Stories by Nancy Armour

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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Cardinals too tough for Rams

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Russ Smith scored 27 points as top-seeded Louisville routed Colorado State 82-56 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.
By Nancy Armour

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013

Aaron wins US figure skating crown

OMAHA, Neb. -- Little-known Max Aaron won his first title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Sunday and helped knock down three-time champion Jeremy Abbott to the last step on the podium.
By Nancy Armour

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013

Davis, White win fifth US ice dance title

Add another title to Meryl Davis and Charlie White's impressive collection.
By Nancy Armour

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013

US skater Wagner isn't afraid of pressure

Go ahead. Put an entire country's Olympic medal hopes on Ashley Wagner's shoulders. She can take it.
By Nancy Armour

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Consistency on "D' a key for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A year after finishing with the NFL's worst defense, the Packers have traded the excitement of those big turnovers for consistency.
By Nancy Armour

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

Packers roll over Vikings

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers showed how dangerous they can be when they're at full strength Saturday night, overwhelming the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in an NFC wild-card game.
By Nancy Armour

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Packers, Vikings meet again

Six days after facing off in the regular-season finale, and five weeks after their first meeting of the season, the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers are at it again Saturday night.
By Nancy Armour

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Gymnast named AP Female Athlete of the Year

Gymnast Gabby Douglas was selected The Associated Press' female athlete of the year, edging out swimmer Missy Franklin.
By Nancy Armour

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012

Packers top Bears, clinch division

Aaron Rodgers connected with James Jones on all three touchdowns, and Green Bay clinched its second consecutive NFC North title with a 21-13 victory over the archrival Chicago Bears on Sunday.
By Nancy Armour

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

New coach named for US women's soccer team

When Tom Sermanni shook hands with Pia Sundhage after her last game as coach of the U.S. women's soccer team, he should have asked her for a few tips.
By Nancy Armour

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Colsaerts makes Belgium proud

Ryder Cup first-timer Nicolas Colsaerts is from Belgium, not exactly the first country that comes to mind when it comes to golf.
By Nancy Armour

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012

Raisman finishes Olympics with floor gold

LONDON - U.S. captain Aly Raisman matched Gabby Douglas in gold medals, winning the title on floor exercise Tuesday. Add in the bronze on balance beam from earlier in the day and she becomes the ...
By Nancy Armour

Monday, Aug 6, 2012

Mustafina wins gold, Tweddle gets medal

LONDON - Aliya Mustafina stood atop the podium, proudly cradling her medal and watching the Russian flag rise.
By Nancy Armour

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012

Gabby Douglas wins gold

Make it a pair of golds for Gabby Douglas, who added the all-around title to the one she won with the U.S. team two nights ago.
By Nancy Armour

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012

Japanese great wins; American third

Japan's Kohei Uchimura won the men's all-around gymnastics competition on Wednesday and Danell Leyva, of the U.S., took third.
By Nancy Armour

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

US women win gymnastics gold

LONDON - The Americans lived up to the hype and then some, winning their first Olympic gold medal in women's gymnastics since 1996.
By Nancy Armour

Monday, July 30, 2012

'Completely perfect'

LONDON - Their closest rivals were still on the floor competing when the Chinese whipped out five big gold stars and held them up in the shape of their flag.
By Nancy Armour

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Wieber out of all-around final

LONDON - The U.S. women are atop the Olympic gymnastics standings, as expected, with little standing in their way - except themselves.
By Nancy Armour

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Douglas secures spot on team

Gabby Douglas, 16, upset Jordyn Wieber to earn an automatic spot on the U.S. gymnastics team.
By Nancy Armour

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Cuban refugee earns spot on US team

Cuban refugee Daniel Leyva earned an automatic spot on the US Olympic gymnastics team with his win at the trials.
By Nancy Armour
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