Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has established herself as the team’s leader six years after joining a team of established stars.

'I know what I'm capable of.' Fowles brings heart, soul, leadership to Lynx

Sylvia Fowles won two WNBA titles after joining a team with a group of established stars. Now, at age 35, she's still a powerful presence under the basket and in the locker room.

Superstar, advocate, mentor: How Seimone Augustus found her voice with the Lynx

September 22
Seimone Augustus during a Minnesota Lynx game in 2018. The former WNBA star is now an assistant  coach with the Los Angeles Sparks.
Augustus is working to help players find the same solace and freedom that she did on the court during her Lynx career, and to find ways to use their influence as pro athletes.

Lynx needed trust and hard work to rebound from terrible start

September 22
The addition of physical, pick-and-roll point guard Layshia Clarendon after an 0-4 start helped turn the Lynx’s season around.
It's easy to pinpoint the exact moment when the Lynx had rock bottom this season, when they looked anything like the team that brings the No. 3 seed into the WNBA playoffs.
Wolves
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Timberwolves executive vice president of basketball operations Sachin Gupta.

Souhan: Rosas failed for Timberwolves. What should they do next?

With ownership changing, the answer to Wolves' leadership problems, at least for now, is still in the organization. But if they want a model, they don't have to look far
Sports
September 23

Cunningham, Turner lead Mercury to 83-82 win over Liberty

Sophie Cunningham hit 6 of 9 3-pointers for a career-high 21 points and Brianna Turner made the winning free throw with less than a second to play, giving the Phoenix Mercury an 83-82 win over the New York Liberty in a first-round WNBA playoff game on Thursday night.
Sports
September 23

Copper, Parker help Sky hold off Wings in playoff opener

Kahleah Copper scored 23 points, Candace Parker had a double-double and the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 81-64 in a first-round WNBA playoff game on Thursday night.
Sports
September 23

WNBA playoff predictions: With Breanna Stewart potentially out, will Storm be able to survive?

Admittedly, the Storm isn't necessarily sprinting toward the WNBA playoffs considering its 5-6 record after the Olympic break precipitated a slide from first to fourth in the standings.
Sports
September 23

BC-BKL--WNBA Playoff Glance

No. 7 Dallas at No. 6 Chicago, 8 p.m.
Lynx
September 22
Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (left) is the WNBA defensive player of the year. Jonquel Jones of Connecticut was the unanimous choice as Player of the Year

Fowles wins WNBA defensive player award for 3rd time from AP

Sylvia Fowles was second in the league in rebounds, steals and blocks — and also led the WNBA with a .640 field goal percentage.
Lindsay Whalen (13) and Sylvia Fowles (34) celebrated after Fowles scored and was fouled on the play in the fourth quarter.
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Sports
September 22

Sun, Aces get to rest, watch early WNBA postseason matchups

Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun have dominated opponents this season, winning their last 14 games en route to the best record in the WNBA.
Sports
September 21

Percy Allen: WNBA award picks: Despite catchy campaign, Storm's Breanna Stewart not likely to earn MVP honors

As promotional campaigns go, the advertising in support of Breanna Stewart's WNBA MVP candidacy is a slam dunk and the Storm marketing brain trust should win an award for their fun and creative effort.
Lynx
September 21

First-round WNBA playoff capsules

A look at the two first-round games in the WNBA playoffs that will be played Thursday:
Sports
September 20

To commemorate the WNBA's 25th anniversary, Percy Allen ranks his top-25 players of all-time

To commemorate its 25th anniversary, the WNBA asked fans to choose who is the league's greatest from its "The W25," a collection of all-time top players. The two-week voting window on WNBA.com and Twitter end at 9 p.m. Pacific time Sunday.
Lynx
September 20
Washington Mystics forward Erica McCall, middle, defends against Lynx forward Napheesa Collier during a game on Sept. 4. The Lynx won vs. Washington o

Lynx finish regular season with a victory, await playoffs as No. 3 seed

The victory, Minnesota's fourth in a row to end the regular season, gave the Lynx the third seed in the upcoming WNBA playoffs. The Mystics, who needed to win the game to qualify for the playoffs, saw their season end.
Sports
September 20

Dom Amore: Sun's Jasmine Thomas receives high honor from Mohegan Tribe, the first Gladys Tantaquidgeon Award for social justice

Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel rushed back to Uncasville one unforgettable day in 1994 to tell her Aunt Gladys, who was well into her 90s, the good news. The long fight to win federal recognition for the Mohegan Tribe was over.
Sports
September 19

DeShields scores 30 as Sky pulls away, beat Fever 98-87

Diamond DeShields scored a season-high 30 points and Chicago used a 14-4 run to pull away as the Sky beat the Indiana Fever 98-87 on Sunday night in the regular-season finale.
Sports
September 19

Plum, Young lift Aces over Mercury 84-83

Kelsey Plum scored 23 points, Jackie Young scored on a putback with 4.3 seconds left and Ji-Su Park blocked a final shot as the Las Vegas Aces defeated the Phoenix Mercury 84-83 on Sunday in a regular-season finale.
Sports
September 19

Liberty earn final WNBA playoff spot by virtue of losses

Sitting in their apartments in Brooklyn, many of the New York Liberty players gathered to watch the final day of play in the WNBA regular season. They needed a lot of help Sunday to reach the postseason for the first time since 2017.
Sports
September 19

Ogunbowale, Wings keep LA from playoffs 87-84, Liberty in

Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 points and the Dallas Wings closed the WNBA regular season on Sunday with an 87-84 win over Los Angeles, which kept the Sparks out of the playoffs, giving the No. 8 seed to the New York Liberty.
Sports
September 19

Powers scores 27, Lynx keep Mystics out of playoffs 83-77

Aerial Powers scored 27 points and the Minnesota Lynx made four free throws in the final 30 seconds to knock the Washington Mystics out of playoff contention with an 83-77 win on Sunday, the final day of the WNBA season.
Sports
September 19

Connecticut Sun win 14th straight, defeat Dream 84-64

Natisha Hiedeman scored 16 points off the bench, Brionna Jones had a double-double and the Connecticut Sun closed out the WNBA regular season with a 14-game winning streak, topping the Atlanta Dream 84-64 on Sunday.
Lynx
September 18
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve watched Aerial Powers dribble out the final moments of a victory over Indiana last week at Target Center.

Lynx ending regular season hoping to hang on to the third playoff seed

The Lynx face a Washington Mystics team that needs a win to qualify for the playoffs. Minnesota wants to avoid dropping to fourth place.
Lynx
September 18
Mystics center Tina Charles took on Lynx forward Napheesa Collier on Sept. 4 at Target Center.

Gameday preview: Lynx at Washington

The 2019 WNBA champion Mystics need a victory to make this year's playoff field.