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  1. WNBA - Rebecca Lobo, Lisa Leslie and Sheryl Swoopes paved the way...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Before Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins, there was Lisa Leslie, Sheryl Swoopes and Rebecca Lobo, who helped shape the WNBA into what it is today.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  2. Tulsa Shock have much more work to do after WNBA season ends

    Mechelle Voepel

    The Shock as an organization still have a lot to figure out once the season ends. But after snapping their WNBA-record 20-game losing streak, at least they will go into that important period for the franchise with a reminder of how it feels to win.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2011
  3. Tulsa Shock's Sheryl Swoopes is as passionate as ever

    Mechelle Voepel

    One might look at Tulsa's 1-9 record and wonder why Sheryl Swoopes returned. But the 40-year-old remains passionate for the sport and dedicated to making her team and teammates better.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  4. WNBA season looks bleak for Tulsa Shock after 0-4 start

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tulsa is off to an 0-4 start. And with no playmaker to get the ball to some young but talented posts -- and two players who really have no business being on the roster -- the rest of the season looks equally bleak.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  5. Sheryl Swoopes feeling unappreciated as WNBA career winds down

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sheryl Swoopes hasn't played in the WNBA in two seasons. So why hasn't she gotten the royal send-off the league's other founding players received?

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  6. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders' Alysha Clark puts in one of best s...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Alysha Clark put on one of the great scoring performances in any conference's tournament history -- 132 points in three games -- to lead Middle Tennessee to an automatic NCAA berth.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2010
  7. Swoopes, Catchings rise to the occasion yet again

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sunday, Sheryl Swoopes and Tamika Catchings reminded everyone why they're future Hall of Famers, leading Seattle and Indiana, respectively, to wins to extend their playoff series.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2008
  8. WNBA stars gearing up for busy '08

    Mechelle Voepel

    Lisa Leslie said what everybody probably thought upon hearing that Houston Comets legend Sheryl Swoopes had signed with Seattle. Swoopes wearing Comets' red is one of the iconic images of the WNBA. "That's totally weird -- I'm not sure what it'...

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2008
  9. Swoopes, Leslie lead way for Team USA (again)

    Mechelle Voepel

    Ten years ago, Sheryl Swoopes was ready to walk away from USA Basketball. But here she is, again leading the way for Team USA.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2006
  10. Swoopes' coming out prompts three big questions

    Mechelle Voepel

    Two weeks after Sheryl Swoopes revealed she's gay, Mechelle Voepel revisits three key issues.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2005
  11. Swoopes could open door for others to follow

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sheryl Swoopes' announcing she is gay will have a widespread and lasting impact on the women's basketball world.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2005
  12. With help from son, Swoopes still on top of game

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sheryl Swoopes wasn't sure she wanted to keep playing. But her son, Jordan, helped her regain her love for the game -- and she remains one of the WNBA's best players.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2005
  13. Swoopes terrific on opening weekend

    Mechelle Voepel

    Forget about talk that Sheryl Swoopes' game is on the decline. Houston's star stole the show on opening weekend.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2005
  14. Griffith finds success on road less traveled

    Mechelle Voepel

    Unlike her Team USA teammates, Yolanda Griffith took the 'back road' to success.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2004
  15. What a difference a decade makes

    Mechelle Voepel

    Women's hoops has come a long way since '92. Dawn Staley, Lisa Leslie and Sheryl Swoopes have been there from the start.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2004