Christopher Cruise, Grant Wall, Brittany Griner discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


By rocket mortgage. I'm Christopher Cruise in Washington, longtime soccer journalist and contributor grant wall has died while covering the World Cup in Doha Qatar. I'm Peter king, a person familiar with the situation says Walt collapsed in the press box while covering the Argentine Netherlands match. Wall wrote for Sports Illustrated for 25 years during the World Cup he's been analyzing the games for CBS sports. He's heard hereafter the U.S. lost to the Dutch. You know the U.S. looked pretty tired in this game. Guys that aren't usually tired. All three of the goals stored by the Dutch, they were unmarked. The scores and we're not used to seeing that from this U.S. team. Walls agent Tim scanlon says he was covering his 8th World Cup and just celebrated his 48th birthday Thursday with 20 fellow soccer journalists. Peter king, CBS News. Brittany griner may not be the only American to be released by Russia. CBS has done Ibaka as that. Russian president Vladimir Putin says more prisoner exchanges with the U.S. are possible following the release of Brittany griner. The WNBA star landed in San Antonio, Texas early Friday morning, and is now receiving care at Brooke army medical center. She has been reunited with her wife, sherrell. U.S. officials who met her on the ground said she was in very good spirits, appears to be in good health. The White House says it is still hoping to free former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who has been jailed in Russia on espionage charges since 2018. There's been a party switch in the U.S. Senate, more on that from CBS Deborah on Capitol Hill. Arizona's kyrsten sinema who is often clashed with her democratic colleagues in the Senate announced Friday she is leaving the party to become an independent. Registry

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