Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night.
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Diamond DeShields scored 25 points, Courtney Vandersloot added 17 with eight assists and the Chicago Sky held off the Phoenix Mercury 82-75 on Tuesday night.
Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominate first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87 on Sunday.
Odyssey Sims scored 15 points and Lexie Brown added 12 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Phoenix Mercury 58-56 on Thursday night.
Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird are out, but the Storm's remaining players from last year's title team can be effective if they play their games.
Natasha Howard had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA title with a 77-68 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday.
ESPN's panel of experts picked the Phoenix Mercury as the preseason favorite, while the Washington Mystics' Elena Delle Donne is the preseason MVP.
The WNBA returns for the 2019 season and so does Around The Rim. Women's basketball analyst LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby are joined by 2X WNBA champion Devereaux Peters to weigh in on the many moves of the offseason, the upcoming Storm-Mercury matchup and share their thoughts on the GM Survey including their favorites for MVP and ultimately Finals champion.
How will defending champ Seattle do without its MVP? Can Phoenix and Washington return to the semis? We predict how far each WNBA team goes in 2019.
Diana Taurasi had back surgery and is expected to miss 10 to 12 weeks, which would likely sideline the Mercury guard for the start of the WNBA season.
Cappie Pondexter, named one of the top 15 players in WNBA history in 2011, announced her retirement via social media on Tuesday.
Phoenix and Minnesota got A-plus grades, but Dallas, Las Vegas, New York and Connecticut also scored high marks with their draft picks.
Las Vegas selected Jackie Young with the No. 1 overall pick. We tracked all three rounds of the WNBA draft, with player rankings and analysis.
The Phoenix Mercury have re-signed two-time WNBA All-Star DeWanna Bonner, the team announced Friday.
Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu, Louisville's Asia Durr and Mississippi State's Teaira McCowan are the projected top three picks in espnW's mock draft.
Todd Troxel, who was fired as an assistant coach of the Mercury after an investigation into alleged domestic violence, had charges of misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct dropped.
A Liz Cambage trade might ultimately impact the 2019 WNBA draft more than anything. But right now, Oregon junior Sabrina Ionescu is our No. 1 pick.
The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday night approved a $230 million renovation plan for its downtown arena that will keep the NBA's Phoenix Suns in the city until at least 2037 with an option to extend it to 2042.
The Mercury have fired assistant coach Todd Troxel, who previously was charged with misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct stemming from a "physical altercation" with his fiancee.
In 1994, the U.S. women's national basketball team was at a turning point. Who knew Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi would be so instrumental in a golden run?
Diana Taurasi scored 26 points, including hitting five 3-pointers, to help the U.S. beat Belgium 93-77 on Saturday in the semifinals of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
After missing the first two games with an injury, Brittney Griner was back on the court. And as usual, the center teamed with Diana Taurasi for a win.
LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby put a bow on the WNBA season. They recap some postseason matchups, discuss the Storm's journey to success and share their favorite moments from the season.
Elena Delle Donne, Sue Bird, Jewell Loyd and Breanna Stewart -- all playing in the WNBA Finals -- are among the 16 finalists for the U.S. roster for the FIBA Women's World Cup.
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