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  1. Five pieces of Fools' Gold

    espnW

    Happy April Fools' Day! In honor of the hoax-inducing holiday, here are five of our favorite recent sports pranks: 1. During spring training in 2008, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick was informed by manager Charlie Manuel, among others,...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  2. espnW -- Why hoops star Brittney Griner is No. 2 on our Impact 10...

    Kate Fagan

    Brittney Griner made a successful leap from the NCAA to WNBA, and continued to grow a vital social consciousness off the court, as well.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  3. Phoenix Mercury hire WNBA veteran Sandy Brondello to coach

    Former San Antonio Silver Stars coach Sandy Brondello has been hired to coach the Phoenix Mercury.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  4. A birthday for Brittney

    espnW

    Happy birthday to Brittney Griner, who turns 23 today. The No. 1 overall pick out of Baylor in the 2013 WNBA Draft just finished her rookie season with the Phoenix Mercury last month and averaged 12.6 points, 6.3 rebounds and a league-best 3.0 blocks...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  5. espnW -- Diana Taurasi, who has won NCAA, WNBA and Olympic basket...

    Michelle Smith

    Diana Taurasi, voted the third-most influential Hispanic female athleteof all time in a poll conducted by espnW and ESPN Deportes, has accomplished everything in basketball, but burns to get better.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  6. Flashback: Mercury crowned

    espnW

    On this day in 2009, the Phoenix Mercury won their second WNBA title by beating the Indiana Fever 94-86 in Game 5 of one of the best series in league history. The Mercury were led by their Big Three of Diana Taurasi, Cappie Pondexter and Penny Taylor...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  7. espnW -- Sarah Spain's WNBA playoff primer

    Sarah Spain

    Whether you're new to the WNBA playoffs (like Sky fans) or new to the league altogether, Sarah Spain tells you the players, teams and storylines to follow in the postseason in this week's "That's What She Said."

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2013
  8. HoopGurlz -- High school girls basketball stars Asia Durr, Gabby ...

    Walter Villa

    Many of them hope to play for a WNBA title themselves some day, but first the nation's top hoops prospects predict which team will take home this year's championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  9. espnW -- In The Game with Robin Roberts welcomes Brittney Griner ...

    espnW.com

    The veteran Diana Taurasi and the rookie Brittney Griner. One of the Phoenix Mercury superstars is inspiring with her work ethic on the basketball court, while the other hopes to make her biggest impact off of it.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  10. espnW -- In The Game with Robin Roberts welcomes Phoenix Mercury ...

    Leslie Goldman

    If she had it her way, Brittney Griner could eat a pound of bacon. Daily. And Diana Taurasi has an eggplant parmigiana pasta named after her that has her taste of approval.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  11. Lovin' life in the league

    Brittney Griner

    One great thing about being in the WNBA is that no day is the same. Yes, we practice and get treatment usually every day, but there is always something different going on which is something I love. Some days we have an appearance in the commu...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  12. Brittney Griner to Harlem Globetrotters -- Thanks, but no thanks

    Kate Fagan

    The Harlem Globetrotters drafted WNBA rookie Brittney Griner as one of five selections in their annual player draft Tuesday. Her reaction? Thanks, but no thanks.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  13. Gifted players share birthday

    Lizzie Haldane

    Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi and Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore celebrate their birthdays today -- Taurasi turns 31 and Moore turns 24. Both played for the UConn Huskies and together, but separately, have won a total of five NCAA championsh...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  14. We have some things to fix

    Alexis Hornbuckle

    Nothing will keep us from working hard as a team to turn this season around. We know it is still early but we also understand that we need to buckle down and focus on everything that needs to be fixed. The good news is we can immediately fix the ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  15. Time to stop celebrating women's dunks

    LZ Granderson

    Brittney Griner's impact on the WNBA will be drastically minimized if coverage of her games is reduced to the number of breakaway dunks she has. It's an expected play for her, not an automatic highlight.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  16. espnW -- Debating which WNBA team will make the greatest leap

    espnW

    Phoenix won the lottery, but Washington and Tulsa made big offseason moves. Who will be the WNBA's most improved team? That's up for debate.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013