PHOENIX -- Penny Taylor scored 22 points and the Phoenix Mercury returned from the five-week Olympic break to rout the Dallas Wings 98-72 on Friday night.Taylor, who played for Australia in Rio, hit was 8 of 9 from the field. Candice Dupree was 8 of 10 and scored 16 points for the Mercury (11-14). Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner, gold medal winners for the United States, had 13 points apiece. Griner had eight rebounds and six blocked shots. DeWanna Bonner had 14 points and 10 rebounds.Phoenix outscored Dallas (9-17) 28-18 in the second quarter for a 52-42 lead and was never threatened. The Mercury shot 57 percent, making 7 of 11 3-pointers.It was Taurasi Bobblehead Night, showcasing her four Olympic golds, three WNBA championship rings and three NCAA championship titles from her days at UConn.Plenette Pierson had 18 of her 23 points in the first half for Dallas. Skylar Diggins had 17.Brandon Pirri Golden Knights Jersey . Any real chance at payback wont come until the playoff. Still, Pittsburgh knows its taut 3-2 win over the Bruins on Wednesday night is a pretty good place to start laying the groundwork. "They are a very good defensive team," Penguins forward Brandon Sutter said. Alex Tuch Golden Knights Jersey . Despite the cost, effort and an improved steroid test, its possible that very few -- if any -- positives will be detected, Dr. Richard Budgett told The Associated Press in an interview. "We just dont know what the results from Torino will be," Budgett said. http://www.goldenknightssale.com/authentic-shea-theodore-golden-knights-jersey/ . -- Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Alrdridge were again the go-to duo for the Trail Blazers against the Kings. Jon Merrill Jersey . -- Hunter Smith scored the winner with just 12 seconds remaining in the third period as the Oshawa Generals edged the host Sarnia Sting 5-4 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. Paul Stastny Jersey . Darren Helm scored on Detroits sixth attempt in the shootout and then Jonas Gustavsson stopped Andrew Shaws shot, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.The LPGA Tour returns from its three-week Olympic hiatus this week with a stop in western Canada. Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club near Calgary is the setting for the Canadian Pacific Womens Open, which gets underway on Thursday.All eyes will be on defending champion Lydia Ko of New Zealand, who has won four times this season and has captured this event three times in the past four years. Ko is coming off a silver-medal winning performance in Rio.Ko says winning an Olympic medal stands alongside the top accomplishments of her career.Its definitely one of the highest ones up there, she said. I cant take away the two majors I won. Those are very special, winning Evian and ANA Inspiration, but also this one, even though this one is a silver medal, its just as special. Everything is so different in its own way, but its definitely one to remember. I think its just more so the atmosphere and the vibe of the Olympics that I just enjoyed so much.Ko is one of 32 Olympians in the field and the only medalist. Gold medalist Inbee Park (South Korea) and bronze medalist Shanshan Feng (China) are bypassing this event.Eight of the top 10 ranked players in the world are on hand, however, as are the top 10 players on the LPGA money list. The field includes Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand,, who, like Ko, is a four-time winner this season but was forced to withdraw from the Olympic tournament because of an injury.ddddddddddddThe list of other Olympians in the field includes Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp, U.S. Womens Open runnerup Anna Nordqvist (Sweden), Charley Hull (Great Britain), Suzann Pettersen (Norway), Minjee Lee (Australia), Sei Young Kim (South Korea), and Americans Stacy Lewis and Gerina Piller.A total of 17 Canadian players are in the field, four of them amateurs. In the wake of her Olympic experience, Sharp is looking forward to playing the next two weeks in her homeland.Its nice to be home right after the Olympics, she said, to continue wearing the red and white this week and next week (in Ontario), for two weeks in a row, I cant think of a better way to celebrate being at the Olympics than playing in Canada two weeks in a row.Sharp feels the exposure that womens golf received in Rio will increase awareness of the sport.Golf was in the Olympics for the first time in over 100 years, she said, and we were a part of that. I think a lot more people saw it than normal because everybody watches the Olympics. ' ' '