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NEW YORK — Former Baylor women’s basketball player Brittney Griner is among three newcomers to the U.S. women’s national team roster heading to the Brazil for the Rio Games this summer.

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has won the WNBA defensive player of the year award for the second straight season the league announced Thursday.

When Patty Crawford became Baylor University’s first full-time Title IX coordinator last November, one of her first objectives was to make students and faculty aware of the services her office offers.

PHOENIX — Baylor product Brittney Griner scored 26 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat Seattle, 70-60, on Sunday for their second victory over the Storm in three days.

LOS ANGELES — Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer from the baseline with 3.9 seconds left and the Phoenix Mercury edged the Los Angeles Sparks, 94-91, in overtime on Sunday.

MINNEAPOLIS — Brittney Griner had 14 points and 11 rebounds in her season debut after serving a suspension for domestic violence, but it wasn’t enough as the Phoenix Mercury lost to the Minnesota Lynx, 71-56, on Saturday night behind Maya Moore’s 21 points.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Glory Johnson’s attorney says a Maricopa County Judge has granted a motion to dismiss charges against his client for her role in a fight with fellow WNBA All-Star and then-fiancée Brittney Griner.

WNBA star and former Baylor all-American Brittney Griner was cut on the elbow by a man in a knife attack in China but didn’t need to go to the hospital, her agent told the Associated Press on Tuesday.

ISTANBUL — Brittney Griner scored 17 points, Tina Charles added 15 and the U.S. shot a record 71 percent from the field to rout France, 94-72, on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the women’s world championship.

ISTANBUL — Brittney Griner scored 15 points, including what is believed to be the first dunk in the women’s world championship, as the U.S. used a dominant second half to beat China, 87-56, on Saturday in their world championship opener.

PHOENIX — Brittney Griner set the tone for a dominating Phoenix performance with a playoff record eight blocked shots, five in the first quarter, and the Mercury routed the Chicago Sky, 83-62, on Sunday in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.

PHOENIX — Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has proposed to the Tulsa Shock’s Glory Johnson and posted it on social media.

PHOENIX — Candice Dupree scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half as the Phoenix Mercury lengthened their franchise-best winning streak to 10 games with a 90-61 victory Sunday over the San Antonio Stars.

LOS ANGELES — Diana Taurasi put up a 3-pointer in the closing seconds. The ball went in, time expired and the veteran guard had coolly delivered another victory for the Phoenix Mercury. This one was extra special.