Lynx center Sylvia Fowles goes up for a shot against Seattle during a game on May 6

McBride, Fowles guide Lynx to first win of season, 87-84 over L.A.

Kayla McBride (24 points including the game-winning bucket) and Sylvia Fowles (20 points, 12 rebounds) led the way in L.A., putting the Lynx in the win column.

McBride shakes off jet lag, returns from Turkey to play for Lynx

May 17
Kayla McBride of the Lynx got past Liberty guard Rebecca Allen during a game last season.
Veteran guard Kayla McBride joined the team in Los Angeles, where it hoped to win its first game of the season.

Kayla McBride to rejoin winless Lynx for Tuesday's game against Sparks

May 16
Kayla McBride
The veteran guard completed her season in Turkey over the weekend and will try to help the Lynx with their first game of the season on Tuesday.
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May 18

Wings to face Mercury on the road

Dallas Wings (2-2) at Phoenix Mercury (2-2, 2-2 Western Conference)
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May 18

McBride scores 24, makes late layup; Lynx beat Sparks 87-84

Kayla McBride scored 24 points in her season debut for Minnesota while Sylvia Fowles and Moriah Jefferson each added 20 points to help the Lynx win their first game of the season with a 87-84 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night.
Sports
May 17

Plum scores 20, Young adds 19 as Aces beat Mercury 86-74

Kelsey Plum scored 20 points and Jackie Young added 19 as all five Las Vegas starters scored in double figures and the Aces beat the Phoenix Mercury 86-74 on Tuesday night.
Sports
May 17

Austin scores career-high 20 as Mystics beat Wings 84-68

Shakira Austin, the No. 3 overall pick in last month's draft, scored 12 of her career-high 20 points in the second half as the Washington Mystics pulled away for a 84-68 win over the Dallas Wings on Tuesday night.
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May 17

Bonner scores 16 in debut as Sun beats Liberty 92-65

DeWanna Bonner made her season debut for Connecticut and scored 12 of her 16 points in the decisive first half and the Sun beat the New York Liberty 92-65 on Tuesday night.
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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May 17

Howard scores 19 as Dream beat Fever, again, 101-79

Rhyne Howard scored 19 points, Cheyenne Parker added 17 and the Atlanta Dream beat the Indiana Fever 101-79 on Tuesday night.
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May 17

State Dept pushing to see Griner; NBA Commissioner weighs in

The State Department said Tuesday that it still pushing to have regular contact with WNBA star Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury, who has been detained in Russia for nearly three months.
Lynx
May 17
Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart, right, drives past Minnesota Lynx forward Jessica Shepard during the season-opener.

Lynx drop to the bottom in latest WNBA power poll

Dropping their first four games of the season has resulted in Minnesota being in 12th and last place in the weekly WNBA power poll from the Associated Press.
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May 17

Chicago visits Seattle after Loyd's 26-point outing

Chicago Sky (2-1, 1-0 Eastern Conference) at Seattle Storm (1-3, 1-3 Western Conference)
Lynx
May 16
Jordin Canada is Los Angeles’s leading scorer.

Lynx gameday: Los Angeles Sparks are next after 0-4 start

It's Los Angeles' home opener, and it will go in 2-2 against a winless Lynx team that played Chicago lose its last time out..
Sports
May 16

Kelsey Plum embracing role as Hammon's 'un-guardable' guard

First-year Las Vegas Aces coach Becky Hammon told Kelsey Plum before the season began that she would be the hardest guard in the league to defend.
Sports
May 16

Former MVP Delle Donne's return gives Mystics, WNBA a boost

When a player of Elena Delle Donne's stature returns after a long absence, the entire sport can feel the impact.
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May 16

Sparks welcome the Lynx on Tuesday

Minnesota Lynx (0-4, 0-1 Western Conference) at Los Angeles Sparks (2-2)
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May 16

Phoenix Mercury visit the Aces

Phoenix Mercury (2-1, 2-1 Western Conference) at Las Vegas Aces (3-1, 2-0 Western Conference)
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May 16

Washington to visit Dallas Tuesday

Washington Mystics (3-1, 1-0 Eastern Conference) at Dallas Wings (2-1)
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May 16

Atlanta Dream travel to take on the Fever

Atlanta Dream (3-1, 1-0 Eastern Conference) at Indiana Fever (2-3, 1-2 Eastern Conference)
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May 16

Connecticut to visit New York Tuesday

Connecticut Sun (1-1, 0-1 Eastern Conference) at New York Liberty (1-3, 1-2 Eastern Conference)
Lynx
May 15
Lynx forward Jessica Shepard signed a multiyear contract extension with the team, it was announced Sunday.

Lynx sign Shepard to contract extension

Having recovered from knee surgery, forward Jessica Shepard is off to a strong start this season.
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May 15

Howard scores 33 points to help Dream beat Fever 85-79

Top-pick Rhyne Howard had a career-high 33 points — the most in any WNBA game this season — to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Indiana Fever 85-79 on Sunday.