Diana Taurasi's Russian Team Is Paying Her To Skip The WNBA Season

Since the early 2000s, many WNBA players have also played for teams overseas. The WNBA season is only four months long, so they can effectively play for two teams in one year. They do this for the obvious reason: money. Brittney Griner, who was a WNBA sensation during her rookie season, was paid just $49,440. In China… » 2/03/15 10:45pm 2/03/15 10:45pm

Diana Taurasi And Seimone Augustus Kiss, Have To Be Separated [Update]

Basketball players have been hit with technical fouls for silly things—see Rasheed Wallace receiving a second T and getting ejected for staring—but what about kissing a player? » 9/26/13 11:12pm 9/26/13 11:12pm

Last Night's Winner: True Equality In Women's Basketball

Former UConn standout and current WNBA star Diana Taurasi was suspended from her Turkish team after testing positive for a banned substance, reported to be a stimulant. This has nothing to do with Geno Auriemma. I'm sure he'll be brought up anyway. » 12/24/10 12:00pm 12/24/10 12:00pm

Diana Taurasi Was Really, Really Drunk

So says the Phoenix PD. The Mercury guard blew a .17 and was going 55 in a 35 on the night she was pinched. She's pleading not guilty to any and all "extreme" DUI charges. [SI/AP] » 7/15/09 10:21am 7/15/09 10:21am

WNBA Star Busted Driving Under The Influence

The Mercury's Diana Taurasi was cited Thursday night in Phoenix, a few hours after her team's win over the Seattle Lone Professional Basketball Franchises. » 7/04/09 1:30pm 7/04/09 1:30pm