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  1. Little League star Mo'ne Davis hopes to follow in WNBA MVP Maya M...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Little League sensation Mo'ne Davis attended Sunday's Mercury-Lynx playoff game and said she sees her future in basketball. Her dream is to follow in the footsteps of Lynx star Maya Moore by playing for UConn and, eventually, in the WNBA.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  2. Happy 59th, Ann Meyers Drysdale


    Happy birthday to basketball legend Ann Meyers Drysdale, who turns 59 today. A standout athlete at Sonora High School in La Habra, Calif., Meyers became the first high school student to play for the U.S. national team in 1974. The first female athlet...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  3. espnW -- Phoenix Mercury want men to give game a shot

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Phoenix Mercury have a message for men who dismiss the WNBA: Give the game a shot. To encourage that, they're offering free tickets.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  4. espnW -- Female athletes pay steep price for controversies

    Jane McManus

    As the Hope Solo and Chamique Holdsclaw controversies show, female athletes can be just as flawed as men -- and the price they pay can be steeper.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  5. Ann Meyers Drysdale remembers winning national title

    Ann Meyers Drysdale

    Basketball legend and 1977-78 Honda Cup winner Ann Meyers Drysdale talks about winning the national championship her senior year at UCLA -- and the impact it had on women's sports.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  6. Robin Roberts talks to Ann Meyers Drysdale


    Basketball legend Ann Meyers Drysdale -- No. 17 on ESPNW's top 40 athletes of the Title IX era -- sits down with Robin Roberts to talk about her unparalleled intensity, being the first woman to sign on with an NBA team and her new book, "You Let Some...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  7. In The Game -- Ann Meyers Drysdale

    Fifteen things you should know about Ann Meyers Drysdale including

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  8. 40 greatest female athletes: Ann Meyers Drysdale


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. If you're wondering who deserves credit for elevating women's basketball, start with Ann Meyers Drysdale. Meyers entered college as t...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  9. Hall of Fame -- No end in sight for Edwards

    Michelle Smith

    Tulsa Shock coach and five-time Olympian Teresa Edwards will serve as chief of mission for the 2012 U.S. Olympic team in London.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  10. Women in the Pros -- Can a woman shoot for the NBA?

    Michelle Smith

    NBA commissioner David Stern is optimistic about the possibility of a woman in his league, but many coaches and players are skeptical, citing disparity in size and strength between the sexes.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  11. U.S. women's basketball: Diana Taurasi eager to get on floor

    Michelle Smith

    Doping allegations led to a five-month break from the game. She's vindicated, and coaches say the layoff has helped her.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  12. Phoenix Mercury coach Corey Gaines re-signed to a one-year contra...

    Phoenix Mercury coach Corey Gaines, who guided the team to its second WNBA championship in three years last season, has been re-signed to a one-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2010
  13. Meyers Dreysdale leads first International Baskeball Federation H...

    Phoenix Mercury general manager Ann Meyers Drysdale was named to the inaugural class of the International Basketball Federation Hall of Fame on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2007
  14. Chat With New Mercury GM Ann Meyers

    Ann Meyers Drysdale is a legend in women's basketball. She was the first high school player to make a U.S. National Team, the first woman to receive a full athletic scholarship from UCLA, the first woman player named to Kodak's All-America team four ...

    Chat | September 18, 2006