NPR’s Tom Goldman on big issues facing sports — and how he does his job

Two people talking at a forum
MPR News host Angela Davis talks with NPR's sports correspondent Tom Goldman at the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center as part of the MPR News Journalist series.
Jeff Kamin | MPR News

NPR's sports correspondent Tom Goldman joined MPR News’ Angela Davis on stage to talk about his work.

Goldman is the only sports reporter at NPR and his beat covers the entire world of professional sports, both in and outside the United States. His pieces are diverse and include both perspective and context.

During the conversation, he talked about the NBA’s current feud with China, whether student athletes should get paid and how more athletes are speaking up about social issues.

This conversation is part of the MPR News Journalist Series. Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation.

Create a More Connected Minnesota

MPR News is your trusted resource for the news you need. With your support, MPR News brings accessible, courageous journalism and authentic conversation to everyone - free of paywalls and barriers. Your gift makes a difference.