Tom Goldman

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A Few NBA Players Aren't Ready To Take The (COVID-19) Shot

Thursday, September 30, 2021

About 90% of NBA players are reportedly vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who aren't run the risk of being isolated from teammates, and not being allowed to play in some cities with strict rules.

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U.S. Takes The Ryder Cup In A Historically Dominant Win

Monday, September 27, 2021

A team made up of the best male golfers in the U.S. is celebrating a dominating win Sunday in the Ryder Cup. The Americans tallied a record-setting number of points against the European team.

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Saturday Sports: Gymnasts Tell Senators U.S. Athletics Failed To Protect Them

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Wrenching testimony by gymnasts about sexual abuse may spur Congress to act.

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Despite ALS Challenges, Ex-NFL Player Tim Green Releases Another Book

Friday, September 17, 2021

Former NFL player and NPR commentator Tim Green has been battling ALS since 2018. While his physical condition deteriorates, his mind remains sharp. He's written a new novel called: Final Season.

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4 Gymnasts Testify In Senate Panel Hearing On Bungled Sexual Abuse Probe

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and three other elite gymnasts testified during a Capitol Hill hearing into how the FBI and USA Gymnastics mishandled the sexual abuse claims against Larry Nassar.

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FBI Director Testified On How Agents Handled The Larry Nassar Case

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Lawmakers have been critical of how the FBI mishandled the investigation of Larry Nassar. Several prominent gymnasts abused by Nassar are testifying about the case to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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How 9/11 Changed The Sports Industry's Relationship With Patriotism And Activism

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Sporting events became public stage for displaying grief and patriotism after the 9/11 attacks. But in recent years sports have become a outlet for political activism which some see as anti-patriotic.

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This Year's NFL Season Is Going To Look A Little Different

Friday, September 10, 2021

Pro football is back and there are some interesting changes. It will be a 17-game season. Players can wear a different jersey number, which has ruffled feathers and there's a slew of rookie QBs.

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Saturday Sports: Naomi Osaka Is Out Of The U.S. Open

Saturday, September 04, 2021

COVID-19 tears through football and baseball, the U.S. men's soccer team tries to redeem itself, and we hear about the end of an audience-less Paralympics.

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IOC President Calls Tokyo Games: Most Challenging Olympic Journey

Monday, August 09, 2021

Now that the Tokyo Olympics have concluded with many memorable athletic achievements, some are taking stock of their legacy — specifically the impact of COVID-19 on the Games, and Tokyo in general.

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The 14 Moments That Swept Us Away At The Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, August 08, 2021

NPR's team in Tokyo put together our favorite moments of the Games, where participants showed their athleticism, sportsmanship, and what motivated them to compete.

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One, Two, Three, Four. U.S. Men's Basketball Wins Fourth Straight Olympic Gold Medal

Saturday, August 07, 2021

The USA team defeated France 87-82 to win the gold medal. Kevin Durant, of the Brooklyn Nets, dominated during the game. It was the squad's seventh gold medal in the past eight Olympics.

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An American Makes Canoe Sprint History At The Tokyo Olympics

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Nevin Harrison, 19, became the first woman from the U.S. to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport of canoe sprint.

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USA's Ryan Crouser Sets Olympic Shot Put Record And Wins Gold Again

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Crouser broke the Olympic record on three of his six throws along with winning the gold in the shot put. He also won gold during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. USA's Joe Kovacs took silver.

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Once Again, Banned Russians Raise Questions About Doping At The Olympics

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

The usually much-discussed topic hasn't been making headlines during the Tokyo Games as often because of the pandemic. But it's still there.

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Simone Biles Won Bronze After Returning To Competition In Tokyo Olympics

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

American gymnast Simone Biles returned to competition in the Tokyo Olympics and won a bronze medal in the individual balance beam final.

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Gymnast Simone Biles Takes Bronze In A Triumphant Return On The Balance Beam

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Biles returned to Olympic competition, winning bronze in the individual balance beam. China's Guan Chenchen and Tang Xijing won gold and silver. American Sunisa Lee placed fifth.

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10 Unique Storylines To Follow In The Final Stretch Of The Tokyo Olympics

Monday, August 02, 2021

The swimmers are now leaving Japan and the spotlight moves to the track and field events at Olympic Stadium. We'll walk you through the biggest things to watch for until the closing ceremony.

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Italy's Marcell Jacobs Is The Surprise Successor Of Usain Bolt

Sunday, August 01, 2021

At the Tokyo Olympics, one of the marquee events took place: the men's 100-meter sprint. It's been dominated by Usain Bolt the past three Olympics. But the gregarious sprinter wasn't there this year.

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U.S. Golfer Xander Schauffele Wins Gold At Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Schauffele won the men's golf competition by one stroke over Slovakia's Rory Sabbatini. Schauffele said he would deliver the gold medal to his father who once dreamed of being an Olympic decathlete.

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