2021 WNBA Finals – Skylar Diggins-Smith takes Game 2 win, as Phoenix Mercury even series with Chicago Sky

2:12 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close to Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started playing women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. PHOENIX — In the closing seconds of extra time, with the Phoenix Mercury clinging to a three-point lead, Skyler Diggins-Smith … Read more

Diana Taurasi frustrated by WNBA travel restrictions, speed through to final

PHOENIX – Phoenix Mercury security guard Diana Taurasi was still frustrated on Tuesday, four days after she and two teammates had to charter a private plane Friday night so she could return to Arizona from Las Vegas after Game 5 of the WNBA semifinals for the birth of her second child. “We pay for everything,” … Read more

Diana Taurasi Won’t Mention Fatigue After Phoenix Mercury Lost Game 1 Of WNBA Finals To Chicago Sky

Oct 10, 2021 Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close to Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started playing women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. PHOENIX — Guard Diana Taurasi had every reason to argue that fatigue took its toll after Phoenix Mercury lost 91-77 … Read more

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi flies home in time for daughter’s birth

PHOENIX — Diana Taurasi arrived home in time to see her wife Penny Taylor give birth to a baby girl — the couple’s second child. Taurasi immediately flew back to Phoenix from Las Vegas after helping the Mercury defeat the Las Vegas Aces in Game 5 of their semifinal series. She had 14 of her … Read more