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Brittney Griner to attend preliminary court hearing behind closed doors, lawyer says

Brittney Griner to attend preliminary court hearing behind closed doors, lawyer says

Griner has been held in Russia since February 17 on accusations of alleged attempted drug smuggling and has been officially classified as “wrongfully detained,” a US State Department official told CNN in May. According to Boykov, the court hearing will be held behind closed doors at the Khimki city court just outside Moscow at 7 …

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Brittney Griner set for preliminary hearing on Monday

Brittney Griner set for preliminary hearing on Monday

Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner will attend a preliminary hearing in Moscow on Monday morning, her on Sunday night. Griner has already had her pre-trial detention extended through July 2. It’s unclear what will be determined at Monday’s preliminary hearing. Griner was first detained at a Moscow area airport on Feb. 17 after officials said …

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Here is the latest on Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña’s foot injury

Braves manager Brian Snitker said the Braves are taking it “day to day.” Acuña said he’ll do whatever the team decides. “If you’re asking me, I think it’ll be a couple days, just because I can’t put any pressure on my foot,” Acuña said. “If I could put more pressure on my foot, I would …

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Angels vs Mariners: Mass brawl and eight ejections overshadow Los Angeles' win over Seattle

Angels vs Mariners: Mass brawl and eight ejections overshadow Los Angeles’ win over Seattle

With the Mariners already feeling aggrieved that an earlier pitch thrown by Andrew Wantz was close to Julio Rodriguez’s head, Wantz then hit Jesse Winker on the hip. That sparked angry scenes as a furious Winker made his way towards the Angels’ bench, leading both benches to empty and eventually resulting in eight ejections. “That …

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Seattle Mariners fan sends Jesse Winker to pizza after ejection and major brawl with Los Angeles Angels

Seattle Mariners fan sends Jesse Winker to pizza after ejection and major brawl with Los Angeles Angels

10:58 PM ET Jeremy WillisESPN.com A major brawl erupted in Sunday’s Seattle Mariners-Los Angeles Angels game. So a pizza was in order. It started in the second inning when Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker was hit by a pitch from Angels pitcher Andrew Wantz. The Angels pitcher had also thrown a pitch behind the head of …

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Yankees fans must stop blaming Jose Altuve for Astros' cheating

Yankees fans must stop blaming Jose Altuve for Astros’ cheating

Reggie Jackson shared an elevator the other day with Yankees fans, one of whom was telling his buddies how much he dismissed Jose Altuve. “I hate that little sawed off SOB,” the gentleman proudly told his chums. And that’s where Mr. October, now an Astros executive, entered the convo. “He’s my favorite player,” Jackson told …

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Seattle Mariners fan sends Jesse Winker to pizza after ejection and major brawl with Los Angeles Angels

Seattle Mariners fan sends Jesse Winker to pizza after ejection and major brawl with Los Angeles Angels

10:58 PM ET Jeremy WillisESPN.com A major brawl erupted in Sunday’s Seattle Mariners-Los Angeles Angels game. So a pizza was in order. It started in the second inning when Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker was hit by a pitch from Angels pitcher Andrew Wantz. The Angels pitcher had also thrown a pitch behind the head of …

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