Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Breaking News!!!

Today former UConn Great and current Phoenix/USAB star Diana Taurasi had her provisional doping suspension lifted after a lab retracted its finding that she tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Taurasi and her supporters (including UConn/USAB Head Coach Geno Auriemma) maintained her innocence throughout. She even passed a polygraph test back in January.Taurasi intends to return to the WNBA when the season begins in June. Taurasi not only is free to continue playing in the Turkish basketball league, she also is cleared to participate for the United States at the 2012 London Olympics. She has led the league in scoring the last four seasons and signed a contract extension with the Mercury last August.

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