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  1. WNBA playoffs - Atlanta Dream sweep Indiana Fever to return to WN...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Using the same resilience that got the Dream through an up-and-down regular season, Atlanta hung in and found a way to sweep Indiana on Sunday to reach the WNBA Finals for the third time in four seasons.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2013
  2. WNBA playoffs - WNBA conference finals are loaded with talent

    Mechelle Voepel

    The four teams left in the postseason are packed with MVP-caliber talent. Will Indiana's Tamika Catchings, Minnesota's Maya Moore or Phoenix's Diana Taurasi add another title to their resumes, or will Atlanta's Angel McCoughtry win her first championship?

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  3. WNBA playoffs - Tiffany Hayes helps Atlanta Dream top Indiana Fev...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Atlanta opened the first round with a dismal loss at home last week. Tiffany Hayes and the fast, athletic Dream dispatched the Fever to make sure Game 1 of the East finals had a much different ending.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  4. WNBA playoffs - Atlanta Dream vs. Indiana Fever Eastern Conferenc...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Atlanta has the better seed and got the best of Indiana in the regular season. But this postseason, Indiana is playing a lot like it did last season on its way to the 2012 WNBA title.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  5. WNBA -- Indiana Fever find their fairy tale ending

    Mechelle Voepel

    When the playoffs opened, not many were picking Indiana to knock off the top team from each division en route to the WNBA championship. But odds were beaten, twists and turns were navigated, and in the end, the Fever got their fairy tale ending.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  6. WNBA Finals -- Shavonte Zellous puts Indiana Fever on brink of ti...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Shavonte Zellous scored a career-high 30 points in one of the more surprising mismatches in WNBA Finals history, putting the Fever one win away from their first league championship.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  7. WNBA -- Shavonte Zellous, Indiana Fever edge Connecticut Sun

    Mechelle Voepel

    In the latest WNBA playoff game with down-to-the-wire drama, Shavonte Zellous' second field goal of the night helped the Fever beat the Sun and force the East finals to a decisive Game 3.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  8. Tamika Catchings comes in as a sub in East Game 3

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tamika Catchings, who had to be carried off the court Sunday with an injury to her right foot, didn't start Game 3 Tuesday, but she subbed in with six minutes to play in the first quarter.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  9. Indiana Fever need someone to step up in Game 3

    Mechelle Voepel

    Role players have stepped up in both games so far in the East finals. If Tamika Catchings can't play Tuesday, Indiana must again find someone to help Katie Douglas.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  10. Iziane Castro Marques leads Atlanta Dream

    Mechelle Voepel

    Iziane Castro Marques scored 30 points Sunday to help Atlanta even the East finals with Indiana, which lost Tamika Catchings in the second half to what appears to be a foot injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2011
  11. Atlanta Dream make no excuses as Game 2 nears

    Mechelle Voepel

    No matter where the blame rests for Atlanta's star playing just 17½ minutes in Game 1, the Dream and Angel McCoughtry must deliver a big game Sunday to stay alive in the East finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  12. Tangela Smith steps up for Indiana Fever

    Mechelle Voepel

    While Atlanta focused on Indiana's stars and watched its own standout struggle with foul trouble, Tangela Smith stepped up for her best game of the season to lead the Fever to a Game 1 win.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  13. Athletic Atlanta Dream to test Seattle Storm in WNBA finals

    Mechelle Voepel

    Seattle was the most dominant team in the league this season. Now, Atlanta, perhaps the WNBA's most athletic squad, stands in the way of the Storm's second championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2010
  14. Cappie Pondexter, New York Liberty set to take on Atlanta Dream

    Mechelle Voepel

    Can Cappie Pondexter get enough help from her Liberty teammates to counter Atlanta's strength and depth inside?

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2010
  15. Atlanta Dream ride roller coaster of season to playoffs

    Mechelle Voepel

    There were notable peaks and valleys for all the teams in the highly competitive East in 2010. But the Dream seemed to hit them even more than the others.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2010
  16. Detroit Shock's Deanna Nolan is the key to the WNBA's East finals...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Few play bigger in the postseason than Deanna Nolan. Will the Detroit star lead the Shock back to the WNBA Finals, or can Indiana hold her in check enough for its first appearance in the championship series?

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2009