WNBA

Brittney Griner Asks Her Supporters To Write Letters To Paul Whelan

The former Marine is being held in Russia on espionage charges.
12/22/2022

Brittney Griner ‘Heartbroken’ That Paul Whelan Remains In Russia

The WNBA star was freed a week ago today.
12/15/2022

Brittney Griner May Face Mental And Nutritional Challenges After Ten Months In Russia, According To Expert

The WNBA star was wrongfully detained on drug charges.
12/14/2022

Brittney Griner Steps Back Onto Basketball Court For First Time Since Release

The WNBA star is reportedly in good spirits after being held for 10 months in Russia, but her future is unclear.
12/13/2022

Russian Arms Dealer Victor Bout Reveals What He Said To Brittney Griner At Prisoner Exchange

The WNBA star was held in Russia for 294 days, but during her prisoner swap she ran into the infamous weapons trafficker and he said something to her.
12/12/2022

Brittney Griner Said ‘I Want To Talk’ During Long Voyage Home From Russia

The WNBA star didn’t want quiet time after being detained for 294 days.
12/11/2022

WNBA Commissioner Speaks Out On Players Choosing to Play Abroad

Admitting that a number of women basketball players play abroad to supplement their income, Cathy Engelbert promises their safety is a WNBA concern.
12/09/2022

‘The Merchant of Death’ -- Who is Viktor Bout, the Russian Arms Dealer Exchanged for Brittney Griner?

Bout’s exploits saw him dealing arms sometimes to both forces in the same conflict.
12/08/2022

Hope Remains For Brittney Griner’s Return Through Potential Prisoner Trade

Russian minister says the hopes of a prisoner exchange in 2022 aren’t impossible, however the WNBA star still faces a grueling sentence.
11/30/2022

Brittney Griner Moved to Russian Penal Colony in Mordovia

The U.S. Olympian and basketball star was moved to a location known to house other American prisoners held in the former Soviet republic.
11/18/2022

Brittney Griner Spends Birthday In Russian Prison As Supporters Call For Her Release

The WNBA star turns 32 today.
10/18/2022