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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Improving women's basketball doesn't include lowering basket or f...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Focusing on what uniforms women wear and how much they dunk are the wrong priorities to focus on if basketball's world governing body truly wants to improve the women's game.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2010
  7. U.S. women wrap up world championship with gold medal

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women didn't just come together quickly to put on a good show at the world championship. Over the past 11 days, they played some really breathtaking basketball en route to the gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2010
  8. Host Czech Republic awaits U.S. women in FIBA World Championship ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Bronze wasn't enough in 2006. But if the U.S. women are to win gold Sunday at the world championship, they'll need to beat the host nation in the final.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  9. Two powerhouses fall short at FIBA World Championship

    Mechelle Voepel

    Call it "Freaky Friday" at the FIBA World Championship. Two worlds powerhouses -- Russia and Australia -- were knocked out of contention and will leave the Czech Repubic without a medal.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2010
  10. U.S. women steamroll South Korea in FIBA World Championship

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women were never challenged Friday as they earned a spot in the world championship semifinals. But even though they're the big favorite to win, they know they can't think that way.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2010
  11. Tina Charles, U.S. women top Australia in FIBA World Championship...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Australia's twin towers Lauren Jackson and Liz Cambage are only playing better together with each game. But Wednesday, Tina Charles and the U.S. women played even better, beating the Aussies to advance as the top seed to the quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  12. Sylvia Fowles fuels U.S. women's win over Belarus at FIBA World C...

    Mechelle Voepel

    With all the change to the U.S. roster, some wondered how good the team's interior attack and defense would be at the world championship. Sylvia Fowles provided the answers Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2010
  13. Lindsay Whalen leads way in U.S. women's win over Canada

    Mechelle Voepel

    After a disappointing WNBA season in Minnesota and a tragic loss for her family, the world championship just might finally put a good spin on the year for Lindsay Whalen.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2010
  14. U.S. women go 3-0 in group play at FIBA World Championship

    Mechelle Voepel

    With Diana Taurasi scoring, Sue Bird hitting her shots (again) and Tamika Catchings playing her trademark defense, the U.S. women capped a 3-0 start in preliminary play at the FIBA World Championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2010
  15. Voepel: U.S. women open FIBA World Championship with impressive w...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Considering the little time the U.S. women have had together to prepare for the FIBA World Championship, they opened with a fairly impressive, 99-73 victory over Greece on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2010
  16. U.S. women rout outmatched Senegal in FIBA World Championship

    Mechelle Voepel

    On the surface, Team USA's 108-52 victory Friday was another easy win over Senegal. But the Americans are wise to use the game as a chance to try to perfect what they do well.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2010