Tom Goldman

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Saturday Sports: Women's World Cup, U.S. Open

Saturday, June 15, 2019

The Women's World Cup is under way, with exciting matches and some controversy as well.

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What Makes The U.S. Open The Most Accessible Of Golf's Major Tournaments

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The U.S. Open is considered the toughest test in golf, but it's also the most accessible major championship. You don't have to be a star. Those who qualify have the same chance to win as Tiger Woods.

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Should Racehorses Be Medicated?

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Thoroughbred deaths have renewed calls for reform in the horse racing industry. Industry watchers and members of Congress say it's time to address how racehorses are medicated with a bevy of drugs.

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Boxing's 'Little Fat Boy' Continues To Wow The World

Monday, June 03, 2019

Andy Ruiz Jr. surprised the boxing world by beating Anthony Joshua to become the heavyweight champion.

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Saturday Sports: NBA Finals, French Open

Saturday, June 01, 2019

The NBA Finals have had a surprising start, there are calls for safety nets at MLB games, and the French Open continues.

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Warriors Travel To Canada As Raptors Host Game 1 Of NBA's Finals

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The NBA Finals get under way Thursday night, and there's a familiar team playing for the title: The Golden State Warriors. But for the Toronto Raptors, it's their first trip to the finals.

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Saturday Sports: NBA, WNBA, Preakness, Ohio State

Saturday, May 18, 2019

We have the latest on the NBA, the new commissioner leading the WNBA, and the investigation of an Ohio State University doctor's sexual abuse of students.

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Saturday Sports: Portland Trail Blazers Defeat Denver Nuggets In 4 Overtime Periods

Saturday, May 04, 2019

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Denver Nuggets 140-137 after playing four overtime periods. That hasn't happened since Dwight D. Eisenhower was president.

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Olympic Champion Caster Semenya Loses Case To Compete Without Hormone Suppressants

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday that two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya, and female runners like her, must take medications to suppress testosterone output.

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Tyreek Hill Barred From Kansas City Chiefs After Audio Alleging Child Abuse Surfaces

Friday, April 26, 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs have barred Tyreek Hill from the team. This follows a recording of the wide receiver's fiancée accusing him of abusing their young child.

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Damian Lillard Leads Portland Trail Blazers To Victory In First Round Of NBA Playoffs

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

One player has excelled in the NBA playoffs: Damian Lillard. The all-star point guard has carried the Portland Trail Blazers all season thanks to his play and, more importantly, his leadership.

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Saturday Sports: The Injury That Sidelined One Of WNBA's Best Players

Saturday, April 20, 2019

NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports reporter Tom Goldman about the injury affecting one of the WNBA's best players. Plus, they discuss a new initiative aimed at making racing less deadly for horses.

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Tiger Woods Is 1 Victory From Tying Jack Nicklaus' Masters Record

Monday, April 15, 2019

Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters title on Sunday, marking an incredible comeback from injury and personal hardship that ended a nearly 11-year championship drought.

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Tiger Woods Wins 2019 Masters

Sunday, April 14, 2019

In a surprise comeback, Tiger Woods wins his first major title in more than a decade.

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23 Thoroughbred Deaths Force Santa Anita To Change. Will The Racing Industry Follow?

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The fatalities have forced the horse racing industry, and the public, to take a hard look at the sport and some of the issues that have been debated for years.

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Scrutiny Continues For Santa Anita Racetrack After 23 Thoroughbreds Die In 3 Months

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

The famed Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California is under scrutiny after a spike in thoroughbred deaths. Santa Anita hosted its biggest race day of the year this past weekend.

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A Look At The Recent Trend Toward Parity In Division I Men's Basketball

Friday, April 05, 2019

Texas Tech and Auburn are first-timers to the NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Final Four. They're part of a recent trend toward parity and even better play in the later stages of the tournament.

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Saturday Sports: College Basketball, Baseball Begins, NFL Pass Interference Rule

Saturday, March 30, 2019

We look at the season openings of Major League Baseball, the NCAA tournaments and all the latest sports news.

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America's Favorite Pastime Is Back — And Some Wish It Would Just Hurry Up!

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

As baseball tries to appeal to a younger audience, there's concern the long game times may drive away that demographic. So MLB is experimenting with speeding games up and eliminating downtime.

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How Portland Is Dealing With Civil Protest Escalating To Civil Unrest

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Portland, Ore., has a history of embracing protest. But since Trump was elected, civil protest has often boiled over into civil unrest — a problem that's challenging the city's mayor and residents.

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