Tom Goldman

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Deadline Draws Near To Complete NCAA Basketball Brackets

Thursday, March 21, 2019

The top men's college basketball teams on Thursday start their journey to the annual championship. The women begin Friday. Get ready for exciting stories to play out over the next few weeks.


Saturday Sports: Horse Racing Deaths, March Madness

Saturday, March 16, 2019

We have a recap of the week in sports.


Saturday Sports: SheBelieves Cup, Enes Kanter

Saturday, March 02, 2019

NPR's Tom Goldman discusses the sports stories that grabbed his attention this week - including the SheBelieves Cup.


Saturday Sports: Colin Kaepernick And Kareem Hunt

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Colin Kaepernick has reached a settlement with the NFL after alleging collusion to deprive him employment. Meanwhile, the league is keeping Kareem Hunt in its ranks.


Colin Kaepernick Reaches Agreement With NFL

Friday, February 15, 2019

Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he 'resolved' his grievances with the NFL. In 2016, he became the face of a protest movement in the NFL against racial injustice and police brutality.


5 Things To Watch For In Super Bowl LIII

Saturday, February 02, 2019

Sunday's Super Bowl pits the New England Patriots against the Los Angeles Rams. LA's talent-packed offense gives New England's head coach Bill Belichick a tough choice on who to target.


How Former NFL Quarterback Tony Romo Got His Broadcast Break

Friday, February 01, 2019

Tony Romo never got to the Super Bowl as quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. But he's finally going as an analyst for CBS Sports. Romo made a seamless transition to the broadcast booth.


New England Patriots Face The LA Rams In Sunday's Super Bowl

Friday, February 01, 2019

In 2002, the Patriots played against the Rams in Super Bowl 36. That was the beginning of a Patriots' dynasty. They are now playing in their eighth Super Bowl since that game.


Raging NFL Controversy Over A Blown Referee Call Turns Political

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Louisiana's governor sent the NFL Commissioner a letter complaining about a missed penalty that New Orleans Saints fans say cost their team a chance to play in the Super Bowl.


Rams-Saints, Patriots-Chiefs Will Set Super Bowl LIII

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Scott Simon speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the NFL conference championship games on Sunday, and how concussions are limiting insurance options in the league.


How Bernice Sandler, 'Godmother Of Title IX,' Achieved Landmark Discrimination Ban

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Bernice Sandler died Saturday at the age of 90. She once told NPR she beams with pride at seeing female athletes walk "with their heads up and feeling like, 'Yeah, I can handle this world.' "