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  1. Phoenix Mercury's championship run ranks among best teams in WNBA...

    Mechelle Voepel

    From breaking the record for regular-season wins to all five starters averaging double figures, and from a near perfect run through the playoffs to losing just one game at home all season, Phoenix's title run ranks the Mercury among the best WNBA championship teams ever.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  2. WNBA - Indiana Fever's Tamika Catchings gets last word with All-S...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The youngsters stepped up Saturday, but in the end, nine-time WNBA All-Star Tamika Catchings hit the shot that won the East the game.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2014
  3. Maya Moore, Elena Delle Donne lead WNBA All-Star starters

    Mechelle Voepel

    The "3 To See" from the 2013 WNBA class -- Phoenix's Brittney Griner, Chicago's Elena Delle Donne and Tulsa's Skylar Diggins -- all have been voted all-star starters in their "sophomore" seasons in the league.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Duke Blue Devils picked as ACC preseason favorite

    Mechelle Voepel

    Duke was picked to win the ACC preseason women's basketball poll by both media and coaches. The Blue Devils, who return all five starters, were 33-3 last season and have advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight the last four years.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  6. Women's NCAA tournament 2013 - Baylor Lady Bears look to repeat a...

    Mechelle Voepel

    With all five starters back, Baylor has been labeled the 2013 favorite almost since hoisting last year's championship trophy. And minus one small hiccup, the Lady Bears are seemingly invincible.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2013
  7. Women's college basketball -- Baylor Lady Bears favored over Notr...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Baylor enters Wednesday's NCAA title game rematch as the clear favorite, while Notre Dame, after graduating three starters, is still trying to figure its identity this season.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  8. Baylor Lady Bears take aim at repeating as national champions

    Mechelle Voepel

    In going a perfect 40-0 last season, Baylor managed to make something very difficult look pretty easy. And with all five starters back, led by Brittney Griner, all eyes are on the Lady Bears as they take aim at repeating as national champs.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  9. Who needs depth? Balance leads UConn

    Mechelle Voepel

    As well as UConn has played this season even after losing two starters to the WNBA and another to injury, there has been one lingering worry for Huskies fans. What if there's serious foul trouble for a couple of starters? What if depth -- one th...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  10. Women's NCAA tournament: Connecticut Huskies picture of balance i...

    Mechelle Voepel

    As well as UConn has played this season even after losing two starters to the WNBA and another to injury, there has been one lingering worry for Huskies fans. What if there's serious foul trouble for a couple of starters? What if depth -- one thing U...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2011
  11. Depth, chemistry carry Atlanta Dream to WNBA's East finals

    Mechelle Voepel

    Atlanta entered the playoffs as the least-hot of the East's teams. But the Dream showcased their depth and great chemistry, changing two starters for the postseason, to knock off the division's top seed Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2010
  12. Women's NCAA tournament: Oklahoma Sooners ride resilience back to...

    Mechelle Voepel

    From graduating three-fifths of its starters to losing Whitney Hand to a torn ACL, Oklahoma has never given up this season, and rode that will to San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2010
  13. Indiana Fever's Tamika Catchings takes blame for Game 1 loss

    Mechelle Voepel

    On a night when the WNBA had one of its greatest games ... Tamika Catchings didn't.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2009
  14. WNBA All-Star Game is last thing Diana Taurasi should be worrying...

    Mechelle Voepel

    She leads the league in scoring. But after an extreme DUI charge, there's no way Diana Taurasi should be an All-Star. In fact, the WNBA should take as harsh a stance as its guidelines allow in terms of a punishment.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2009
  15. Tennessee Lady Vols will have new look but same old determination...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Where do you begin after graduating all five starters from a national championship team? Pat Summitt's living room and an old-fashioned, get-to-know-each-other team meeting.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2008
  16. Unheralded trio just as important to Lady Tigers' success

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sylvia Fowles dominates the paint and Erica White runs the point. But LSU wouldn't have reached the Final Four without its other three senior starters: Quianna Chaney, RaShonta LeBlanc and Ashley Thomas.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2008