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    Jia Perkins made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 24.6 seconds left to help San Antonio beat the Phoenix Mercury 76-71 on Thursday night for the Stars' first win of the season.
  • WNBA making lasting impact in lives of young girls

    A tiny stream of sunlight filtered through the roof of the uncharacteristically cold gym. An organic spotlight. The basketball court was vacant that day. That’s how I prefer it. It doesn’t matter where the court is — inside or outside, high-end or low-end — it’s a spiritual, almost otherworldly place. But a silent, inaudible gym? […]
  • Tina Charles leads New York Liberty to win over Phoenix Mercury

    Tina Charles had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Essence Carson added 10 points and the New York Liberty beat the Phoenix Mercury.
  • Defending champ Phoenix Mercury open season with win over San Antonio Stars

    DeWanna Bonner scored 21 points and the defending WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury held on to beat the San Antonio Stars 76-71 in the season opener Friday night.
  • Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner having second thoughts, may appeal suspension

    As it stands right now, Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner will miss the first seven games of the regular season, which begins June 5.
  • Phoenix Mercury waive former Sun Devil star Promise Amukamara

    After selecting her with the final pick in the 2015 WNBA Draft, the Phoenix Mercury officially announced Thursday that they have waived former Arizona State Sun Devil guard Promise Amukamara.
  • Griner: Fellow WNBA players want her to appeal suspension

    Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her mind and appeal her seven-game suspension for a domestic violence incident involving her partner Glory Johnson, also a player in the league.
  • WNBA suspends Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner seven games

    Friday, the WNBA announced it had suspended both for seven games due to their roles in the incident.
  • Mercury’s Brittney Griner weds Tulsa’s Glory Johnson in Phoenix ceremony

    The WNBA's Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were married in a ceremony in a Phoenix resort.
  • Jim Pitman: Phoenix Mercury ‘not taking the year off’ without Diana Taurasi

    The Mercury is still poised for big things, according to their GM, but is there a bigger picture?
  • Phoenix Mercury to be without Diana Taurasi in 2015

    The Phoenix Mercury will be without star Diana Taurasi as they look to defend their WNBA Championship in 2015.
  • Phoenix Mercury celebrate Finals sweep, third WNBA title with champagne

    The Phoenix Mercury captured their third WNBA title Friday, sweeping the Chicago Sky by winning Game 3 of the best-of-5 series, 87-82. Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree scored 24 points each in the Mercury win. The team was without star center Brittney Griner, who had surgery Thursday to correct a retinal issue after she was […]
  • Phoenix Mercury to be without Brittney Griner in Game 3 of WNBA Finals

    The Phoenix Mercury will be without one of their stars when they try to wrap up the WNBA Finals Friday in Chicago.
  • Brittney Griner a game-time decision for Phoenix Mercury in Game 3 of WNBA Finals

    The Phoenix Mercury announced Thursday that center Brittney Griner may not play in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday in Chicago. Griner suffered an eye injury in Game 2 of the series, during which she also took a blow that chipped her tooth and bloodied her lip. She nevertheless finished with 19 points […]
  • Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner proposes to Tulsa Shock’s Glory Johnson

    Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner revealed on Instagram Friday morning that she was engaged to her girlfriend. In the photo, Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson is seen covering her face with Griner kneeling, holding a ring box and diamond ring while wearing a pink bowtie. Griner’s caption for the photo read: Last Night was a […]
  • Phoenix Mercury, Diana Taurasi agree to contract extension

    The Phoenix Mercury announced Friday that they’ve rewarded guard Diana Taurasi with a multi-year contract extension. The 32-year-old Taurasi, who is in her 11th season in the WNBA, is averaging 17.0 points, 3.9 rebounds and a league-leading 5.8 assists per contest. The seven-time All-Star is the league’s second all-time leading scorer with over 6,600 points. […]
  • Taurasi, Taylor rally Mercury past Fever, 81-76

    INDIANAPOLIS — Diana Taurasi scored 23 points and Penny Taylor added 20 to help the Phoenix Mercury rally from 13 points down to beat the Indiana Fever 81-76 Friday night. With the score tied at 70, DeWanna Bonner stole the ball from Indiana’s Marissa Coleman, who was then whistled for a clear-path foul to give […]
  • Phoenix Mercury’s Penny Taylor is finally injury free

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — It’s been three years since Penny Taylor last felt like herself. The three-time WNBA All-Star and two-time WNBA Champion missed all of 2012 (left knee) and played only 10 games before having to be shut down once again in 2013 (right knee). Two games into 2014, Taylor — knock on wood — […]
  • Phoenix Mercury begin 2014 season with championship mentality

    PHOENIX — The slogan this year is ‘Chasing Glory,’ and it’s more than just a clever marketing campaign. It’s what the Phoenix Mercury have their sights set on as they prepare to open the 2014 season this week. Five years have passed since the Mercury last captured the WNBA Championship in 2009. In other words, […]
  • Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner throws out first pitch at Arizona Diamondbacks game

    Brittney Griner was one of the taller attendees at the Arizona Diamondbacks-Washington Nationals game on Monday, especially when she stepped on the pitcher’s mound. There, the Phoenix Mercury center threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Chase Field crowd of 16,225. The Mercury begin their season Saturday, May 17 at US Airways Center against […]