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

Wolves' health plan for Pekovic: Limit his minutes

Wolves center Nikola Pekovic has missed 68 games the past three seasons, most of them because of recurring injuries to...

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 10:10 PM

Talking up Teddy: Vikings players confident in new quarterback

Teddy Bridgewater looked calm and in control in his first NFL action, as he has been ever since he was drafted.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 06:57 AM

Aug. 20: Lynx's Moore steps up her game, earns WNBA MVP award

When more was asked, Maya Moore delivered this season for the Lynx — and became MVP. She will receive her award Thursday night before Game 1 of the WNBA playoffs.

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 03:08 PM

Vikings' two-year stint outdoors recalls team's glory days

The Vikings are heading back outdoors, recalling the Met Stadium mystique.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 08:24 AM

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

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