Brittney Griner

SOURCE SPORTS: Brittney Griner Signs 1-Year Deal With Phoenix Mercury

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Brittney Griner is set to return to the WNBA in the upcoming season, as it has been reported she’s signed a new one-year contract with the Phoenix Mercury. The news follows Griner recent high-profile 10-month imprisonment in Russia, in which she vowed to return to professional basketball following her release in December. Visit for […]

Brittney Griner Cut Her Hair While in Russian Custody Because It Kept Freezing

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Brittney Griner cut off her trademark dreadlocks. In a new update, the reason for the chop while in Russian custody was that her hair kept freezing in the bitter cold of the Russian penal colony where she was held. Visit for more information According to ESPN, Griner’s hair was cleaned up by the San […]

Brittney Griner Dunks in Light Basketball Workout at Fort Sam Houston

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Brittney Griner has returned to the basketball court. According to ESPN, Griner laced up a pair of Chuck Taylor’s on Sunday to get a workout in. It was Griner’s first workout in almost 10 months. Visit for more information According to her agent, Griner’s first act on the basketball court was a dunk. Griner […]

Brittney Griner Released From Russia in Prisoner Swap for Arms Dealer Viktor Bout

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Brittney Griner, a WNBA star who was held in a Russian prison on charges of cannabis oil possession, has been released Thursday in a one-for-one prisoner swap. According to CBS News, Griner was swapped for international arms dealer Viktor Bout. Visit for more information The agreement was negotiated in recent weeks and received the […]

Brittney Griner Said to Live in Penal Colony with ‘Slave-like Conditions’

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Brittney Griner is currently serving time at a penal colony, which is described as Russia’s worst. The WNBA star is said to be in a facility that has “slave-like conditions” and “daily torture,” according to a former inmate. Visit for more information The former inmate, Nadya Tolokonnikova, spoke to MSNBC after previously spending two […]

Brittney Griner’s Appeal of Prison Sentence Denied in Russian Court

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Brittney Griner’s appeal of her nine-year sentence on drug charges has been denied in a Russian court. The Tuesday decision from the Moscow court was expected by U.S. and international officials. Visit for more information According to ESPN, U.S. officials believe Griner will be returned home through a prisoner swap, but Russian officials have […]

6ix9ine Travels to Russia, says “F*** Brittney Griner”

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While most Americans (and other citizens of the world) have heeded their government’s advice and avoided travel to Russia, rapper 6ix9ine has done the opposite, causing quite the controversy not just with his actions, but his words as well. Visit for more information The “Gummo” artist shared a video of himself in a Moscow […]

WNBA Star Brittney Griner Sentenced 9 Years To Moscow Prison

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WNBA star Brittney Griner is being sentenced to 9 years in prison after being found guilty of drug charges in a Russian court.  Griner, 31 pled guilty to drug charges and has been jailed in Russia since February after authorities there claim they found a vape cartridge with under a gram of cannabis oil in […]

Biden Administration Proposes Deal To Get Brittney Griner Out Of Russian Prison

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Brittney Griner might be coming back to the United States soon. The WNBA star was arrested in February after she was caught with vape cartridges with hash oil in her luggage at the Sheremetyevo International Airport. Since then, her story has been shared across the news and social media and many have pleaded for her release. Visit […]

Biden Administration Offers Deal to Bring Home Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan

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The Biden administration has offered Russia an offer to bring home American citizens Britney Griner and Paul Whelan. According to CNN, the Biden Administration offered convicted Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout in exchange. Bout is currently serving a 25-year US prison sentence. Visit for more information The proposed deal has been discussed since earlier […]