Lindsay Whalen receives a standing ovation from the crowd before speaking during the ceremony.

'No better place to grow up.' School names gym for Whalen

In the same space where she signed her national letter of intent to attend Minnesota 19 years ago this month, Lindsay Whalen came home to Hutchinson on Tuesday for another special day.
Wolves
December 7

Dylan Hernandez: A class act joins a class organization

LOS ANGELES—Are you running the triangle offense?As his on-stage companions laughed, Derek Fisher started to answer."That's a good question," he said, smiling. "I'm not going…
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.
Wolves
December 7

'Short but sweet' search lands Fisher as coach of LA Sparks

It was a "short but sweet" search to find the new coach of the Los Angeles Sparks. Turns out he has been sitting in the courtside seats for years.
Wolves
December 6
Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher hired to coach WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks

Former NBA player and coach Derek Fisher has been hired to coach the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.
Wolves
December 5

Derek Fisher is hired as Sparks coach

Former Los Angeles Lakers point guard Derek Fisher has been hired as coach of the Los Angeles Sparks, the team announced Wednesday.
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.
Lynx
November 30

Brian Agler resigns as coach of WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks

Brian Agler is ready for a new challenge.The longtime WNBA coach resigned as coach of the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday after four years with…
Gophers
November 28

Hutchinson names high school gym for Whalen

Hutchinson High School held a dedication ceremony to rename their gym after hometown hero Lindsay Whalen on Tuesday.
Gophers
November 28
Whalen honored at hometown high school

Whalen honored at hometown high school

Hutchinson High School names gym after hometown hero Lindsay Whalen.
Gophers
November 21

WNBA coaches, GMs tab McCowan for top pick in mock draft

The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the first round this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team. While last season there was a clear-cut No. 1 in A'ja Wilson, there is no consensus top pick this year.
Polls
November 17
Mauer vs. Whalen: Who's the best Minnesota-born athlete to play most of their career for a Minnesota pro team?

Mauer vs. Whalen: Who's the best Minnesota-born athlete to play most of their career for a Minnesota pro team?

November 16

A year later, the New York Liberty still for sale

It's been a year since James Dolan announced his intent to sell the New York Liberty, and the team is still on the market.
Gophers
November 14
Head coach Cheryl Reeve and Lindsay Whalen talked Whalen was honored at the final regular-season Lynx home game.

Souhan: As stress of coaching U builds, Reeve says she's there for Whalen

Lindsay Whalen's coaching debut at the University of Minnesota on Friday night will be unique because her circumstances are almost as unimaginable as they are familiar.
November 13

Lynx assistant James Wade hired as Chicago Sky coach

James Wade doesn't think Chicago is that far off from making a playoff run.
November 9

A'ja Wilson returns home to rehab minor knee injury

WNBA rookie of the year A'ja Wilson has returned home Friday night from playing in China because of a minor right knee injury sustained in…
November 9

AP Source: Lynx assistant Wade hired as Chicago Sky coach

Minnesota Lynx assistant James Wade has been hired to coach the Chicago Sky.
Lynx
November 9

Lynx assistant to become Chicago Sky's head coach

Wade was an assistant with the Lynx the past two seasons
November 1

WNBA cut short labor contract after 2019 season

WNBA players have exercised their right to terminate their collective bargaining agreement after the 2019 season, cutting the deal short by two years.
October 30

Notre Dame's McGraw: Irish want 'to prove something again'

It's been a busy few months for Muffet McGraw and her Notre Dame Fighting Irish after they won the national championship in April on a last-second shot by Arike Ogunbowale.
October 25

WNBA receives straight A+ grades on diversity report card

The WNBA continues to lead all professional sports leagues in hiring women and minorities for coaching and front-office positions.
October 5

World Cup Diary: Wilson talks winning gold at the World Cup

We did it! What a great feeling it was bringing home the gold and winning a World Cup championship. It was an incredible few weeks that I will never forget.
October 4

NBA returns just to say goodbye to Seattle's KeyArena

He was a kid at the time, all of 19 years old, about to conclude his first NBA season. He stood on the court in green and gold, waving his arms up and down, asking for more noise from the home crowd begging for another chance to see the home team play.