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  1. WNBA -- WNBA back in full swing

    Mechelle Voepel

    Two weeks after the London Olympics ended, the WNBA is back in full swing. The first full week of play was just full of surprises.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  2. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women win fifth straight gold medal

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women got control early and went on to rout France 86-50 to win their fifth consecutive gold medal and 41st straight Olympic contest.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  3. 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
  4. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Depth again carries U.S. women's basketba...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Australia gave Team USA its toughest game of the Olympics, but depth again led the Americans to victory.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  5. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Australia faces tough task in semifinals

    Mechelle Voepel

    Lauren Jackson has done all she can to try to lead Australia to Olympic glory. But in a matchup most didn't expect to see until the gold-medal game, toppling Team USA in the semifinals is a tall order for the Aussies.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  6. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women reach semifinals

    Mechelle Voepel

    Canada came out with a great game plan, trying to slowing down games with a deliberate offense. Trouble was, it didn't make any difference against the U.S. women, who put the clamps on Canada's top scoring threats.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Depth, talent makes U.S. women the heavy ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Russia, Australia and now France are all quality teams. But the U.S. women's basketball team, with its depth of talent, remains a very heavy favorite in the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Injuries, lawsuit test Team USA's solid foundation

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women's basketball team is expected to win Olympic gold in London. But some things -- from injuries to a lawsuit against Geno Auriemma -- might be shaking Team USA's solid foundation.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  10. 2012 London Olympics -- Asjha Jones added to women's hoops roster...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Before anyone starts grumbling about the U.S. Olympic women's hoops roster looking like a case of college nepotism, it seemed likely this team would be Huskies-heavy no matter who the coach was.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  11. Connecticut Huskies' Geno Auriemma and Tennessee Lady Vols' Pat S...

    Mechelle Voepel

    At halftime of the Baylor-Stanford national semifinal, UConn's Geno Auriemma and Tennessee's Pat Summitt were honored along with the other coaches of the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  12. 2012 London Olympics -- Will Cappie Pondexter have shot to make 2...

    Mechelle Voepel

    DENVER -- Of the 12 players who won gold in women's basketball with Team USA at the 2008 Beijing Games, six were named to the 2012 Olympic squad Friday. Of those who weren't: USA Basketball legend and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie has...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  13. 2012 London Olympics -- U.S. women's basketball team in solid sha...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Whether Baylor star Brittney Griner is added to the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team might not matter; the squad already in place will do just fine in London this summer.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  14. WNBA -- Maya Moore leads Minnesota Lynx

    Mechelle Voepel

    Minnesota opened defense of its WNBA title with a win over Seattle on Friday. It wasn't the vintage performance the Lynx are used to, but Maya Moore made sure it was enough.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  15. WNBA -- Liz Cambage prepares for pro stint in China

    Mechelle Voepel

    While some peers say she is full of potential and on the road to greatness, Liz Cambage is focused on her next stop. Right now, that's an extended rest, and then a pro stint in China reportedly worth $400,000.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  16. 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