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  1. Sadena Parks Determined To Be A Different Face For LPGA Tour

    Mechelle Voepel

    In 2015, Sadena Parks will become just the fifth African-American to compete on the LPGA Tour. She plans to do more than play. She plans to win.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  2. Stanford's Inky Ajanaku A Woman With (Almost) Everything

    Mechelle Voepel

    With her talent, sunny personality and Nigerian background, Inky Ajanaku reminds a lot of people at Stanford of former basketball star Chiney Ogwumike, but she needs a final four appearance to complete the package.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  3. Team USA Has So Many Terrific Players, Not Enough Spots

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women's basketball team will be favored in the world championship no matter whom it selects, but deciding which superb players to leave off the squad will be brutally difficult, writes Mechelle Voepel.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  4. Rebecca Lobo there from the start -espnW

    Mechelle Voepel

    Rebecca Lobo, voted the fourth most influential Hispanic female athlete of all time, ushered in a new era in women's college basketball during her days at UConn, and she continues to promote the game today.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  5. espnW -- Rutgers AD Julie Hermann faces tough road

    Mechelle Voepel

    It looks as if Rutgers is going to stand by its hire of Julie Hermann as athletic director. Hermann will tackle an already tough job made more difficult by missteps she's had even before officially taking over.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  6. espnW -- 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' has always existed in sports med...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner and Jason Collins recently acknowledged their sexuality in different ways, which begs the question of what role we the media should play in "outing" sports figures.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women win fifth straight gold medal

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women got control early and went on to rout France 86-50 to win their fifth consecutive gold medal and 41st straight Olympic contest.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Team USA is too good to be upset

    Mechelle Voepel

    France is already assured of its first women's basketball medal. But to make any run for the gold against a more talented and experienced U.S. team, France must play the best game it ever has.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Depth again carries U.S. women's basketba...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Australia gave Team USA its toughest game of the Olympics, but depth again led the Americans to victory.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Australia faces tough task in semifinals

    Mechelle Voepel

    Lauren Jackson has done all she can to try to lead Australia to Olympic glory. But in a matchup most didn't expect to see until the gold-medal game, toppling Team USA in the semifinals is a tall order for the Aussies.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women reach semifinals

    Mechelle Voepel

    Canada came out with a great game plan, trying to slowing down games with a deliberate offense. Trouble was, it didn't make any difference against the U.S. women, who put the clamps on Canada's top scoring threats.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  12. Kim Mulkey's life a highlight reel of Title IX success

    Mechelle Voepel

    As a player and coach, Kim Mulkey has been a Title IX highlight reel.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2012
  13. Past success lurks in Old Dominion's shadows -- Hoops Across Amer...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Old Dominion's past is littered with stories of success, but our latest Hoops Across America stop found a Lady Monarchs program struggling to recapture glory.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012