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Lynx
July 21
Cheryl Reeve.

Lynx scrimmage Mystics as Reeve seeks more 'accountability'

With the opener on Sunday, the tone of the scrimmage against the defending WNBA champions was more important than specific Xs and Os.
Lynx
July 20
Shenise Johnson joined the Lynx this season and coach Cheryl Reeve hopes she can play about 25 minutes per game.

Lynx scrimmage Las Vegas, with Reeve seeing both good and bad

Coach Cheryl Reeve wants more from her offense and knows that her rookies have a lot of work to do after seeing the Lynx scrimmage with the Las Vegas Aces in the WNBA bubble..
Lynx
July 15
Mikiah Herbert Harrigan

Top Lynx draft choice getting mentored by coaches Brunson, Pierson

On and off the court. In film sessions, in practice, Reeve has assistant coaches Rebekkah Brunson and Plenette Pierson working closely with the rookie. Mikiah Herbert Harrigan
Lynx
July 11
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve last September.

Back to work: With so many new faces, Reeve simplifies Lynx offense

Two full days of practice have given coach Cheryl Reeve some good first impressions.
Lynx
June 30
Jefferson City, Mo., native and WNBA star Maya Moore, right, calls Jonathan Irons as supporters react Monday, March 9, 2020, in Jefferson City after C

Maya Moore on social justice: 'I feel I have a sense of authenticity'

Moore, starting her second season away from the Lynx to work on social justice issues, hopes she can provide a helpful voice in the aftermath of George Floyd's killing.
Lynx
May 20
Maya Moore (23) and head coach Cheryl Reeve.

Lynx mailbag: Roster rule problem, a depth chart and something about Maya

The team would have difficult decisions to make about its roster even under normal circumstances. And a reported rule change could make things even tougher.
Lynx
May 6
Lynx mailbag: Another missing Lynx and a starting five surprise

Lynx mailbag: Another missing Lynx and a starting five surprise

Fans want to know about the starting five for a team in transition and whether a player who had a key role last season will really be missing when the WNBA starts.
Lynx
April 16
Lynx mailbag: Can the Lynx compete for a WNBA title in 2020?

Lynx mailbag: Can the Lynx compete for a WNBA title in 2020?

Lynx writer Kent Youngblood answers your burning questions.
Lynx
October 18, 2019
Lynx guard Odyssey Sims (left)

Lynx suspend Sims for first two games of 2020

The incident occurred in the early morning hours of June 6, when Lynx guard Odyssey Sims was observed by a member of the Minnesota State Patrol speeding and making a lane violation on I-394.
Lynx
September 12, 2019
Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) talks with head coach Cheryl Reeve during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun

Maya Moore's status, Cheryl Reeve's contract top Lynx to-do list

The playoff loss Wednesday ended a season that answered several questions but left plenty more to address in the offseason.
Lynx
August 26, 2019
Napheesa Collier (center) during a game earlier this season vs. Washington.

Lynx's Napheesa Collier named conference player of the week

The 6-1 Collier has scored in double-figures each of her last 11 games and is second among WNBA rookies in scoring at 12.7 ppg.
Lynx
June 20, 2019
Reeve will be assistant for Team USA in 2020 Olympics

Reeve will be assistant for Team USA in 2020 Olympics

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve is slated to be an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a job she also had with the 2016 gold-medal winners.
Lynx
June 19, 2019
'Dream Team' practice carries on strong Lynx tradition

'Dream Team' practice carries on strong Lynx tradition

The Lynx held the practice for the fourth consecutive year, and it's become a pretty big deal for the team.
Lynx
May 31, 2019
Seimone Augustus

A day after knee surgery, Augustus attends Lynx practice

The arthroscopic procedure, which went well, could keep Seimone Augustus out six weeks or more
Lynx
May 28, 2019

Augustus out, Christmas-Kelly questionable for Wednesday's Lynx game

Still trying to get back to 100 percent from microfracture knee surgery that ended her 2018 season, Lynx forward Karima Christmas-Kelly returned to practice Tuesday.
Lynx
May 23, 2019
Seimone Augustus

Reeve unhappy with recent Lynx practices, meets with Augustus

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve said she's disappointed in the way the team is responding when things don't go well in practice, and she's working with veteran Seimone Augustus on how to change that.
Lynx
February 2, 2019

Lynx make it official: Seimone Augustus is back

Face of the franchise will return for a 14th season
Lynx
November 9, 2018

Lynx assistant to become Chicago Sky's head coach

Wade was an assistant with the Lynx the past two seasons
Blogs
August 21, 2018

Sylvia Fowles named WNBA defensive player of the year

Fowles, Maya Moore both named to second-team All-WNBA
Lynx
August 19, 2018
Lynx players and coaches gathered with Lindsay Whalen Monday at her retirement press conference.

'She's brutal': Mystics, Lynx share favorite Whalen tales before regular-season finale

Players, teammates and one former coach talk about Whalen's career.
Lynx
August 19, 2018
Lynx guard Robinson signs contract extension

Lynx guard Robinson signs contract extension

Danielle Robinson, 28, has signed a contract extension with the Lynx. She is currently recovering from ankle surgery.
Lynx
August 15, 2018
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.
Lynx
August 14, 2018
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 12, 2018
Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) directs her teammates while moving the ball down the court under pressure from Las Vegas Aces guard Moriah Je

For the first time since her WNBA debut, Whalen will not start

Tanisha Wright will start for the Lynx tonight, with Whalen coming off the bench
Lynx
August 6, 2018
Rebekkah Brunson injured her nose when she was hit by Atlanta's Tiffany Hayes during Tuesday's game.

Lynx forward Brunson will miss Tuesday's game at Chicago

Brunson, who sustained a nose injury in Sunday's loss to Atlanta at Target Center, did not travel with the team to Chicago.