Injuries plagued the league this season more than ever before -- and will continue to affect teams' title hopes.
Aug 18 2:31 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Over the past 10 years, women's basketball has made more progress than anyone thought possible back in '96.
Aug 9 11:46 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
While what has gone wrong for San Antonio this season stands out, it's also worth detailing something that has really gone right: the return of Agnieszka Bibrzycka.
Aug 4 1:08 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Winning two straight titles in the WNBA has become a daunting task in recent years. But that's not stopping Sacramento from trying.
Jul 21 2:44 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Katie Smith's solid, veteran play helps the East All-Stars and Detroit Shock get it done.
Jul 13 5:02 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Lauren Jackson shows commitment to the league despite suffering painful leg injury
Jul 13 1:23 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
WNBA players are receptive to Albright's call to help fellow women.
Jul 13 12:36 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
What do we really remember vividly from the last nine seasons? Mechelle Voepel makes her picks, some predictable and some not so much.
Jul 9 12:40 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The Sun, Shock and Fever (and likely the Mystics) already have spoken for the East's four playoff spots.
Jun 30 3:37 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
On the same night she was named to the All-Decade Team, Tamika Catchings showed why she's one of the all-time best -- and why she'll likely be one of the primary superstars of the WNBA's second decade, too.
Jun 29 10:41 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The fans in D.C.? Dwindling. Mechelle Voepel says come back! The Mystics really do seem worth your affection now.
Jun 13 8:32 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Women have gotten a good amount of head-coaching opportunities in the WNBA. But in recent years, the league has tilted strongly toward hiring NBA-affiliated men with little or no background in women's hoops.
May 31 2:25 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Should we be concerned that of 14 head coaching positions in the WNBA, 11 are filled by men? Is that a problem? Does the 11-3 ratio matter? Of course.
May 31 8:11 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
New Phoenix coach Paul Westhead isn't too worried about what his team will look like the first few games of the season. His system takes a little while to evaluate -- and his players' lungs need a bit of time to adjust, too.
May 20 8:16 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
If there's any truth to the famous Woody Allen quote that 90 percent of life is just showing up, then there is victory for the WNBA simply in being able to say, "It's our 10th season."
May 19 4:49 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
What's going on in the coaches' minds as the WNBA starts its 10th season? Mechelle Voepel has the skinny on all 14 teams after listening in on the coaches' teleconference.
May 19 3:36 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
After much deliberation, Detroit is the preseason favorite -- just edging the likes of Seattle, Sacramento and Houston.
May 15 5:21 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
With the league's history, it's easy to question if Joe Bryant is the right person to lead the Sparks. But the coach needed one phone conversation to convince Mechelle Voepel to give him a chance.
Apr 20 11:02 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
In the WNBA draft, Minnesota, Phoenix and San Antonio took steps toward trying to catch up to the West powers.
Apr 6 9:50 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel