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

CNN  —  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 condemned the decision, many concerned her detention is being used to advance Russia’s agenda in the Ukraine war. Now, Griner has returned to … Read more

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers joins vaunted 3,000-hit club

CNN — Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera entered the vaunted 3,000-hit club Saturday with an opposite field single in his first at-bat at home against the Colorado Rockies. The 39-year-old Venezuelan, in his 20th season, is the 33rd player to reach the milestone in the 119-year-old history of Major League Baseball. The hit, off Rockies … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers: Questionable trades, injuries and a falling star … what went wrong with NBA team

CNN — Los Angeles’ nickname is the “City of Angels,” but this past season for the Los Angeles Lakers has been one conjured straight from the center of Dante’s ‘Inferno.’ The team – one so accustomed to success – endured a rough 2021/22, failing to reach the playoffs after a run of eight consecutive defeats … Read more

LA Lakers fall out of NBA playoff contention after seventh consecutive defeat

CNN — The Los Angeles Lakers missed out on a place in the NBA playoffs this year after suffering a seventh consecutive defeat on Tuesday. Once again missing star LeBron James through injury, the Lakers fell to a 121-110 loss to the Phoenix Suns. It’s just the fourth time in James’ 19-season career that he’s … Read more