Kent Youngblood

Reporter | Pro Sports
Phone: 612-673-4365
Kent Youngblood is a general assignment reporter. He writes most often about the Timberwolves and Wild.

Recent content from Kent Youngblood

July 10, 2012: Defense always has been name of game for Suters

Ryan Suter's blue line success follows in the footsteps of his dad, an Olympian, and his uncle, an NHL star.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 03:56 PM

Reeve insists Lynx, when healthy, still best WNBA team

In a year during which the Lynx dealt with several knee injuries, Cheryl Reeve said forward Rebekkah Brunson and guard Monica Wright never were 100 percent.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 11:05 PM

Lynx expect to stay near the top of WNBA race

Tuesday’s loss to Phoenix doesn’t signal a need for major changes, Lynx coaches and players say.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 06:56 AM

No repeat: Taurasi, Phoenix sink Lynx in decisive Game 3

Phoenix used an 18-0 run during the third and fourth quarters to oust the Lynx from the WNBA playoffs. Diana Taurasi hit a 50-foot shot in the process.

Updated: September 03, 2014, - 06:41 AM

Lynx must get off to hot start in do-or-die Game 3

The defending champs can’t afford to trail early in the decisive game.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 03:48 PM

Lynx rally for playoff victory over Phoenix that evens series

A stirring second-half comeback at home keeps the Mercury from advancing to WNBA Finals.

Updated: September 01, 2014, - 06:27 AM

Little League star Mo'ne Davis attends Lynx game

Thirteen-year-old Mo’ne Davis wants to follow in Maya Moore’s footsteps.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 10:22 PM

Reeve wants to see Lynx more aggressive in Game 2

Coach Cheryl Reeve said the Lynx lacked an edge in the Game 1 blowout loss. Minnesota must win Game 2 on Sunday to force a deciding game in the WNBA Western Conference Finals.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 11:47 PM

WNBA rivalry rekindled for top two teams in Western Conference

When the Lynx and Mercury meet in the Western Conference finals starting Friday in Phoenix, it will be the third time in four years that they have faced one another at this point.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 12:12 AM

Lynx-Mercury series offers intriguing matchups

In this All Star-filled series, the one-on-one battles between the Lynx and Mercury will tell a lot.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 12:46 AM

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