Whalen and her dad share special bond at state hockey

Basketball star Lindsay Whalen started as a hockey player, and shares a state tournament tradition with her father.
Polls
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Poll: Which Minnesota pro team are you most optimistic about right now?

Gophers
March 9

AP Sources: Staley to coach US women's Olympic hoops team

The U.S. women's Olympic basketball team turned to its past to find its next coach.
Gophers
March 3

Cynthia Cooper-Dyke resigns as USC women's basketball coach

Cynthia Cooper-Dyke has resigned after four years coaching basketball at her alma mater Southern California.
Sports
March 2

Lynx hire James Wade as assistant coach, replacing Jim Petersen

During his time as an assistant in San Antonio, Wade coordinated the Stars' defense and was responsible for leading individual player development.
February 28

Former Lynx center McWilliams-Franklin named Dallas assistant

Six-time WNBA All-Star Taj McWilliams-Franklin has been named an assistant coach for the Dallas Wings.
Lynx
February 22
Minnesota Lynx guard Candice Wiggins (11) looks to make a pass around...

'Use real statistics'; WNBA player, broadcaster respond to Wiggins' bullying claim

Current and former WNBA players were empathetic to ex-Lynx player Candice Wiggins, but also disputed her claims about the league in social media posts.
Sports
February 22

Lynx star Seimone Augustus stands up for better pay in WNBA

Augustus addressed the wage discrepancy in the WNBA compared to international professional leagues in a recent VICE Sports and ESPN Film.
February 21

Candice Wiggins says her WNBA experience was "toxic"

Candice Wiggins said her experience playing in the WNBA was "toxic" and was a major reason why she retired last season.In an interview with The…
Lynx
February 20

Former Lynx player Wiggins criticizes WNBA, says she was harassed for being heterosexual

Referring to her rookie season, Candice Wiggins said: "People were deliberately trying to hurt me all of the time. … The message was: 'We want you to know we don't like you.' "
Polls
February 20

Poll: Which professional All-Star game is the best?

February 11

Hello Delle Donne, Mystics coach talks of championship

Here's a hint at what Elena Delle Donne's addition means to the Washington Mystics: All of 33 seconds into the 2015 WNBA MVP's introductory news conference Friday, coach and general manager Mike Thibault used the word "championship."
Lynx
February 9

Lynx sign veteran forward Plenette Pierson

Pierson, a 13-year WNBA veteran who won titles in 2006 and 2008 with Detroit, is joining the Lynx after averaging 11.9 points per game for dallas last season.
Sports
February 7

Lynx to open preseason on May 5 at the X

There are two exhibition games, including one at Xcel Energy Center.
February 5

Former WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne traded from Sky to Mystics

The 2015 MVP is joining the Mystics after being traded from the Chicago Sky on Thursday for Stefanie Dolson, Kahleah Copper and the No. 2 pick in this year's draft.
Sports
February 2

New Lynx forward Pierson (@DaEnforcer33) once brawled with Candace Parker

Pierson's Twitter handle, if anything can be learned from such things, is @DaEnforcer33 and her bio reads “Those who don’t know me …. HATE me, Those who know me …. LOVE me …”
February 1

WNBA trades open way for free agency to begin

It's already been a busy week in the WNBA, and teams can't officially sign free agents until Wednesday.
January 31

Liberty acquire Vaughn and Hartley as part of 3-team trade

Bria Hartley made a replica New York Liberty jersey when she was 12 after attending one of their games at Madison Square Garden.
Lynx
January 31

Petersen steps down as Lynx associate head coach

The team's associate head coach was part of three WNBA title teams.
January 30

Breanna Stewart inspired after joining first protest at LAX

Breanna Stewart didn't think twice about heading to Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night to join the protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban, which bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the U.S.
Sports
January 27

@JimPeteHoops tweets a sweet departure to the Lynx and their fans

Shortly before the news was officially announced, Lynx associate head coach Jim Petersen broke the news of his resignation to his Twitter followers.