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WNBA Stars Engaged Brittney Griner & Glory Johnson Engaged

  Congratulations are in order for WNBA star Brittney Griner and her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson. The two got engaged Thursday night when Britney popped the question. brittneygriner Last Night was a Night to Remember
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WNBA stars Britney Griner and Glory Johnson now engaged

Congratulations are in order for WNBA star Brittney Griner and her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson. The two got engaged Thursday night when Britney popped the question. Last Night was a Night to Remember I became the happiest person on this earth! (almost pass out but when that one word came out I came back to life) Me and my baby @missvol25 are in it for Life! ...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WNBA stars Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson announce they're engaged

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has proposed to the Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson and posted it on social media. Griner showed a photo of her on one knee with a ring in her hand in front of Johnson on her Instagram account. In the post, Griner wrote: "Last Night was a Night to Remember(,) I became the happiest person on this earth! (almost pass out but when that one...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mercury's Griner engaged to Tulsa's Johnson

PHOENIX --Women's basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged. Griner proposed to Johnson and both posted it on social media, with Griner showing a photo of her on one knee with a ring in her hand in front of Johnson on her Instagram account.  Griner plays for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and Johnson for the Tulsa Shock. In the post, Griner wrote: "...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mercury's Griner engaged to Tulsa's Johnson

PHOENIX --Women's basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged. Griner proposed to Johnson and both posted it on social media, with Griner showing a photo of her on one knee with a ring in her hand in front of Johnson on her Instagram account.  Griner plays for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and Johnson for the Tulsa Shock. In the post, Griner wrote: "...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner Gets Engaged to Tulsa Shock Player Glory Johnson

  Brittney Griner popped the big question Thursday night. While celebrating their 2 month anniversary, Phoenix Mercury player Griner popped the big question to girlfriend Tulsa Shock player Glory Johnson. “Last Night was a Night to Remember I became the happiest person on this earth! (almost pass out but when that one word came out I came back to life) Me and my baby @missvol25 are...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner, Fellow WNBA Star Glory Johnson Get Engaged (Photo)

PHOENIX — Women’s basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged. Griner proposed to Johnson and both posted it on social media, with Griner showing a photo of her on one knee with a ring in her hand in front of Johnson on her Instagram account. Griner plays for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury and Johnson for the Tulsa Shock. In the post, Griner wrote: “Last Night...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Catchings scores 25 to lead Fever past Sky, 71-67

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tamika Catchings scored 25 points and Briann January added 14 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 71-67 Saturday night, securing the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Indiana (16-17) shot 66.7 percent during the first quarter to take a 32-16 lead after the opening period. It marked the highest first quarter point total for the Fever this...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner Is Engaged To WNBA Player Glory B. Johnson

  Just when you were starting to forget all about Brittney Griner and her basketball career, here she comes again. Brit went out...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Moore wins second straight player of the month award

MINNEAPOLIS -- Add another building block to Maya Moore's WNBA MVP candidacy. The Lynx forward earned her second consecutive Western Conference player of the month accolade after averaging 23 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists in seven August games. It's her third such award this year and fifth in the past six months dating back to the 2013 regular season. Moore, the top...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals. The person spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on condition of anonymity...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Maya Moore Named WNBA’s Most Valuable Player

The WNBA has named a new MVP for the 2014 season. Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx has been named the 2014 WNBA’s most valuable player. THIS JUST IN: Minnesota’s Maya Moore wins WNBA most valuable player award. (via ESPN & media reports) pic.twitter.com/weInkYvBTL — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 21, 2014 Congrats Maya! The post Maya Moore Named WNBA’s Most Valuable...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Maya Moore to be named WNBA MVP for first time in career

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals. The person spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on condition of anonymity...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Moore wins WNBA MVP award

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award after leading the league in scoring. The WNBA announced that Moore will receive the award before the Lynx host San Antonio in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals on Thursday night. It's the first league MVP award for Moore in her four-year career. She averaged a career-best 23.9 points and set...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx couldn't ask for anything more from MVP Moore

MINNEAPOLIS -- League champion. Olympic champion. National champion. All-Star. All-American. All-WNBA. And now, MVP. The girl that's done it all did even more this season, claiming her first WNBA MVP honors as officially announced by the league Thursday. Her name is Maya Moore, and she can add the trophy she'll receive in a ceremony before Thursday night's playoff opener...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Lynx’ Maya Moore Wins MVP Award

Maya Moore put up incredible numbers all season for Minnesota and now she’s got her first WNBA MVP award. Moore earned the league’s most valuable player on Thursday, hours before the Lynx opened their Western Conference semifinals playoff series with the San Antonio Stars.   Moore led the league in scoring, averaging a career-best 23.9 points. She set a WNBA record by...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Mystics Ivory Latta breaks Fever Briann January’s ankles with nasty crossover

The Washington Mystics opened up their best-of-three Eastern Conference Semifinals series with the Indiana Fever with a 78-73 loss. But the highlight of the game came with the Mystics on top. Mystics’ All-Star point guard Ivory Latta served up a nasty stepback crossover on Indiana Fever’s Briann January, causing the fellow All-Star to fall to the floor. Latta added insult to...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tamika Catchings' big 4th quarter lifts Fever over Mystics in Game 1

  After struggling for nearly three full quarters, Tamika Catchings came through when the Indiana Fever needed her most. Catchings scored 14 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter, including several clutch baskets down the stretch, to lead the Fever to a 78-73 win over the Washington Mystics on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Catchings, who endured...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mercury's Brondello, Griner earn WNBA awards

Phoenix's Sandy Brondello is the WNBA's coach of the year for guiding the Mercury to a league-record 29 wins this season, and Mercury center Brittney Griner is the defensive player of the year. The WNBA announced they'll receive their awards Friday night in Phoenix before the Mercury host Los Angeles in the Western Conference semifinals opener. Brondello and Griner won...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dream's Lyttle, McCoughtry make WNBA All-Defensive First-Team

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle and guard/forward Angel McCoughtry have been named to the 2014 WNBA All-Defensive First Team, the league office announced Friday. Lyttle and McCoughtry were the only two players in the league to average more than two steals per game this season. A panel of the WNBA's 12 head coaches voted on the WNBA All-Defensive Team, selecting First and...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Taurasi, Mercury edge Sparks

PHOENIX -- They completed the greatest regular season in WNBA history five days earlier Friday night, they almost landed on the slippery slope of checking in just one measly loss away from playoff elimination. But the Mercury avoided the potentially-cruel slap of best-of-three-series reality because Diana Taurasi seems to live for these moments. With so many teammates clicking this...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Maya Moore wins WNBA MVP honors

credit: sheridanhoops.com All season long, the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury have been heads and shoulders above the rest of the WNBA, finishing with the top two records in the league. The Mercury finished with an incredible 29-5 record and the Lynx finished with a 25-9 record just 4 games back. With both of these teams blowing away the rest of the competition, it is only fitting...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Angel McCoughtry vs. Sky to keep Dream's season alive

  Angel McCoughtry was determined to make sure the Atlanta Dream weren't done in the WNBA playoffs. McCoughtry scored 39 points, and the Dream beat the Chicago Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Tuesday in Atlanta, with the winner moving into the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. ''I just...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Griner, Mercury complete sweep

LOS ANGELES -- Brittney Griner scored a career playoff-high 21 points, including a breakaway two-handed dunk, and the Phoenix Mercury cruised to a 93-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Sunday night to complete a sweep in their Western Conference semifinals series. Penny Taylor scored 17 points and Candice Dupree had 16 points and eight rebounds as Phoenix advanced...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner dunks as Mercury beat Sparks to sweep series

  Brittney Griner scored a career playoff-high 21 points, including a breakaway two-handed dunk, and the Phoenix Mercury cruised to a 93-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Sunday night to complete a sweep in their Western Conference semifinals series. Penny Taylor scored 17 points and Candice Dupree had 16 points and eight rebounds as Phoenix advanced to a matchup...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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