Nancy Armour, Austin American-Statesman

Nancy Armour

Austin American-Statesman

Chicago, IL, United States

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  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • Monroe News
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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  • Burlington TimesNews
  • Daily Record
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Recent articles by Nancy:

States' laws hostile to women's rights not a barrier to hosting sports events

This year, more than two dozen NCAA championship, pro or Olympic-level sports events will be in states with restrictive laws on reproductive rights. → Read More

Tony Dungy shows his true values with hateful tweet that puts transgender kids at risk

Tony Dungy echoed the conspiracy theory targeting transgender youth that's been spread by right-wing extremists and opportunistic politicians. → Read More

Argentina, Lionel Messi win wild World Cup final on penalty kicks against France

The Argentines claim their third world championship on Sunday in wild final against France, the first World Cup of Lionel Messi's storied career. → Read More

USMNT finally looks its age in World Cup loss to the Netherlands

US men exit in the round of 16 again. Since returning to the World Cup in 1990 after a 40-year absence, they have won just one knockout round game. → Read More

Netherlands knocks off USMNT in World Cup round of 16 with dominating 3-1 win

Christian Pulisic played but was not in top form after suffering an injury and the USMNT missed too many chances to score. → Read More

Three keys for the USMNT to beat the Netherlands in World Cup Round of 16

Standout defense, Christian Pulisic and plenty of stamina are keys for the USMNT during Saturday's World Cup knockout game against the Netherlands. → Read More

USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter says it 'looks pretty good' for Christian Pulisic to play against Netherlands

Expect Christian Pulisic to be with the U.S. men when they take on the Netherlands in the round of 16. → Read More

USMNT advances to World Cup knockout rounds as Christian Pulisic goal secures win vs. Iran

As the second-place finisher in the World Cup Group B, the USMNT will play the Netherlands on Saturday. → Read More

Just win, baby. USMNT knows exactly what it needs to do to advance at World Cup

In the modern era, USMNT has advanced to World Cup's knockout rounds every time it's finished group stage with four points or more. → Read More

USMNT earns point, and some massive respect, in 0-0 draw with England at World Cup

U.S. men have now drawn with England twice in the World Cup. The 0-0 result Friday follows a 1-1 draw at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. → Read More

Guillermo Ochoa saves the day (again) for Mexico, stopping Robert Lewandowski in World Cup draw

The Mexicans earned a draw after goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa stopped one of the world's best strikers. → Read More

Qatar officials ban beer from World Cup stadiums two days before tournament begins

Alcoholic beer will no longer be sold at the World Cup stadiums in Qatar in a stunning about-face only days before the tournament begins. → Read More

Female athletes get fewer full-ride scholarships, absorb more student debt, than males

Despite Title IX's athletic scholarship equity requirement, many top colleges fail to comply and instead give female athletes less than they're owed. → Read More

Brett Favre welfare scandal shows that former QB's image is a fraud, too

Text messages detailed by Mississippi Today show Favre and former Gov. Phil Bryant were part of scheme to use welfare funds for volleyball stadium → Read More

Thoughts and prayers for the crowd that insists no one cares about women’s sports

Advocates have long insisted that, contrary to what the naysayers would have you believe, there’s a market for women’s sports. They just needed the right platform. Ratings the last few years have proven that to be true. → Read More

Brooks Koepka and other LIV frat boys are no real threat to PGA Tour's future| Opinion

Brooks Koepka joins Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Kevin Na and Bryson DeChambeau in bolting PGA Tour for Saudi-backed LIV Golf. → Read More

U.S. men's national soccer team lives up to 'Be the Change' motto by demanding Congress pass stronger gun laws

With little history of speaking out on social justice issues, the USMNT showed unified resolve calling for a "meaningful reduction in gun violence." → Read More

Holding Uruguay to a scoreless draw will help the USMNT come the World Cup

The USMNT did not concede a single goal in back-to-back games against Morocco and Uruguay, both of which are top 25 in FIFA's latest world rankings. → Read More

Armour: To prepare for a historic trip to St. Andrews, Tiger Woods should skip the U.S. Open

So does he tee it up at next month’s U.S. Open because, for the first few rounds at least, he can? → Read More

PGA of America stood up for country by moving PGA Championship to Southern Hills

Seth Waugh and the PGA of America showed more courage than many of the politicians in this country. → Read More