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UPDATED: Wed., July 15, 2020

Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi say playing in 2020 was only option for them

Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird know that they are on the tail end of their basketball careers.

Diana Taurasi scores 26, helps U.S. reach World Cup gold-medal game

Just as it has done for most of the tournament, the U.S. used a big third quarter keyed by Diana Taurarsi and Breanna Stewart to pull away from an opponent.

Seattle Storm forced to fifth game by Brittney Griner, Mercury

Brittney Griner scored with 14.1 seconds to play then prevented Breanna Stewart from getting a shot off before the buzzer as the Phoenix Mercury rallied from a 17-point deficit to …

Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi suspended by WNBA for seventh technical foul

The WNBA has suspended Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi one game without pay after she received her seventh technical foul of the season.

Diana Taurasi reaches 1,000 career 3s, Mercury win WNBA opener

Diana Taurasi scored 20 of her 26 points in the first half and became the first WNBA player with 1,000 career 3-pointers, helping the Phoenix Mercury beat the Dallas Wings …

Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi among 30 players invited to US training camp

USA Basketball will have many former Olympians at its women’s national team training camp at the end of the month, including four-time Olympic gold medal winners Sue Bird and Diana …

UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017

Mercury’s Diana Taurasi adds to resume with WNBA scoring mark

With that one basket Sunday, Diana Taurasi became the WNBA’s all-time scoring leader, adding another highlight to an already sterling resume while boosting her case as the greatest player in …

WNBA Capsules: Diana Taurasi sets career scoring mark

Diana Taurasi scored 19 points to break the WNBA career scoring record in the Phoenix Mercury’s 90-59 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday.

Diana Taurasi helps Mercury defeat Liberty, advance to WNBA semifinals

Diana Taurasi tends to play her best when the most is on the line.

WNBA season begins Friday after turbulent offseason

NEW YORK – Domestic violence, absent marquee players and Isiah Thomas lobbying to become a potential owner made for a busy WNBA offseason. President Laurel J. Richie hopes that with …

Diana Taurasi to skip 2015 WNBA season

Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will sit out the 2015 WNBA season after receiving a lucrative offer from her Russian club team to rest this summer. Taurasi led the Mercury …

Taurasi continues to deny doping allegation

Former UConn women’s basketball star Diana Taurasi is adamant: No matter what the test results showed, she never used performance-enhancing drugs. “There’s no way I’ve ever taken anything,” she told …

Taurasi linked to modafinil

NEW YORK – WNBA standout and former UConn star Diana Taurasi tested positive for modafinil while playing in a professional women’s league in Turkey, the country’s basketball federation said Friday. …