Tom Goldman Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and NPR.org.

Make Way For Ducks, Out To Prove They're A Better Seed

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Dominican Republican, Puerto Rico Face Off In World Baseball Championship

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The Dominican Republic celebrates after beating the Netherlands 4-1 in Monday's semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Alex Rios celebrated Sunday with teammates after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning against Japan in the semi-finals of the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Terry Schmitt /UPI /Landov hide caption

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Tom Goldman reporting for the NPR Newscast

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Pete Rose holds the record for all-time hits, but he was banned from baseball in 1989 for gambling on the game. Now, his records — but not his name — appear on Topps baseball cards. Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images hide caption

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Pete Rose: A Living Legend, Off The Record

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Talk show host Oprah Winfrey interviews Lance Armstrong on Jan. 14. Armstrong confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, reversing more than a decade of denial. George Burns/ Harpo Studios/AP hide caption

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Olympian Skier Lindsey Vonn Ends Season With Knee Injury

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Concussion Issue Attracts Pre-Super Bowl Attention

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L.A. Lakers Struggle Through First Half Of Season

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Dodgers Channel Close To Being A Reality

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Armstrong Confesses To Doping During Cycling Career

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Armstrong Reportedly Admits To Doping In Oprah Interview

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