The Minnesota Lynx lost last night in the absurd one-game playoff that constitutes the opening round of the WNBA, and it feels like the end of a good book. Read more →
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
There is no sports team in Minnesota that leads like the Minnesota Lynx.
Now, they’re showing the world an alternative to the hackneyed invite to the White House. Read more →
Posit: The Minnesota Lynx are more important than any other professional sports team in the region. Read more →
Who among us hasn’t wanted to pour something on the head of the boss? Read more →
Lynx star and league MVP Sylvia Fowles is making $109,000 this year. If the WNBA paid its players the same share of revenue that the NBA pays, she would be paid $1.2 million. Read more →
Imani Boyette, a center for the Chicago Sky of the WNBA, was a Candice Wiggins fan when she was growing up, but she is not at all happy with Wiggins’ assertion that she was bullied in her time in the league because she’s straight. Read more →
In an interview with the San Diego Union-Tribune, Candace Wiggins says she retired abruptly because she found the WNBA “depressing.” Read more →
The protest during the playing of the National Anthem at sports events is growing still.
Last evening, an entire WNBA team knelt during the song’s playing. Read more →
People who wanted WNBA players to just shut up and play basketball have gotten their wish. Sort of.
At least two teams are vowing to stop talking. About basketball.
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Dear Minnesota sports fans:
Quit your whining. Read more →
The competition isn’t that close. Read more →
Given the way local media buried the Minnesota Lynx’ victory over the Phoenix Mercury yesterday, there’s a good chance you didn’t see the final play which propelled the Lynx to the WNBA finals.
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Have we seen the last of Janel McCarville, the Stevens Point, Wis., native who starred at the University of Minnesota and eventually made her way home to the Minnesota Lynx? Read more →
If you want a great example of how a pro athlete can be a proper role model for kids, look no further than the scene around Target Center last evening. The Lynx are the home team but it was the Atlanta Dream who seemed to be the team of choice for many of the fans, Read more →