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Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian prison on drug charges after guilty verdict

Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian prison on drug charges after guilty verdict

A Russian court has sentenced Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison for drug smuggling and possession charges, according to a report from ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn.

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Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russia as part of strategy to facilitate prisoner swap, per report

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russia as part of strategy to facilitate prisoner swap, per report

Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges during a hearing in a Russian court on Thursday, according to Reuters. The detained Phoenix Mercury star, who was arrested in February after the Russian Federal Customs Service claimed it found hashish oil in her luggage at an airport near Moscow, told the court she did not intend to commit a crime.

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Who is Jonquel Jones? How Connecticut Sun star became 2021 WNBA MVP

Who is Jonquel Jones? How Connecticut Sun star became 2021 WNBA MVP

If you only casually watched the WNBA regular season, you may have assumed the 2021 WNBA MVP award would be handed to one of the usual candidates. Breanna Stewart and A’ja Wilson were popular preseason picks, and both All-Stars had terrific campaigns.

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