Tom Goldman

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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.


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.