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  1. Women's NCAA tournament: Baylor Lady Bears' Brittney Griner nets ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Players who are disappointed in an aspect of their performance frequently say that it will fuel them to improve. Frankly, it doesn't always happen. But in the case of Brittney Griner and free-throw shooting, it has. Which is not to say that Griner w...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2011
  2. Billie Jean King fights for women's rights

    Mechelle Voepel

    Billie Jean King, who has dedicated her time to being an athlete, entrepreneur and activist, says we must empower women, not just for their sake, but for all humanity's sake.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2010
  3. Wright nets milestone, but Maryland wins

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sometimes the "night to remember" is also one that you want to forget. Sports doesn't always lend itself to movie-of-the-week finishes, and that was the case Monday night in Charlottesville, Va. Monica Wright, Virginia's electrifyingly tal...

    Blog | January 12, 2010
  4. Pat Summitt nets historic 1,000th win

    Mechelle Voepel

    How did Pat Summitt get to 1,000? By working just as hard before Thursday's milestone as she did before victory No. 248. Or 561. Or 739. And when it came down to it, win No. 1,000 played out exactly how it was meant to be.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2009
  5. Big 12 unbeatens battle Saturday

    Mechelle Voepel

    About the same time Wednesday night, the Big 12's top two teams escaped their pursuers and slammed the door on victories. And that set up Saturday's 1 p.m. ET showdown (Fox Sports Net) between No. 6 Baylor and No. 21 Kansas State as a battle of Big 1...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2008
  6. Seventh title a long time coming for Tennessee

    Mechelle Voepel

    Back in 1998, we might have wondered when somebody besides Tennessee would win the NCAA title. Who knew a nine-year drought was coming? But the Lady Vols were back on top Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2007
  7. Persistence pays off for Detroit's Nolan, Smith

    Mechelle Voepel

    Katie Smith and Deanna Nolan know shooters aren't supposed to stop just because the ball, net and rim aren't cooperating. And their persistence paid off with a come-from-behind win Friday to even the WNBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006