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359. The Britney Griner Case in Russia w/ESPN’s TJ Quinn

Seth Everett July 13, 2022

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This week on Sports With Friends:

In February 2022, WNBA star Britney Griner was arrested and detained in Russia after she was stopped at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and accused by Russian authorities of having vape cartridges containing hashish oil in her luggage. Last week, Griner told a Moscow court she would like to plead guilty to the charges, saying she had brought the vape cartridges into Russia unintentionally, explaining she had not meant to leave them in her bag. The Biden administration has classified Griner as “wrongfully detained” and American officials believe Russia seized her to use as bargaining chips with the United States.

TJ Quinn is an Investigative Reporter/Senior Writer for ESPN. He has been covering the Griner case from the US since shortly after Griner’s arrest became public. He has been on Sports with Friends twice previously. Once, to discuss his illustrious career (Episode 244). He also came back on to discuss his battle with Long Covid-19 (Episode 319).


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Seth Everett

Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.

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