Tom Goldman

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NFL Tells Players To Stand And Respect The Flag And National Anthem

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The NFL says its players are no longer allowed to kneel during the national anthem. The league says those who do will be fined. Protests became a huge issue last season.

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NFL Says Players Must Stand During Anthem Or Teams Will Face Fines

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The NFL announced it will require players who are on the field to "stand and show respect for the flag and anthem." This comes after months of debate that started as protests against police brutality.

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New Dallas Mavericks CEO Has A Big Job Ahead Of Her

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Cynthia Marshall was tapped to help the franchise through a sexual assault and domestic abuse scandal. Skeptical at first, Marshall is determined to make the Mavericks a shining example for the NBA.

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There's No Surprise In The NBA Final Teams, But There's Still Lots Of Excitement

Friday, May 11, 2018

The NBA is down to its final four teams in the quest for the next champion. There are no surprises, but basketball fans are giddy with excitement about the players and the coaches about to compete for a title.

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Saturday Sports: NBA Semifinals, Kentucky Derby

Saturday, May 05, 2018

Boston played Philadelphia and Toronto played Cleveland in last night's NBA semifinals while the Kentucky Derby is Saturday.

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Baseball Player Shohei Ohtani Is The Talk Of Fans As MLB Season Gets Started

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The most talked about baseball player so far this season is Los Angeles Angel Shohei Ohtani. He's electrified people with his pitching and hitting. It's an unusual talent to be good at both. But how rare is it?

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5 Thoughts On 'Moving Day' At The Masters

Saturday, April 07, 2018

American Patrick Reed holds a two-shot lead over Australia's Marc Leishman going into the Masters golf tournament Saturday. The field has been whittled from 87 to 53 as the third round begins.

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Saturday Sports: Tiger Woods And The Masters

Saturday, April 07, 2018

We get some of the week's sports highlights, including the much-anticipated return of Tiger Woods to the Masters.

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As College Basketball Prepares To Crown Men's Champion, Scandal Looms Over Program

Monday, April 02, 2018

College basketball has one more game — the men's national championship. Both the mens' and womens' tournaments have had magic moments during a year when the state of college basketball is in question.

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The Week In Sports: NCAA Basketball, Minor League Baseball

Saturday, March 24, 2018

The NCAA men's tournament is down to eight teams, and baseball makes an unexpected entry in the omnibus spending bill.

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After Years Wandering A Golf Desert, Tiger Woods Stages A Dramatic Comeback

Monday, March 19, 2018

Woods is starting to show renewed spark in his golf game. He seems to have found his game again Sunday after a five-year winless streak.

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After Dramatic Downfall, Tiger Woods Might Finally Be Making A Comeback

Friday, March 16, 2018

The last time Tiger Woods won a golf tournament was 2013. Once the world's top player, he's struggled with a myriad of health issues and off-the-course distractions. But he's back and close to winning again.

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For U.S. Snowboarder, Helping Fellow Paralympians Is As Vital As Medaling

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Mike Schultz lost his leg in 2008. Since then, he created a successful business making prosthetic legs and learned to snowboard so well that he's about to compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympics.

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News Brief: Trump Changes On Gun Policy, Opioids, USOC CEO Resigns

Thursday, March 01, 2018

President Trump challenged long-standing GOP orthodoxy on gun policy in a meeting Wednesday. Also, Noam Levey of the Los Angeles Times discusses the White House's response to the opioid epidemic.

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Women's Figure Skating: Zagitova Edges Medvedeva To Win Gold

Friday, February 23, 2018

Russian athletes went one-two in the women's single figure skating competition. Alina Zagitova took gold and Evgenia Medvedeva the silver. Bradie Tennell was the top U.S. finisher in ninth.

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U.S. Skiers Fall Short Of Expectations

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin won her second medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics with silver in the women's Alpine combined. Lindsey Vonn had the best overall time after the downhill but couldn't finish the slalom.

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U.S. Women Win First Medal In Cross-Country Skiing, Fall Short In Figure Skating

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

It was an up and down day at the Olympics. All three of the U.S. women's figure skaters fell or stumbled in the short program, but the U.S. women won their first ever medal in cross-country skiing.

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At Winter Olympics, Russian Curler Suspected Of Doping

Monday, February 19, 2018

More than 160 Russian athletes who passed drug tests were allowed to compete in the Winter Olympic Games, even though the Russian Olympic Committee was banned for using prohibited substances.

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Olympics: U.S. Falls Behind In Skiing, Figure Skating

Friday, February 16, 2018

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin narrowly missed out on winning her third gold medal Friday. And in men's figure skating, top U.S. medal hope Nathan Chen had a disappointing performance.

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Mikaela Shiffrin, Of The U.S., Wins Gold In Women's Giant Slalom

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin won an Olympic gold medal in the giant slalom on Thursday. It's her second career Olympic title. At the 2014 Sochi Games, Shiffrin won the slalom — a title she will defend Friday.

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