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Griner for Bout: WNBA star freed in US-Russia prisoner swap

By ERIC TUCKER and MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia freed  on Thursday in a dramatic high-level prisoner exchange, with the U.S. releasing notorious Russian...

Russian court sets Brittney Griner appeal date for Oct. 25

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Monday set Oct. 25 as the date for American basketball star Brittney Griner’s appeal against...

WNBA’s Brittney Griner appeals her Russian prison sentence

By JIM HEINTZ -- MOSCOW (AP) — Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner have filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug...

Griner lawyer: WNBA star had doctor’s note for cannabis use

By JIM HEINTZ -- KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — A lawyer for WNBA star Brittney Griner at her drug possession trial in Russia on Friday gave...

US demands Russia allow access to detained Brittney Griner

The United States stepped up its push Friday for consular access to Brittney Griner, the WNBA star who is detained in Russia on allegations...
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Utah’s Mike Conley wins NBA’s H-O-R-S-E Challenge as live sports returns amid pandemic

With the NBA season suspended during the coronavirus outbreak, it was good for the nation to see some version of live sports as Mike Conley Jr....

ESPN to air NBA H-O-R-S-E Tournament starting this weekend

At a time when sports is needed most, ESPN is answering the call, teaming up with the NBA, WNBA and some notable alumni in...