Diana Taurasi Archives

Mercury stars Taurasi and Griner relish shared Olympic experience

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO — In talking about her dominant performance in Team USA’s victory over Serbia earlier this week, guard Diana Taurasi saw an opportunity to make a joke at her teammate Brittney Griner’s expense. “I’ve just been the beneficiary of (Griner) not being able to score in the post,” Taurasi said with a sly… Read More →

Taurasi looking to join elite list with four Olympic gold medals in basketball

Τhe torch during the course of the last rehersal of the The Lighting Ceremony of the Flame for the Olympic Games “Rio 2016” and the Torch Relay, Naos Iras, Archea Olympia.
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Four Olympic gold medals is a feat that only two basketball players, male or female, have ever accomplished. Diana Taurasi, along with teammates Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings, will lengthen that list with a gold medal in next month’s Summer Olympics. “Being selected to the Olympics again means a lot to me. I take a… Read More →

Mercury go for Western title tonight

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If you want to see the best sports show in town, check out the Phoenix Mercury tonight. The Phoenix Mercury will return home looking to close out the best-of-three WNBA Western Conference Finals in a decisive Game 3 on tonight at 7 p.m. at US Airways Center against the Minnesota Lynx. Tickets for today’s Game… Read More →

Mercury’s Griner leads WNBA in jersey sales

Mercury welcome Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury rookie center and 2013 All-Star starter Brittney Griner is the WNBA’s top-selling jersey, based on national merchandise sales including WNBAStore.com since the start of the 2013 regular season.  Griner and the “3 to See”—rookies Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock and Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky—claimed the top three spots. Maya Moore, who’s held the No. 1… Read More →

Mercury's Griner leads WNBA in jersey sales

Mercury welcome Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury rookie center and 2013 All-Star starter Brittney Griner is the WNBA’s top-selling jersey, based on national merchandise sales including WNBAStore.com since the start of the 2013 regular season.  Griner and the “3 to See”—rookies Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock and Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky—claimed the top three spots. Maya Moore, who’s held the No. 1… Read More →

YWCA Hosts 2013 Tribute To Leadership Gala

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by in Business News | Events

YWCA Maricopa County will Host its 20th annual Tribute To Leadership Gala on February 23, 2013, at the Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix at 6:00pm. Guests will be provided an elegant setting to dine and dance to the wonderful Upper East Side Big Band. Tribute To Leadership, our largest event of the year, will honor those who have… Read More →

First Job: Amber Cox, President And COO Phoenix Mercury

Amber Cox, President and COO Phoenix Mercury

Amber Cox, President and COO Phoenix Mercury, discusses her first job at a wholesale greenhouse and the things that helped her get to where she is today in the sports industry. What was your first job? My mom and stepdad owned a wholesale greenhouse that was practically connected to our house with thousands of plants of every… Read More →