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  1. Olympic Sports

    Olympic Sports



    Olympic Sports

    Complete coverage of the Olympic Summer and Winter Games and all Olympic sports.

    More: 2010 Winter Olympics | Results | Athletes
  2. Six college players among 33-player pool for USA Basketball

    Mechelle Voepel

    Six college players are among the 33-player pool released by USA Basketball on Monday that will be taken into consideration for the 2014 World Championship and 2016 Olympic teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  3. Women's college basketball - Maryland Terrapins' Alyssa Thomas mo...

    Mechelle Voepel

    How does a two-time ACC Player of the Year get even better? After an offseason camp with USA Basketball, Alyssa Thomas returned to the Terps even more focused.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  4. 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
  5. So, what about Cappie Pondexter?

    Mechelle Voepel

    DENVER -- Of the 12 players who won gold in women's basketball with Team USA at the 2008 Beijing Games, six were named to the 2012 Olympic squad Friday. Of those who weren't: USA Basketball legend and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa ...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  6. 2012 London Olympics -- Will Cappie Pondexter have shot to make 2...

    Mechelle Voepel

    DENVER -- Of the 12 players who won gold in women's basketball with Team USA at the 2008 Beijing Games, six were named to the 2012 Olympic squad Friday. Of those who weren't: USA Basketball legend and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie has...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  7. 2012 London Olympics -- U.S. women's basketball team in solid sha...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Whether Baylor star Brittney Griner is added to the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team might not matter; the squad already in place will do just fine in London this summer.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  8. Diana Taurasi lost three months of her career, confidence in syst...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Diana Taurasi has worked hard for everything she has accomplished on the court. But the battle to clear her name of doping allegations might have been the hardest yet.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  9. Diana Taurasi cleared, but doubt about testing process hurts anti...

    Mechelle Voepel

    No one disputes the need to curb the use of banned substances in athletics. And no one can expect that there will never be mistakes. But, Diana Taurasi's situation being the latest example, nothing undermines the process more than when doubt is raised about testing procedures and the labs that do them.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2011
  10. After two failed drug tests, Diana Taurasi must wait to see if a ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    After two positive samples, Diana Taurasi must wait and see if a ban is handed down, which would impact her international career, including competing in the 2012 Olympics, as well as her play in the WNBA.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  11. Host Czech Republic awaits U.S. women in FIBA World Championship ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Bronze wasn't enough in 2006. But if the U.S. women are to win gold Sunday at the world championship, they'll need to beat the host nation in the final.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  12. Cappie Pondexter absent from Team USA's world championship roster...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Did Cappie Pondexter choose Fashion Week over the world championship? It's her decision to make, but playing for Team USA remains a privilege that should be difficult to pass up.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  13. Teresa Edwards headlines 2010 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame cla...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Five-time Olympian Teresa Edwards and fellow Team USA veterans Teresa Weatherspoon and Rebecca Lobo were among six inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2010
  14. Jasmine Thomas takes control of Duke Blue Devils

    Mechelle Voepel

    Instead of playing with USA Basketball this past summer, Jasmine Thomas opted to stay at Duke and build her strength. The move has paid off for the point guard, who is averaging 17.8 points and has been one of the nation's top players so far this season.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2009
  15. Next generation of USA Basketball full of promise, talent

    Mechelle Voepel

    With players such as Lisa Leslie retiring, it's time to look at the upcoming generation of women's basketball players.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2009
  16. DeLisha Milton-Jones still shooting for spot on USA Basketball ro...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Two-time Olympian DeLisha Milton-Jones wasn't among the core eight named to the U.S. women's senior national team. But the 35-year-old hopes she's not done suiting up for USA Basketball.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2009
  17. 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