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WNBA happy to put focus on court as season begins

...so that a precedent isn't set. Even if she does appeal, Griner will start serving the suspension today when her Phoenix Mercury takes on San Antonio.Richie will be on hand as the Mercury celebrate last season's title. Diana Taurasi will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-04/wnba-happy-put-focus-court-season
Overtime

...1-1), hitting 13 of 24 shots from the field and going 11 for 11 from the line.? Brittney Griner, of the Phoenix Mercury, filed for an annulment with the Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson-Griner on Friday, a day after Johnson-Griner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-06/overtime
Sparks' Candace Parker to miss start of WNBA season

...playing," Toler said. "At what point we don't know. She has been playing year round and needed a break."Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi said in February she would miss the entire 2015 WNBA season after accepting an offer from her Russian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-09/sparks-candace-parker-miss-st
Spurs' Kawhi Leonard chosen NBA's Defensive Player of the Year

...profile of Cuba's arguably fourth most-popular sport, after baseball, boxing and soccer.GRINER ARRESTED: Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested on suspicion of assault and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-23/spurs-kawhi-leonard-chosen-nb
Mercury win opener in WNBA finals

...scored seven of her 23 points in overtime to help the Phoenix Mercury escape with a 120-116 victory over the Indiana Fever...fitting for the multitalented leader of the fast-paced Phoenix Mercury. It's the first MVP award for the four-time WNBA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/30/oth_550067.shtml
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Phoenix edges Indiana for title

PHOENIX --- The Phoenix Mercury are WNBA champions for the second time in three seasons, leaning on their 'big three' to pull out a 94-86 victory over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/10/oth_551321.shtml
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Mercury acquire forward Gwen Jackson

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Mercury on Monday acquired second-year forward Gwen Jackson from the San Antonio Silver Stars for forward Adrian Williams. Jackson will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/20/nba_422721.shtml
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Brittney Griner looms large as new WNBA season nears

...Long, athletic, dominating defensively, offensively gifted, ferocious rebounder, gregarious and honest, the Phoenix Mercury center has the kind of star power that might reach well beyond her 7-foot-4 wingspan."Even if people don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-22/brittney-griner-loom
WNBA Finals headed for sudden-death

HOUSTON -- Having survived a near-collapse to reach Tuesday's decisive Game 3 against the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA Finals, the Houston Comets relish the fact that both teams' seasons are now on the line. The Comets remain alive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/31/oth_237622.shtml
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Fever even series behind Catchings

...Catchings fell one rebound shy of the first triple-double in WNBA Finals history and the Indiana Fever beat the Phoenix Mercury 93-84 on Thursday night to square the best-of-five series 1-1. Catchings had 19 points, 11 assists and nine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/02/oth_550339.shtml
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