Katie Smith, NY Liberty head coach.

AP sources: Nets minority owner agrees to buy WNBA's Liberty

The New York Liberty are finally about to have a new owner.
January 19
Lynx star Maya Moore

Reusse: Moore is why the Lynx are what they are today

What changed in 2011 with the Lynx coming off a 14-20 season? Maya Moore — a two-time National Player of the Year and two-time national champion — came in from UConn as the first overall draft choice.
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.
January 18
Maya Moore, left, fights for the loose ball against the Los Angeles Sparks' Alana Beard, middle, Nneka Ogwumike during the game that eliminated the Ly

Questions linger after report Moore may sit out 2019 WNBA season

This much is clear: If Maya Moore does not play, it would be difficult news for a Lynx team already in transition with Lindsay Whalen's retirement and other roster issues.
January 17
Forward Maya Moore was given the franchise tag by the Lynx for the upcoming WNBA season and won’t hit the free-agent market, Star Tribune sources co

Lynx place franchise player tag on Maya Moore

Teams can start to negotiate with their own restricted and unrestricted free agents Tuesday, but deals may not be finalized until Feb. 1.
January 15

Georgia's Taylor keeps coaching, running through pregnancy

Joni Taylor gets intense on the sideline coaching the Georgia Lady Bulldogs.
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.
January 14

AP sources: Moore, Charles given franchise tags

Maya Moore and Tina Charles aren't going anywhere.
January 14

Tennessee loses three in a row for first time in 33 years

Tennessee saw three of its incredible streaks end this week as the 13th-ranked Lady Vols have a three-game losing streak for the first time in 33 years.
January 13
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve, who can get angry at times during WNBA games, has a résumé NBA teams should consider.

Souhan: In a fair basketball world, Cheryl Reeve would be Wolves' pick

She has a championship résumé that deserves consideration from the NBA.
January 11
Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale (24) is congratulated by teammate Jessica Shepard (23) after sinking a 3-point basket to defeat Mississippi State 61-58

WNBA mock draft: Lynx have potential for big haul of young talent

There will be 24 players selected in the upcoming WNBA draft and the Lynx, by virtue of trades, have four of them. Who do some experts think they'll take?
January 10

Cronan, Penicheiro among Women's Hall of Fame finalists

Former Tennessee women's athletic director Joan Cronan and four-time WNBA All-Star Ticha Penicheiro are among the 12 finalists for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday.
January 10

Mercury fires assistant coach after domestic violence charge

The Phoenix Mercury have fired assistant coach Todd Troxel following an independent investigation into alleged domestic violence.
January 9

AP source: Nets minority owner's group nearing Liberty deal

Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai is close to adding another New York team to his sports portfolio.
January 7

Sparks hire Danita Johnson from Clippers as team president

The Los Angeles Sparks have hired Danita Johnson as president and chief operation officer in her second stint with the WNBA team.
December 30, 2018

The name game: A few athletes who figure to emerge in 2019

Expect to see a whole lot more of this in 2019: Duke forward Zion Williamson dunking and dominating.The rim-rattling talent of Williamson figures to lead…
December 29, 2018

Stars blast Red Wings 5-1 day after CEO rips Benn, Seguin

Alexander Radulov didn't see the harsh criticism of Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin from the Dallas front office as a scathing critique of just the high-priced forwards.
December 28, 2018

WNBA crossroads: league looks to cut losses, hire president

As 2018 closes, the WNBA is at a crossroads.
December 24, 2018
Four-time WNBA champion Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve is this year's recipient of the Star Tribune Sportsperson of the Year.

Cheryl Reeve, Minnesota Lynx' transformer in chief

Cheryl Reeve likes to describe herself as the mother of an extended family. She has the players' backs but isn't afraid to kick their butts. Most of all, she appeals to the team by investing the time to understand what the Lynx need to play their best.
December 22, 2018

Samuelson leads way as No. 1 UConn women hold off No. 14 Cal

Geno Auriemma expects this UConn team to be regularly tested this season, and the top-ranked Huskies certainly had to earn their two road victories in a four-day span.
December 19, 2018
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve.

Lynx open better-paced 2019 schedule against former assistant

The Lynx open against the Chicago Sky, coached by former assistant James Wade, and have no back-to-back games or extended road trips.
December 18, 2018

Brian Agler hired to coach WNBA's Dallas Wings

The Dallas Wings had already been through an extensive search for a new coach when Brian Agler suddenly became an option.
December 17, 2018
Brian Agler

Brian Agler to be next coach of Dallas Wings

Brian Agler wasn't out of work for long.