The Elite Eight is set. And It probably should surprise no one, given the difference in opportunity and visibility between eras, that the players who advanced all enjoyed successful WNBA careers.
Sep 23 9:34 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Chicago was upset at home and ousted from the playoffs. Will the top-seeded Liberty and Lynx avoid joining the Sky on the sidelines in Tuesday's decisive games?
Sep 22 7:07 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Despite being on the brink of elimination, New York never looked nervous Sunday. Tina Charles led the way with 22 points in a businesslike Liberty win that tied their series with Washington.
Sep 20 9:54 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Despite knowing the end of the Shock era in Tulsa was growing near, the commitment the Shock players and fans gave to each other was an admirable, if bittersweet, thing to see Saturday.
Sep 20 | By Mechelle Voepel
On the day the WNBA playoffs opened, NBA commissioner Adam Silver vaguely said the league isn't "where we hoped it would be." But what does that mean? Mechelle Voepel takes the gloves off.
Sep 19 12:52 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The Liberty have home-court advantage in the playoffs with a franchise-best record. Good thing New York hired coach Bill Laimbeer back. The Liberty wouldn't be in this position without him.
Sep 17 9:57 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
We've ranked the best 16 players in women's basketball history. Now you get to vote to determine who tops the list as the greatest of all time. But just how did we get here?
Sep 17 11:35 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
After moving around the country nonstop as a kid, Macey Gardner has settled in at Arizona State and is helping coach Jason Watson build something special.
Sep 18 11:40 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Chicago's Elena Delle Donne earned the WNBA's most valuable player award Wednesday as she prepares to lead the Sky into the playoffs.
Sep 16 6:26 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
It was a Week 3 of highs and lows, highlighted by No. 12 Hawaii's win over No. 5 Florida and No. 8 Stanford's 2-2 record during its East Coast trip.
Sep 15 12:06 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
New York and Minnesota are the top seeds when the WNBA playoffs open Thursday, but the race to the title is as wide open as it has been in several years.
Sep 14 9:04 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
It's another hot start for Virginia, but will they keep it going this year? Week 2 also brought Penn State at its romping best, and a big Florida win at Texas.
Sep 8 3:33 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Washington clinched the final WNBA playoff spot Tuesday. Now what? The West postseason matchups are set, but home-court advantage for the Finals is up for grabs. The regular season ends Sunday.
Sep 9 12:43 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Senior star Megan Courtney's many gifts include the experience to know that No. 1 Penn State's match Friday night against No. 2 Stanford is big -- but not too big.
Sep 4 10:50 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
USC is already zooming up the rankings while the Big Ten and ACC stumbled, as Mechelle Voepel details in her look at the opening weekend in NCAA volleyball.
Sep 1 11:32 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
With a little more than two weeks left in the WNBA's regular season, the race to the MVP is hardly decided. Cast your vote for which player should win it.
Aug 28 2:04 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
It's a familiar look as Penn State, Stanford and Texas start the season in the top three, but could big losses mean big changes? Mechelle Voepel makes her predictions for the upcoming season.
Aug 25 12:47 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Glory Johnson's request for $20,000 a month in temporary spousal support from Brittney Griner was denied by Maricopa County, Arizona, Superior Court commissioner Jacki Ireland.
Aug 20 3:56 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Glory Johnson made her argument for spousal support from Brittney Griner in an evidentiary hearing Monday in Phoenix.
Aug 17 11:55 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Defending national champion Penn State is the preseason American Volleyball Coaches Association 2015 preseason poll released Wednesday.
Aug 12 5:46 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The WNBA draft lottery will be changed to consider records over two years and the team with the worst record will be guaranteed at least the third pick.
Aug 5 4:29 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
On paper, Minnesota seemed to already have all the pieces needed to win another WNBA title. But there was room for one more. And now Sylvia Fowles hopes to fit in and help the Lynx win again.
Jul 29 7:35 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
What will a rested Candace Parker mean for the 3-13 Sparks? The two-time MVP returns to the court Wednesday, and whatever change Parker can bring just might be the difference Los Angeles needs.
Jul 29 7:12 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The takeaways from Monday's three-team trade: Minnesota really wants the 2015 WNBA title. Chicago hopes it made the best of a very difficult situation. And Atlanta has its eye on the future.
Jul 27 7:43 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Maya Moore hates to lose. So with memories lingering from an overtime All-Star Game loss last year, she took control with her own 8-0 run in the final minutes to lead the West to a 117-112 win.
Jul 27 7:35 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel