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Wait is over for Isabelle Harrison

April 28, 2016 - For Isabelle Harrison, the last 400-plus days have been a long trek with this week in mind. Every repetition of painful rehabilitation, centered around the right knee that betrayed her, was accompanied by the image of the team that drafted her. "I'm just ready for what we're about to do this season because I've been thinking about it for a whole year," Harrison said. More than that, really. The former Tennessee star felt her college career end the moment her ACL, PCL and two menisci in her... Full Story

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Taurasi and Griner Named to 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

April 27, 2016 - The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury will be represented at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, as Mercury guard Diana Taurasi and center Brittney Griner were both named to the 12-member U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team roster Wednesday morning on NBC's Today show. The Summer Olympics will begin Friday, August 5, and run through Sunday, August 21, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Already one of the most decorated women's basketball players of all-time, Taurasi will appear in her fourth Olymp... Full Story

Week 5 Preview: Arizona Rattlers (4-0) vs Portland Steel (0-3)

April 26, 2016 - Phoenix, Ariz. - After playing three of four games on the road, the Arizona Rattlers (4-0) finally return home to face a conference opponent, the Portland Steel (0-3). The Rattlers will face the Steel on Saturday, April 30th at 6:00 p.m. PDT, at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The game will be nationally televised on the CBS Sports Network. The Rattlers are coming off an electrifying overtime victory over the 2015 American Conference champions, the Jacksonville Sharks (1-3... Full Story

Faces Old and New Reunite for 2016 Season

April 26, 2016 - The last time Penny Taylor wore a Phoenix jersey, the Mercury were celebrating their third championship in franchise history. Count that sight as good omen No. 1 in a training camp that is full of them. There was Taylor, wearing the familiar No. 13 on Monday, directing traffic and plying her trademark, hard-nosed style of play. Candice Dupree was there for the opening day of camp, too, wearing out the net with accurately placed shot after shot. Mistie Bass wasted no time establishing he... Full Story

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April 30 AFL Portland at Arizona 9:00 p.m.
April 23 AFL Arizona 75 at Jacksonville 68 Final
April 16 AFL Tampa Bay 27 at Arizona 60 Final
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