Brittney Griner re-signs with Phoenix Mercury

The 6-foot-9 center last played for the Mercury in 2021 and helped the team reach the WNBA Finals. She averaged 20.5 points and 9.5 rebounds that season.

Brittney Griner absent from USA camp, but keeping in touch

Brittney Griner was back in Arizona, choosing to skip the camp in Minnesota so she can be with her wife and recover from her time in a Russian jail. She returned to the U.S. in December after a dramatic prisoner swap.

Robert Sarver announces plans to sell Suns, Mercury

Sarver was suspended for one year and fined $10 million after the investigation showed a pattern of lewd, misogynistic, and racist speech and conduct during his 18 years as owner of the Suns and Mercury.

Griner, Whelan families to meet Biden amid US-Russia talks

The separate meetings are to be the first in-person encounter between Biden and the families and are taking place amid sustained but so far unsuccessful efforts by the administration to secure the Americans’ release.