The Dallas Wings clinched a spot in the WNBA playoffs with their fifth straight win.
The statement marked the first time the U.S. government has publicly revealed any concrete action it has taken to secure the release of Griner, who was arrested on drug-related charges at a Moscow airport in February and testified Wednesday at her trial.
Marina Mabrey scored 22 points, Arike Ogunbowale added 20 and the Dallas Wings pulled away in the second half to beat the Minnesota Lynx 94-78.
Rhyne Howard scored 16 points in her debut for Atlanta, Cheyenne Parker had 10 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks and the Dream beat the Dallas Wings 66-59 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
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.
North Texas Congressman Colin Allred said he's working with the U.S. State Department to get American basketball star Brittney Griner freed from detention in Russia.
Phoenix Mercury player and WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner has been jailed in Russia after vape cartridges were found in her luggage at a Moscow airport, according to multiple reports.
The Dallas Wings recap an important WNBA Draft and DFW's own Lauren Cox speaks about an unforgettable draft moment.
One of the top players in this year’s WNBA draft celebrated from her North Texas home.
Dallas Wings GM Greg Bibb talks about the unusual logistics in place for next Friday's WNBA Draft, the first professional sports virtual draft since the coronavirus pandemic hit.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - Reshanda Gray just wanted to get one more win for Liberty assistant coach Charmin Smith, who had also coached her at Cal. Gray had 13 points, 11 rebounds and hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - WNBA players have opted out of the current collective bargaining agreement that runs through October 2021. The players' union announced the decision Thursday. The current CBA is still in effect for next season, but the move allows the players' union to start negotiating the new one now. The new agreement would go into effect for the 2020 season during an Olympic year.