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  1. WNBA - League looks to ride All-Star Game momentum in final month...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Saturday's All-Star contest was the kind of game that really gave the WNBA a positive boost going into the last month of the regular season.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  2. WNBA -- Minnesota Lynx bringing their 'A' game at midseason

    Mechelle Voepel


    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  3. WNBA - Phoenix Mercury bringing their A-game at midseason

    Mechelle Voepel

    It's like little Ralphie from "A Christmas Story." Everyone sets out for an A grade. But with just three teams boasting winning records at the All-Star break, most teams scored far below their expectations.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  4. WNBA - 10 storylines to track for the WNBA's 18th season

    Michelle Smith

    From the Lynx's quest to repeat to Tina Charles' performance back home with a new team in New York, we detail the top 10 storylines to follow as the WNBA's 18th season opens Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  5. WNBA - Defending champion Minnesota Lynx opens 2014 WNBA season a...

    Mechelle Voepel

    With all five starters back from its 2013 championship team, Minnesota opens the league's 18th season -- which opens Friday -- as the WNBA favorite.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  6. WNBA's 16th season as wide open as ever

    Mechelle Voepel

    The start of any WNBA season hinges on how quickly teams jell with new combinations and how players perform after their overseas experiences. But which teams deal best after the monthlong break for the Olympics might have the biggest impact this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  7. Taylor comes through from stripe as Mercury prevail

    Penny Taylor hit two free throws with 1.5 seconds left to lift the defending WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury to a 78-77 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in the league's season opener Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 15, 2010
  8. Taurasi leads Mercury back to Finals; Leslie's retirement begins

    Diana Taurasi and the Phoenix Mercury are heading to the WNBA Finals, and Lisa Leslie is heading off to retirement.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 26, 2009
  9. Los Angeles Sparks' Lisa Leslie retiring at the right time

    Mechelle Voepel

    Lisa Leslie's final season fell short of adding a third WNBA championship, and the Sparks legend is content with her decision to retire. Those around her know she'll still impact the game for years to come.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2009
  10. Phoenix Mercury move on to WNBA Finals after beating Los Angeles ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    In Saturday's decisive Game 3, the Mercury's brisk pace and speed prevailed over the Sparks' pound-it-inside game. And now, Phoenix moves on to try to win the franchise's second WNBA title.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2009
  11. Parker, Leslie combine for 31 in first half as Sparks stay alive

    Candace Parker had 24 points and 18 rebounds, Lisa Leslie scored 20 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks forced a deciding third game of the Western Conference finals with an 87-76 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 25, 2009
  12. Taurasi, Mercury rise to early advantage in West over Sparks

    Diana Taurasi scored 28 points and Phoenix hit 14 3-pointers to hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 103-94 Wednesday night in Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference finals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 23, 2009
  13. Parker's double-double carries Sparks past Mercury

    Candace Parker scored 24 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked three shots to lead the Los Angeles Sparks past the Phoenix Mercury 81-78 Sunday in the regular-season finale for both playoff-bound teams.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 13, 2009
  14. Pondexter scores 26, Taurasi 20 as Mercury cool off Sparks

    Cappie Pondexter had 26 points and six assists, Diana Taurasi added 20 points and the first-place Phoenix Mercury defeated Los Angeles 98-90 Thursday night, ending the Sparks' six-game winning streak.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 27, 2009
  15. Johnson catching on as Mercury win; Leslie injured

    Cappie Pondexter scored 21 points and Tamkea Johnson added 18 as the Phoenix Mercury defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 89-80 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 19, 2009
  16. Taurasi scores 13 in final quarter as Mercury spoil Parker's L.A....

    Diana Taurasi scored 13 of her 29 points in the fourth quarter, Cappie Pondexter scored 28 and the Mercury spoiled the Los Angeles debut of Candace Parker with an 85-79 win over the Sparks on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 06, 2008