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Associated Press

Mercury fall to Aces in season finale, secure 5-seed in WNBA playoffs

The Phoenix Mercury lost the season finale to the Las Vegas Aces and will now prepare for the WNBA playoffs as the 5-seed.
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Associated Press

Griner scores 26 points in Mercury’s loss to Storm

The Phoenix Mercury are locked into the fifth seed of the WNBA playoffs after a loss to the Seattle Storm on Friday night.
3 days ago
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Arizona Sports

Mercury’s Brittney Griner takes home 5th player of the week honor

The Phoenix Mercury's streak of one of their players earning the WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week reached five on Monday.
7 days ago
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Associated Press

Phoenix Mercury’s 10-game win streak snapped by Connecticut Sun

Phoenix Mercury fall to fifth place in the WNBA standings after a loss to the Connecticut Sun on Saturday.
9 days ago
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Associated Press

What to know as legal sports gambling begins in Arizona

Which in-person betting services are open Thursday? What other sportsbooks are still coming? And how did Arizona get here?
12 days ago
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Associated Press

Mercury win 10th straight on Peddy’s 3 late free throws

Shey Peddy made three free throws with 3.8 seconds left and the short-handed Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Atlanta Dream 76-75 on Wednesday night for their 10th straight victory.
12 days ago
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Arizona Sports

Mercury without Brittney Griner, Diana Taurasi vs. Dream

Brittney Griner is not with the Mercury, and guard Diana Taurasi was doubtful before being ruled out for a Wednesday game against the Dream.
12 days ago
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Associated Press

Mercury hold off the Fever’s 4th quarter rally, win 9th straight game

The Phoenix Mercury were able to hold off a fourth quarter flurry from the Indiana Fever to extend the winning streak to nine games.
14 days ago
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Alex Weiner

Diana Taurasi among 3 Mercury named top-25 players in WNBA history

To celebrate its 25th-year anniversary, the WNBA named the 25 greatest players in league history, which includes Diana Taurasi.
14 days ago
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Associated Press

Griner scores 22, hits rare 3 in Phoenix Mercury’s 8th straight win

Brittney Griner scored 22 points, Skylar Diggins-Smith and Kia Nurse each added 14 for Phoenix to beat the Indiana Fever.
16 days ago
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Sam Graveline

Griner: Olympic break helped ‘rejuvenate’ Mercury ahead of winning streak

Mercury center Brittney Griner met with the media Friday and talked about how the Olympic break has helped them win seven straight games.
17 days ago
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Arizona Sports

Suns, Mercury to provide open captioning at Footprint Center

The Phoenix Suns and Mercury will offer open captioning at the teams' home games at Footprint Center, according to a release.
18 days ago
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Associated Press

Phoenix Mercury clinch playoff berth, beat Sky

Skylar Diggins-Smith had 20 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky.
20 days ago
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Sam Graveline

Mercury’s Diggins-Smith named Western Conference Player of the Week

After scoring 27 points in both Mercury wins, Skylar Diggins-Smith was named the WNBA's Western Conference Player of the Week.
21 days ago
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Associated Press

Skylar Diggins-Smith scores 27, helps Mercury beat Liberty

Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 27 points and Diana Taurasi added 19 to help the short-handed Phoenix Mercury beat the New York Liberty.
24 days ago
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Nicholas Hodell

Mercury center Brittney Griner out of Friday’s game with ankle injury

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has been ruled out of Friday night's game against the New York Liberty.
24 days ago
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Nicholas Hodell

Phoenix Mercury seek to build upon post-Olympics winning streak

The Phoenix Mercury struggled before the Tokyo Olympics, but have put together a five-game winning streak after the WNBA's break.
25 days ago
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Associated Press

Brittney Griner throws down 3rd dunk of season in Mercury win over Liberty

Brittney Griner had 26 points -- including her third dunk of the season -- in the Mercury's 106-79 win over the Liberty on Wednesday night.
26 days ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Mercury star Diana Taurasi’s ‘GOAT Vision’ LeBron 18 shoes drop Friday

If you still don't believe Diana Taurasi is the GOAT, you can take notes for consideration by looking at the details of her next shoes.
27 days ago
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Sam Graveline

Mercury’s Brittney Griner named Western Conference Player of the Week

Following a dominant week on the court, Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has been named the WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week.
28 days ago
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Arizona Sports

Diana Taurasi becomes 1st WNBA player with 9,000 points, 2,000 assists

During the Mercury's win over the Atlanta Dream Saturday, Diana Taurasi became the first WNBA player with 9,000 points and 2,000 assists.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Diggins-Smith, Taurasi lead Mercury past Atlanta Dream in matinee game

The Mercury were victorious over the Atlanta Dream Saturday afternoon behind the performances of Skylar Diggins-Smith and Diana Taurasi.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Brittney Griner’s 30 points, 12 rebounds lead Mercury past Mystics

Brittney Griner had 30 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 77-64 on Thursday night.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Griner, Taurasi combine for 47 points as Mercury beat Fever

Brittney Griner had 25 points, Diana Taurasi scored 22 points and the Phoenix Mercury held off the Indiana Fever 84-80 on Tuesday night.
1 month ago
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Arizona Sports

ESPN 620 AM will now simulcast on 98.7 FM HD-2

ESPN 620 AM has begun simulcasting on the 98.7 FM HD-2 channel, giving listeners in the Phoenix area higher-quality sound for its offerings.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Skylar Diggins-Smith’s 19 points lead Mercury to win over Dream

Diana Taurasi had 18 points in the Mercury's 92-81 win over the Dream on Sunday in both team's first game after a break for the Olympics.
1 month ago
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Sam Graveline

Team USA women’s basketball shows off new gold medals

After the USA women's basketball team won their seventh straight Olympic gold, the ladies showed off their new bling at the medal ceremony.
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Associated Press

Mercury’s Taurasi, Griner lead USA women’s basketball to 7th straight gold

Brittney Griner finished with 30 points -- the most in a gold medal game in women's Olympics history -- making 14 of her 18 shots.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Brittney Griner leads USA to gold medal game via win over Serbia

Brittney Griner had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Americans beat the Serbians 79-59 on Friday to advance to title game.
2 months ago
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Associated Press

Allyson Felix sets medal record; women’s beach volleyball takes gold

The new medal standard in Olympic women's track has been set. American Allyson Felix stands alone at the top.
2 months ago