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  1. Bill Laimbeer hopes for another WNBA shot

    Mechelle Voepel

    Bill Laimbeer's tenure with the Liberty was brief, but the three-time champion coach definitely wants to return to the sidelines again in the WNBA.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  2. Future uncertain for New York Liberty

    Mechelle Voepel

    No one from the Liberty would comment Tuesday after New York parted ways with Bill Laimbeer. But plenty of questions -- Will Teresa Weatherspoon be considered? Will coach/GM continue to be a combined job? -- will need to be answered.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  3. Alabama Crimson Tide reverse Daisha Simmons decision, will suppor...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Alabama announced Tuesday it will support a waiver to allow women's basketball player Daisha Simmons to compete this season at Seton Hall. The issue is now expected to return to the NCAA for review.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  4. Daisha Simmons -- A timeline of events

    Mechelle Voepel

    Daisha Simmons started her career at Rutgers, played two seasons at Alabama and now is enrolled as a graduate student at Seton Hall. Mechelle Voepel takes a look at the major events of Simmons' college career.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  5. Seriously, what was Alabama thinking in the Daisha Simmons debacl...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Even after the Tide reversed its decision to let senior Daisha Simmons transfer to Seton Hall to be closer to her ill brother, it's hard not to wonder how the heck the whole mess happened.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  6. Maya Moore, U.S. women win gold at world championship

    Mechelle Voepel

    Maya Moore added more accolades to her stellar 2014 campaign Sunday, winning MVP honors as the U.S. women captured their second consecutive gold medal at the world championship.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2014
  7. Spain will be U.S. women's toughest test yet in world championshi...

    Mechelle Voepel

    As USA Basketball plays for its ninth gold medal at the world championship, the Americans might face their toughest competition yet.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2014
  8. U.S. women unstoppable in quarterfinals against France

    Mechelle Voepel

    No matter how the roster changes, Team USA still seems a step ahead of the rest of the world.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  9. Tina Charles leads U.S. women into FIBA World Championship quarte...

    Mechelle Voepel

    On a roster full of former WNBA MVPs, Tina Charles might be the most important player when Team USA takes on France, which beat the Americans in an exhibition less than two weeks ago, in Friday's world championship quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  10. Bench, youth shine for Team USA against outmatched Angola

    Mechelle Voepel

    The reserves, including the youngest of them, came through when given the chance Tuesday as the U.S. women routed Angola to cap a perfect run through the preliminary round of the world championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  11. Usual suspects step up for Team USA in win over Serbia

    Mechelle Voepel

    A month ago, the best players on the best teams in the WNBA clashed in one of the top games of the playoffs. On Sunday, they joined forces, as players such as Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore stepped up to lead USA Basketball past Serbia.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  12. U.S. women ready to take on the world

    Mechelle Voepel

    With a squad that has a heavy UConn flavor and some new faces, Geno Auriemma and the U.S. women open the 2014 FIBA World Championship on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  13. Team USA Is More Than Just OK

    Mechelle Voepel

    It's not that the Americans won't face some challenges or can sleepwalk their way onto the medal stand, but this U.S. squad, which beat China 87-56 in the FIBA opener, is one that can control its fate.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  14. Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore shifts focus to USA Basketball

    Mechelle Voepel

    Maya Moore wasn't able to win another WNBA title in 2014, but the Lynx forward's season was a huge success by any other measure. Now, Moore and her USA Basketball teammates must quickly prepare for the world championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  15. Phoenix Mercury's championship run ranks among best teams in WNBA...

    Mechelle Voepel

    From breaking the record for regular-season wins to all five starters averaging double figures, and from a near perfect run through the playoffs to losing just one game at home all season, Phoenix's title run ranks the Mercury among the best WNBA championship teams ever.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  16. Diana Taurasi -- who else? -- leads Phoenix Mercury to WNBA champ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    It took a total team effort for Phoenix to overcome Brittney Griner's absence and sweep Chicago. But in the end, Diana Taurasi played the biggest part in winning the franchise's third title.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014