Wednesday's sports stories


Noah Garfinkel
Jun 22, 2022 - Sports

Brittney Griner named honorary WNBA All-Star

Brittney Griner driving to the basket in the 2021 WNBA finals.
Brittney Griner driving to the basket in the 2021 WNBA finals. Photo: Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images
Jeff Tracy
Jun 22, 2022 - Sports

Former NCAA wrestling champion chases pull-up record

Anthony Robles at the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships.
Anthony Robles at the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships. Photo: Hunter Martin/Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
Updated Jun 22, 2022 - Sports

House Oversight to subpoena Dan Snyder for testimony

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder speaking in Landover, Maryland, in February 2022.
Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder speaks in Landover, Md., in February 2022. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images
Kendall Baker
Jun 22, 2022 - Sports

Exclusive: NWSL partners with rapid-production apparel company

Illustration of woman in jersey with upwards arrow on her back.
Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios
Selene San Felice
Jun 21, 2022 - Sports

Bucs fans don't buy Gronk's retirement

Illustration of Rob Gronkowski's football HOF bust with sunglasses and bandana.
Illustration: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios
Herb Scribner
Jun 21, 2022 - Sports

WNBA star Brittney Griner isn't a Russian hostage, Putin spokesman says

Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury looks on during the game.
WNBA star Brittney Griner during a Phoenix Mercury game. Photo: Michael Gonzales/NBAE via Getty Images
Noah Garfinkel
Jun 21, 2022 - Sports

Deshaun Watson settles 20 of the 24 sexual misconduct suits against him

Deshaun Watson at Cleveland Browns practice
Deshaun Watson practicing with the Cleveland Browns last week. Photo: Nick Cammett/Getty Images
Jeff Tracy
Jun 21, 2022 - Sports

The growing pro softball landscape

Illustration of softball bats getting progressively taller.
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios
Jeff Tracy
Jun 21, 2022 - Sports

Matt Fitzpatrick's U.S. Open win makes him king of The Country Club

Matt Fitzpatrick winning the U.S. Open (2022) and U.S. Amateur (2013).
Matt Fitzpatrick winning the U.S. Open (2022) and U.S. Amateur (2013). Photos: Warren Little/Getty Images; Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images