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Images of Brittney Griner and other detained Americans projected around New York City

Images of Brittney Griner and other detained Americans projected around New York City

Friday night, large images of 19 wrongfully detained Americans, including WNBA star and Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner, appeared on the sides of buildings in New York City as meetings of world leaders at the…

“Bring BG Home” rally set for July 6 in Phoenix

“Bring BG Home” rally set for July 6 in Phoenix

The Phoenix Mercury announced that a public rally supporting the franchise’s star center, Brittney Griner, will take place Wednesday, July 6, at 5 p.m. at Footprint Center. The team coordinated the planning of the rally…

WNBA player’s union releases statement on 100th day of Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia

WNBA player’s union releases statement on 100th day of Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia

The union for the WNBA's athletes released a statement on the 100th day of the wrongful detainment of Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner by the Russian government.

Phoenix Mercury announces a team-record 27-game local broadcast slate for 2022

Phoenix Mercury announces a team-record 27-game local broadcast slate for 2022

Phoenix Mercury fans in the team’s local market will enjoy a team-record of 27 televised games this season via Bally Sports Arizona/Bally Sports Extra, Phoenix’s exclusive local broadcast partner. An additional nine games will air…

The WNBA to honor Brittney Griner this season; all teams to feature BG42 court decals

The WNBA to honor Brittney Griner this season; all teams to feature BG42 court decals

The WNBA will honor Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner this season with her initials and jersey number to be featured on the sideline of all WNBA courts. Griner has been detained in Russia since mid-February…

Brittney Griner detained in Russia after hashish oil allegedly found in her luggage

Brittney Griner detained in Russia after hashish oil allegedly found in her luggage

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner was detained by Russian authorities due to the alleged presence of hashish oil in her luggage at a Russian airport near Moscow reports the New York Times. A search of…

Chicago Sky earns first WNBA championship with 80-74 triumph over Phoenix Mercury

Chicago Sky earns first WNBA championship with 80-74 triumph over Phoenix Mercury

The Chicago Sky defeated the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 in a hard-fought game four of the 2021 WNBA Finals to give the franchise its first-ever championship. The best-of-five series win came in front of a sellout,…

Diana Taurasi clutch as the Phoenix Mercury defeat the Las Vegas Aces, 87-84, to advance to the WNBA Finals

Diana Taurasi clutch as the Phoenix Mercury defeat the Las Vegas Aces, 87-84, to advance to the WNBA Finals

The Phoenix Mercury will get a shot at earning a fourth WNBA title after defeating the Las Vegas Aces 87-84 in a deciding game five of the playoff semifinal series between the teams. Led by…

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

The U.S. finishes Olympic competition in customary fashion, with the gold. Full Olympic Results Tokyo 2020 Women’s Basketball All-Star Five MVP – Breanna Stewart (USA) Rui Machida (Japan) Emma Meesseman (Belgium) A’ja Wilson (USA) Sandrine…

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62  in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62 in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

The USA Women’s National Team ran past Nigeria 93-62 Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas before heading to Tokyo for the Summer Olympics. The win capped a three-game exhibition schedule for Team USA that included losses to…

Stars honor Young-Malcolm but fall to Phoenix 82-52

Stars honor Young-Malcolm but fall to Phoenix 82-52

Video: Sophia Young-Malcolm discusses retirement The Phoenix Mercury (19-13) defeated the San Antonio Stars, 82-52, Saturday night at Freeman Coliseum. It was the last game in the 10-year WNBA career of Stars forward Sophia Young-Malcolm…

Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win

Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win

Phoenix Mercury guard Leilani Mitchell dashed the Connecticut Sun’s dreams of breaking out a slump when she nailed a three-point shot with 0.3 seconds left in the game to catapult her team over their East…

Updated: Mercury center Brittney Griner seeks annulment from pregnant wife, Tulsa forward Glory Johnson

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner will not be able to proceed with an annulment of her marriage to Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson. The Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County denied her annulment petition…

Leilani Mitchell rescues Phoenix in overtime, 94-91, Sparks put the West on notice

Leilani Mitchell rescues Phoenix in overtime, 94-91, Sparks put the West on notice

LOS ANGELES – Phoenix beat Los Angeles in a fierce battle that went into overtime Sunday night, 94-91. The game featured a great matchup of centers, stellar perimeter play and a showcase of Australian talent…

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

[display_podcast] Finally, the WNBA regular season has arrived! It begins Friday with a slate of five games so sign up for WNBA Live Access (still one of the best deals out there) to watch the…

Player’s union issues statement on possible appeal of Griner-Johnson suspensions, WNBA prez is “firm” on decision

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) issued a statement regarding the seven-game suspension handed down to Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner and Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson after the two were arrested in a…

Dishin & Swishin 5/14/15 Podcast: Mechelle Voepel on the issues surrounding the WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 5/14/15 Podcast: Mechelle Voepel on the issues surrounding the WNBA season

[display_podcast] A big part of what makes an enjoyable podcast is the feeling that you are just listening in on a conversation between two people shooting the breeze. That is what you get this week…

Brittney Griner and Chinese teammates get chased by a knife-wielding man

Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner returned to China for the WNBA offseason, playing in Shenyang, Liaoning Province. Yesterday she posted an Instagram update detailing an attack by a knife-wielding man on her and three of…

World Championship Day 1 roundup: USA’s second-half surge leads to rout of China, Turkey stuns France

World Championship Day 1 roundup: USA’s second-half surge leads to rout of China, Turkey stuns France

Canada’s Opening Victory Canada opened the 2014 FIBA World Championship with a victory over Mozambique, 69-54, in Ankara, Turkey. During the first half, Mozambique stayed within striking distance but Canada led at the break 35-32.…

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

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

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 Taurasi was named WNBA Finals MVP for the…

Dishin & Swishin 09/11/14 Podcast: Talking WNBA Finals and USA Basketball tryouts with AP’s Doug Feinberg

Dishin & Swishin 09/11/14 Podcast: Talking WNBA Finals and USA Basketball tryouts with AP’s Doug Feinberg

[display_podcast] USA Basketball Training Camp Photo Gallery We are nearing the conclusion of the WNBA season, but it is also just the beginning for USA Basketball and their quest for the title at the World…

Late first half rally propels Mercury to 2-0 WNBA Finals lead over Chicago, 97-68

Late first half rally propels Mercury to 2-0 WNBA Finals lead over Chicago, 97-68

By David Siegel and Cheryl Coward PHOENIX – The Chicago Sky figured if you cannot beat them, get aggressive. After getting handily dispatched in game one of the WNBA Finals by Phoenix, the Sky entered…

Six years of block parties for Brittney Griner, shattering record after record

Six years of block parties for Brittney Griner, shattering record after record

PHOENIX – In 2009 when Brittney Griner arrived as a fresh-faced first year in Waco for her inaugural season at Baylor, she quickly established herself as not just “that girl who dunks” but also a…

Looking back at game one of the 2014 WNBA Finals: What went wrong for the Sky, a blistering start for the Mercury

Looking back at game one of the 2014 WNBA Finals: What went wrong for the Sky, a blistering start for the Mercury

2014 WNBA Finals Game One Phoenix 83, Chicago 62 Sept. 7, 2014 What Went Wrong for Chicago A Shaky start: Within the first five minutes of game one of the 2014 WNBA Finals the Chicago Sky…

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

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

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Having cruised through the regular season and first two rounds of the WNBA playoffs in record-setting fashion, the Phoenix Mercury continued to dominate in game one of the WNBA Finals, 83-62. Candice…