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Phoenix Mercury Finish Sweep Of Chicago Sky For Third WNBA Title

CHICAGO — Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree scored 24 points each, and the Phoenix Mercury, playing without star center Brittney Griner, beat the Chicago Sky 87-82 Friday night to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA Finals for their third championship. DeWanna Bonner added 12 points for the Mercury, who also won titles in 2007 and 2009. Griner sat out following surgery to correct...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury win third WNBA title with sweep of Sky

  Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree scored 24 points each and the Phoenix Mercury, playing without star center Brittney Griner, beat the Chicago Sky 87-82 Friday night to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA Finals for their third championship. DeWanna Bonner added 12 points for the Mercury, who also won titles in 2007 and 2009. Griner sat out following surgery to correct a retinal...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury C Griner to miss Game 3 of WNBA Finals

CHICAGO (AP) Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has been ruled out for Game 3 of the WNBA Finals against the Chicago Sky. Griner was hit in the right eye Sunday and underwent an outpatient procedure to correct a retinal issue. She has played a key role in helping Phoenix to a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series, averaging 15.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and six blocks in...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream's McCoughtry named All-WNBA Second Team

Dream guard/forward Angel McCoughtry was named to the All-WNBA Second Team, the league announced Thursday. Voting was conducted by a panel of 38 national and local sportswriters and broadcasters at the conclusion of the regular seasons. Each player was selected by position, receiving five points for each First Team vote and three for Second Team. McCoughtry, the WNBA's leader...
Via Fox Sports South
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tamika Catchings, Candace Parker to miss world championships

Tamika Catchings and Candace Parker have withdrawn from the U.S. women's national team pool because of injuries and won't play in the world championship later this month. Catchings dealt with a variety of injuries during her recently completed WNBA season. She missed the first 17 games for the Indiana Fever because of a back issue. She has been a part of the past three Olympics...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  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...
Via KCM Sports
August 22, 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! ...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx star Moore turns in memorable, MVP-caliber performance

MINNEAPOLIS -- Whatever is necessary. Sometimes, it's timeliness. Others, steadiness. Tuesday night for Maya Moore, it was totality. On a night when old reliable Rebekkah Brunson returned, Shoni Schimmel shone, and the Lynx and Dream clashed in a gritfest becoming of another WNBA Finals rematch, Minnesota's star forward strode closer toward league MVP honors. "I don...
Via Fox Sports North
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx star Moore earns another weekly WNBA honor

MINNEAPOLIS -- The WNBA might as well just name its Western Conference player of the week award after Maya Moore. The league announced Monday the Lynx forward has gleaned the honor for the second straight week (games through July 20), third time this season and eighth occasion in her four-year career. Moore's 32-point showing against Tulsa last Wednesday marked her ninth 30-plus...
Via Fox Sports North
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: WNBA players forget that they can't dunk

If you didn’t know there was a WNBA All-Star today, you weren’t alone. It would have been nice if Drake alerted us. He is the best highlight from the game. H/T @Steve_OS
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dupree, January selected as All-Star reserves

Mercury forward Candice Dupree and former Arizona State guard Briann January were among 12 reserves selected for Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game at US Airways Center. Dupree, who is averaging 15.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game for the first place Mercury, joins two of her Phoenix teammates -- starting center Brittney Griner and starting guard Diana Taurasi -- on the Western...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Augustus, Whalen named WNBA All-Star reserves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Once again, the Lynx will be well-represented at the WNBA All-Star Game this weekend. The league announced Tuesday that Minnesota point guard Lindsay Whalen and wing Seimone Augustus will join Maya Moore and the Lynx coaching staff on the Western Conference team. The conference coaches voted Whalen and Augustus in as reserves after fan balloting named Moore a starter...
Via Fox Sports North
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake still pursuing Skylar Diggins over Instagram

Even after a stern ‘warning’ from Skylar Diggin’s boyfriend, Daniel, Drake continues to defy his words and pursue her love. This is like a poor man’s Romeo and Juliet Kids starving all over the world and Drake is voluntarily choosing to die of thirst. Shameful.
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Britney Griner to release tell-all book about experiences at Baylor

Britney Griner made headlines with her one handed dunks at Baylor but there’s a lot more about her we don’t know. According to USAToday.com, Britney Griner plans to release her Memoir, In My Skin, April 8th. In the book Griner talks about her life on and off the court, she also highlights her time at Baylor University. Griner tells us how Baylor caused her to hide her sexuality...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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