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  1. WNBA -- Kristi Toliver, Lindsey Harding boost Los Angeles Sparks'...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Point guard Lindsey Harding's addition in Los Angeles has allowed combo guard Kristi Toliver to excel and given the Sparks one of the best backcourts in the WNBA.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  2. WNBA -- Minnesota Lynx have Los Angeles Sparks on their heels

    Mechelle Voepel

    In the immediate aftermath of falling surprisingly flat to open the Western Conference finals Thursday, the Los Angeles Sparks had different ideas about what had gone wrong in a 94-77 loss to Minnesota. Candace Parker was irritated by her team's ind...

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2012
  3. WNBA -- Lindsay Whalen leads Minnesota Lynx past Los Angeles Spar...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Fatigue. Injured point guard. Loss of momentum. Minnesota could have bought into a big list of excuses and flopped Thursday. Instead, Lindsay Whalen set the tone from the opening tip.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  4. WNBA -- Minnesota Lynx set to face Los Angeles Sparks

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Sparks are well-rested. The Lynx, meanwhile, had to gut out a three-game series with Seattle. Will it impact Thursday's Game 1 of the Western Conference finals?

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  5. WNBA -- Minnesota Lynx look unstoppable

    Mechelle Voepel

    The first few weeks of this WNBA season, it appeared Minnesota undoubtedly was on its way to a second championship. Then the Lynx had a hiccup in early July, losing three in a row. Well ... maybe not so fast on that repeat thing. But, now, it aga...

    Blog | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  6. WNBA -- Alana Beard finds right fit with Los Angeles Sparks

    Mechelle Voepel

    After battling back from a chronically injured left ankle that forced her to miss two seasons, Alana Beard's WNBA journey isn't over yet.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  7. WNBA -- Playoff push begins now for WNBA teams

    Mechelle Voepel

    The WNBA just had a month-long break, but the playoff push will be intense from the get-go when games resume Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  8. WNBA free agency -- Alana Beard's move to Los Angeles Sparks intr...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Last week, Alana Beard became perhaps the most intriguing of the league's free-agent signings -- and the one surrounded by the most uncertainty -- when she joined the Los Angeles Sparks.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  9. Washington Mystics' Alana Beard looks forward to WNBA season and ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Alana Beard hasn't played in a competitive basketball game since 2009. But with nearly 17 months of rehab, the Mystics guard is her preparing herself both on and off the court.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  10. Familiarity pays off for Washington Mystics

    Mechelle Voepel

    Some of the best players in ACC history are together again on the Mystics. And that familiarity has been a big factor in Washington's 4-1 start.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2009
  11. Q&A with Catchings, Beard

    Mechelle Voepel

    Via e-mail from Korea, Tennessee graduate Tamika Catchings of the Indiana Fever and Duke grad Alana Beard of the Washington Mystics shared some thoughts on next season, their alma maters and Monday's "big game."

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2006
  12. Catchings, Beard far from home -- and loving it

    Mechelle Voepel

    Indiana's Tamika Catchings and Washington's Alana Beard are both playing in Korea -- and loving it.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2006
  13. Beard gone, but Duke still dangerous

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sure, Duke has its flaws. But behind Monique Currie and an imposing front line, the Blue Devils will once again be dangerous.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2004
  14. Christon, rest of senior class off to good start

    Mechelle Voepel

    Shameka Christon -- not Taurasi or Beard -- might have made the most lasting impression at the WNBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2004
  15. Tennessee will have tough time replacing Moore

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tennessee will have a tough time replacing its point guard. But don't blame Alana Beard for Loree Moore's absence.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2004
  16. Showdown more than just Taurasi vs. Beard

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sports thrive on star matchups. But Saturday's showdown will feature much more than Alana Beard vs. Diana Taurasi.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2004