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AY AY Ron, Brittney Griner Mugshot & Philly says “No Tebow”

Just put the top up, great use of barcode and this guy sucks at fantasy hockey. Do you see random sh$% while driving to work and think it needs to be seen by the masses? We want your WTF photos. Email us: mail@bustedcoverage.com
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner, girlfriend Glory Johnson arrested for assault

Brittney Griner and her girlfriend, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were reportedly arrested in Phoenix on Wednesday on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct. TMZ reports that Griner and Johnson allegedly attacked each other, and police observed “minor physical injuries” on both women when they arrived at Griner’s home at around 4:30 p.m. They were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WNBA's Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested after fight

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in suburban Phoenix. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests Wednesday and later released. Agents for the players did not immediately...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: WNBA's Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson have been arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
2 days ago

Police: WNBA players Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault

PHOENIX (AP) Police: WNBA players Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault.
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner & Fiancee Arrested; Shop Their Wedding Registry

  Brittney Griner and her fellow WNBA player/fiancee Glory Johnson were arrested last night in Phoenix for domestic violence, otherwise known as a lovers fight. Both were taken to jail and Griner’s mugshot is currently running away with the Maricopa Sheriff Department’s Mugshot of the Day contest  — vote here. When I hear the word fiancee being thrown around in this story...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: Griner arrested, charged with assault, disorderly conduct

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner was arrested and charged with assault and disorderly conduct Wednesday night, according to Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in Arizona. Griner was released early Thursday, according to jail information. Tulsa Shock forward and Griner's finacee Glory Johnson was also arrested and charged with assault and disorderly conduct in the same incident...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mugshot: WNBA's Brittney Griner & fiancee Glory Johnson arrested for assault

WNBA's Brittney Griner and her fiancee Glory Johnson have been arrested for assault. On each other. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ cops were called to Griner's home around 4:30 PM on Wednesday -- after receiving a call about a domestic dispute between the two women. When cops arrived, we're told officers observed "minor physical injuries" on both Brittney and Glory. Both women...
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner arrested on suspicion of assault

  One of the best women’s basketball players in the world is in trouble with the law.   Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner was arrested early Thursday morning on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct, according to Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, per The Arizona Republic. Griner’s fiancee, Glory Johnson, was arrested on the same charges, according to...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

APNewsbreak: Candace Parker to sit out part of WNBA season

Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker will sit out at least the beginning of the upcoming WNBA season to rest. Parker, a two-time MVP, will celebrate her 29th birthday next week. She has spent her entire career with the Sparks since she was drafted with the No. 1 pick in 2008. She missed the first eight games of the 2009 season after giving birth. Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Liberty re-sign veteran forward Swin Cash

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Liberty have re-signed forward Swin Cash. The 13-year veteran averaged 4.5 points and 2.9 rebounds in 15 games with New York after being acquired from Atlanta last July. Cash had previously spent six seasons playing for Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer in Detroit and winning the WNBA title in 2006. ''Swin understands the game and how it should be played, and...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Taurasi breaks bone in left hand in Russia

PHOENIX -- Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has undergone successful surgery to repair a broken bone in her left hand that she hurt playing in a game for her Russian club team. Taurasi announced in February that she would skip the 2015 WNBA season after accepting an offer from her Russian club, UMMC Ekaterinburg, to rest. The Mercury said Monday that she was injured last weekend...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lisa Leslie thrilled to be selected for Hall of Fame

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Lisa Leslie was surprised when she got the phone call that she was elected to the basketball Hall of Fame. ''I always thought you had to be much older to get in,'' the 42-year-old Leslie said with a laugh Monday in a phone interview with The Associated Press. ''I'm really honored, though, to be chosen among so many elite athletes and coaches. It's nothing I really...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi breaks bone in left hand in Russia

PHOENIX (AP) Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has undergone successful surgery to repair a broken bone in her left hand that she hurt playing in a game for her Russian club team. Taurasi announced in February that she would skip the 2015 WNBA season after accepting an offer from her Russian club, UMMC Ekaterinburg, to rest. The Mercury said Monday that she was injured last weekend...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn junior Breanna Stewart chosen AP Player of the Year

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Breanna Stewart has been voted The Associated Press' player of the year for the second straight season. Connecticut's versatile junior became the fifth player to earn the honor twice in her career Saturday, joining Brittney Griner, Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus and Chamique Holdsclaw. Stewart averaged 17.6 points and 7.6 rebounds this season in helping UConn roll...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Taurasi-less Mercury re-sign Bonner

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Mercury have re-signed forward DeWanna Bonner. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bonner has spent her entire six-year career with the Mercury, earning the WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year award three times. She has won two WNBA championships with Phoenix, including last season when she was 10th in the league with 1.5 steals per game. Bonner has averaged...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Pop discusses Hammon, can she be a head coach?

Becky Hammon has had a great year. She retiring from the WNBA after 16 seasons, but already had her next gig lined up. She is in her first season as an assistant coach with the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, making her the first full time female assistant coach in league history. Hammon has […]
Via Project Spurs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern St.-Baylor Preview

(AP) - Former All-America players Brittney Griner and Odyssey Sims have been replaced by another top duo at Baylor. With Big 12 player of the year Nina Davis and national assists leader Niya Johnson, the fifth-ranked Lady Bears will open the NCAA Tournament at home for the fourth time in five years Friday against No. 15 seed Northwestern State. Baylor, the No. 2 seed in the Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nina, Niya another top duo for NCAA-bound Baylor women

Former All-America players Brittney Griner and Odyssey Sims have been replaced by another top duo at Baylor. With Big 12 player of the year Nina Davis and national assists leader Niya Johnson, the fifth-ranked Lady Bears will open the NCAA Tournament at home for the fourth time in five years. They have won every Big 12 regular-season and tournament title in that span. ''We've surprised...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WNBA: Liberty acquire Prince for Pondexter in trade with Sky

  Epiphanny Prince is coming home. The New York Liberty acquired Prince from the Chicago Sky for Cappie Pondexter in a blockbuster trade Monday. Prince was born and raised in New York City and is thrilled for the chance to play at Madison Square Garden. "It means a lot to me," Prince told The Associated Press in a phone interview. "To come home to play in front of my family and...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Liberty acquire Epiphanny Prince for Cappie Pondexter

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Liberty have acquired Epiphanny Prince from the Chicago Sky for Cappie Pondexter in a blockbuster trade. Prince averaged 15 points for the Sky last season in helping Chicago reach the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. The New York City native is thrilled for the chance to come home and play in front of family and friends. Pondexter averaged...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mystics Sign Ivory Latta to Extension

After two all-star seasons, Ivory Latta will be the Washington Mystics‘ point guard a bit longer. The Mystics announced Latta signed a contract extension on Tuesday. Per team policy, terms were not disclosed. Latta led the Mystics with 12.8 points and 3.3. assists per game, guiding them to the WNBA playoffs for the second consecutive season. “I am very happy to announce a...
Via KCM Sports
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Mercury sign guards Mitchell, Jones

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday signed free agent guards Leilani Mitchell and Jasmine James. Mitchell has spent all six seasons of her WNBA career with the New York Liberty and owns career averages of 5.4 points, 2.8 assists and 2.0 rebounds. "Leilani is a veteran guard who will fit in with the style of our team," Mercury General Manager Jim Pitman said. "When you combine...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi’s Decision to Sit Out Poses Major Threat to WNBA’s Future

Welp, it seems the WNBA finally learned how to steal headlines away from other major pro leagues.  All it took was one of its superstar players announcing her plans to sit out the entire 2015 season.  I doubt it’s the preferred strategy for the all women’s professional basketball league, but it’s a move that certainly got people’s attention Tuesday afternoon. Phoenix Mercury...
Via All Sports Everything
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Taurasi to skip WNBA season; Russian team offers $ to rest

Diana Taurasi is getting paid not to play. The Phoenix Mercury star announced Tuesday that she will skip the 2015 WNBA season this summer after accepting an offer from her Russian club to rest. Taurasi was slated to make just more than $108,000 this year playing for the Mercury - the third-highest amount on the team. She makes roughly $1.5 million playing in Russia. ''The year-round...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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