Thomas helps Sun rally from 17 down to beat Mystics in OT

Placeholder while article actions load UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Alyssa Thomas scored 14 of her 23 points after halftime and finished with nine rebounds as the Connecticut Sun rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit Sunday to beat the Washington Mystics 74-72 in overtime. Courtney Williams added 15 points, Natisha Hiedeman scored 14 and Jonquel Jones had … Read more

Brittney Griner, Texas WNBA player detained in Russia, appeals to Biden

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Brittney Griner, a Houston native who has been detained in Russia since she was arrested more than four months ago, has made a direct appeal for help to President Joe Biden, several media outlets reported … Read more

’I’m terrified I might be here forever’: Brittney Griner appeals to Biden in letter | WNBA

The detained WNBA star Brittney Griner made a direct appeal to US president Joe Biden for her freedom in a handwritten letter that was delivered to the White House on Monday morning, according to her representatives. “I’m terrified I might be here forever,” an excerpt shared by Griner’s representatives with the Guardian said. “I realize … Read more

How Are The “Post-Divorce” Phoenix Mercury Feeling?

Some context before we get to the drama: Plot talent against suffering, and you’ll find eight-time All-Star/zero-time WNBA champion Tina Charles in the same cursed quadrant as Mike Trout. (Sue Bird belongs one quadrant over: high talent, low suffering. Raise a glass to the various Timofey Mozgovs and Matthew Dellavedovas who lucked into the sweet … Read more

Are the Las Veags Aces in Trouble?

In December of last year, the Las Vegas Aces made former WNBA star and eight-year San Antonio Spurs assistant coach, Becky Hammon, the highest-paid coach in the WNBA. The signing looked worthwhile during the first 15 games of the season, as the Aces flaunted the league’s best record at 13-2. Now, although the actual heat … Read more

Jailed WNBA star Griner appeals to Biden: ‘Get me home’ | Basketball News

Basketball star Brittney Griner calls on US president to do all he can to secure her release from Russian jail. US basketball star Brittney Griner has appealed to President Joe Biden to do all he can to secure her release from jail in Russia, saying in a letter that she is “terrified” she might remain … Read more

WNBA star Brittney Griner makes direct appeal to President Biden for her freedom, asks in letter to ‘please don’t forget about me’

Brittney Griner made a direct appeal to President Joe Biden for her freedom Monday in a letter passed on through her representatives, writing, “I’m terrified I might be here forever.” “I realize you are dealing with so much, but please don’t forget about me and the other detainees,” an excerpt released by the WNBA star’s … Read more