Phoenix Mercury

Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3) is congratulated by center Brittney Griner, left, and Skyla...

Diana Taurasi re-signs with Phoenix Mercury on multi-year deal

Diana Taurasi will be back with the Phoenix Mercury for her 17th season after agreeing to return on a multi-year deal, the team said Monday.
8 months ago
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The best plays and games of Arizona sports teams in 2020

Here's a look back at each Arizona sports team's best game and play over the past 12 months in what was an unforgettable year.
9 months ago
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Valley Q Scores: Ranking Arizona’s 25 most popular sports figures

Dan Bickley sets the Valley sports scene straight by ranking the top 25 most popular sports figures in Arizona.
10 months ago
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Arizona sports teams, players send Thanksgiving well wishes

Teams from around Arizona and their players took to social media on Thursday to offer well wishes for the Thanksgiving holiday.
10 months ago
Cappie Pondexter #23 of the Phoenix Mercury who scored a game-high 26 points, dribbles up court wit...

Former Mercury star Cappie Pondexter arrested for battery

Former WNBA star Cappie Pondexter was arrested on suspicion of battery Tuesday as part of a citizen's arrest in Los Angeles, police said.
11 months ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3) is congratulated by center Brittney Griner, left, and Skyla...

Mercury’s Taurasi, Diggins-Smith selected to All-WNBA 2nd Team

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi's record of most All-WNBA team selections in WNBA history has extended to 14 this year.
12 months ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy reacts on the bench during the second half of a WNBA playoff baske...

Mercury eliminated from WNBA playoffs by Lynx

The loss was the first in eight career single-elimination playoff games for Diana Taurasi. She had 28 points and nine assists to lead the Mercury.
1 year ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy, right, is congratulated by guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, second...

Mercury advance in WNBA playoffs after buzzer-beating 3

Shey Peddy made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Phoenix Mercury a come-from-behind victory over the defending champion Washington Mystics.
1 year ago
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Skylar Diggins-Smith’s game-tying 35-footer leads to Mercury OT win

Skylar Diggins-Smith scored a season-high 33 points, including a tying 35-footer at the end of regulation, and the Mercury beat the Sun in overtime.
1 year ago
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Mickelson, Westphal among 2020 Arizona Sports Hall of Fame class

The Arizona Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2020 class on Tuesday, with Phil Mickelson and Paul Westphal making the cut.
1 year ago
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Phoenix Mercury’s winning streak broke in loss to Connecticut Sun

The Phoenix Mercury had their six-game winning streak broke on Monday afternoon as the team lost to the Connecticut Sun, 85-70.
1 year ago
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Phoenix Mercury sign forward Alisia Jenkins for remainder of season

Phoenix announced it has signed forward Alisia Jenkins to a rest-of-the-season contract after receiving a hardship exemption from the WNBA.
1 year ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3) is congratulated by center Brittney Griner, left, and Skyla...

Diggins-Smith and Taurasi lead Mercury to playoffs

Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 28 points and Diana Taurasi added 27 to help the Phoenix Mercury clinch a playoff spot with a win over the Indiana Fever.
1 year ago
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Suns, Mercury to utilize Madhouse on McDowell as a voting center

A task force featuring members of the Suns organization has secured the Madhouse on McDowell as a voting center for the upcoming November elections.
1 year ago
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Phoenix Mercury G Bria Hartley out for season with torn ACL

The Phoenix Mercury announced on Monday guard Bria Hartley tore her ACL in Friday's 94-72 win over the Washington Mystics.
1 year ago
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Suns owner Robert Sarver issues statement on postponements

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver issued a statement Thursday in the wake of postponements across the sporting world that started in the NBA.
1 year ago
Diana Taurasi speaks during The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant at Staples Center on F...

Nike celebrates Mamba Day with powerful ad featuring Taurasi, Booker

Aug. 24, or 8/24, represents Mamba Day with his two playing numbers, and 2020's version was the first without Kobe Bryant after his death on Jan. 26.
1 year ago
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Mercury’s Brittney Griner leaves WNBA bubble for personal reasons

After sitting out of Friday's contest, the Mercury announced that center Brittney Griner has left the Florida bubble due to personal reasons.
1 year ago
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Nowhere for refs to hide from Diana Taurasi in WNBA bubble

You'd have to be living under a rock to not know you don't mess with the GOAT, a.k.a. Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi, and get off scot free.
1 year ago
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Ringer names Bria Hartley as Mercury player to watch in WNBA bubble

Bria Hartley has been one of the most impactful Phoenix Mercury players this season, averaging almost 16 points and five assists off the bench.
1 year ago
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Skylar Diggins-Smith scores 26, Mercury cruise by Wings

Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 26 points with seven assists, Brittney Griner and Brianna Turner each had double-doubles as Phoenix beat Dallas 91-79 on Monday.
1 year ago
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Mercury’s Diana Taurasi exits game with apparent hip injury in loss

Phoenix's Diana Taurasi left the game with 5:18 to go with what appeared to be a hip injury. She walked off the court to the locker room without assistance.
1 year ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3) is congratulated by center Brittney Griner, left, and Skyla...

Bria Hartley scores career-high 27 to lead Mercury over Liberty

The Phoenix Mercury beat the Sabrina Ionescu-less New York Liberty behind Bria Hartley's 27 points and Diana Taurasi's nine assists.
1 year ago
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Diana Taurasi leads the way in Mercury win over Aces

Diana Taurasi had 22 points and 10 assists, and the Phoenix Mercury never trailed in a 102-95 win over the Las Vegas Aces on Friday night.
1 year ago