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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. NCAA women's basketball panel looks to add 10-second backcourt ru...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The 10-second backcourt rule will go into effect in NCAA women's basketball for the first time next season if a recommendation from the sport's rules committee is approved.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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