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Phoenix Mercury earn third WNBA title, defeating Chicago Sky 87-82

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Box Score || Championship Infographic Phoenix earned their third WNBA Championship by defeating Chicago 87-82 Friday night at UIC Pavilion in the Windy City. Mercury guard Diana ...

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Mercury rises, rolls over Sky to take game one of the WNBA Finals, 83-62

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Chicago Sky advance to franchise’s first-ever WNBA Finals

Allie Quigley delivered a career playoff-high with 24 points as the Chicago Sky defeated the Indiana Fever 75-62 in a decisive ...
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Diana Taurasi helps launch Phoenix Mercury into 2014 WNBA Finals

FINAL: Mercury 96, Lynx 78! See you in the @WNBA Finals! pic.twitter.com/FE6rInkWjw— Phoenix Mercury (@PhoenixMercury) September 3, 2014 Veteran guard Diana Taurasi ...
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Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins named 2014 WNBA Most Improved Player of the Year

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Maya Moore wins 2014 WNBA Most Valuable Player award

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Despite blowout win, end of Connecticut Sun season leaves coach Donovan feeling empty

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