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  1. WNBA Finals - Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore adds another title to t...

    Mechelle Voepel

    At this point, doesn't everyone who pays attention to women's basketball just expect Maya Moore to win? Thursday marked Moore's second WNBA championship in her three years in the league -- in the same building she was first crowned a winner.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  2. espnW and Nine for IX -- Mary Decker was early idol for female sp...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Mary Decker may be remembered by some as the "woman who fell" at the 1984 Summer Olympics. But for Mechelle Voepel, Decker represented so much more in a sports landscape that lacked female heroes.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  3. WNBA Finals -- Perimeter play puts Indiana Fever ahead

    Mechelle Voepel

    Post players got the big numbers in Indiana's Game 1 win Sunday. But perimeter play -- especially from a group of players acquired in savvy personnel moves over the years by Indiana's front office -- might have been the biggest key in putting the Fever up 1-0 in the WNBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2012
  4. WNBA -- Sad time for Atlanta Dream

    Mechelle Voepel

    Despite leading the Dream to back-to-back WNBA Finals the past two seasons, Marynell Meadors was fired Monday. And now we know who's really in charge in Atlanta: star player Angel McCoughtry.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  5. WNBA -- Angel McCoughtry out indefinitely for Atlanta Dream

    Mechelle Voepel

    Saturday's Lynx-Dream contest is a WNBA Finals rematch that was supposed to pit the league's top scorer against the league's top team. But right now, Angel McCoughtry's puzzling absence is taking center stage.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Team USA is too good to be upset

    Mechelle Voepel

    France is already assured of its first women's basketball medal. But to make any run for the gold against a more talented and experienced U.S. team, France must play the best game it ever has.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women rout China

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women tied an American record for points in an Olympic contest and set a team record with 33 assists in crushing China 114-66 to advance to the quarterfinals as the top seed from Group A.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  8. Defending champion Minnesota Lynx ready for new challenges

    Mechelle Voepel

    With all the key players back -- including last year's WNBA Finals MVP, Seimone Augustus -- Minnesota is trying to become the first team to repeat as WNBA champion since 2001-02.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  9. Diana Taurasi lost three months of her career, confidence in syst...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Diana Taurasi has worked hard for everything she has accomplished on the court. But the battle to clear her name of doping allegations might have been the hardest yet.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Despite loss, Atlanta Dream learn valuable lessons in WNBA Finals...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Atlanta lost all three games in the WNBA Finals, but only by a combined eight points. The young franchise and its young stars will only build off the experience going forward.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2010
  13. Iziane Castro Marques has Atlanta Dream within one win of WNBA fi...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Just two years ago, Iziane Castro Marques had to keep telling herself that basketball should be fun. This season, as Atlanta inches toward its first WNBA finals appearance, no one needs any reminders.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2010
  14. Phoenix Mercury put finishing touch on fantastic WNBA Finals

    Mechelle Voepel

    Phoenix will be remembered as the 2009 champion, but two great teams wrapped up one great WNBA Finals on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2009
  15. Tully Bevilaqua, Penny Taylor give WNBA Finals an Australian infl...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tully Bevilaqua and Penny Taylor are making sure the WNBA Finals feature an Australian influence.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  16. Penny Taylor helps push Phoenix Mercury past Los Angeles Sparks

    Mechelle Voepel

    Diana Taurasi and Candace Parker each had 28 points Wednesday. But even Taurasi probably knows Penny Taylor's presence off the Phoenix bench was bigger than both.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2009