Stories by Nancy Armour

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

2014 could be filled with controversy

The New Year hasn't even arrived yet, and 2014 is already shaping up to be one odd year.
By Nancy Armour

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Boitano says orientation 'one part' of him

Sochi Games delegate Brian Boitano, the 1988 gold medalist figure skater, says his sexual orientation remains only 'one part' of him.
By Nancy Armour

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

Olympic skater Lysacek out of Sochi games

Reigning Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek announced Tuesday that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in the Sochi games.
By Nancy Armour

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

World Cup draw is Friday

Friday's World Cup draw will divide 32 countries in next summer's tournament in Brazil into eight groups for first-round play.
By Nancy Armour

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

Wagner wants U.S. back in medal mix

Two-time U.S. champion Ashley Wagner will go to Sochi as the best bet to return the Americans to the podium for the first time since 2006.
By Nancy Armour

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Olympic champion Evan Lysacek is fighting time

It's too soon to say when he'll return to the ice for training, let alone competition, and Evan Lysacek knows the clock is working against him.
By Nancy Armour

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

NCAA won't budge on paying athletes

MILWAUKEE - The structure of the NCAA could look very different by this time next year. What won't change, however, is the amateur status of the players.
By Nancy Armour

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013

Experts say no ballpark is foolproof

Even with dozens of safety measures in place, experts say there's no way to foolproof a ballpark or arena against falls like the one that killed a Braves fan at a game in Atlanta.
By Nancy Armour

Sunday, July 28, 2013

US captures Gold Cup

Brek Shea's quick goal gives the United States its first title in the CONCACAF Gold Cup since 2007.
By Nancy Armour

Saturday, July 27, 2013

With renewed love for game, Donovan gives US spark

CHICAGO - Landon Donovan's self-imposed sabbatical did wonders for him. Did wonders for the U.S. men, too.
By Nancy Armour

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Initiative brings gymnastics to underprivileged youth

USA Gymnastics and Right to Play announced Tuesday they are teaming up to bring gymnastics and other play activities to disadvantaged children.
By Nancy Armour

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Beckham gave MLS some credibility

Ask someone in Asia or Europe a decade ago what they knew about the Galaxy, and odds are the answer would have been limited to planets or stars. Nowadays, it's likely to include a reference to ...
By Nancy Armour

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Cards never cracked in tough times

Plenty of teams talk about how tight-knit they are, how the team matters more than any individual accomplishment. Louisville has the national title to prove it.
By Nancy Armour

Hancock comes to Cardinals' rescue

ATLANTA - Their best player was struggling and one of their main backups was on the bench with a broken leg. Louisville still had more than enough to win its third national title
By Nancy Armour

Friday, April 5, 2013

Louisville is the people's choice now

All Wichita State had was the underdog angle in the NCAA Tournament. Now the it doesn't even have that. It belongs to Louisville and Kevin Ware.
By Nancy Armour

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Cards will miss Ware's presence on floor

Kevin Ware's presence is an emotional boost for Louisville, coming just days after he broke his lower right leg in gruesome fashion. But his absence on the floor leaves the top-seeded Cardinals ...
By Nancy Armour

Monday, April 1, 2013

Pitino expects Ware to be with team at game

Kevin Ware is already up and walking on crutches, and Louisville coach Rick Pitino expects him to fly with the team to Atlanta for the Final Four.
By Nancy Armour

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Cardinals overcome gruesome injury

INDIANAPOLIS - Russ Smith scored 23 and top-seeded Louisville put aside the shock from Kevin Ware's gruesome leg injury to earn a second consecutive trip to the Final Four.
By Nancy Armour

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Kryzewski, Pitino are forever linked

For the first time since their teams played perhaps the greatest game in the history of the NCAA Tournament, Mike Krzyzewski and Rick Pitino meet in the regional finals of the NCAA Tournament today.
By Nancy Armour

Friday, March 29, 2013

Top-seeded Louisville downs upstart Oregon

INDIANAPOLIS - Russ Smith matched his career high with 31 points, and top-seeded Louisville showed it can win close games, too, beating Oregon 77-69 on Friday night.
By Nancy Armour
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