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  1. Women's college basketball - Connecticut Huskies outlast Baylor L...

    Mechelle Voepel

    A pair of perfectionist coaches led their teams into Big Monday. And though the game was far from perfect, both UConn and Baylor benefited from it.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  2. Women's basketball - Geno Auriemma up to the challenge of coachin...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Geno Auriemma is coaching the defending NCAA champs, easy preseason No. 1 and chasing a historic ninth NCAA women's title. Does he need another obligation? No, but coaching the U.S. women in another Olympics is one challenge he truly relishes having.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  3. Injuries, lawsuit test Team USA's solid foundation

    Mechelle Voepel

    The U.S. women's basketball team is expected to win Olympic gold in London. But some things -- from injuries to a lawsuit against Geno Auriemma -- might be shaking Team USA's solid foundation.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  4. Connecticut Huskies' Geno Auriemma and Tennessee Lady Vols' Pat S...

    Mechelle Voepel

    At halftime of the Baylor-Stanford national semifinal, UConn's Geno Auriemma and Tennessee's Pat Summitt were honored along with the other coaches of the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  5. Who should be All-Americans this season?

    Mechelle Voepel

    There's no such thing as even one choice -- let alone five of them -- that will bring unanimous consent. But when you're talking All-Americans in women's basketball this particular season, the first team likely will get a lot of agreement. After tha...

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  6. Voepel: Tough decisions loom for women's USA Basketball team

    Mechelle Voepel

    In naming eight core players for the next three years, the U.S. women's senior national team answered some questions. But the jigsaw puzzle is only beginning to be pieced together.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2009
  7. Detroit Shock out to defend WNBA title in 2009

    Mechelle Voepel

    The defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock are one of the favorites again this season, and ready for all comers.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  8. Connecticut Huskies' Geno Auriemma the right choice for USA Bask...

    Mechelle Voepel

    As UConn's coach, Geno Auriemma faces high expectations year-round. Which is why he is perfectly suited to take over the U.S. women's basketball team -- and long due the honor.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  9. Silver Stars soaring

    Mechelle Voepel

    My Kansas City Star duties have me in Philadelphia this weekend for the Olympic gymnastics trials at the Wachovia Center. The last time I was in this building was for the 2000 Final Four. That's when UConn coach Geno Auriemma made a wisecrack remark ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2008
  10. Hall trio leaves lasting legacy

    Mechelle Voepel

    Best of their era? Try best ever. And now, Janice Lawrence Braxton, Katrina McClain Johnson and Clarissa Davis-Wrightsil are among the latest inductees into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2006
  11. Q&A with Catchings, Beard

    Mechelle Voepel

    Via e-mail from Korea, Tennessee graduate Tamika Catchings of the Indiana Fever and Duke grad Alana Beard of the Washington Mystics shared some thoughts on next season, their alma maters and Monday's "big game."

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2006
  12. Bird, Jackson just two pieces of puzzle

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson are the stars, but the entire Storm came up big in Game 3.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2004
  13. Taurasi a rookie again, but still a role model

    Mechelle Voepel

    After winning her third straight NCAA title, Diana Taurasi is a rookie again -- at the U.S. national team camp.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2004