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  1. Nancy Lieberman reflects on status as a 'grandma pioneer'

    Nancy Lieberman

    After winning the Honda Cup in 1978-79, Nancy Lieberman talks about raising her son to be a "Title IX dad" and the women's Final Four game that changed everything.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  2. Youth movement takes over All-Star Game

    Nancy Lieberman

    For the first time in All-Star Game history, the starting lineups include no WNBA originals, writes Nancy Lieberman, who looks at how each starter has improved over the years.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2007
  3. Sun the one lower seed picked to advance

    Nancy Lieberman

    Will Tamika Catchings return? Can overachieving New York knock off the defending champ? Can Seattle outshoot Phoenix? Our expert tackles the key questions of each first-round playoff matchup.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2007
  4. 10 questions before the 11th season opens

    Nancy Lieberman

    Before the WNBA's 11th season tips off May 19, our analyst answers 10 burning questions for 2007.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2007
  5. One of game's smallest making big impact at ODU

    Nancy Lieberman

    Guard Jazzmin Walters stands just 5 feet, 2 inches. But her height -- or lack thereof -- has never been a detriment for her at ODU.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2006
  6. 'Family man' Whisenant was ready to step away

    Nancy Lieberman

    Though he'll continue his role as Sacramento's general manager, the WNBA will miss John Whisenant as a head coach.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2006
  7. Strong second half gives Shock their second title

    Nancy Lieberman

    After a sluggish start Saturday, Detroit played tough defense and took care of the ball in the second half to come from behind and win its second title in four seasons.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2006
  8. Laimbeer toeing line between distraction, motivation

    Nancy Lieberman

    Fined by the league on Tuesday for criticizing the officiating during the Shock's Game 3 loss to the Monarchs, coach Bill Laimbeer is toeing the fine line between motivating his team and becoming a distraction.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2006
  9. Athleticism gives Shock the edge in finals

    Nancy Lieberman

    Detroit's athleticism and extreme confidence right now give the Shock the edge in the WNBA Finals over defending champion Sacramento.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2006
  10. Monarchs emerge as favorite in West

    Nancy Lieberman

    Nobody is playing better defensively than the Monarchs right now. And that's a key reason our expert is picking Sacramento to upset L.A. in the WNBA West finals.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2006
  11. Depleted Storm could struggle vs. top-seeded Sparks

    Nancy Lieberman

    Seattle dominated Los Angeles in the regular season. But the top-seeded Sparks get our expert's vote as the first-round favorite.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2006
  12. Despite early dominance, Comets might come up short

    Nancy Lieberman

    Houston beat Sacramento three times in the regular season. But our expert expects Sacramento's depth to put an end to the Comets' dominance.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2006
  13. Fever, scoring droughts could put end to Detroit

    Nancy Lieberman

    The Shock might have edged the Fever for homecourt advantage in their first-round series. But our expert doesn't think it's enough to stick with the chalk.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2006
  14. Sun balance might be too much for Beard, Mystics

    Nancy Lieberman

    The Sun and their incredible balance might be too much for the Mystics and star Alana Beard when the teams clash in the first round.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2006
  15. Week 1 observations

    Nancy Lieberman

    Erin Phillips and the Sun and Ticha Penicheiro and the Monarchs stood out in the first week of the WNBA's 10th season.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2006
  16. Defense, depth carry Monarchs to first title

    Nancy Lieberman

    Like a patient boxer who continuously lands hit after hit to the body, Sacramento's defense pounded away at Connecticut to hlep the Monarchs win their first WNBA title Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2005