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Becky Hammon #25 of the San Antonio Stars smiles from the bench during the game against the Los Angeles Sparks at Staples Center on May 25, 2014. (credit: Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Things To Know About The WNBA Playoffs

With the WNBA playoffs set to begin on Thursday, here are five things that you should know, including who is done after this season and which team is favored to win it all.

08/21/2014

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Baylor Alum Brittney Griner Debuts At Garden

NEW YORK (AP) – Brittney Griner brings her slam-dunking skills to Madison Square Garden for the first time, hoping to take her Phoenix team a step closer to the WNBA playoffs and a possible league […]

08/12/2014

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5 Women Who Have Been Killin’ It This Summer

Did we forget who run the world?

07/25/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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WNBA To Market To LGBT Community

The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to the LGBT community, a move that makes it the first pro league to specifically recruit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered fans to its games.

05/21/2014

Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury dunks against the Chicago Sky on May 27, 2013 at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rookies Lift Interest In WNBA

Midway through their first WNBA season, Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins are already leaving their mark — on and off the court.

07/23/2013

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WNBA Debuts ‘Ref Cam’ For Television Audience

The WNBA debuted a new camera on Saturday mounted on the head of game official Lamont Simpson.

06/10/2013

Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury dunks against the Chicago Sky on May 27, 2013 at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Griner Dunks Twice In WNBA Debut

Even though her team lost, Mercury fans didn’t go away unhappy after Griner dunked twice in the second half of her WNBA debut, a game against the Sky on Monday night.

05/28/2013

Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury speaks during a press conference after being selected as the first pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft at US Airways Center on April 20, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Griner Ready For Mercury’s Tempo

Brittney Griner couldn’t stop smiling at her introductory news conference with the Mercury. Griner was selected by the team with the top overall pick in Monday’s WNBA draft.

04/20/2013

Brittney Griner, Baylor

Griner Reveals That She’s Gay

Baylor star Brittney Griner has revealed she’s a lesbian.

04/19/2013

The number one overall pick Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury poses for a portrait during the 2013 WNBA Draft Presented By State Farm on April 15, 2013 at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut. (credit: Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mercury Pick Griner 1st In WNBA Draft

After dominating women’s college basketball, Brittney Griner will head to Phoenix. The Mercury took the Baylor standout with the top pick in the WNBA draft on Monday night.

04/16/2013

Brittney Griner, Baylor

Griner Leads WNBA Draft Class

Phoenix has the first pick in the draft Monday night, and it’s anticipated that the Mercury will select Brittney Griner, the Baylor standout who averaged 23.8 points as a senior.

04/15/2013

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