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Dishin & Swishin 8/15/12 Podcast: A Roundtable recap of the Olympics and preview of the returning WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/12 Podcast: A Roundtable recap of the Olympics and preview of the returning WNBA season

[display_podcast] I’m so psyched for the return of the WNBA this week that we are not even going to wait until Thursday for this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast! The roundtable is back this week!…

Dishin & Swishin 8/09/12 Podcast: Can Phoenix & New York make a playoff run? Corey Gaines & Monique Ambers discuss their teams

Dishin & Swishin 8/09/12 Podcast: Can Phoenix & New York make a playoff run? Corey Gaines & Monique Ambers discuss their teams

[display_podcast] Sure, the Olympics have been fun to watch. However, if you are like me, you cannot wait for the resumption of the WNBA season! It has been a strange season for sure, with injuries…

Brazil no match for USA in exhibition, suffers 99-67 rout

Brazil no match for USA in exhibition, suffers 99-67 rout

President Barack Obama met with team after the game. Video: WNBA Photo gallery | Quotes | Video In the first game of a doubleheader with the women’s and men’s national teams of the USA and…

Video: Diana Taurasi on USA Basketball facing challenges from other teams

While many expect the United States to win their fifth straight gold medal in the women’s basketball competition during the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Diana Taurasi does not think that earning the honor will be…

Dishin & Swishin October 6, 2011 Podcast: Stalking the Lynx – Brian Agler, Dan Hughes & Ann Meyers Drysdale Discuss Their Teams

[display_podcast] The Minnesota Lynx have run away with the 2011 WNBA season. To recap where we stand today, “Los Lynx”: completed the regular season with a 27-7 record, six games better than the next closest…

Sophia Young and Kim Mulkey excited about the San Antonio star’s USA Basketball training camp invitation

Just weeks after becoming a United States citizen Sophia Young received an invitation to train and travel with the U.S. National Team. The San Antonio Silver Stars forward and former Baylor star will join the…

Taurasi’s stats helping teach math

Twitter user @Alexx_TheGreat posted early Wednesday morning about seeing WNBA star Diana Taurasi in her math book: Diana Taurasi is in my math book :-) that makes me happy @Alexx_TheGreat  posted on Twitter a photo…

Diana Taurasi speaks about “the greatest sigh of relief” and clearing her name of doping allegations

Around the world, students were on vacation, workers were looking forward to having at least a day or two off during the Christmas holiday and many U.S.-based professional women’s basketball players were enjoying time away…

WNBA star Diana Taurasi on the cover of the next ESPN The Magazine "Body" issue

Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will grace the cover of ESPN The Magazine’s second annual “Body Issue” that hits newsstands Friday, October 8. Taurasi is the first player in the league to cover the “Body…

Diana Taurasi re-signs with the Phoenix Mercury

Quelling rumors that she might take next season off to rest from year-round play in the WNBA and overseas, Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi signed a new contract with the team. Specific terms of the…

Spartak Moscow EuroLeague champions again, Taurasi MVP again

With its star-studded cast led by Diana Taurasi, Spartak Moscow Region earned its fourth straight EuroLeague title over the weekend beating Spain’s Ros Casares 87-80. The Final Four featured big names on other teams like…

Three of four charges against Taurasi dismissed

WNBA superstar Diana Taurasi is off to Russia to play for Spartak Moscow after a spectacular basketball season marred by an extreme DUI charge resulting in a two-game suspension. The league and Finals MVP had…

After Five Games the Phoenix Mercury win the 2009 WNBA Championship

Finals MVP Diana Taurasi For the second time in three seasons, the Phoenix Mercury won the WNBA title. Led by Diana Taurasi, the Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 94-86. Taurasi, the Finals and league MVP…

Historic thriller opens the WNBA Finals

In the highest scoring game in WNBA history, the Phoenix Mercury defeated the Indiana Fever 120-116 in game one of the 2009 league finals. The Mercury’s Penny Taylor came off the bench to lead her…

Diana Taurasi named 2009 WNBA Most Valuable Player

Phoenix Mercury guard/forward Diana Taurasi has been named the 2009 WNBA Most Valuable Player. Taurasi received 323 total points and 27 first place votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters, earning her first…

Just the Facts: WNBA Finals Notes, Probable Starters and Preview Roundup

The Phoenix Mercury is seeking its second WNBA title in three years. The Indiana Fever is in the hunt for its first after having the best season in the franchise’s 10-year history. Both teams won…

The slate is set for the 2009 WNBA Finals: Phoenix vs. Indiana

The slate is set for the 2009 WNBA Finals. The top-seeded Phoenix Mercury hosts the Indiana Fever in game one of a best of five series Tuesday at US Airways. The Fever advanced to the…

2009 All-WNBA First and Second Teams announced

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi headlines the 2009 All-WNBA First Team. She led all vote-getters with 201 points while teammate Cappie Pondexter, who garnered her first All-WNBA selection, received 151 points. Two-time WNBA MVP and…

Silver Stars Survive Mercury Rally

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Silver Stars eked out a victory over the top-seeded Phoenix Mercury in game one of the Western Conference Semifinal series between the two teams. With their marquee players rested…

San Antonio Sets Franchise Records In Decisive Rout Of Phoenix

SAN ANTONIO – It was a night for the record books in San Antonio, as the Silver Stars set a franchise high for points in a game with a 106-89 home win over the Western…

Some good news for Phoenix: Penny Taylor is back and Temeka Johnson wins service award

Ending days of anticipation from fans and the media, the Phoenix Mercury announced the re-signing of Penny Taylor today complete with a new splash page for its Web site (pictured right). The Australian forward arrived…

Diana Taurasi’s statement on suspension

The Phoenix Mercury suspended guard Diana Taurasi for two games without pay for conduct detrimental to the team. The team announced that Taurasi will begin serving her suspension in the Mercury’s next game on Saturday,…

Bad news for Diana Taurasi, Mercury star faces extreme-DUI charge

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi pleads not-guilty to three drunk-driving related charges stemming from a July 2 incident in which she was cited for a DUI. The charges, filed in Phoenix Municipal court, originate from…

Unfortunately, Taurasi is not the first and will not be the last

Update: Taurasi’s statement The diatribes have started regarding Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi’s DUI citation. Hand-wringing to follow. Team General  Manager Ann Meyers Drysdale spoke to local television station ABC15 last night after learning about…