Tom Goldman

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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.' "


Bernice Sandler, 'Godmother' Of Title IX, Dies At 90

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Bernice Sandler, who had a major hand in creating and helping pass Title IX legislation, has died at 90. The landmark federal civil rights law ensures gender equality in education and athletics.


College Football Championship Game: No. 1 Alabama Vs. No. 2 Clemson

Monday, January 07, 2019

Alabama and Clemson play in the national championship game — again. It's the third time in four years they're meeting in the title game. Why are these two programs so consistently good?


Saturday Sports: The Bears And The Lady Bears

Saturday, January 05, 2019

We have a roundup of the week in sports, including the latest on the Chicago Bears, quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Baylor Lady Bears women's basketball team.


Exciting Games Help To Propel NFL TV Ratings Higher

Friday, January 04, 2019

The NFL playoffs begin this weekend and, like always, there's plenty of drama and intrigue both on the football field and off. Which teams will make it a step closer to the Super Bowl?


Ruling On Pay Cap Could Bring 'Watershed Moment' For College Sports

Saturday, December 29, 2018

A federal judge is expected to rule soon on a case that could upend the notion of amateurism in college sports.


The Week In Sports: MLB, Cuba Reach Historic Deal

Saturday, December 22, 2018

It's time to reflect on the highlights of the week in sports, including an agreement that would allow Cuban athletes to play Major League Baseball without defecting from their home country.


Former NFL Player Tim Green Has A New Opponent — ALS

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A well-known voice on NPR in the 1990s, Tim Green is one of a growing number of former football players with the degenerative illness Lou Gehrig's disease. And he's not hiding it.


Saturday Sports: NCAA Women's Basketball And The Denver Nuggets

Saturday, December 08, 2018

An NCAA Women's basketball rivalry gets rough on Twitter and Washington, D.C.'s football team has signed a new backup quarterback.


Ohio State's Head Football Coach Set To Retire Next Month

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Urban Meyer retires as Ohio State University's football coach after the team's final game at the Rose Bowl next month. Despite a record of success, he's endured rocky seasons on and off the field.


NFL Faces More Backlash Over Kareem Hunt Video

Monday, December 03, 2018

There's more fallout in the NFL after a video surfaced of former Kansas City running back Kareem Hunt getting into an altercation with a woman. Many believe the league didn't investigate enough.


Digging Deep Into Local News, A Small Newspaper In Rural Oregon Is Thriving

Monday, November 26, 2018

In far eastern Oregon, a small weekly newspaper is bucking an industry trend. The Malheur Enterprise was languishing, but it has recently won several national awards and circulation is surging.


Saturday Sports: Basketball, Football and Golf

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Scott Simon talks with NPR Sports Correspondent Tom Goldman about basketball, football, and golf.


Number Of Missing Climbs In Deadly California Wildfire

Saturday, November 17, 2018

While the number of fatalities in the state's deadliest wildfire in history creeps upward, the list of those unaccounted for is growing much higher. What's behind the rapid increase?


1 School Left In Paradise After Others Destroyed By The Camp Fire

Friday, November 16, 2018

California's deadliest wildfire, the Camp Fire, destroyed eight of the nine schools in Paradise. That has left school administrators scrambling to find ways to start teaching kids once again.


Saturday Sports: This Segment Won't Be 18 Innings Long

Saturday, October 27, 2018

We have a sports roundup, including the epic Game 3 of the World Series, which set a record for its length.