Mechelle Voepel, a reporter who covers women's sports for ESPN.com, tells us how the U.S came to excel at soccer, considering the America's relative indifference towards the sport – and the women's game in particular.
ESPN.com reporter Mechelle Voepel joins us from Phoenix, the site of the WBNA finals' first game. Also, Takeaway listener Helen Wheelock complained we haven't covered the WNBA enough ? so we invited her on the program to make her case.
The WNBA just kicked off its new season. The teams are more talent-packed than ever, but they still face a very tough opponent: the economy. The Takeaway is joined by ESPN.com writer Mechelle Voepel to talk about the future of women's basketball.
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