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Maya Moore and Jonathan Irons are married ... Does that diminish her sacrifice?

The WNBA icon sacrificed her Hall of Fame basketball career to fight for a man who she felt had been wrongly incarcerated for more than two decades. What does it matter that she's now married to him?
ESPN - Published

WNBA star Maya Moore marries Jonathan Irons after freeing him from prison

WNBA star Maya Moore on Wednesday announced that she has married the man she helped free from prison after putting her career on hold to help overturn his conviction. 
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •AceShowbizCBS SportsUSATODAY.comTMZ.comSeattle Times

Maya Moore marries man she helped free jail

maya moore marries man she helped free jail
Minnesota Lynx legend Maya Moore has married Jonathan Irons, the man she helped free from jail who had been wrongfully convicted.
FOX Sports - Published Also reported by •Just JaredESPN

Maya Moore of W.N.B.A. Weds Jonathan Irons, Inmate She Helped Free

Ms. Moore took a break from basketball to help free Jonathan Irons. His conviction on burglary and assault charges was overturned in March.
NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •TMZ.com

WNBA superstar Maya Moore's commitment to prison reform comes full circle

Maya Moore sat out the entire 2019 WNBA season to help overturn the conviction of Jonathan Irons. As of this week, Irons is a free man.
FOX Sports - Published

Maya Moore's Help to Win Jonathan Irons's Freedom Shows Women Leading Change

Largely outside of the limelight, athletes like Maya Moore, who helped win the freedom of Jonathan Irons in a questionable conviction, have led the charge for social change.
NYTimes.com - Published

Inmate helped by basketball star freed from prison

A Missouri district attorney says he won't retry a man freed from prison, saying he didn't have enough evidence to prove the original charges. WNBA star Maya Moore spent years helping Jonathan Irons..
USATODAY.com - Published

Jonathan Irons Walks as a Freeman After More Than 20 Years in Jail Through Maya Moore's Help

jonathan irons walks as a freeman after more than 20 years in jail through maya moore's help
After serving more than two decades in jails out of his supposed 50-year sentence, Jonathan Irons walked out a freeman on Wednesday. This is all thanks to the help and persistence of WNBA’s Maya..
HNGN - Published

Opinion: Like Muhammad Ali, Maya Moore was willing to sacrifice her career for what's right

Jonathan Irons was 18 when he was sentenced to 50 years in prison for a burglary and shooting. He served more than 22 years before conviction vacated
USATODAY.com - Published

How WNBA star Maya Moore helped get inmate Jonathan Irons released from Missouri prison

Irons was convicted in 1998 and was 22 years into a 50-year sentence
CBS Sports - Published

With the help of WNBA star Maya Moore, Missouri man finally goes free

With WNBA star Maya Moore's help, Jonathan Irons, now 40, has been released from prison after being jailed since he was 16 years old. His conviction was overturned in March.
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

WNBA star helps free wrongfully convicted man who spent 22 years in prison

A Missouri man who served 22 years in prison is free after a WNBA star put her lucrative career on hold to argue that he was wrongfully convicted. Maya Moore took a season off to advocate for Jonathan..
CBS News - Published

Jonathan Irons, helped by WNBA star Maya Moore, freed from prison

Jonathan Irons, whose bid for freedom from a 50-year prison sentence was embraced and pushed by WNBA star Maya Moore, walked out of a Missouri penitentiary Wednesday, nearly four months after a judge..
bizjournals - Published

Inmate backed by WNBA's Moore gains release

WNBA star Maya Moore was among those greeting Jonathan Irons when he was released from a Missouri correctional facility on Wednesday. Moore put her career on hold while working to get Irons' conviction..
ESPN - Published

Missouri man freed from prison with help from WNBA’s Moore

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was freed from prison Wednesday after a county prosecutor declined to retry his case, punctuating years of work by WNBA star Maya Moore and other supporters..
Seattle Times - Published

WNBA star Maya Moore shares video of wrongly convicted Missouri man's release from prison

Jonathan Irons, who was wrongly convicted for a 1998 burglary, was released from prison, thanks in part to campaign by Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore.
USATODAY.com - Published


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