Sports world reacts to tragic Brittney Griner update

A week after Brittany celebrated her 32nd birthday in a Russian prison, the WNBA star faces her long-awaited appeals hearing on Tuesday

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He appealed his sentence of nine years in prison after pleading guilty to drug charges.

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Unfortunately for Griner, that hearing didn't go in his favor

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Unfortunately for Griner, that hearing didn't go in his favor

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During her appeal hearing, Brittany Griner called the entire ordeal an "honest mistake

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Reiterating that she accidentally brought hashish oil into the country

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Because it was prescribed to him by the doctor

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Although the outcome of Griner's appeal hearing is undoubtedly disappointing for the WNBA star

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This was also expected as his lawyers disclosed before the hearing

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She doesn't expect any miracles

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