Kent Youngblood

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

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

Whalen showed 'leadership on full display' in Lynx series clincher

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve knows it when she sees it, and Lindsay Whalen showed it Saturday.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 11:48 AM

Wolves go all in hoping Wiggins becomes all that

Analysts back Flip Saunders’ decision to bank on star potential rather than experience in bringing Andrew Wiggins to Minnesota.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 01:22 PM

When needed, Lynx's Augustus rises to the challenge

After a regular season made difficult by injuries, Seimone Augustus stood out down the stretch of Minnesota's Game 1 playoff victory.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 12:53 AM

Lynx hang on for Game 1 win over San Antonio

The Lynx squandered a big lead then dazzled most when it mattered in an 88-84 victory over San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 11:53 AM

Lynx still feel they are the team to beat in WNBA playoffs

For the first time in four seasons the Lynx (25-9) are not the No. 1 seed heading into the Western Conference playoffs. But they’re champs until someone takes the trophy from them.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 12:14 PM

Lynx finish season by ending three-game losing streak

The Lynx outscored Tulsa 21-5 in the fourth quarter to cap the regular season. Minnesota is the first WNBA team in history to post four consecutive seasons with at least 25 victories.

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 12:22 AM

Lynx fall to Sparks for second loss in a row

The Lynx weren’t going to win the Western Conference title. So the idea was for them to be peaking as the playoffs arrived. There is reason for concern.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 08:29 AM

Conference title might be out of reach, but Lynx want strong finish

Saturday’s loss in Phoenix basically locking them into second place in the West.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 06:26 AM

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