rugby was last in the Olympics. And women's rugby is making its first appearance ever.


Russian Athletes Await Decision On Status To Compete In Rio Olympics

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Confusion surrounds many Russian athletes in Rio, whose status to compete in the Olympics remains unclear. Individual sports federations are trying to determine who's eligible to compete with only days left before the games begin. Some athletes have appealed their suspensions.


At The U.S. Olympic Trials, Mixed Opinions About Russian Doping Scandal

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The Russian scandal is a hot topic at the U.S. track and field Olympic Trials. Some feel individual Russian athletes should be allowed to compete if they're clean, others support a blanket ban.


Track & Field Olympic Hopefuls Compete For A Chance To Go To Rio

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.


A Rejuvenated Michael Phelps Says Rio Will Be Special

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.


Michael Phelps Finds Renewed Vigor In Qualifying For Final Olympics

Friday, July 01, 2016

U.S. swimming icon Michael Phelps finds renewed vigor in an attempt to return to the Olympics.


Veteran Swimmer Michael Phelps And Newer Names Headed For 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.


Playing For A Chance: The Promise And Pain Of The NBA's Minor League

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.


Boxer Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest Of All Time,' Dies At 74

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.


Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' Suspension Reinstated By Appeals Court

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.


Willett Wins Masters; Defending Champ Spieth's Game Collapses On 12th Hole

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.


Buzzer-Beating Shot Capped Villanova's Victory Over UNC 77-74

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.


Selection Sunday Produces 2016 March Madness Bracket

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.


Peyton Manning Retires, Maria Sharapova Fails Drug Test

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.


Soccer Fans Skeptical New FIFA President Will Bring Needed Reform

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.


For Pro Athletes, Knowing When It's Time To Call It Quits

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.


Buffalo Bills Appoint First Female Full-Time Coach In The NFL

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...


NFL Handles Fallout From Violent Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Playoff Game

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.


Alabama Wins 4th College Football Title In 7 Seasons

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.


'Concussion' Forces Football Players To Contemplate Safety Risks

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.