Tom Goldman

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U.S. Needs To Win Or Tie Germany To Advance In World Cup Play

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The U.S. soccer team meets Germany in a must-win World Cup match Thursday. The Americans need a win or a tie to decide their own fate — a loss would mean they need help to advance to the round of 16.


FIFA Probes Whether Uruguay Star Bit Italian Opponent

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Uruguay beat Italy in a close match. But instead of celebrating, the team finds itself embroiled in controversy. Star player Luis Suarez was seen on TV worldwide apparently biting an Italian defender.


Portugal Snatches Victory From U.S., Match Ends 2-2

Monday, June 23, 2014

The U.S. men's soccer team had a chance to secure its spot in the second round of the World Cup, but it failed to hold on to its lead in the final moments of the match.


World Cup Stadium In The Amazon Is Nice, But Is It Needed?

Saturday, June 21, 2014

The $300 million Arena de Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, has been one of the focal points for critics who say Brazil should be spending money on things other than a World Cup extravaganza.


A World Cup Stunner: Spain Fails To Defend Its Crown

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

With an upset by Chile Wednesday, defending World Cup champion Spain has been eliminated from this year's tournament.


Third Time's A Charm: U.S. Beats Ghana In World Cup Match

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The U.S. Men's National Team has beaten Ghana in the group stage of the World Cup in Brazil. The score was 2-1. The U.S. team had lost to Ghana in the previous two World Cups.


U.S. Soccer Hopes To Shake Shadow Of Recent History Against Ghana

Monday, June 16, 2014

The U.S. starts World Cup play Monday with a match against Ghana. Ghana has eliminated the U.S. from the two previous World Cups, but American fans watching the game in Natal, Brazil, remain optimistic.


U.S. World Cup Team To Take The Field Against Ghana

Monday, June 16, 2014

After months of analysis about America's chances in Brazil, it's time for the U.S. men's soccer team to play. Monday's game against Ghana begins a U.S. campaign through the so-called group of death.


Brazil Gets World Cup Started With 3-1 Win Over Croatia

Friday, June 13, 2014

The 2014 World Cup is officially underway. Before the opening game, there were several protests around the country. But the revelry and excitement after the match captured the most attention.


Brazil And Croatia Open World Cup Play On The Pitch

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Brazil and Croatia face off in the first game of the 2014 World Cup. Organizers hope the start of the tournament directs attention back on the field and away from the problems in preparation.


Brazil's Team Favored To Win Problem-Ridden World Cup

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The World Cup kicks off in Sao Paolo, Brazil, Thursday with the host country playing Croatia. Fans and organizers hope attention on the games will overtake the numerous problems.


U.S. Men's Soccer Team Braces For World Cup Challenges

Monday, June 09, 2014

The World Cup begins Thursday in Brazil. The U.S. team has its first match against Ghana the following week, the start of the so called "group of death."


A Campaign To Bring Back 'America's Distance': The 1-Mile Race

Friday, June 06, 2014

The mile was once an important running competition, but today's races are generally measured in meters. A race that's often called a mile — four laps around a 400-meter track — is just shy of one.


Miami Heat Aims To Win Legacy-Defining 3rd Straight NBA Title

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The NBA finals begin Thursday night between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. It's a repeat of last year's series. And in hockey, the LA Kings won Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals in overtime.


Clippers Sale Claims Attention As NBA Inches Toward Finals Rematch

Friday, May 30, 2014

The Eastern and Western Conference finals are underway in the NBA. Meanwhile, the league has announced its agreement with Shelly Sterling to sell the LA Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.


U.S. Men's Soccer Team Tries To Jell Before World Cup

Friday, May 16, 2014

In one month, the U.S. Men's national soccer team plays Ghana, in the first of three tough opening round games at the World Cup in Brazil. A pre-World Cup camp opened this week at Stanford University.


Apology, Defense And Defiance: The Sterlings Speak Out

Monday, May 12, 2014

Banned Los Angeles Clippers owners Donald Sterling and his wife, Shelly, have conducted separate television interviews. Donald told CNN that he's not a racist and that he's sorry if h...


NFL Draft To Begin, Houston Texans Have No. 1 Pick

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The annual NFL draft of players starts Thursday with the first round at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The Houston Texans, by virtue of their 2-14 record last season, will have the first pick.


Sterling Expected To Fight Forced Sale Of LA Clippers

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

It's been more than a week since the Donald Sterling scandal erupted. The NBA players union, legal experts and others say anything short of a Sterling exile could have long-term consequences.