Nancy Armour, USA TODAY

Nancy Armour

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Recent articles by Nancy:

Opinion: Getting rid of Jon Gruden was easy. How will NFL root out other bigots?

Jon Gruden is out as Raiders coach, but he is hardly an isolated case. Too many in the NFL still believe they have the only world view that matters. → Read More

USMNT loses first-ever World Cup qualifier to Panama, dropping behind Mexico in standings

USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter made seven changes to the starting lineup vs. Panama, and the results were a mess. → Read More

Opinion: Gymnasts bare their souls in describing Larry Nassar abuse, but are lawmakers listening?

McKayla Maroney, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols spoke powerfully about abuse, while most senators offered empathy and not much else. → Read More

Ricardo Pepi sparks United States men's national soccer team's win over Honduras in World Cup qualifier

Goals by substitute Antonee Robinson and the 18-year-old Ricardo Pepi helped the USMNT defeat Honduras in a World Cup qualifier Wednesday night. → Read More

USA Gymnastics, survivors reach agreement on proposed $425 million settlement

Proposed settlement is nearly double what USA Gymnastics offered in January 2020, a deal rejected because other parties didn't contribute enough. → Read More

Opinion: NFL has led the way on COVID-19, and rest of country would do well to follow

Almost 93 percent of NFL players are fully vaccinated, an example for the country of how to protect each other and get out of the pandemic. → Read More

Opinion: NFL has led the way on COVID-19, and rest of country would do well to follow

Almost 93 percent of NFL players are fully vaccinated, an example for the country of how to protect each other and get out of the pandemic. → Read More

USWNT gets its bronze medal as Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe each score twice in likely international finale

Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe each scored two goals and the U.S. beat Australia 4-3 to win the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Simone Biles takes bronze on balance beam in return to Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles competed for the first time since withdrawing from the team competition a week earlier, winning her seventh career Olympic medal. → Read More

USWNT stunned in Olympic semifinal by Canada, will play for bronze medal

The U.S. women's soccer team lost to Canada 1-0 on a penalty kick, ending its quest to win Olympic gold. The Americans will play for bronze Thursday. → Read More

Simone Biles returning for balance beam, last event of Tokyo Olympics

After sitting out the all-around, vault uneven bars and floor finals, Simone Biles will compete in the balance beam on Tuesday. → Read More

American Suni Lee adds bronze medal on uneven bars to all-around title

Suni Lee has already won gold in the all-around and silver in the team competition. → Read More

Simone Biles will not compete in vault, uneven bars event finals at Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles will be replaced in the vault final by MyKayla Skinner. A decision on Simone's availability for floor, beam finals has yet to be made. → Read More

USWNT uses penalty kicks to escape with quarterfinal win against Netherlands at Tokyo Olympics

The Americans needed penalty kicks, but Alyssa Naeher made two big saves to beat the Netherlands on Friday to help USWNT advance to semifinals. → Read More

Simone Biles still struggling with 'twisties,' raising new doubts about returning at Olympics

Simone Biles posted two videos of her trying to do her uneven bars dismount Friday on her Instagram story, and it’s clear she is not her usual self. → Read More

Suni Lee wins gold in Tokyo Olympics gymnastics all-around competition

Suni Lee won the Olympic all-around title Thursday night, the fifth consecutive American woman to claim gymnastics’ biggest prize. → Read More

Simone Biles sends tweet thanking public for an 'outpouring' of love and support

Simone Biles took to Twitter to express her gratitude for the support she’s received since withdrawing from the team and all-around competitions. → Read More

Simone Biles will not compete in gymnastics all-around final at Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the all-around, where she is the defending Olympic gold medalist, comes a day after she pulled out of the team final. → Read More

US women's gymnastics team makes missteps, finishes second in qualifying for team finals

The US was second to Russia in qualifying, the first time since 2010 it has failed to finish first in qualifying or finals at worlds or the Olympics. → Read More

Opinion: After gruesome injury in Rio, French gymnast Samir Ait Said shows the power of the Olympics

French gymnast Samir Ait Said, who broke his leg at Rio Games, will compete for medal in still rings. His story shows why Olympics remain so powerful. → Read More