WNBA star Brittney Griner has gone on trial in a Russian court on charges of possessing cannabis oil. Griner was arrested in February at a Moscow airport while traveling to play for a Russian team.
The Phoenix Mercury star could face 10 years in prison if convicted on charges of large-scale transportation of drugs.
The White House says a phone call between jailed WNBA star Brittney Griner and her wife has been rescheduled after an earlier attempt to connect on the couple’s anniversary failed because of an “unfortunate mistake."
U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner will remain in Russian custody through at least July 2 after her detention was extended for a third time.
The Phoenix Mercury center has been detained since Feb. 17 after vape cartridges containing oil derived from cannabis were allegedly found in her luggage at an airport near Moscow.
WNBA star Brittney Griner was detained at an airport in February after Russian authorities said a search of her bag revealed vape cartridges containing traces of cannabis oil.
Russian authorities said a search of Brittney Griner's luggage revealed vape cartridges that allegedly contained oil derived from cannabis, which could carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. She has a hearing set for May 19.
The Phoenix Mercury player had been detained at a Moscow airport after a drug-sniffing dog reportedly found vapes with cannabis oil in her luggage.
The New York Liberty were reportedly fined $500,000 by the WNBA for chartering flights to away games and for taking an unsanctioned team trip to Napa, California.
The move came hours after the NBA decided to postpone its three playoff games with its players choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice.
Kyrie Irving is making sure WNBA players can sit out the season and not stress about a paycheck.
WNBA MVP Elena Donne wrote an open letter detailing how the league denied her request to be exempted from playing in the upcoming season despite battling Lyme disease amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Los Angeles Sparks guard Sydney Wiese announced on her social media accounts Friday that she has tested positive for COVID-19.
Lisa Willis is the first woman to serve as a coach in the 73-year history of the New York Knicks organization. She is an assistant coach for the Westchester Knicks, an NBA G-League club.
The Washington Mystics won their first WNBA championship, getting 22 points from Emma Meesseman and 21 from banged-up league MVP Elena Delle Donne to beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5 of the Finals on Thursday night.