Fox Sports Arizona to Featuure Ann Meyers Drysdale on "In My Own Words" Series

Posted: July 1, 2010

FOX Sports Arizona will feature Mercury President and General Manager Ann Meyers Drysdale on its “In My Own Words” series tonight (July 1) at 6:30 p.m. The feature will lead into tipoff of the Mercury vs. Washington Mystics game at 7 p.m. which will also air on FOX Sports Arizona.

Hosted by Brad Steinke, the segment addresses Meyers Drysdale’s decorated basketball career from playing against the boys as a child in Southern California to being the first woman to ever try out for an NBA team to blazing a trail in women’s pro basketball. The Hall of Famer also talks about her family including her late husband Don Drysdale who passed away in 1993.

FOX Sports Arizona will replay the 30-minute feature multiple times over the course of the next two weeks. A list of all of the air times is below. For a preview of the segment, click here.

    Thursday, July 1
    6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.
    Friday, July 2
    4 a.m., 6:30 a.m.
    Saturday, July 3
    5 p.m.
    Sunday, July 4
    12 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday, July 11
    9 p.m.
    Monday, July 12
    7 p.m., 10 p.m.

The Mercury takes on Washington at 7 p.m. tonight at US Airways Center and will return to the court on Saturday to face Cappie Pondexter and the New York Liberty at 7 p.m. Lower-level tickets starting at just $10 are available for both games and can be purchased by calling 652-252-WNBA or visiting

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