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.
Tom Goldman at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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Oakland A's To Stop Paying Minor League Players During The Pandemic

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Week In Sports: Colleges Prepare For Fall; Remembering Utah Jazz Coach Jerry Sloan

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Experts Say It Is Too Soon For Pro Sports To Reopen

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ESPN Captivates Sports-Hungry Fans With Jordan Documentary 'Last Dance'

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Week In Sports: Competitive Cornhole To Air On ESPN, NASCAR Slated To Return

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Curt Fitzpatrick (left) and Ross Jepson keep their distance on Three Rivers Golf Course in Kelso, Wash. The state lifted COVID-19 restrictions on golf courses after a month-and-a-half shutdown. Tom Goldman/NPR hide caption

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Yelling 'Fore' Again ... But 2 At A Time

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Washington State Allows Golfers To Get Back To The Courses

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Judge Dismisses U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's Claim Of Unequal Pay

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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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