Whalen to be honored after Lynx home game Sunday

Whalen to be honored after Lynx home game Sunday

The Lynx play their final regular-season home game on Sunday against the Mystics. After the game, on the court, there will be a special celebration for Lindsay Whalen.
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Gophers women’s basketball coach Lindsay Whalen, left, and men's hockey coach Bob Motzko

Gophers hiring Motzko, Whalen offers hope to state's prep coaches

Bob Motzko and Lindsay Whalen both have local ties and past successes with their respective Gophers programs. But it's their potential as ambassadors throughout the state that intrigued high school coaches.
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.
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August 15

Elena Delle Donne has 25 points, Mystics beat Fever 76-62

Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, Kristi Toliver added 19 and the Washington Mystics used an 18-2 fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Fever 76-62 on Wednesday night.
Lynx
August 15

McBride has 15 points in 4th, Aces move into 8th-place tie

A'ja Wilson had 18 of her 19 points in the first half, Kayla McBride scored all 15 of her points in the fourth quarter and the Las Vegas Aces beat the short-handed New York Liberty 85-72 on Wednesday night to move into a tie for the final playoff spot.
Lynx
August 15

Lynx plan Whalen event, more seats for regular-season finale

The Minnesota Lynx will make additional seats available in the upper level of the arena for their final regular-season home game and farewell to star point guard Lindsay Whalen.
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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Lynx
August 15

Lynx plan Whalen event, more seats for regular-season finale

The Minnesota Lynx will make additional seats available in the upper level of the arena for their final regular-season home game and farewell to star point guard Lindsay Whalen.
Lynx
August 15

Jones scores 27, Sun hand Wings 9th straight loss

The Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings 96-76 on Tuesday night to spoil the head-coaching debut of former Lynx player Taj McWilliams-Franklin.
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August 15

Gray scores career-high 26 as Sparks beat Liberty 74-66

Los Angeles (19-13) is tied with Connecticut for the fourth playoff spot - with the Sun holding the tiebreaker.
Lynx
August 14

Lynx playoffs update

If the season ended today, the Lynx would travel to Phoenix for a first-round, single-elimination game Tuesday.
Lynx
August 14
Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore, from left, Sylvia Fowles, Tanisha Wright, and Seimone Augustus showed their frustration during the fourth quarter a

Lynx's home woes deepen with loss to Chicago

Tuesday's loss dropped the Lynx to 8-8 at Target Center, where they have lost two straight. It also kept the Lynx in the seventh spot in the WNBA.
Lynx
August 14

Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record, Sky beat Lynx 91-88

Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA's single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88 on Tuesday night.
Lynx
August 14

Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record, Sky beat Lynx 91-88

Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA's single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88 on Tuesday night.
Lynx
August 14
Sydney Colson guarded Anna Cruz of the Lynx during a game in 2015.

Needing depth, Lynx add point guard Sydney Colson

Colson was the starting point guard for Texas A&M's NCAA championship team in 2011, when the Aggies beat Stanford in the national semifinal and Notre Dame in the final.
Lynx
August 14

WNBA set for wild dash to regular season finish

The WNBA's final week of the regular season is shaping up to be a wild dash to the finish.
Gophers
August 14
Lynx players and coaches gathered with Lindsay Whalen Monday at her retirement press conference.

Souhan: We may never see the likes of Lindsay Whalen again

Will there ever be another basketball player, or any athlete, from Minnesota who so ideally combines greatness and so many other attributes?
Lynx
August 14
Whalen comes through for her fans: A social media short story

Whalen comes through for her fans: A social media short story

A real estate agent from north Minneapolis recalled the team when Lindsay Whalen invited some fans to a game while she was playing in Turkey -- and the scene that came next.
Lynx
August 14
Lindsay Whalen is part of a mural painted on the side of Security Coin & Pawn Shop in downtown Hutchinson, where she grew up.

From pawn shop mural to schools, Hutchinson cheers 'hometown sweetheart'

As news of Lindsay Whalen's retirement spread through her hometown, many stopped to pay tribute to the local girl who became an international sports star and never forgot her roots in a small Minnesota city.
Gophers
August 14
Minnesota Lynx Head Coach Cheryl Reeve hugged guard Lindsay Whalen after Whalen announced her retirement during a press conference.

'A great 15 years.' Whalen's moving on

While others, including Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve were emotional, Lindsay Whalen made it clear that she was intent on celebrating her basketball career rather than ruing the fact that her playing days are about to end.
Lynx
August 14

From Hutchinson High to the world stage: Lindsay Whalen's career timeline

Follow along as we track Whalen's lengthy and impressive playing career:
Local
August 14

Hutchinson celebrates hometown hero Lindsay Whalen

Lindsay Whalen announced her retirement from the WNBA on Monday, and her hometown city of Hutchinson, Minn., took notice.
Gophers
August 14
Lindsay Whalen was introduced as Gophers women's basketball coach by athletic director Mark Coyle on April 13.

Expectations, emotions are high as Whalen transitions to Gophers

Excitement was in the air about Whalen soon focusing her full attention on being the Gophers women's basketball coach.