Phoenix still leads the way, but East teams Indiana (No. 4) and Washington (No. 6) continue their forward progress.
Jul 14 | By Mechelle Voepel
Big sister Nneka Ogwumike came out on the winning end of her first WNBA meeting with Chiney Ogwumike, but the game was really about two teams going in opposite directions.
Jul 13 | By Mechelle Voepel
Sibling rivalry? What rivalry. WNBA stars Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike say playing against each other for the first time will be more of a celebration than a throwdown.
Jul 12 9:28 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Danielle Robinson has almost always been faster than her foes. Knowing how best to make her speed work for her has made her one of the best guards in the WNBA.
Jul 10 | By 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.
Jul 8 10:43 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Always popular, Michelle Wie should catapult to new heights with her win at the U.S. Women's Open -- and the LPGA Tour can hitch a ride to the stars.
Jul 15 1:30 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Make it seven victories in a row for the Mercury, who look like they can't wait to play every game and remain on top of the WNBA power rankings.
Jul 7 | By 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.
Jul 3 | By Mechelle Voepel
Michelle Wie's U.S. Women's Open triumph adds the icing to a year dominated by Americans, who have won nine times in 15 tour events.
Jun 23 4:43 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
At last, Michelle Wie soars on the grandest stage of them all -- the U.S. Women's Open -- and the hopes of the tour fly high with her, Mechelle Voepel writes.
Jun 22 11:51 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Just when it appeared as if Michelle Wie would take command of the U.S. Women's Open, the wheels came off. A wild finish ensued, setting up a wide-open final round.
Jun 21 10:36 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Playing in her final U.S. Women's Open, Juli Inkster, 53, fired the low round of the tournament - a 66 - to put herself in contention yet again.
Jun 21 6:34 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Michelle Wie has been in this position before, in the lead midway through a major championship. This time she's ready to deliver.
Jun 20 10:40 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
WNBA president Laurel Richie spoke to espnW about the league's "Pride" marketing initiatives, its appreciation for its LGBT audience, and how the league is trying to connect with its core demographics.
Jun 20 | By Mechelle Voepel
With the WNBA's Pride initiative, the league seems ready to wholeheartedly embrace its LGBT fans. But there's no blueprint, which means each franchise will participate in the Pride platform differently, some fans will still feel slighted and teammates will sometimes end up on opposite sides.
Jun 20 | By Mechelle Voepel
Much had been made about the women playing on the same course as the men at Pinehurst. Stacy Lewis led a group of five women under par, but some notables struggled.
Jun 19 10:59 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Her caddie was a mess, but 11-year-old Lucy Li was calm from the get-go and didn't let a round of 78 spoil her walk at the U.S. Women's Open.
Jun 19 6:33 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Coming off a dazzling final-round 61 to clinch her first victory of the year, Inbee Park has rediscovered the putting magic that brought her three major titles last year. The timing couldn't be better.
Jun 18 9:57 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Despite early trepidations about playing the U.S. Women's Open on the same course right after the men, players have been pleasantly surprised by the conditions.
Jun 19 9:50 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
It hasn't been that long since Michelle Wie was the phenom like 11-year-old Lucy Li, but now at 24, she's a serious contender for the U.S. Women's Open title.
Jun 17 11:29 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
As Candace Parker can attest, even higher expectations await ex-UNC transfer Diamond DeShields with the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, writes Mechelle Voepel.
Jun 17 | By Mechelle Voepel
Coming off surgery on her thumb and unsure of what to expect, Paula Creamer buckled down for a four-shot win in the 2010 U.S. Women's Open.
Jun 19 9:57 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Thirteen years after winning the U.S. Women's Open in 1991, Meg Mallon triumphed again. This time she had a little help.
Jun 17 2:47 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
After a devastating loss in a playoff in 1992, Juli Inkster came back to win U.S. Women's Open titles in 1999 and 2002, two of seven majors in her career.
Jun 18 1:32 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Hollis Stacy rode a stellar short game to three U.S. Women's Open championships. Only two women, Mickey Wright and Betsy Rawls, have won more.
Jun 16 2:48 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel