Tom Goldman

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How Olympians Cope With The Terror Of Downhill Alpine Skiing

Friday, February 09, 2018

Winter Olympic sports combine grace, beauty and danger, where athletes defy and even embrace risk. In downhill skiing, a racer has to find confidence amid the terror of a headlong plunge down a mountain.


Uncertainty Over Russian Athletes' Participation Clouds Olympics

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

The specter of doping continues to hang over the Pyeongchang Olympics as the competition starts this week. Olympic officials squabbled openly about the damage being done to the games.


Gymnastics Sexual Abuse Case Puts Spotlight On Protecting Athletes

Friday, January 26, 2018

Fallout continues from the scandal involving USA Gymnastics and a team doctor who sexually assaulted young girls. Advocates are asking tough questions about how and why it happened.


The Highs And Lows Of This Year's NBA Season

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Lebron James became the youngest NBA player to score 30,000 career points. While James is having one of the best years of his career, it's been an up and down NBA basketball season overall.


Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Scientists believe they have solid evidence that repeated direct hits to the head can cause the degenerative brain disease seen in some athletes, even if there are no signs of concussion.


U.S. Figure Skaters Preparing For PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Friday, January 05, 2018

The best figure skaters in the United States are squaring off this week and will learn who will compete at next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. Already, there have been some surprises.


Russian Olympic Committee Suspended From 2018 Winter Olympics

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The International Olympic Committee decided on Tuesday to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee from participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The decision comes after a widespread doping program in Russia. Russian athletes can still compete, but it will be under the Olympic flag.


Team Russia Waiting To Learn Fate For 2018 Winter Olympics

Monday, December 04, 2017

On Tuesday, Russia will learn whether it will be allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Officials have already stripped six medals won by Russia in the previous Winter Olympics because of doping.


What Kind Of Future Should America's Favorite Spectator Sport Expect?

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Tomorrow a holiday tradition — Thanksgiving and the NFL. Fans have three different games they can devour, but TV ratings are down as controversy has dogged America's number one spectator sport. Is the future of the NFL at risk?


Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott Loses Latest Attempt To Block Suspension

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott, the Dallas Cowboys' star running back has an on-again, off-again six game suspension in connection with a domestic violence accusation. On Thursday, a panel of federal judges ruled against Elliott and for the NFL, which suspended him in August.


Houston Astros Win World Series

Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to capture their first World Series title in the franchise's 56-year history.


Dodgers Defeat Astros To Force A Final World Series Game

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Houston Astros in Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday night in LA, forcing a Game 7 to determine the series winner.


Dodgers And Astros Prepare For World Series Game 6 in LA

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Game 6 of the World Series is tonight as the Los Angeles Dodgers face the Houston Astros. It's been a thrilling series so far with both teams having offensive explosions and defensive stops.


Astros Tie World Series, Beat Dodgers 7-6 In Game 2

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Houston Astros won one of the wildest World Series games ever Wednesday night — to even the series against the LA Dodgers. The game went into extra innings with both teams slugging home runs.


In Game 1 Of The World Series, Justin Turner Is The Dodgers Breakout Star

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Game 2 of the World Series is tonight in Los Angeles as the Dodgers take on the Houston Astros. The Dodgers won Game 1 on strong pitching and a homerun from Justin Turner, who is enjoying his time in the limelight.


World Series: It's Power Vs. Power As Los Angeles Takes On Houston

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Houston has "been a city that, y'know, has been going through a lot of things this year," second baseman Jose Altuve said. But the Dodgers are still favored to win.


Age-Defying Athletes May Provide Clues For The Rest Of Us

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

From Tom Brady to Venus Williams to baseball's Ichiro Suzuki, elite athletes are playing past their supposed primes. Are there lessons they can teach average people about exercise and health?


NFL Players And Owners Have Not Resolved Controversy Over Anthem Protests

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

NFL owners and players did not resolve the controversy over anthem protests at an owners meeting in New York on Tuesday, but emerged largely positive about the session and pledged to meet again.


Seattle Seahawks Wide Receiver Is 'Quietly' Involved In Anthem Protest

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

NFL executives and players meet to discuss protests during the national anthem. Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin is watching closely — he's become involved with issues underlying the protests.


New NHL Team In Las Vegas Honors Victims Of Mass Shooting

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Las Vegas got its first major pro-sports franchise this fall with the NHL expansion team Golden Knights. The team played their first home game Tuesday night, and paid tribute to the shooting victims.