Brittney Griner sends letter to White House appealing for freedom: ‘I’m terrified I might be here forever’

Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner, who remains detained in Russia indefinitely on alleged drug charges, sent a letter to the White House on Monday appealing directly to President Joe Biden to fight for her freedom.  Griner’s representatives released excerpts of the letter to the media, which read as follows: “As I sit here in a … Read more

How CT Sun will continue to build new identity in second half of WNBA season: ‘No magical formula’

UNCASVILLE — Natasha Cloud drove to the basket for what could have been the game-winning layup. Cloud and her Washington Mystics teammates had led for the majority of Sunday’s matinee meeting with the Connecticut Sun. Yet her shot didn’t go in. The ball bounced off the rim and the Sun’s Courtney Williams ran under the … Read more

Phoenix Mercury to host ‘Bring BG Home’ rally in support of Brittney Griner

The Phoenix Mercury and Congressman Greg Stanton of Arizona will host a rally in support of Brittney Griner, who remains detained in Russia, at Footprint Center on Wednesday. The event will advocate for Griner’s safe return home and call on government and non-government agencies to do everything they can to bring an end to her … Read more

Breanna Stewart makes ‘spicy’ trade for Sue Bird, drafts Jewell Loyd in WNBA All-Star selection show

SEATTLE — In her role as team captain/general manager Breanna Stewart orchestrated a trade at the end of the WNBA All-Star selection show that corrected a mistake by the league and is sure to be popular among Storm fans. After filling out their respective 11-player rosters for the July 10 All-Star Game, Stewart proposed swapping … Read more

Sports on TV, July 4-10: Wimbledon, Tour de France, MLB, WNBA All-Star Game, NBA Summer League, golf, soccer and more

The following is a glance at sports on TV, including channels, radio listings and game times for local games and national sporting events for July 4-10, 2022. Frequent TV channel numbers are listed at the bottom of the page. Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. All times Pacific. Check back for updates throughout the week. … Read more