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 on NPR.org.
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NCAA Board of Governors To Ensure Fair Compensation For College Athletes

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NCAA Moves To Allow College Athletes To Profit

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Puts The NFL Season At Risk

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Saturday Sports: NFL Draft Satisfies When Games Can't

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NFL Draft Moves Online Amid Pandemic

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First base umpire Lee Gye-sung (right) wears a mask and gloves as a precaution against the coronavirus during the preseason baseball game between the Doosan Bears and the LG Twins in Seoul on April 21. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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You're Out! No Fans — Or Spitting — As Baseball Returns To South Korea

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What The U.S. Can Learn From Korean Post-Quarantine Sports

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De'Mornay Pierson-El (right) of the St. Louis Battlehawks avoids Des Lawrence of the DC Defenders during an XFL game on March 8, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Scott Taetsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Through guarantee games, like last year's contest between heavily-favored Florida State and Alabama State, lesser schools can turn huge losses into huge paydays. Don Juan Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Colleges Worry If Sporting Event Shutdowns Will Affect The Big Moneymaker: Football

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College Sports Dread The Potential Loss Of Their Big Moneymaker: Football

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Simon Rosenblum-Larson of the Salt River Rafters pitches against the Peoria Javelinas on Oct. 16, 2019 in Peoria, Ariz. Buck Davidson/MLB Photos via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman jogs along a mostly empty National Mall on March 31, 2020 in Washington, D.C. To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia all announced stay-at-home orders this week, which strongly discourage residents from leaving home unless absolutely necessary or essential. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Athletes who play NCAA spring sports whose seasons were truncated by the coronavirus outbreak will be eligible for another season. This photo shows Purdue Fort Wayne's Rachel Everson playing softball in March. Wade Payne/AP hide caption

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