WNBA star Brittney Griner faces ‘homophobia, racism and 16-hour days’ in penal colony

As prisoner exchange efforts to bring WNBA star Brittney Grenier home continue, her prison sentence in one of Russia’s worst prisons will begin. According to a report from Nation (Across TMZ), the conditions that Griner would encounter in the penal colony of Yavas—about 270 miles southeast of Moscow in the federal subject of Mordovia—would be … Read more

The Omaha Hockey League split its weekend series with Denver after Saturday’s loss

DENVER — Number 1 Denver scored three second-period goals en route to a 6-3 victory Saturday night as it earned a weekend breakaway with Omaha. Ono was coming off a crucial 3-0 win over the Pioneers on Friday when the Mavs had a 40-22 lead on the shot as Jake Kucharski made 22 saves on … Read more

Rest “matches” in Farce NBA mean the season has to be a very long one

It was the perfect night and the perfect place to get tickets to the perfect NBA game. Kicking off Thanksgiving week, Monday, the Pelicans are at home against the star-studded NBA champion Warriors. There was a home-only crowd in attendance—18,589 in an arena with a listed capacity of 17,900. And it was a costly bait-and-switch … Read more

Danville Historical Society artifacts show River City’s connection to baseball history

August 26, 1939. The first televised baseball game was broadcast on W2XBS between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds. The double-header broadcast is announced by the Red Barber. The teams split the wins, with the Reds winning 5-2 in the first and second Duke Farrell had his eyes on one player when he visited Danville … Read more

The Rangers are challenged to juggle a hungry Connor McDavid

If there’s one justification for the National Hockey League’s matrix schedule, in which every team plays home and away against all 16 non-conference opponents at the expense of in-conference rivalries and playoff races, it’s that the Oilers’ No. 97 will be on park ice this afternoon. Saturday. Yes, Connor McDavid will be in town to … Read more

Uta’s dad wrote a book inspired by a son with a rare genetic disorder

Cameron and Hannah Bell, with their son Samuel, who has a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 9p. Cameron says he was inspired to write a book that describes the perspective of someone who, like Samuel, suffers from a life-altering genetic disorder. (Photo by Megan Stallings) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes DRAPER – When Cameron Bell … Read more

The secrets behind some of your favorite classic Christmas movies

Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy on 1983’s “Trading Places”, which features music from “The Marriage of Figaro”. (Moviestore/Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes ATLANTA – Watching Christmas movies is a whole tradition in itself. Every family has its mainstays, whether it’s a cartoon classic from the past or a more modern take on holiday cheer. … Read more

Brittney Griner: South Carolina and Stanford have come together to show support for the imprisoned WNBA star

College basketball coaches wear T-shirts with Brittney Griner’s name and painted image as South Carolina and Stanford band together to show support for the imprisoned WNBA star By Kate McGreevey for Dailymail.Com and the Associated Press published: 23:15 ET, November 20, 2022 | Updated: 00:03 EST, November 21, 2022 Before top-ranked South Carolina got on … Read more