Phoenix Mercury's Sophie Cunningham (9) reacts after fouling Chicago Sky's Allie Quigley during the...
Associated Press

Phoenix Mercury fall to Chicago Sky in Game 3, face elimination on Sunday

The Phoenix Mercury dropped Game 3 by a staggering 36 points and now face elimination on Sunday in Chicago.
7 hours ago
Brittney Griner #42 and Skylar Diggins-Smith #4 of the Phoenix Mercury celebrate after defeating th...
Arizona Sports

Mercury’s Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins-Smith make First Team All-WNBA

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner and guard Skylar Diggins-Smith respectively made their sixth and fifth All-WNBA teams.
20 hours ago
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Nicholas Hodell

Footprint Center formally dedicated before NBA/WNBA doubleheader

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at the Footprint Center on Wednesday to dedicate and formally open the doors to the transformed arena.
1 day ago
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Character Counts

Devin Booker surprises Girl Scouts with $100K grant at Mercury game

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker used the Phoenix Mercury's WNBA Finals Game 2 to surprise Girl Scouts with a $100,000 donation.
2 days ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy (5) celebrates after the Mercury defeated the Chicago Sky 91-86 in...
Associated Press

Phoenix Mercury even WNBA Finals with Game 2 OT win over Chicago Sky

Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi combined for 49 points in the Mercury's 91-86 overtime win over the Sky in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals.
2 days ago
Diana Taurasi #3 of the Phoenix Mercury fouls Candace Parker #3 of the Chicago Sky at Footprint Cen...
Associated Press

Mercury drop Game 1 of WNBA Finals to Sky in Phoenix

After a 26-6 run in the second quarter, it was all Chicago Sky in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals, beating the Phoenix Mercury 91-77.
5 days ago
Deandre Ayton #22 of the Phoenix Suns celebrates a score over the Los Angeles Lakers in the second ...
Character Counts

Suns Deandre Ayton buys 500 tickets for Mercury WNBA Finals Game 1

The Suns center is showing his support for the Mercury by helping fans attend Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday.
6 days ago
Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury drives to the basket against Liz Cambage #8 of the Las V...
Associated Press

Mercury take Game 5 against Vegas, advance to WNBA Finals

The Phoenix Mercury beat the Las Vegas Aces 87-84 to book their ticket to the WNBA Finals to face the Chicago Sky.
7 days ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Kia Nurse (0) is called for a loose ball foul against Las Vegas Aces guard Ke...
Arizona Sports

Mercury’s Kia Nurse ruled out for rest of WNBA playoffs with torn ACL

Mercury guard Kia Nurse is out for the rest of the season due to a torn ACL suffered in Game 4 of the WNBA semifinals.
8 days ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi draws the blocking foul on Las Vegas Aces guard Chelsea Gray (1...
Associated Press

Mercury drop Game 4 at home to Aces, series tied 2-2

There will be a winner-take-all Game 5 in the Phoenix Mercury's WNBA semifinals against the Las Vegas Aces after a loss in Game 4.
9 days ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Kia Nurse (0) drives on Las Vegas Aces forward A'ja Wilson during the first h...
Alex Weiner

Mercury G Kia Nurse ruled out for rest of WNBA Semifinals Game 4

Phoenix Mercury wing Kia Nurse injured her leg during the opening minute of Wednesday's pivotal Game 4 against the Las Vegas Aces.
9 days ago
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Kellan Olson

Suns strengthen bond with Mercury, happy to oblige with schedule change

The Phoenix Suns and Mercury try and take every opportunity to support each other, and a scheduling dilemma for Wednesday was no different.
9 days ago
Diana Taurasi #3 (C) of the Phoenix Mercury stands with teammates during a break from the first hal...
Associated Press

Turner scores 23, Mercury beat Aces to take 2-1 series lead

The Mercury took a 2-1 lead in the series over the Las Vegas Aces after a commanding 87-60 victory on Sunday.
12 days ago
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Arizona Sports

Suns, Mercury to host doubleheader at Footprint Center on Wednesday

The Phoenix Suns and Mercury announced on Friday that they will host a doubleheader of basketball games on Wednesday at the Footprint Center.
12 days ago
Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi motions after a teammate scored in overtime against the Seattle Sto...
Associated Press

Mercury even playoff series against Aces after Taurasi’s dominant night

The Phoenix Mercury had a record-breaking offensive night in their Game 2 victory over the Las Vegas Aces.
15 days ago
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) is guarded by Las Vegas Aces center Kiah Stokes (41) an...
Associated Press

Aces hold off Mercury in Game 1 of WNBA semifinals

The Las Vegas Aces beat the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the WNBA semifinals best-of-five series.
16 days ago
Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner motions after a teammate scored against the Seattle Storm in the ...
Arizona Sports

Mercury C Brittney Griner finishes 2nd in WNBA MVP voting

Jonquel Jones tallied 487 total points in WNBA MVP voting, while Brittney Griner was second with 224 and the only other first-place vote.
18 days ago
Phoenix Mercury players celebrate after the team defeated the Seattle Storm in the second round of ...
Arizona Sports

Phoenix Mercury to face Las Vegas Aces in WNBA semis

Because the Sky upset the Lynx 89-76 in the other second-round matchup Sunday, Phoenix will now face the No. 2 Las Vegas Aces.
18 days ago
Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi directs her team against the Seattle Storm in the first half of the...
Arizona Sports

Diana Taurasi returns, Mercury hold off Storm in OT to reach semifinals

Diana Taurasi made a return from a five-game absence as the Mercury advanced out of the second-round of the WNBA playoffs.
19 days ago
Diana Taurasi #3 of the Phoenix Mercury dribbles during the first half of a game against the New Yo...
Nicholas Hodell

Diana Taurasi ranked greatest player in WNBA history by ESPN panel

Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi is considered the greatest WNBA player of all time, according to an ESPN panel.
22 days ago
Phoenix Mercury guard Skylar Diggins-Smith drives past New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) ...
Associated Press

Mercury hold on in thriller vs. Liberty, advance in WNBA playoffs

The Phoenix Mercury were able to survive without Diana Taurasi in a single-elimination playoff game against the New York Liberty.
22 days ago
Phoenix guard Diana Taurasi (3) calls out the play during the WNBA game between the Phoenix Mercury...
Kellan Olson

Diana Taurasi out for Mercury’s single-elimination playoff game vs. Liberty

Diana Taurasi is out for the Mercury's single-elimination playoff game against the New York Liberty on Thursday due to a left ankle injury.
22 days ago
(L-R) Brianna Turner #21, Diana Taurasi #3, Sophie Cunningham #9, Brittney Griner #42 and Skylar Di...
Kellan Olson

Mercury head into playoffs as favorites vs. Liberty in win-or-go-home opener

The Phoenix Mercury start their playoff journey with a win-or-go-home opening round matchup against the New York Liberty on Thursday.
23 days ago
Skylar Diggins-Smith #4 of the Phoenix Mercury. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)...
Associated Press

Mercury’s Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins-Smith make AP All-WNBA First Team

The AP's first-team all league includes Jonquel Jones, Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins-Smith, Breanna Stewart and Tina Charles.
24 days ago
Shey Peddy #5 of the Phoenix Mercury.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)...
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.
26 days ago
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) drives against Indiana Fever forward Jessica Breland (5...
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.
28 days ago
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) drives against Indiana Fever forward Jessica Breland (5...
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.
1 month ago
Skylar Diggins-Smith #4 of the Phoenix Mercury. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)...
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.
1 month 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?
1 month ago
Indiana Fever guard Lindsay Allen (12) drives against Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy (5) in the f...
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.
1 month ago