Ball Goes Up in Tonight's WNBA Finals

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The WNBA finals begin tonight in Arizona as the fast-paced Phoenix Mercury tries to wear down the tough defense of the Indiana Fever. reporter Mechelle Voepel joins us from Phoenix, the site of the finals' first game.

Bonus: Takeaway listener and women's hoops superfan Helen Wheelock complained we haven't covered the WNBA enough — so we invited her on the program to make her case.

"The passion of the game, the skill of the game, the way it engages fans, the kind of fans who attend it. It is just fun to be part of."
—Helen Wheelock, Takeaway listener and WNBA fan, on why she loves women's basketball


Mechelle Voepel and Helen Wheelock

Produced by:

Alex Goldmark

Comments [3]

Maria Mejia

Thanks for turning me on this great website, Helen. You did good! I'm rooting for the Fever.

Oct. 01 2009 12:41 AM
Traci Espinet

Way to go, Helen! I'm sure I speak for all other Liberty/WNBA fans when I say thank you for helping to spread the passion.

Sep. 29 2009 09:18 PM
Alison Shaiman

you go Helen!!!!

Sep. 29 2009 07:27 PM

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