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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. Playing career ends, but San Antonio's Becky Hammon is hardly fin...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Lynx sweep of the San Antonio Stars marked the end of Becky Hammon's 16-year WNBA career. But she's hardly finished with basketball as she prepares for her assistant coaching position with the NBA's Spurs.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  3. WNBA - NBA commissioner David Stern changed women's basketball

    Mechelle Voepel

    The NBA and basketball worldwide grew an amazing amount under David Stern's stewardship. But in founding the WNBA in June 1997, Stern helped change women's basketball and the very landscape of women's athletics.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  4. 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
  5. espnW -- 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' has always existed in sports med...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner and Jason Collins recently acknowledged their sexuality in different ways, which begs the question of what role we the media should play in "outing" sports figures.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  6. Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins, Elena Delle Donne, seven others ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner and Odyssey Sims were joined on the WBCA Coaches' All-America team by Elena Delle Donne, Skylar Diggins, Kayla McBride, Stefanie Dolson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Chiney Ogwumike, Alyssa Thomas and Chelsea Gray.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2013
  7. Women's NCAA tournament 2013 - Louisville Cardinals stun Baylor L...

    Mechelle Voepel

    In the greatest win in Louisville women's history, in the greatest upset the women's NCAA tournament has ever seen, fifth-seeded Louisville executed a perfect game plan to knock off defending NCAA champion Baylor.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2013
  8. WNBA -- Bill Laimbeer, David Stern make mark on WNBA

    Mechelle Voepel

    Although David Stern and Bill Laimbeer are known for so much more than their WNBA ties, their contributions to women's basketball have been quite significant.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  9. WNBA president Laurel J. Richie brings fresh look to growing leag...

    Mechelle Voepel

    New president Laurel J. Richie admits she has a lot to learn about the WNBA. But the marketing veteran's expertise will be vital to increasing sponsorships and ticket sales.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  10. Voepel: Business background key in search for new WNBA president

    Mechelle Voepel

    The next WNBA president will likely be someone with a proven business background -- and hopefully in place by the season tipoff in June.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  11. David Stern in no rush to hire new WNBA commissioner

    Mechelle Voepel

    NBA commissioner David Stern says Donna Orender's successor doesn't have to be a woman but should have a background in women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2010
  12. Basketball is common bond for Hakeem and Abi Olajuwon

    Mechelle Voepel

    Divorce and a rigorous travel schedule meant Hakeem and Abi Olajuwon didn't exactly have the idyllic father-daughter relationship. But they have a great bond nonetheless.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2010
  13. WNBA undergoes plenty of offseason change as 2010 season tipoff n...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Plenty of change -- a franchise lost and a franchise moved, for instance -- has taken place since last season. But an old favorite, defending champ Phoenix, helps tip off the league's 14th season Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2010
  14. Michael Cooper enjoying new coaching role for Southern California...

    Mechelle Voepel

    He has won WNBA titles and coached in the NBA. Now, Michael Cooper is back in college, hoping to restore USC among the nation's elite programs.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  15. Detroit Shock's Deanna Nolan is the key to the WNBA's East finals...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Few play bigger in the postseason than Deanna Nolan. Will the Detroit star lead the Shock back to the WNBA Finals, or can Indiana hold her in check enough for its first appearance in the championship series?

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2009
  16. Bill Laimbeer looking to start coaching in the NBA

    Mechelle Voepel

    In seven seasons as a WNBA coach, Bill Laimbeer became so much more than a "Bad Boy." And everything he accomplished in Detroit helped prepare him to start a coaching career in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009