Ruthie Bolton

Sacramento Monarch legend Ruthie Bolton talks Griner news

SACRAMENTO -- After WNBA All-Star Brittany Griner was sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison for being caught with vape cartridges containing hashish oil, a Sacramento Monarch legend is now calling for her release.The 6' 9" center has played overseas during the offseason since 2014, a common practice for WNBA players."My heart just dropped. I said no, it can't be," said Former WNBA All-Star, Sacramento Monarch, and U.S. Olympian Ruthie Bolton."They go overseas because countries like Russia pay really big money," said Bolton, who explained that overseas basketball helps supplement the WNBA salary because Russia pays top dollar...
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Ruthie Bolton bold and mighty on American Ninja Warrior

Former Sacramento Monarchs guard and 1997 First Team All-WNBA selection Ruthie Bolton competed in Season 13 of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior on June 4 at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Wash. She ran the obstacle course with other former WNBA greats Teresa Weatherspoon and Tamika Catchings cheering her on. Though...