Nancy Armour, The Tennessean

Nancy Armour

The Tennessean

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Recent articles by Nancy:

Opinion: Don't shy away from the complicated part of Kobe Bryant's legacy

Kobe Bryant was a transcendent player who inspired many, but his 2003 rape accusation should not be forgotten in the wake of his death on Sunday. → Read More

Opinion: Simone Biles follows Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt as Olympic icons

Simone Biles has not lost an all-around competition since 2013, and could become first female gymnast to win five gold medals at a single Olympics → Read More

Opinion: NFL wraps up celebration of first 100 years with Super Bowl featuring its future

As the NFL wraps up celebration of 100 years, some of the game's future stars -- Patrick Mahomes, Nick Bosa -- will be on display at the Super Bowl. → Read More

Opinion: Having Patrick Mahomes means Kansas City Chiefs always have a chance to win

Lucky for the Chiefs, they have Patrick Mahomes at quarterback and he is capable of pulling the team out of whatever jam they might be in. → Read More

Carli Lloyd gets fresh start for Olympic qualifying with new US women's coaching staff

World Cup champions will have to reach next month's final of Olympic qualifying tournament to get spot at Tokyo Games → Read More

Opinion: Kansas City's wacky, wild NFL playoff win over Houston had to be seen to be believed

Patrick Mahomes threw for touchdowns on seven consecutive possessions, joined Doug Williams as only QBs to throw four TDs in single postseason quarter → Read More

Opinion: Jerry Jones botched his coaching search, even if Dallas Cowboys got the right guy

Regardless of whether the Cowboys ended up with the right coach, Jerry Jones went about his search all wrong, Nancy Armour writes. → Read More

Opinion: NFL owners know the league has a diversity problem and they don't care

The NFL had a high of 11 minority head coaches in 2011, and again in 2018. Now, almost 20 years after Rooney Rule was implemented, there are four. → Read More

Opinion: International Olympic Committee's ban on political protests is the height of hypocrisy

If you’re imagining this being said with a condescending tone of “Do as I say, not as I do,” you are not alone. → Read More

Opinion: Coin flips are no way to determine game winners, and NFL needs to change its overtime rules

Just like the Kansas City Chiefs last year, the New Orleans Saints saw their Super Bowl hopes dashed because of NFL's arcane rules for overtime → Read More

Opinion: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots' stretch of dominance is over

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots made their earliest exit from the playoffs since 2009, also the last time they played in a wild-card game → Read More

Titans send Tom Brady, Patriots to earliest playoff exit in 10 years

Tom Brady and New England were dealt a stunning loss in Foxborough. The Titans will move on to face the Ravens in the divisional round. → Read More

Odell Beckham Jr.'s warms the hearts and bodies of homeless in Cleveland

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. donated 100 large, fleece blankets for residents at Ohio's largest homeless shelter. → Read More

Opinion: Ugly loss to Packers reminiscent of Vikings' struggles early in season

The Vikings were abysmal offensively in an ugly loss to the Packers, and now have two weeks to get back on track or their postseason will be short. → Read More

Opinion: Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs look as if they're peaking at perfect time

Watch out, NFL! Lurking behind the Ravens and Patriots in the AFC are the Chiefs, who are playing their best football of the season. → Read More

Opinion: What if sports had impeachment? These teams, athletes and organizations should face it

As President Donald Trump deals with impeachment, here's a look at the people, teams and organizations in sports who should face impeachment. → Read More

Opinion: Pointless 'Dixie' debate diminishes Texas football team's title run

Refugio High plays for a state football title Wednesday, but will the band play "Dixie," the school's controversial fight song? → Read More

Opinion: Patriot Way is not just winning as latest rules scandal reminds

If there’s an opportunity to gain an edge, the New England Patriots will take it, rules and fair play be damned. → Read More

Staffer who removed medical records from Karolyi ranch no longer works at USA Gymnastics

It is not clear whether Amy White, a national teams manager, was fired or left voluntarily, and USA Gymnastics refused to elaborate. → Read More

USOC chair says it will be 'incredibly difficult' for Russian athletes to show they're clean

Russia was still manipulating test data from Moscow lab in January 2019, making it impossible to bring doping cases against as many as 145 athletes → Read More