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 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?

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.
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.
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…
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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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.
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.
October 2

WNBA President Lisa Borders is latest executive to leave

Lisa Borders stepped down as WNBA president on Tuesday, the third executive to leave the league in six months.
October 2
Lindsay Whalen’s demeanor — running her first Gophers practice Monday as head coach — had senior center Annalese Lamke smiling. It was an upbeat

Whalen runs upbeat, intense first U women's basketball practice

"It's nice to not have to do the sprints down and back," Lindsay Whalen said when asked the difference between being a player and a coach.
October 1
United States coach Dawn Staley gave instructions to her players during the women's basketball World Cup final between the USA and Australia in Teneri

Staley guides U.S. to gold using calm demeanor

Dawn Staley knows the pressure that comes with coaching USA Basketball. It's gold medal or bust.
October 1

Challenge grows for U.S. to keep spinning gold in basketball

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi know that winning a World Cup keeps getting more difficult.
October 1
Diana Taurasi lifted the trophy among her teammates after leading the U.S. over Australia in the final of the women's basketball World Cup in Tenerife

U.S. wins third consecutive women's basketball World Cup

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi shared a hug as the final seconds ran down on a third consecutive World Cup championship.
September 30

The Latest: Spain wins bronze medal at Women's World Cup

The Latest on the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Championship day (all times local):
September 30

World Cup Diary: A'ja Wilson talks playing in the World Cup

Here we are on the morning of the gold medal game and it's been quite the experience so far.
September 30

US vs Australia for gold at Women's Basketball World Cup

It's medal day at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
September 29
U.S. Bank Stadium hosted Super Bowl LII in February, and more big events are on the way for the area.

'People love us': Minneapolis second to none as host of major sporting events

Fresh off the Super Bowl, Minneapolis is preparing to host the men's basketball Final Four and other national events. Meanwhile, city leaders have their sights on the College Football Playoff and WrestleMania.