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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After Coronavirus Outbreak Among Miami Marlins, Is It Safe To Play Ball?

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MLB To Reschedule Games Due To Coronavirus Outbreak Among Miami Marlins

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U.S. wrestler Frank Molinaro (red) battles Italy's Frank Chamizo Marquez in the 65-kg (143 pound) bronze medal bout at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero. Molinaro, who lost to Marquez, recently retired from the sport when the 2020 Olympics were postponed for a year because of the coronavirus outbreak. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Forces Beyond Their Control Dash Dreams Of U.S. Olympic Athletes — Then And Now

The Tokyo Games was postponed until July, 2021 due to COVID-19, forcing thousands of athletes to re-order their training schedules. Those athletes share a bond with U.S. Olympians 40 years ago.

Forces Beyond Their Control Dash Dreams Of U.S. Olympic Athletes — Then And Now

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U.S. Olympic Team Waves Goodbye To Its Dreams, Just Like Athletes 40 Years Ago

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The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will take on the New York Yankees Thursday in the first game of a delayed and shortened regular season on Thursday at Nationals Park. Scott Taetsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Saturday Sports: Washington's NFL Team Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

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Members of the Montreal Impact, wearing masks, take the field for their match against Toronto FC as part of the MLS Is Back Tournament Thursday in Reunion, Fla. Michael Reaves/Getty Images hide caption

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Pro Sports Are Returning. Their COVID-19 Testing Is Top Notch, But Is It Ethical?

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Floridians Get Coronavirus Test Results Slowly. Pro Athletes Are Tested Regularly

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Seattle Mariners players are gearing up for the start of a shortened regular season. At their home ballpark, summer training is underway this week with strict coronavirus restrictions. Tom Goldman/NPR hide caption

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Baseball Summer Camp - Sharpening Skills While Fending Off The Coronavirus

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Major League Baseball To Start The 2020 Season At The End Of July

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Week In Sports: Washington Football Team Agrees To Review Controversial Name

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'College Football Parents 24/7' Advocacy Group Asks NCAA To Enforce Coronavirus Rules

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The New York Knicks and Washington Wizards square off on March 10, the day before the NBA suspended its season because of the coronavirus. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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This photo, taken by NASCAR security personnel and released by NASCAR, shows the noose tied using a garage door 'pull rope' at the Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Ala. on Sunday, June 21, 2020. NASCAR hide caption

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