Can the knocked-down Mercury make the playoffs?
Two huddled masses yearning for a win
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Mercury looks good for now
WNBA champeens begin new season
Phoenix Mercury leads by example
A 15-year-old Liberian boy pleaded guilty in a juvenile court to his role in the July, 2009 gang-rape of an 8-year-old girl. The teenager pleaded to charges of kidnapping, sexual assault, three counts of sexual misconduct with a minor, and one count of attempted sexual misconduct with a minor ... More >>
www.basketlfb.comAfter growing as a player overseas, Lenae Williams will once again wear a Phoenix Mercury jersey.If their pre-season moves are any indication, defending WNBA champions the Phoenix Mercury are ready to come out of the gates shooting when their season opens May 15.In addition to an ... More >>
www.facebook.comAlex Chambers (left) spent his summer traveling to each of the 13 WNBA cities. What would drive someone to use their summer vacation to travel to exotic destinations like Indianapolis, Minneapolis, and Detroit? For one Phoenix man, the motivation came from one of the most unlikely ... More >>
State employees in Arizona will retain domestic-partner benefits for the next twelve months, even though the Legislature's decided to eliminate those benefits in their last budget. The Department of Administration says that cutting the benefits before October 2010 could put the state in violation ... More >>
Phoenix Mercury players pose with fans, and their two championship trophies.How big of a deal was Friday's WNBA championship game in Phoenix? Well, consider this: the only other time a basketball team's won a championship in this city, it was the Boston Celtics beating the Phoenix Suns on ... More >>
Tour de Fat at Tempe Beach Par New Belgium Brewing maintains that Tour de Fat is a bike festival first and a beer festival second. To prove it, they got a Tempe citizen to donate his car and agree to utilize only a bike he received at Tour de Fat as his means of transportation. Talk about putting ... More >>
Courtesy of the WNBAMercury guard Cappie Pondexter scored 22 points in game four.The Phoenix Mercury play their best when their backs are against the wall. Such was the case with game four of the WNBA finals -- the Mercury entered the game down 2-1 to the Indiana Fever in the best-of-five series. ... More >>
Courtesy of the WNBADespite Diana Taurasi and Cappie Pondexter finally finding their groove early in a game this WNBA finals series, the Phoenix Mercury lost game three by one point, putting them one loss away from elimination as they seek their second title. The visiting Mercury had a bette ... More >>
E. Groves Diana Taurasi was too late hitting her stride in game two.After a high-paced, high-scoring, record-breaking game one, Valley sports fans turned out at US Airways Center last night for a big disappointment in game two of the WNBA finals. To say the Phoenix Mercury, 2007 WNBA Cham ... More >>
Get ready for your big day, then watch the Mercury play
The Arizona Department of Economic Security is warning clients in DES' Early Intervention Program of possible identity theft. After two backup hard drives were stolen from a Phoenix storage facility last October, the department sent out 65,000 letters to warn people of identity theft. Ten thousand o ... More >>
Small-market squad is giving Merc a run for its money
Sixteen suspected illegal immigrants were arrested Wednesday night at a west Phoenix house. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the suspects were all found to have entered the U.S. illegally...A Tucson mother of three was arrested after police officers discovered 1100 pounds of pot in her ... More >>
Anything really tall boys can do, hustling girls can do better
In a sports team precedent, WNBA team the Phoenix Mercury accepted a sponsorship deal with identity theft protection company LifeLock. According to reports, the word "LifeLock" will replace "Mercury" and "Phoenix" on the team's jerseys...Another alleged UFO over Valley skies has been explained as so ... More >>
Diana Taurasi and company look to return to championship form
The Arizona Diamondbacks requested proposals last month for a new Cactus League complex, and Phoenix is one of the finalists. An aid to Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon says the proposed Phoenix site is located along Loop 101, but further details on the site are elusive thus far...Arizona Governor Jan Brew ... More >>
Popular sports Web site Yardbarker.com hosts a slew of superstar bloggers from the world of sports -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, tennis pro Rafael Nadal, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, Dallas Mavericks owner Marc Cuban, golf legend Tiger Woods, and NASCAR driver Jeff Gor ... More >>
First to worst? Only in the standings.
Will the Mercury finally rise?
Lauren Jackson? Sheryl Swoopes? Uh and oh.