The Rush: Griner sentenced to 9 years in prison, athletes and coaches call for her release

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WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE to see today’s piping-hot, fresh-outta-the-oven episode of THE RUSH with Jared Quay! We’ll let you know everything you didn’t know you needed to know about sports. Other stuff too. But mostly sports.

It’s Friday, August 5, 2022, and here’s what Jared is cookin’ up:

  • Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in prison by a Russian court and President Joe Biden called it “unacceptable” and vowed to keep trying to bring her home

  • The Hall of Fame preseason game means football is back, though the Jaguars decided to keep almost all their starters on the bench

  • LeBron James had “productive” discussions with the Lakers about his future which has got us thinking…Bronny to the Lakers confirmed?

THE RUSH will be back on Monday. Until then, stay safe and don’t forget to check out our previous episodes here.

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