Tom Goldman

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Colleges Worry If Sporting Event Shutdowns Will Affect The Big Moneymaker: Football

Sunday, April 12, 2020

The shutdown of sporting events due to the coronavirus pandemic has put athletic careers on hold and interrupted the flow of money that makes sports such a big business.

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College Sports Dread The Potential Loss Of Their Big Moneymaker: Football

Friday, April 10, 2020

The pandemic has shut down U.S. sports, stemming money flows that make athletics a big business. College sports are in for more financial pain if the shutdown affects their big moneymaker: football.

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In A Pandemic, The Paupers Of Professional Baseball Are Getting Help

Monday, April 06, 2020

With sports leagues on hiatus due to the coronavirus, most athletes are still getting paid. But not all. Minor League Baseball players have no guaranteed pay when they're not playing regular season.

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How To Play Sports Safely During The Coronavirus Outbreak

Thursday, April 02, 2020

NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman and sports medicine expert Dr. Benjamin Levine answer listener questions about the safety of exercise and playing sports during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Just Keep Moving. And Sometimes, Double Your Distance

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

People sheltering-in-place because of the coronavirus are looking for ways to stay fit. Solitary ideas like pushups and treadmills are good ideas. But if you need to get outside, here are some tips.

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NCAA Division 1 Athletes Get Another Shot At Spring Sports

Monday, March 30, 2020

Schools have been authorized to offer spring sport athletes whose schedule was shut down by the coronavirus an extra year of eligibility so they can play an extra season.

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Week In Sports: Leagues Toe The Line Between Health And Sports

Saturday, March 28, 2020

We take a look at how different sports are responding to the coronavirus pandemic, and remember Curly Neal, the Harlem Globetrotters legend who died at 77 on Thursday.

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Tokyo Summer Olympics Postponed To 2021

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Japan and the International Olympic Committee have delayed the 2020 Summer Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision has huge financial and societal implications.

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U.S. Olympic Officials Want The IOC To Delay Tokyo Games

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The International Olympic Committee is under increasing pressure to postpone the Summer Olympics in Tokyo due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Olympics Officials Insist Tokyo Games Are Still On. Not All Are So Sure

Friday, March 20, 2020

For weeks, Olympics officials have maintained that the Tokyo Games will be held as scheduled — as other sports leagues cancel competitions. Athletes are training even though the games may not happen.

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With College Sports Shut Down, NCAA Hopes To Give Senior Athletes A 2nd Chance

Friday, March 20, 2020

Student athletes normally are ineligible to continue playing after graduation. But with college careers cut short by the coronavirus, the NCAA may allow Division 1 seniors to play next year.

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Players Ratify New NFL Contract, Expanding Playoffs And Possibly Lengthening Season

Monday, March 16, 2020

The National Football League and its players reached agreement on a new contract over the weekend. Some notable changes include the possibility of a longer season and additional playoff teams.

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Coronavirus Outbreak Means An Idle March For American Sports

Saturday, March 14, 2020

In an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus, sports events across the country, and the globe, are being canceled or postponed.

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How U.S. Sports Leagues Are Responding To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Thursday, March 12, 2020

College conferences are calling off their championship basketball tournaments. The NBA, NHL, and MLB are suspending play. Here's a recap of those and other coronavirus-related sports cancellations.

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NBA Calls Off Season After Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The NBA announced Wednesday night that it is suspending its entire season. That decision came after a Utah Jazz player preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Outbreak Leads To Empty Sports Stadiums

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Sports leagues are scrambling to figure out how to deal with the coronavirus. Some officials are canceling events and prohibiting fans from watching, while other games are proceeding as normal.

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Sabrina Ionescu's Decision To Play Another Season For Oregon Could Net A Championship

Thursday, March 05, 2020

When the women's tournament begins in two weeks, the University of Oregon's hard-driving star guard could lead them to an NCAA title.

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Sabrina Ionescu's Decision To Return To Oregon May Pay Off In March

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

In 2019, University of Oregon basketball star Sabrina Ionescu decided to delay a pro career and return for her senior season. Now, Oregon is primed for an NCAA championship.

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The Week In Sports: Rumblings About Coronavirus And Tokyo Olympics

Saturday, February 29, 2020

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the big sports stories of the week.

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How Baseball's Code Of Silence Figured Into Astros' Sign-Stealing Case

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Fallout from the Houston Astros' 2017 sign-stealing scandal continues. Why didn't Houston players speak up about the illegal activity? Baseball's traditional code of silence played a big part.

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