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The Punch: From WNBA Player Brittney Griner's New Memoir, In My Skin

Brittney Griner | Posted 06.15.2014 | Impact
Brittney Griner

"You just can't retaliate," she stressed. "The blame always falls on the player who retaliates." I knew she was right.

Instant Classic

AP | SCHUYLER DIXON | Posted 12.07.2013 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baylor's Kim Mulkey wasn't sure where to begin. Kentucky's Matthew Mitchell figures the crowd waiting to watch the men's te...

Brittney Griner, Confetti Angels And Baylor's Soul

Mark Osler | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
Mark Osler

This week, Baylor basketball star Brittney Griner made her first public statements about her sexuality, and at least one headline read that this announcement is "no big deal." In the sports world, that has been true. But it is a big deal at Baylor, which, citing its Christian identity, continues to bar gay men and lesbians from employment.

WNBA Draft Pick Comes Out: 'I've Always Been Open About Who I Am'

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In the midst of gay athletes being a hot topic, college basketball star Brittney Griner openly discussed her sexuality with Maggie Gray of Sports Illu...

RG3 Goes Off On Twitter

Posted 04.01.2013 | Sports

Robert Griffin III still has plenty of school spirit. The Washington Redskins quarterback and Baylor alum was not happy on Sunday night after the Bayl...

Defending Champs Upset

AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 05.31.2013 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY — From the opening tip of the season, there was only one question in women's college basketball: How do you stop Brittney Griner? ...

Not One, Not Two, But..

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 05.26.2013 | Sports

WACO, Texas — Brittney Griner certainly knows how to provide a farewell to remember – and an embrace Baylor coach Kim Mulkey will likely n...

WATCH: Griner Throws Down In Women's Tourney

AP | SCHUYLER DIXON | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

WACO, Texas -- Brittney Griner had 33 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and another dunk, and defending champion Baylor opened the NCAA tournament with ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Griner Drops 50

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 05.04.2013 | Sports

WACO, Texas — Brittney Griner finally gave Baylor fans what they have been waiting so long to see again at home: a slam dunk. Along with anothe...

No. 3000

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. — Brittney Griner scored 25 points, including the 3,000th of her career, to help No. 1 Baylor rally past third-ranked Connecticu...

WATCH: Brittney Griner Throws Down

AP | Posted 03.05.2013 | Sports

FORT WORTH, Texas — Brittney Griner had 24 points – including a dunk – and 12 rebounds to lead No. 2 Baylor to a 74-35 win over Big ...

No. 1 Baylor Stunned

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 11.17.2012 | Sports

HONOLULU -- Brittney Griner and Baylor were rarely challenged during a 42-game winning streak that included a national title and a quick start to this...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.04.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw caused a stir when she said that Brittney Griner, was "like a guy playing with women." Griner said she took the comment as a compliment.

Baylor's Place In History Secure

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

DENVER -- Brittney Griner's place in women's basketball history is secure. Blocking layups, snagging rebounds, hitting shots over two and three helpl...

Fighting Irish Come Up Short Again

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

DENVER -- This was not the way the spectacular senior class that transformed Notre Dame's program and shook up the Big East wanted to end their colleg...

Notre Dame Coach Causes Stir With Controversial Griner Comment

AP | Posted 06.03.2012 | Sports

DENVER (AP) — A postgame comment by Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw about the prowess of Baylor star Brittney Griner caused a stir in the world of so...


AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.03.2012 | Sports

DENVER — Brittney Griner and Baylor left no doubt they're head and shoulders above any team in the country. In fact, they're perfect. Griner ha...

LIVE: Baylor vs. Notre Dame

Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

The madness officially ends tonight. No. 1 Baylor (39-0, 18-0 Big 12) vs. No. 1 Notre Dame (35-3, 15-1 Big East) 8:30 PM ET Pepsi Center...

Baylor One Win Away From Perfect Season

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

DENVER — All season long, Baylor has been the best team led by the best player in the country. And that just makes the stakes in Tuesday night'...

Unfinished Business: Notre Dame vs. Baylor

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 04.02.2012 | Sports

DENVER -- Unfinished business. It's been the mantra for both Notre Dame and Baylor all year. Now, one of them will cut down the nets following the wo...

Baylor Approaching Perfection

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports

DENVER — One win from perfection. Brittney Griner was constantly hounded and double-teamed, scoring only one basket in the second half Sunday n...

Baylor Coach Diagnosed With Bell's Palsy On Eve Of Final Four

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 03.29.2012 | Sports

WACO, Texas -- Baylor coach Kim Mulkey has been diagnosed with Bell's palsy, a form of facial paralysis that she says won't change the way she coaches...

WATCH: Baylor Star Ejected During Elite Eight Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

Before the 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament got underway, the only question being asked was, "Can any team stop Baylor?" After four rounds of tourname...

WATCH: Baylor Star Becomes Second Woman To Dunk In NCAA Tournament

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 03.20.2012 | Sports

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Brittney Griner took a pass from a teammate, stepped toward the basket, stretched out her right arm and slammed the ball throug...

Griner Leads Baylor To Sweet 16

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 03.20.2012 | Sports

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- The Florida Gators were prepared for Brittney Griner's dunk – and they reacted reasonably well to it. But by that point,...