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Nygaard heads home to coach Phoenix Mercury

Jan. 24, 2022 20:12 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Vanessa Nygaard is headed home to coach the Phoenix Mercury. A Scottsdale native, Nygaard was announced as the 10th coach in Mercury history on Monday after a nine-year stint as a head high school coach. She replaces Sandy Brondello, who didn’t have...

AP source: Mercury hiring Nygaard as next head coach

Jan. 21, 2022 18:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury have hired former Las Vegas Aces assistant Vanessa Nygaard as their next head coach, a person familiar with the hire told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the hire won't be officially announced...