Tom Goldman

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Dick Fosbury Turned His Back On The Bar And Made A Flop A Success

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Fifty years ago, a lanky Oregonian stunned the sports world with a backwards flop over the high jump bar at the Mexican Olympics. He won gold, and invented a new jumping style still used today.


Mary Bono Resigns As USA Gymnastics' Interim CEO

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

USA Gymnastics has yet another controversy on its hands. Mary Bono, the interim president and CEO, who was hired last week, has resigned. The group is trying to recover from a sexual abuse scandal.


The Week In Sports: MLB Playoffs, Team USA Could Win A Spot In Women's World Cup

Saturday, October 13, 2018

It's down to the Astros, the Brewers, the Dodgers and the Red Sox for the World Series. In soccer, the U.S. women play Trinidad and Tobago in CONCACAF, and a win means an automatic berth.


'Hold Your Breath,' American Flat Track Racing Mounts A Comeback

Saturday, October 06, 2018

More than 3 million people this year watched flat track motorcycle racing, thanks in large part to two unlikely characters.


Saturday Sports: Free Agents In The NFL, The Patriots, Tiger Woods

Saturday, September 29, 2018

We have a recap of the week in sports.


After 4 Back Surgeries, Tiger Woods Wins His First Golf Tournament

Monday, September 24, 2018

After years marred by injury and scandal, golfer Tiger Woods won his first victory since 2013 at the Tour Championship in Atlanta over the weekend. It's his 80th PGA career victory.


Serena Williams Fined $17,000 For Code Violations At U.S. Open Final

Monday, September 10, 2018

The U.S. Open fined Williams a total of $17,000 for violations during her final match against Naomi Osaka. Other tennis pros have come to Williams' defense and accused the chair umpire of sexism.


Serena Williams Loses To Naomi Osaka In U.S. Open

Saturday, September 08, 2018

Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final. It was a tense finish marred by controversy. The umpire assessed Williams with multiple code violations.


How Sports Met 'The Star Spangled Banner'

Thursday, September 06, 2018

"The Star Spangled Banner" has been played at major sporting events as far back as the Civil War, even before it was officially named the national anthem. How and why did the tradition stick?


USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry Forced To Resign After Leadership Missteps

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Kerry Perry, president of USA Gymnastics, has abruptly left her post after a troubling nine-month tenure. She was forced to resign after a number of high-profile missteps leading the organization that's been plagued by scandals.


Saturday Sports: Colin Kaepernick, Williams Sisters

Saturday, September 01, 2018

A new NFL season is upon us, but the league can't shake some unfinished business. And the Williams sisters hit the hard courts of the U.S. Open.


Ohio State Suspends Head Coach Urban Meyer For 3 Games

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Officials at Ohio State have suspended head football coach Urban Meyer for three games without pay for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former assistant coach.


Anthem Protests During NFL Preseason Stir Fans' Feelings

Monday, August 20, 2018

Preseason games don't typically get as much attention as regular season games but that's not the case this year. Player protests during the national anthem continue — as the league discourages them.


NCAA Announces A Sweeping Overhaul Of College Basketball

Thursday, August 09, 2018

The NCAA, the organization that oversees college sports, is making changes to stem the tide of sandals in men's college basketball. The FBI is investigating college recruiting fraud.


Saturday Sports: Football Coming Back, Ohio State Scandal

Saturday, August 04, 2018

The NFL's new helmet rules and controversy for football coach Urban Meyer at Ohio State in this week's sports roundup.


Fight Against Low, Low Pay In Minor League Baseball Continues Despite New Obstacles

Friday, August 03, 2018

Minor league baseball players make very little money. Congress has locked in those low wages by exempting Major League Baseball from federal wage and overtime rules. Some players are fighting back.


As NFL Kicks Off Preseason, Anthem Controversy Is Front And Center

Thursday, August 02, 2018

The NFL preseason begins Thursday night with the annual Hall of Fame Game. Normally, it doesn't capture much attention, but last year's national anthem protests remain a hot button issue.


Saturday Sports: NFL Anthem Protest Policy Update

Saturday, July 21, 2018

The NFL is struggling to handle players who want to protest during the national anthem and Ohio State is facing a sexual abuse scandal. We hear about those stories and more sports news.


NFL And Players Union Agree To Freeze National Anthem Rule

Friday, July 20, 2018

The NFL and its players union have announced a "freeze" on a new league policy on football players who protest during the national anthem. The two agreed to the delay as they try to resolve the contentious issue.


NFL And Players Agree To Not Enforce Controversial Anthem Rules, For Now

Friday, July 20, 2018

The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to temporarily suspend enforcement of new rules requiring players to stand during the national anthem while discussions on the policy continue.