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Sue Bird leads Seattle Storm past Phoenix Mercury, 71-57

PHOENIX - Sue Bird had 13 points, five rebounds and four assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-57 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.Seeded fourth in the West, Seattle (16-18) played its regulars...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-09-26/sue-bird-leads-seattle-storm-past-phoe
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Juneau Empire Online Sports: Houston evens WNBA series 8/30/98

...a furious charge late in the second half Saturday as the Houston Comets overcame a 12-point deficit to beat the Phoenix Mercury 74-69 in overtime and even the best-of-3 WNBA Finals. Houston evens WNBA series

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083098/houston.html
Sky edge Mercury on Delle Donne's buzzer beater

...and drove the lane for a game-winning jumper as time expired to lift the Chicago Sky to a 70-68 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night."I was actually being a decoy dribbling the ball away and she was going to get a flare screen...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-12/sky-edge-mercury-delle-donnes-buzzer-b
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LA's Candace Parker wins WNBA MVP

...receive the award twice.Parker accepted the trophy from league president Laurel Richie before the Sparks took on the Phoenix Mercury in the opener of their Western Conference playoff series. She also earned $15,000."I was shocked. I was so...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-20/las-candace-parker-wins-wnba-mvp
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Today In Sports History

...record as the oldest player in WNBA history. Lieberman held the record playing at age 39 in 1997 while playing for the Phoenix Mercury.2009 - Ron Hornaday Jr. holds off a late challenge from Mike Skinner to win the AAA Insurance 200, making him...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-24/today-sports-history
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Five things about the WNBA playoffs

...Jackson and Sue Bird. "I want to go 12 more games," she said, referring to the postseason.SECOND CHANCE: The Phoenix Mercury had high expectations with No. 1 pick Brittney Griner joining a talented group led by Diana Taurasi. But the team...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-18/five-things-about-wnba-playoffs
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LeBron James wins 3 trophies at ESPY Awards

...flying in earlier from Hoover, Ala., where he attended SEC media day. Griner, who now plays for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury, won female college athlete.Peterson won trophies for NFL player and best comeback, while Cabrera won as best...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-18/lebron-james-wins-3-trophies-espy-awar
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Louisville lets Schimmels showcase 'rez ball'

...quite well."It's funny," said Becenti, a former Arizona State star in the 1990s who played a season for the Phoenix Mercury and then professionally in Europe. "You can see the 'rez ball' in them. ... She threw it behind the back...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-04-09/louisville-lets-schimmels-showcase-rez
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Juneau grad honored by USA Weekend

...Readers nominated their favorite coaches with a short essay, and a list of finalists was sent to four judges - former Phoenix Mercury coach Cynthia Cooper, former Detroit Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman, St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz and U.S...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100602/spo_coachaward.shtml
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Soldotna grad learns coaching ropes

...in 1993, Tuter went on to become a four-year varsity player for the Arizona State Sun Devils and a member of the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA. Tuter also played professionally in Luxembourg. Tuter fulfilled the second part of her career goal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011905/spo_20050119025.shtml
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