Emily Iannaconi

White House: Biden has read Griner letter pleading for help


Brittney Griner's appeal to President Joe Biden in a handwritten letter continued to garner reaction Tuesday after the WNBA All-Star acknowledged she feared never returning home and asked Biden not "forget about me and the other American Detainees." [more]

Quieter Kyrgios overcomes shoulder, U.S. foe at Wimbledon

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Nick Kyrgios overcame a troublesome right shoulder to deliver 35 aces and beat Brandon Nakashima to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time in 7.5 years. [more]

Wimbledon wild-card entry steals set, not win, from Djokovic

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Even knowing what an unusual Wimbledon this has been, what with so many unexpected results, surely Novak Djokovic would not lose to a wild-card entry making his Grand Slam debut, would he? [more]