Seattle Storm's Natasha Howard (6) passes as Washington Mystics' Kristi Toliver (20), LaToya Sanders and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt defend in the second half

Storm surges to WNBA title; ex-Lynx reserve Howard has career night

Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart were the big names behind the title run, but former Lynx reserve Natasha Howard had a huge game as Seattle swept Washington.
Gophers
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The Latest: Miyazawa keys Japan's 77-75 OT win over Belgium

The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local):
Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen fielded questions after she announced her retirement during a press conference at Mayo Square, Monday, June 13, 20
Whalen retires End of one era; beginning of another
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Lindsay Whalen is retiring after 14 years of playing in the WNBA and is about to start her rookie season of coaching the University of Minnesota women's basketball team.
Gophers
4:05am

Second day of FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup set to begin

The second day of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets going on Sunday with eight games. Australia and Argentina tip off to get the day started.
Lynx
September 22

The Latest: Belgium routs Puerto Rico 86-36 in World Cup

The Latest on the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local):
Gophers
September 22

US beats Senegal 87-67 in World Cup opener

U.S. coach Dawn Staley knows her team is a work in progress.
Lindsay Whalen (13) and Sylvia Fowles (34) celebrated after Fowles scored and was fouled on the play in the fourth quarter.
All about the W Everything WNBA: Scores, game reports and more
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Our guide to the WNBA, with everything from the latest games to standings to statistics for every player and team in the league.
Gophers
September 22

Women's World Cup gets underway in Spain

The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games. The U.S. will tip off against Senegal in its quest for a third consecutive championship, something the Americans have never done in their storied history.
Gophers
September 22

World Cup Diary: A'ja Wilson talks USA Basketball

Here we are on the eve of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup getting started and I'm so excited to wear the USA jersey again.
Gophers
September 21

US women basketball team heavy favorite to win World Cup

It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup.
Gophers
September 21

International players to watch at Women's World Cup

The U.S. women's basketball roster is full of WNBA All-Stars and clearly the 12-member team led by Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart will be fun to watch.
Lynx
September 20

No rest for WNBA champs Bird, Stewart and Loyd

It's been a whirlwind week for Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd. The trio won a WNBA championship with the Seattle Storm and then dashed off to play for USA Basketball in the FIBA Women's World Cup.
Gophers
September 19

Bird highlights US women's world cup roster

Fresh off winning a third WNBA title, Sue Bird will try to help the U.S. win a third straight FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
Lynx
September 19

How the Storm rebuilt and won the 2018 WNBA title eight years after its 2010 championship

Sue Bird wasn't on Twitter the last time she won a WNBA title in 2010, so she was in awe of the support the Storm…
Lynx
September 16

Mood electric as Seattle Storm, fans celebrate third title

Fans are whooping and cheering as they celebrate the Seattle Storm's third WNBA championship during a parade and rally.
Lynx
September 16

Larry Stone: 'The sky's the limit' for Storm star Breanna Stewart, on and off court

It wasn't until Friday, two days after the moment of his greatest professional triumph, that Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes was able to fully savor his team's WNBA title.
Gophers
September 15
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, holding trophy, poses with teammates after Game 3 of the WNBA finals Washington

Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird enjoy magical season with Storm as UConn fans watch closely

UConn alumna Breanna Stewart glanced over at her teammates with a smile, soaking in the moments after winning the Seattle Storm's third WNBA title Wednesday night. She had just accepted the WNBA Finals MVP trophy, and was still in shock from the 98-82 Game 3 win over the Washington Mystics.
Vikings
September 14
On May 6, 1958, Bronko Nagurski, left, Walt Hoover and Fortune Gordien were on hand for the inaugural Minnesota Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame to be revived by Star Tribune

The Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame, dormant for a dozen years, will once again honor the state's rich sports history.
Lynx
September 13

BOXSCORE: Seattle 98, Washington 82

Lynx
September 13

Storm sweep Mystics to capture WNBA championship

The wait is over.
Lynx
September 12

US women's hoops team announces 16 finalists for World Cup

The U.S. women's national basketball team cut its roster down to 16 finalists for the FIBA Women's World Cup on Tuesday.
Lynx
September 12
Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, left, and Mayor Jenny Durkan wave while being introduced to fans during the WNBA Finals. Seattle has a 2-0 lead.

History says Storm WNBA coronation only a matter of time

If history is any indicator, the WNBA Finals are already over.
Lynx
September 11

Hurricane Florence could impact WNBA Finals

As more than 1 million people consider evacuation orders to leave the East Coast ahead of Hurricane Florence's expected arrival in a few days, the…