Tom Goldman

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Serena Williams might be making her last appearance at the U.S. Open Championships

Monday, August 29, 2022

The U.S. Open officially begins today with some notable tennis stars missing. But one is the talk of the tournament. Serena Williams is making what's expected to be her final appearance there.


Saturday sports: NFL suspends Watson; Big Ten gets TV deal; WNBA playoffs begin

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson gets an 11-game suspension, the Big Ten Conference announces a huge TV rights deal, and the WNBA playoffs get underway.


Deshaun Watson to sit out 11 games and pay $5 million in sexual misconduct case

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will sit out 11 games and pay a $5 million fine. Watson agreed to the increased punishment after dozens of sexual misconduct allegations.


The WNBA playoffs are set to begin with 8 teams vying for the title

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

The WNBA playoffs begin Wednesday with some key match-ups, a pending retirement and absences of some notable players. The Chicago Sky are trying to become the first back-to-back champions in 20 years.


Saturday Sports: Griner sentenced in Russia; Deshaun Watson suspended for 6 games

Saturday, August 06, 2022

Brittney Griner sentenced in Russia. Deshaun Watson suspended from six games for alleged sexual misconduct. And the deaths of two titans of sport: Bill Russell and Vin Scully.


Golfers who defected to Saudi-funded tour file antitrust suit against PGA Tour

Thursday, August 04, 2022

The feud between the PGA Tour and the new controversial Saudi-backed LIV golf series is in court. More than a dozen players have filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour which suspended them.


Encore: Bill Russell, basketball legend with record 11 NBA titles, dies at 88

Monday, August 01, 2022

One of basketball's great players has died. Bill Russell was a star with the Boston Celtics and won the most titles of any NBA player: 11. (Story aired on All Things Considered on July 31, 2022.)


Bill Russell, basketball legend with record 11 NBA titles, dies at 88

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Bill Russell was one of basketball's all-time greats. He won a record 11 NBA titles, all with the Boston Celtics. But his dominance didn't stop off the court — he was a voice for racial justice, too.


A Major League Soccer 'Cupset' as Sacramento Republic advances to U.S. Open Cup Final

Friday, July 29, 2022

Sacramento continues its dream run as the first lower-division soccer team to get to the final since 2008 - with a chance to become the first non-MLS champion since 1999.


Sacramento is in the Open Cup final after beating another Major League Soccer team

Thursday, July 28, 2022

The finals are set for the U.S. Open Cup, and there's a huge surprise. Lower-division Sacramento stunned a Major League Soccer powerhouse — the first time that's happened since 2008.


Sacramento's Open Cup success proves a lower division team can compete with the best

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

The U.S. Open Cup is the country's oldest national soccer competition, and it's coming to an exciting finish. Insiders say Sacramento's run is an indication of the growth of the men's game in the U.S.


After more than 30 years, a multiday women's Tour de France is back

Friday, July 22, 2022

The women's race starts Sunday in Paris and lasts for 8 stages, ending July 31. The last multiday women's race was held in 1989.


A good broadcast plan may be key to the success of the female Tour de France

Thursday, July 21, 2022

When the Tour de France ends this week, another one begins — this time for the world's best female riders. For the first time in 33 years, women will compete in the most famous cycling stage race.


Saturday sports: Wimbledon finals; Brittney Griner missing from WNBA All-Star Game

Saturday, July 09, 2022

A controversial women's final at Wimbledon, plus the WNBA All-Stars Game in Chicago.


A seismic shakeup in college sports as UCLA and USC join Big Ten

Friday, July 01, 2022

A college sports seismic shakeup is underway with UCLA and the USC bolting the Pac-12 Conference for the Big Ten. The move consolidates power between two super conferences and portends more changes.


LIV golf lands in Oregon. Will it lead to a revolution in the sport?

Friday, July 01, 2022

The controversial Saudi Arabian-backed golf series known as LIV plays its first tournament in the U.S. this week. The breakaway series is already shaking up the golf world.


Biden faces pressure to help get WNBA star Brittney Griner released from Russian jail

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Dozens of civil and human rights groups wrote a letter to Biden urging him to help secure the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner. She's remained in a Russian jail since February on drug charges.


Title IX revolutionized female athletics but advocates say it's been a constant fight

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Fifty years ago, Title IX banned discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded education programs. Advocates say it's been a fight to make sure girls and women get the opportunities promised.


NBA Championship: Golden State defeats the Boston Celtics 103-90

Friday, June 17, 2022

The Golden State Warriors have clinched the team's fourth NBA title in eight years, decisively defeating the Boston Celtics on the road, 103-90, to win the seven-game championship series, 4-2.


As the U.S. Open begins, the golf tournament is caught up in turmoil

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Some of the sport's biggest stars are under scrutiny for participating in a breakaway series funded by the Saudi Arabian government.