Lynx guard Odyssey Sims (left)

Lynx suspend Sims for first two games of 2020

The incident occurred in the early morning hours of June 6, when Lynx guard Odyssey Sims was observed by a member of the Minnesota State Patrol speeding and making a lane violation on I-394.
Gophers
November 5

Women's college hoops season set to tip off

As soon as Sabrina Ionescu announced she was returning for her senior season at Oregon, the women's college basketball landscape changed.
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.
Lynx
November 2

Stanford women get special opportunity to face top Americans

With USA on her uniform this time, Nneka Ogwumike dazzled as she has always done in Maples Pavilion.
Lynx
November 2

Diggins-Smith has new outlook after giving birth to son

Skylar Diggins-Smith's outlook on life has changed after giving birth to her son last spring.
Lynx
November 1

US not among initial qualifiers for 3-on-3 hoops at Olympics

The U.S. men's and women's teams weren't among the eight qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympics in 3-on-3 basketball announced Friday.
Lindsay Whalen (13) and Sylvia Fowles (34) celebrated after Fowles scored and was fouled on the play in the fourth quarter.
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October 28

WNBA, union extend labor pact until end of year

The WNBA and the Players Association have agreed to extend their labor agreement until the end of the year.
October 22
The Nationals' Juan Soto celebrated after Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Nationals won 7-4 to

So bad for so long, does DC stand for District of Champions?

For more than a quarter of a century, dating to the Redskins' Super Bowl championship in January 1992, zero Washington teams won a title in the MLB, NFL, NBA or NHL.
October 18

Kemba Walker returns to UConn for First Night celebration

Former UConn basketball star Kemba Walker returned to campus Friday to get a good look at the next generation of Huskies.
October 18

Megan Rapinoe enjoys whirlwind, focuses on soccer pay fight

Megan Rapinoe is enjoying the whirlwind of a two-time World Cup winner.
October 18

WNBA Dream moving to 3,500-seat arena near Atlanta airport.

The Atlanta Dream are getting a new home.
Lynx
October 18

Maya Moore: WNBA MVP

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.
October 17
Minnesota Lynx guard Odyssey Sims

Lynx leading scorer Odyssey Sims pleads guilty to DWI

Minnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims has been sentenced to house arrest after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge.
October 17

Soccer star Rapinoe, boxer Shields win sportswomen of year

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe and boxer Claressa Shields have been honored as Sportswomen of the Year by the Women's Sports Foundation.They won in the team…
October 17

USBWA names top freshman award after Tamika Catchings

The nation's top freshman women's basketball player each season will win the Tamika Catchings Award starting this year.
October 17

APNewsBreak: Liberty to play at Barclays starting in 2020

The New York Liberty will have a new home next year — Barclays Center.
Lynx
October 16
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve agreed to a new three-year contract. She calls the Lynx “the franchise that I’ve kind of put my life into.”

Reeve agrees to new three-year contract with Lynx

The deal will keep Cheryl Reeve with the Lynx through 2022.
Vikings
October 16
On May 6, 1958, Bronko Nagurski, left, Walt Hoover and Fortune Gordien were on hand for the inaugural Minnesota Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Star Tribune revives Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame

The Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame, dormant for a dozen years, will once again honor the state's rich sports history.
October 16

Report: WNBA receives high grades again in diversity hiring

A diversity report shows the WNBA remains the leader among all professional sports leagues in hiring women and minorities for coaching and front-office positions.The league…
October 16

Liberty not renewing Katie Smith's contract

The New York Liberty are not renewing the contract of head coach Katie Smith the team announced Wednesday.
Local
October 16
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns shops with Jaidon Jackson, 8, of Rosemount, whose father is in the Minnesota Army National Guard, during their

Minnesota Timberwolves, Lynx combine philanthropy efforts, launch new grant program

The teams are launching a new grant program and boosting employee volunteering.
October 15

U.S. women's hoops announces college exhibition games

The U.S. women's national basketball team's college tour is set to tip off next month.