• Russian Court Finds Brittney Griner Guilty, Harsh Sentence Ruled

    7 days ago - By Essence

    By Safire R. Sostre · Updated August 4, 2022 A Russian court has convicted WNBA star Brittney Griner of smuggling drugs with criminal intent and has sentenced her to nine years in prison. The judge also fined her one million rubles , the Associated Press reported. Russian prosecutors asked for Griner to be convicted and sentenced to 9 years and six months in prison, according to CNN. Prior to the guilty verdict and sentencing, Griner apologized and asked for leniency in an emotional speech during a hearing on Thursday, as her drug trial officially concluded. “I want to apologize to my...
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  • Brittney Griner Apologizes 'For My Mistake' In Russian Court, Begs For Light Sentence

    Brittney Griner Apologizes 'For My Mistake' In Russian Court, Begs For Light Sentence

    7 days ago - By TMZ

    Brittney Griner was emotional in Russian court on Thursday... apologizing for "my mistake that I made," while pleading with the judge to hand down a light sentence. Griner issued the mea culpa at another hearing in her drug case... telling the...
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