Tom Goldman

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Omicron infections are surging in the professional sports world

Thursday, December 16, 2021

The Cleveland Browns are the latest pro sports team to have a number of its fully-vaccinated players catch COVID. The virus has hobbled the NBA and NHL and is causing concern across the sports world.

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Steph Curry breaks NBA career record for 3-pointers

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Steph Curry broke the NBA's all-time 3-point career record Tuesday night. The point guard — who sparkled on the court long before he even made it to the pros — is showing no signs of slowing down.

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USA Gymnastics settles abuse claims involving former team doctor Larry Nassar

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Hundreds of victims of ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar reached a $380 million settlement with the organization and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, ending a five-year legal battle.

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Saturday sports: US diplomatically boycotting Winter Olympics; Formula One faceoff

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Politics and the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, plus a showdown in Formula One racing.

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Olympic officials avoided direct answers when asked about China's human rights issue

Friday, December 10, 2021

Four countries have announced diplomatic boycotts of the Beijing Winter Olympics because of China's human rights violations. The International Olympic Committee claimed neutrality around the issue.

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Men's tennis is under fire for not pulling business from China over Peng Shuai

Friday, December 03, 2021

After a Chinese tennis star accused a former Chinese official of assault and temporarily vanished from view, the Women's Tennis Association halted tournaments there. Now the men's group is under fire.

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WTA suspends tournaments in China over concern about Peng Shuai

Thursday, December 02, 2021

The Women's Tennis Association suspended all tournaments in China over concerns about Chinese player Peng Shuai, who accused a high-ranking government official of sexual assault.

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China critics hope the WTA will inspire outcry about alleged human rights violations

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai made an assault allegation, then disappeared. She's re-emerged, but the Women's Tennis Association's unflinching support may inspire a wider outcry over China's actions.

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Saturday sports: Golden State is back; beloved columnist dies; Olympic bribery caught

Saturday, November 27, 2021

We take a look at the Golden State Warriors making a comeback, the conviction of a Brazilian Olympics sports official and more.

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Testosterone levels won't determine transgender athletes' eligibility, IOC says

Thursday, November 18, 2021

The International Olympic Committee issued guidelines for determining transgender and intersex athletes eligibility. Critics say it minimizes the importance of an athlete's testosterone level.

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In their next World Cup qualifying match, U.S. men's team meets Jamaica

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Last week's rousing win over rival Mexico still is resonating. It was a signature victory for a young U.S. team determined to wipe away memories of a World Cup qualifying debacle four years ago.

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Saturday sports: Americans are searching for sports news over politics news

Saturday, November 13, 2021

The U.S. confronts its rival Mexico for the World Cup Qualifier; Cincinnati faces an uphill battle to the College Football Playoffs; and sports overtakes politics in Americans' news consumption.

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Saturday sports: Braves leading World Series; Blackhawks, soccer face sexual assault

Saturday, October 30, 2021

The behavior of the Braves' fans is scrutinized as the World Series goes to Atlanta, and fallout continues in the Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault case.

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Former NHL player sues Blackhawks and speaks out about sexual abuse

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Former Chicago Blackhawks player Kyle Beach has come forward as the person who filed a lawsuit against the hockey team after his sexual assault allegations were mishandled a decade ago.

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Why some fans say the Braves vs. Astros World Series is a matchup of good vs. evil

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

World Series action starts Tuesday night between the Astros and the Braves. The Astros have been in the series three of the past five years. The Braves haven't been there since 1999.

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Again and again. Women's pro soccer players are just the latest to deal with abuse

Saturday, October 23, 2021

The NWSL is reeling from a scandal involving multiple coaches and alleged abusive behavior toward players, and it's refocused attention on a familiar problem: female athletes experiencing abuse.

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NWSL players are keeping a spotlight on the abuse and harassment female athletes face

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The recent NWSL scandal involving coaches' alleged abusive behavior toward female players has refocused attention on an all-too-familiar problem -– female athletes experiencing abuse and harassment.

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Saturday Sports: Chicago Sky earn a record victory in WNBA game

Saturday, October 16, 2021

A huge margin of victory for the Chicago Sky in their Friday WNBA game. And an unsurprising win for the Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series.

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Raiders coach Jon Gruden resigns after reports of derogatory language in emails

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Gruden resigned following news reports that he used derogatory language in emails dating back to 2011. The emails surfaced during a probe into workplace misconduct at the Washington Football Club.

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As games resume, NWSL players demand change following sexual misconduct allegations

Thursday, October 07, 2021

The National Women's Soccer League resumed playing Wednesday after a difficult week. The league has been rocked by sexual misconduct allegations and the years it took for the abuse to come to light.

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