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  1. Thanks, Mom, for all you did for me

    Mechelle Voepel

    Mechelle Voepel knows her late mother helped shape her career as a sports writer. But Dorothy Voepel's most memorable contribution might have been becoming a funny, lovably curmudgeon-like sports fan.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2015
  2. Women's college basketball - #Chillin4Charity unites, inspires wo...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Arizona coach Niya Butts has united the women's college basketball nation with Chillin4Charity, which raises money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  3. WNBA -- Bill Laimbeer, David Stern make mark on WNBA

    Mechelle Voepel

    Although David Stern and Bill Laimbeer are known for so much more than their WNBA ties, their contributions to women's basketball have been quite significant.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  4. WNBA -- Ticha Penicheiro left her stamp on WNBA

    Mechelle Voepel

    Ticha Penicheiro has just one WNBA game left before she retires. But we've witnessed many great memories from one of the greatest point guards.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  5. Lindsay Whalen breathes life into Minnesota Lynx

    Mechelle Voepel

    Lindsay Whalen is at the height of her basketball skills and has had an MVP-type of year in the WNBA. And after returning home to Minnesota in 2010, she again breathed life into the state -- and women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  6. Laurel Richie kicks up WNBA synergy

    Mechelle Voepel

    WNBA president looks for synergistic kick-start in women's game

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  7. WNBA players wise to aim for Annika Sorenstam's success

    Mechelle Voepel

    Preparing for life after basketball, WNBA players should follow the example of golf legend Annika Sorenstam.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2011
  8. New WNBA president Laurel J. Richie forced to play catch-up

    Mechelle Voepel

    With the WNBA failing to name a new president until after the league's draft, Laurel J. Richie must spend this summer playing catch-up to connect with the players, owners, fans and media who follow the WNBA.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  9. Women's 2011 Final Four: Pieces falling into place for Muffet McG...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Whether it's plotting plants in her yard or solving Sudoku, Muffet McGraw most enjoys finding the right fit in everything she does. Tuesday, the Notre Dame coach hopes her puzzle pieces come together for a second national title.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  10. Julia Trogele helps turn around Penn State Lady Lions program

    Mechelle Voepel

    With lone senior Julia Trogele helping lead the way, Penn State is back in the rankings and atop the race in the Big Ten.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  11. David Stern in no rush to hire new WNBA commissioner

    Mechelle Voepel

    NBA commissioner David Stern says Donna Orender's successor doesn't have to be a woman but should have a background in women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2010
  12. Tara VanDerveer absolutely 'giddy' about Stanford Cardinal this s...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Tara VanDerveer hardly wears her emotions on her sleeve. But the Stanford coach has a lot to be excited about this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  13. UConn Huskies still top dog as 2010-11 opens

    Mechelle Voepel

    As practice officially opens Friday, one thing is certain: Until UConn loses -- like Geno Auriemma swears it will -- they Huskies are still standing at the front of the pack.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2010
  14. WNBA undergoes plenty of offseason change as 2010 season tipoff n...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Plenty of change -- a franchise lost and a franchise moved, for instance -- has taken place since last season. But an old favorite, defending champ Phoenix, helps tip off the league's 14th season Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2010
  15. With record winning streak in hand, Connecticut Huskies are as cl...

    Mechelle Voepel

    With a record winning streak in hand, UConn's 71st win Monday ended with an injured Huskies player, a reminder of how fragile even a juggernaut can be. And of how consistent UConn has been for 16 months.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  16. New ownership seems like right fit for WNBA's Atlanta Dream

    Mechelle Voepel

    A bottom-line business person with a passion for the product, Kathy Betty sounds exactly like the type of owner the WNBA needs.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2009