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WNBA All-Stars Honor Brittney Griner as Bill Richardson Prepares to Travel to Russia

HeadlineJul 11, 2022

The WNBA held its annual all-star game Sunday as one of its biggest superstars, Brittney Griner, remains locked up in a Russian jail. After halftime of Sunday’s game, every player came out of the locker room wearing shirts with Griner’s name and her number, 42, on the back. ABC News is reporting former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson is expected to travel to Russia soon to attempt to secure the release of Griner, as well as Paul Whelan, who has been held since 2018.

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