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Nancy Armour


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Recent articles by Nancy:

Opinion: Ohio State has market cornered on THE dumbest ideas

Ohio State files trademark application for ''the" -- the most commonly used word in the English language. This is pure pretentiousness by the school. → Read More

Opinion: NFL gets it wrong again by not disciplining Chiefs' Tyreek Hill

Tyreek Hill won’t face NFL discipline over child abuse allegations “based on the evidence presently available." But there is enough to justify action. → Read More

Rose Lavelle blooms for USWNT in World Cup, establishes herself as a star of the future

Rose Lavelle’s value to the USWNT will only grow. She turned 24 in May, and several veterans are likely to move on after the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle lead U.S. women to 2019 World Cup championship in France

U.S. women win back-to-back World Cup championships for the first time. After being tied at halftime, they defeated the Netherlands 2-0. → Read More

Opinion: US women's soccer team personified America at its best with World Cup championship

The U.S. women's World Cup title Sunday is one for the ages, for sure. More than that, though, they’re a team for the ages. For this age. → Read More

World Cup live updates: Megan Rapinoe returns for US vs. Netherlands in final

Live updates and analysis as the USWNT takes on the Netherlands in the World Cup final with Megan Rapinoe back in the starting lineup. → Read More

Opinion: Messages matter, and teams in World Cup final send good one with female coaches

For only second time since the World Cup began in 1991, both teams in the final will have a female coach: Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman. → Read More

Women's World Cup final picks: USWNT is the unanimous favorite vs. Netherlands

More than a dozen media members covering World Cup were asked for their final predictions and U.S. got every vote → Read More

Opinion: More than title at stake for USWNT in World Cup final. Trophy would boost legal case

US women have deflected questions about gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but they know case gets stronger with another World Cup trophy. → Read More

Opinion: USWNT's Alex Morgan points out glaring sexism surrounding World Cup celebrations

USWNT's Alex Morgan discusses double standard over women's World Cup celebrations, while pointing out male athletes are "grabbing their (genitals)." → Read More

World Cup: A guide to The Netherlands

A guide to the USA’s opponent in the World Cup Finals. → Read More

World Cup: Five things to know about The Netherlands, the USA's opponent in the final

The Dutch bring a 12-game winning streak at major international events into Sunday's World Cup final. Here's what else you should know. → Read More

Rose Lavelle, Megan Rapinoe expect to be ready for Sunday's World Cup final

Rose Lavelle left England semifinal in second half with hamstring injury, while hamstring strain kept Megan Rapinoe out of game. → Read More

Opinion: Appreciate the US women while you can, because change will inevitably come

With six players 30 or older, US roster will look much different at next World Cup → Read More

Opinion: Win or lose in final, Netherlands emerges from Women's World Cup as a force

Netherlands had never qualified for a major international tournament until 2009 European championships. Now here they are in the World Cup final. → Read More

Opinion: It'll be newcomer vs. champion for World Cup title as Netherlands, US meet in final

The Netherlands proves 2017 European title was no fluke by reaching World Cup final with semifinal win against Sweden, will face US for title. → Read More

Opinion: USWNT's Megan Rapinoe is living her patriotism at World Cup. What's your excuse?

USWNT star Megan Rapinoe has a platform, and she's using it at the World Cup. She's showing she's more American than her critics, writes Nancy Armour. → Read More

Opinion: Nothing against Sweden, but World Cup final deserves a fresher matchup

Sweden and the Netherlands play Wednesday to determine the USWNT's opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final. Who to root for should be obvious. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe misses World Cup semifinal with hamstring strain, plans to play in final

Megan Rapinoe scored all four USWNT goals in the previous Women's World Cup knockout round games, but had to sit out the semifinal against England. → Read More

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher makes a statement with penalty save to preserve US win at World Cup

Alyssa Naeher, who has been ruthlessly compared to predecessors Hope Solo and Briana Scurry, saved the USWNT in the semifinals vs. England. → Read More