Lynx
December 6, 2020
Sabrina Ionescu of the New York Liberty

New York Liberty win WNBA draft lottery again

The New York Liberty will pick No. 1 for the second consecutive year in the WNBA draft, although this time there isn't a clear-cut choice of who they'll take to pair with last year's choice Sabrina Ionescu.
Lynx
December 3, 2020

AP source: Vickie Johnson agrees to coach Dallas Wings

Vickie Johnson has agreed in principle to be the next coach of the WNBA's Dallas Wings, a person familiar with the situation said.Johnson has been…
Gophers
December 1, 2020

Sarah Fuller currently only kicker on Vanderbilt's roster

The Vanderbilt Commodores have only one kicker listed on their two-deep chart for this weekend's game at No. 11 Georgia, and it's Sarah Fuller, the first woman to play in a Power Five game.
Wolves
November 28, 2020

NBA says Kobe's delayed Hall induction coming in May 2021

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021.
Lynx
November 24, 2020

Ex-WNBA player reflects on jail time after Belarus protest

It's been a difficult last few months for former Belarus basketball star Yelena Leuchanka.She spent 15 days in jail in October after peacefully protesting against…
Golf
November 8, 2020
Reusse: Grading which sports dealt best with the coronavirus

Reusse: Grading which sports dealt best with the coronavirus

The financial hits have been onerous and TV ratings plunged, but how have the sports entities handled holding competition at a time when the biggest foe has been the coronavirus.
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November 6, 2020

WNBA champs Bird, Stewart make freezing eggs less taboo

Sue Bird says she was one of many working women intimidated by the process of freezing their eggs, nearly paralyzed by the stigma so long…
November 4, 2020

Sports venues across country in play on Election Day

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson cast her vote at the Detroit Pistons' training facility. About 12 hours later, she saw metal boxes on wheels with ballots inside roll into Ford Field for double checking.
November 3, 2020

Nancy Darsch, former Ohio State and WNBA coach, dies at 68

Darsch led the Buckeyes for 12 years, from 1985 to 1997, compiling a 234-125 record and making seven appearances in the NCAA tournament.
Vikings
November 3, 2020
Minnesota Timberwolves players, coaches, and staffers listened to Jeanelle Austin, left, as she explained and interpreted the George Floyd memorial si

With votes and voices, Minnesota pro athletes answering call to action

From registering for the first time to using their considerable social media platforms, sports figures are finding new ways to affect change outside the game.
Sports
October 21, 2020

In rare move, Seattle Storm endorse Joe Biden and Kamala Harris: 'These are not typical times'

In a move rarely seen by professional sports teams, the Seattle Storm voiced its support for the 2020 Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Wednesday.
Sports
October 21, 2020

In rare move, Seattle Storm endorse Joe Biden and Kamala Harris: 'These are not typical times'

In a move rarely seen by professional sports teams, the Seattle Storm voiced its support for the 2020 Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Wednesday.
Lynx
October 19, 2020
When Lynx GM and coach Cheryl Reeve was asked what the team needed to add for the 2021 season, she answered quickly: Defense in general and defensive

Reeve likes Lynx roster, but WNBA could be stronger than ever next season

The Lynx will have to improve to keep pace with a league that — with several star players expected to return — might be the deepest in its history next season.
Sports
October 17, 2020

Lisa Leslie pushes hard for change, 30 years after her first encounter with inequity

LOS ANGELES _ Just like she did during her Hall of Fame career, Lisa Leslie is hustling. Now the stakes are higher than a championship trophy.
Sports
October 17, 2020

Lisa Leslie pushes hard for change, 30 years after her first encounter with inequity

LOS ANGELES _ Just like she did during her Hall of Fame career, Lisa Leslie is hustling. Now the stakes are higher than a championship trophy.
Sports
October 17, 2020

Lisa Leslie pushes hard for change, 30 years after her first encounter with inequity

LOS ANGELES _ Just like she did during her Hall of Fame career, Lisa Leslie is hustling. Now the stakes are higher than a championship trophy.
Wolves
October 14, 2020
LeBron James (23) of the Lakers is silhouetted during introductions before Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Sunday in Lake Buena Vis

Souhan: LeBron is the greatest ... for these strange, polarized times

Two players rose above all others in the Florida bubbles: Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm and James. Both led their teams to championships. Both could at some point be regarded as the best to ever play the game.
Wolves
October 7, 2020
Timberwolves players, coaches, and staffers listened to Jeanelle Austin, left, as she explained and interpreted the George Floyd memorial site for the

Day of outreach: Wolves, Lynx visit Floyd memorial, help register voters

The Wolves have held other voter registration events in Minneapolis, their way of putting words spoken since George Floyd's death into action.
Lynx
October 5, 2020
Lynx forward Napheesa Collier goes up for a shot in front of Seattle forward Natasha Howard.

Lynx's Collier makes all-WNBA second team

Lynx forward Napheesa Collier made the all-WNBA second team, the league announced Sunday at halftime of Game 2 of the league finals.
Lynx
September 29, 2020
The Seattle Storm celebrate after the team defeated the Minnesota Lynx during Game 3 of a WNBA basketball semifinal round playoff series Sunday, Sept.

Seattle slams door on Lynx's 'special season' with series sweep

A 24-2 first-quarter run by the Seattle Storm put them in control of Game 3 vs. the Lynx, and they never gave that up to win by 21 points and send the Lynx home.