Scheduled call between Griner and wife didn’t happen

WNBA player news:

A scheduled call between Brittney Griner and wife Cherelle Saturday never happened, due to a staffing/logistical error.

The U.S. State Department says it “deeply regrets” the mistake.

A spokesperson for Russian president Vladimir Putin says Griner isn’t a hostage, and gave no indication when she might be released from custody.

Dunking is just one of Awak Kuier’s talents.

WNBA team news:

ESPN’s power rankings for the week.

The surging Aces are the favorites to win the WNBA Championship.

Las Vegas signed Iliana Rupert – their 2021 first-round draft pick.

Four games on tap tomorrow……..

WNBA owner news:

Storm owner Ginny Gilder is among female athletes running businesses.


Former WNBA president Val Ackerman writes about what it will take to advance women in sports.

College coach news:

Lehigh’s new assistant coach is Kaitlyn Lewis.