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  1. New York Liberty part ways with Bill Laimbeer

    The New York Liberty have split with coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  2. Usual suspects step up for Team USA in win over Serbia

    Mechelle Voepel

    A month ago, the best players on the best teams in the WNBA clashed in one of the top games of the playoffs. On Sunday, they joined forces, as players such as Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore stepped up to lead USA Basketball past Serbia.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  3. WNBA playoffs see big boost in TV ratings

    The WNBA postseason drew its biggest television audience in seven years with a double-digit increase in ratings over last season.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  4. Phoenix Mercury's championship run ranks among best teams in WNBA...

    Mechelle Voepel

    From breaking the record for regular-season wins to all five starters averaging double figures, and from a near perfect run through the playoffs to losing just one game at home all season, Phoenix's title run ranks the Mercury among the best WNBA championship teams ever.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  5. Diana Taurasi -- who else? -- leads Phoenix Mercury to WNBA champ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    It took a total team effort for Phoenix to overcome Brittney Griner's absence and sweep Chicago. But in the end, Diana Taurasi played the biggest part in winning the franchise's third title.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  6. No. 1 playoff moment in WNBA history

    Teresa Weatherspoon's half-court heave edged the Comets' three-peat to take home top honors as the best WNBA playoff moment of all time, earning 53.2 percent of the vote.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  7. Phoenix Mercury look to close out Chicago Sky in WNBA Finals

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner not playing in Friday's Game 3 seems to be the only thing that might prevent Phoenix from sweeping Chicago in the WNBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  8. Sky still fighting to win over Chicago

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Sky won the Eastern Conference and made their first appearance in the WNBA Finals, a success by any measure. But there's no time for celebration for a franchise still fighting for fans, still fighting for sponsors and still, almost inexplicably, fighting to be noticed.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  9. Australian influence steers Phoenix Mercury toward WNBA title

    Mechelle Voepel

    Outside of the United States, no nation has had a bigger impact on the WNBA than Australia. And three Aussies have Phoenix one win away from a third championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  10. Why Penny Taylor matters just as much as Phoenix Mercury's other ...

    Michelle Smith

    Uncertainty about her basketball future plagued Penny Taylor the past two seasons as she fought back from a knee injury. Tuesday, her pivotal performance helped put Phoenix on the brink of another WNBA title.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  11. More mature, mentally tough Brittney Griner bounces back from blo...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner shook off two blows to the face to help Phoenix deliver an even bigger blow to Chicago: The Mercury are on the brink of a sweep in the WNBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  12. Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner wants defense to define her gam...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner was such a force on defense Sunday as the WNBA Finals opened that she would have been one of the game's most valuable players even if she hadn't scored a point. And that's exactly how she wants it.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  13. Phoenix Mercury get big hand from honorary assistant coach and 11...

    Michelle Smith

    The Mercury are up 1-0 in the WNBA Finals and winning off the court, too. The team is helping its honorary assistant coach, 11-year-old Mia McPoland, spread the word about a rare blood disorder, and maybe even find a match for a bone marrow transplant.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  14. Elena Delle Donne's absence too much for Chicago Sky to overcome ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Even with a healthy Elena Delle Donne, Chicago would be an underdog in the WNBA Finals. But with the Sky star limited to just 10 minutes in Game 1, Chicago's chances of beating Phoenix for the championship are slim.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2014
  15. Phoenix Mercury's Candice Dupree, Brittney Griner destroy Chicago...

    Michelle Smith

    With Sky star Elena Delle Donne spending most of the game on the bench, forward Candice Dupree and center Brittney Griner gave Phoenix a force inside that Chicago just couldn't counter.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2014
  16. Candice Dupree's 26 leads Mercury to rout of Sky in Game 1

    Brittney Griner set the tone for a dominating Phoenix performance with a playoff record eight blocked shots, five in the first quarter, and the Mercury routed the Chicago Sky 83-62 on Sunday in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 07, 2014