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‘Under-the-radar’ rookies take their best shots

‘Under-the-radar’ rookies take their best shots

Jul. 24 |       They haven’t as yet received attention similar to “The Big 3” WNBA rookies — Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne — but here are two other “under the radar” rookies who are also worth noting.   Ta’Shauna...

Mercury rookie Griner gets help from legends

Mercury rookie Griner gets help from legends

Jun. 26 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   While other reporters asked basketball-related questions during her first Twin Cities visit since 2011, the MSR instead asked 6’-8” Phoenix Mercury rookie center Brittney Griner about her musical tastes. Brittney...

WNBA season preview

WNBA season preview

May. 29 |       The 2013 WNBA season opened last weekend in Dickensian fashion — great expectations. “I think this is the most anticipated season for me,” proclaims ESPN analyst and former WNBA coach/general manager Carolyn Peck. SB Nation’s...

W’s goin’ through them changes

W’s goin’ through them changes

Dec. 19 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The WNBA last week did a Buddy Miles “Them Changes” and announced several new moves for the upcoming season.   W draft in prime time  After years of having their annual draft shown during...

Brushes with history worth noting as WNBA season concludes

Brushes with history worth noting as WNBA season concludes

Oct. 24 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   This 2012 WNBA season is now history. Throughout the league’s 16th season the MSR brushed with several historical “firsts” — persons who did something that hadn’t been done before and, in some cases,...

Sims-Griner combo makes Baylor stand tall

Sims-Griner combo makes Baylor stand tall

Dec. 7 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Although her taller teammate 6-8 junior center Brittney Griner typically draws most of the attention, Baylor sophomore guard Odyssey Sims stands tall in her own right. Brittney Griner      ...