• Brittney Griner's Wife Says WNBA Star Feels Like 'A Hostage' In Russia

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    Brittney Griner's wife, Cherelle, is speaking out for the first time since the WNBA star was sentenced to nine years in prison in Russia... saying it feels like her partner is being held as "a hostage" in the foreign country. Cherelle sat down for...
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  • Russia Sets Brittney Griner's Appeal Date

    Russia Sets Brittney Griner's Appeal Date

    1 month ago - By Essence

    KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP By Melissa Noel · Updated October 5, 2022 Basketball star Brittney Griner's appeal hearing has been scheduled for October 25 by a Russian court, according to the Associated Press. The WNBA's Phoenix Mercury center and two-time Olympic gold medalist has been in a Russian jail for 230 days. She was convicted of drug possession on August 4 after police found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage at an airport in Moscow. Griner admitted she had the canisters in her luggage but testified that she packed them inadvertently and that there was no criminal...
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