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Brittney Griner Sentenced To 9 Years In Russian Prison

“I want to apologize to my teammates, my club, my fans, and the city of [Yekaterinburg] for

Responding to her sentence, President Joe Biden slammed Russia for "wrongfully detaining" Griner, saying he would "pursue

"It’s unacceptable, and I call on Russia to release her immediately so she can be with

"My administration will continue to work tirelessly and pursue every possible avenue to bring Brittney and Paul

“Today’s verdict and sentencing is unjustified and unfortunate, but not unexpected and Brittney Griner remains wrongly

"As they ended up in my bags by accident, I take responsibility, but I did not intend

Griner also complained that her rights were not read to her when she was first arrested and

In a letter written to Biden last month, Griner said she was “terrified” she might be held

Colas, Griner's agent, said they appreciated the Biden administration's efforts to bring basketball star and Whelan back

This is a time for compassion and a shared understanding that getting a deal done to bring