Biden marks 10 years since American journalist Austin Tice's capture in Syria

President Biden on Wednesday commemorated the 10-year anniversary of the abduction of American journalist and Marine Corps veteran Austin Tice, reiterating calls for the Syrian government to...

NBA diversity study finds job gains by minorities, women

A diversity report found the NBA posting nearly across-the-board gains in hiring of minorities and women after a small, one-year dip in its overall grade.Wednesday’s report card from The Institute...

NFT startup Dapper Labs hires Nick Grudin, formerly Meta's Head of Content Partnerships for 12 years, as chief...

After nearly 12 years at Meta and Facebook, Nick Grudin is leaving the social-media giant. Grudin next month will join NFT digital-collectibles company Dapper Labs as chief business officer. Most...

Serena's Choice: Williams' tough call resonates with women

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams said it plainly: It isn’t really fair. A male athlete would never have to make the same choice.But after a trailblazing career that both transformed and transcended...

Veteran emissary Richardson hopeful for Griner, Whelan swap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Richardson, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and a frequent emissary in hostage negotiations, said Tuesday he was hopeful about the chances of a two-for-two...

WNBA playoff races still going strong in final week

With one week left in the WNBA regular season, there's still a lot to be decided as far as the postseason goes.Six teams have clinched spots in the playoffs that begin next week although none of...

Thousands more U.S. flights cancelled or delayed

More than 7,000 domestic flights were delayed and about 650 were canceled on Saturday. Turmoil on the tarmac continued Monday, with more than 500 flights canceled and 2,800 delayed. WNBA player...

Fact Check: Was Brittney Griner Ordered by Russia To Take DNA Gender Test?

WNBA star Brittney Griner, sentenced to nine years in prison, has been mistakenly called "male" in the past.

Thousands more U.S. flights cancelled or delayed

"This is the first time in my 11 seasons that I've ever had to sleep in the airport," one WNBA player said.

Thousands more U.S. flights cancelled or delayed

More than 7,000 domestic flights were delayed and about 650 were canceled on Saturday. Turmoil on the tarmac continued Monday, with more than 500 flights canceled and 2,800 delayed. WNBA player...

Sabrina Ionescu sets new WNBA standard for points, rebounds, assists in a season

The latest statistical milestone for Ionescu most certainly won't be her last

Sabrina Ionescu Becomes 1st WNBA Player with 500 PTS, 200 REB, 200 AST in 1 Season

Sabrina Ionescu is in just her third season with the New York Liberty, and she is already etching her name into the history books. During the first quarter of the Liberty's game against the...

Trevor Reed: Brittney Griner to face "serious" health threats in Russian prison

Trevor Reed, an American citizen recently freed from a Russian prison, told CNN that WNBA star Brittney Griner will experience "serious threats" to her health if she is sent to a labor...

WNBA star Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in prison by Russian court

Brittney Griner, 31, was arrested in February at a Russian airport. She was accused of smuggling vape cartridges with cannabis oil. Under Russian law, the charge carries a penalty of up to 10...

News Wrap: Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza killing at least 10, wounding dozens

In our news wrap Friday, Israeli strikes pounded Gaza killing at least 10 including a militant commander, Russia's foreign minister says Moscow is open to discussing a prisoner exchange involving...

Deshaun Watson, Sue Bird And McLaren: This Week’s Most Interesting Sports Business Stories

In this week’s SportsMoney Playbook: the world's highest-paid golfers, a pricey NFL stake sale, and a WNBA star becomes a soccer team owner. Plus: marketing experts weigh in on Deshaun Watson's...

Kremlin Now "Ready To Discuss" Griner Prisoner Swap Following Stiff Sentence: Lavrov

Kremlin Now "Ready To Discuss" Griner Prisoner Swap Following Stiff Sentence: Lavrov Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov confirmed Friday while in Cambodia for a regional summit...

Russia "ready to discuss" prisoner swap for Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan

Moscow is "ready to discuss" a prisoner swap for WNBA star Brittney Griner and Marine Corps veteran Paul Whelan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. Why it matters: Lavrov's...

Russia Is Open to Talks on Brittney Griner Prisoner Swap, Kremlin Official Says

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow was ready to discuss an exchange with Washington that people familiar with the matter say could see WNBA star Brittney Griner and former Marine Paul...

Brittney Griner is facing a 9-year sentence in a Russian jail following conviction. Here's what could come next for...

After a Russian court sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday to nine years in prison for a drug smuggling conviction, the player's supporters, teammates and numerous US officials swiftly...

US, Russia, China take part in talks with SE Asian nations

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken joined the foreign ministers of Russia and China at a meeting Friday with top diplomats from Southeast Asia that comes at a time...

Brittney Griner sentenced by Russian court to 9 years in prison

President Biden said Russia is 'wrongfully detaining' the WNBA star and called on Moscow to release her immediately.

Brittney Griner trial: WNBA star convicted, sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison

WNBA star Brittney Griner was found guilty of drug possession and smuggling by a Russian court on Thursday.

WNBA star Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian penal colony

U.S. women's basketball star Brittney Griner now faces 9 years in a Russian prison. She was convicted Thursday in a Russian court on drug charges for having cannabis oil in her luggage last...

How WNBA star's salary compares to her Russian earnings

WNBA star and Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner learned her fate in a Russian court on Thursday, sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison after pleading guilty to drug charges in June....

Attorney for WNBA star Brittney Griner says she is “very upset, very stressed.”

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been found guilty for drug smuggling in Russia

Reactions to Brittney Griner's conviction, 9-year sentence

WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was convicted and sentenced to nine years in prison for drug possession and smuggling Thursday. Here are reactions from around the basketball and political...

Brittney Griner Sentenced Live Updates: Biden Calls for Griner's Immediate Release

WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced on Thursday to nine years in a Russian prison. Follow for the latest.

WNBA's Griner convicted at drug trial, sentenced to 9 years

KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted Thursday in Russia of drug possession and sentenced to nine years in prison following a politically charged trial that came...

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