All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Brittney Griner’

Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson: Next Up, Parenthood

Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson tied the knot just one month ago, and have just announced that baby will soon make three. People magazine reports that Glory Johnson was the one to break the news. On Thursday she shared her and Brittney Griner’s excitement via Instagram. “#SUCCESS #BLESSED #WelcomeToTheJohnsonGrinerFamily,” she captioned the most creative photo of a cake. Is this …

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Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson: Fellow WNBA Stars Wed on Heels of Domestic Incident

Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson–fellow WNBA stars–have tied the knot on the heels of a domestic incident. The two married on Friday at a resort near their Phoenix home. People magazine reports that 75 guests attended the wedding ceremony at Tapatio Cliffs Resort. Both Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were taken into custody back on April 23rd following a domestic …

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Brittney Griner Says Baylor Kept Her in the Closet in New Book

While Baylor University certainly enjoyed Brittney Griner’s talents on the court, the former player claims that officials at the university told her to keep her sexual orientation a secret. Griner, who is now openly gay, wrote about her experience at Baylor in her new book In My Skin. Baylor University is a private Baptist college in Waco, Texas. Griner played …

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Serena Williams Female AP Athlete of the Year

Serena Williams was honored on Wednesday with the title of “The Associated Press’ 2013 Female Athlete of the Year.” It’s the third year the tennis icon has won the prestigious award. Wiliams received 55 of 96 possible votes to win the title. Brittney Griner came in second. The two-time AP Player of the Year in college basketball and the No. …

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Mark Cuban: Brittney Griner Draft A Possibility

Entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he would be willing to draft Baylor women’s basketball star Brittney Griner if she’s the best available player at the Mavs’ spot. ESPN quotes Cuban: “If she is the best on the board, I will take her,” Cuban said before the Mavs’ Tuesday night game against the Los Angeles Lakers. “I’ve thought …

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Baylor Dominates Notre Dame, Wins Championship

In a near-unheard of perfect season, one player has stood out in women’s basketball this year: Brittney Griner. And not just because she’s 6’8″. Griner shone on the court this season, but it was the NCAA championship game on Tuesday that really brought out her star power as she drove down the court during the second half, blocking all of …

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Brittney Griner Dunks In Women’s NCAA Tournament Game

Becoming only the second woman to do so, would-be lottery pick of the Baylor Bears, Brittney Griner, dunked in during the women’s NCAA Tournament. The unexpected slam–Griner is only the seventh player to dunk in a women’s college basketball game–came against the Bears’ rout of the Florida Gators, helping propel Baylor that much closer to their goals of NCAA National …

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