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WNBA star Brittney Griner victim of knife attack in China

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Laura Nicholls of Spain, left, and Brittney Griner of the United States fight for the ball during their Basketball Championship for Women's final at Fenerbahce Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, on Oct. 5, 2014.
WNBA star Brittney Griner felt fortunate to be OK after getting cut on the elbow in a knife attack in China. Griner sustained a small cut when she was attacked by a man while boarding a bus after practice Monday in Shenyang. The man, who followed the players onto the [...]

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WNBA players Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson engaged

Friday, August 15, 2014
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PHOENIX -- Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has proposed to the Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson and posted it on social media. Griner showed a photo of her on one knee with a ring in her hand in front of Johnson on her Instagram account. In the post, Griner wrote: "Last [...]

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WNBA first pro league to launch marketing campaign to recruit LGBT fans

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
WNDA-pride
NEW YORK -- Amid a surge of public opinion in favor of gay rights in the U.S., the WNBA is launching a campaign to market the league to the LGBT community, becoming the first pro sports league to specifically recruit LGBT fans to its games. [...]

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Brittney Griner, WNBA’s overall draft pick: ‘Be who you are’

Thursday, April 18, 2013
Brittney Griner is the No. 1 overall pick by the Phoenix Mercury in Monday's WNBA draft.Photo: Jessica Hill, AP
HOUSTON -- Standing 6' 8" tall, with an arm span of 86" and wearing a men's size 18 shoe, Brittney Griner, the Phoenix Mercury's 2013 WNBA number one Draft Pick, is an impressive figure both on and off the court. [...]

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