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FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022: USA break World Cup record with 145 point outing

FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022: USA break World Cup record with 145 point outing

Team USA made history in their win over Korea Monday, eclipsing the record for most points in a World Cup game with 145. Their previous record - 143 points - was set in 1990 by Brazil, but the United States was able to go one basket better as they beat Korea by 76 points in their fourth game of the World Cup.

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Breanna Stewart powers Team USA to victory over Belgium in World Cup opener

Breanna Stewart powers Team USA to victory over Belgium in World Cup opener

SYDNEY — The United States got their FIBA World Cup campaign off to a strong start, securing an 87-72 win over Belgium at the Sydney SuperDome. With A’ja Wilson, Chelsea Gray and Kelsey Plum yet to touch down in Australia following their WNBA championship victory for the Las Vegas Aces, Team USA was led by an impressive performance from Breanna Stewart who recorded a game-high 22 points, four rebounds and three assists.

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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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