Lynx
June 16
WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert

WNBA announces plan to return to play in late July

After players voted to accept a deal negotiated with the league, a 22-game season is set to start in late July. Games will be played without fans at a Florida site.
Gophers
June 15
Rachel Banham got a hug from her father Don Banham Jr. after playing in her final game for the University of Minnesota in 2016.

From family of cops, Lynx's Banham wants to be bridge to community

Law enforcement runs strong in Rachel Banham's family. So strong that she has tattoos on her right arm of the badge numbers of her father, mother and late grandfather.
Lynx
June 15

WNBA season to play out in Florida at IMG Academy

The WNBA will have a 2020 season.The league has been on hiatus for almost two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Monday, it announced it…
Lynx
June 15

WNBA plans to play 2020 season in Florida starting late July

The WNBA on Monday announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Lynx
June 15

WNBA announces plan to play abbreviated 22-game season in Florida beginning in late July without fans in attendance

WNBA announces plan to play abbreviated 22-game season in Florida beginning in late July without fans in attendance.
Lynx
June 12
The Lynx wore these shirts in 2016 after Philando Castile of St. Paul was killed by a suburban police officer during a traffic stop.

Reeve vows Lynx will keep talking about justice issues during season

Head coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve, said: "We will do our part to see that systemic racism, particularly with the police, remains a topic of conversation until it leads to meaningful change."
Lynx
June 12

WNBA 2019 final statistics, leaders

Lynx
June 12

Minnesota Lynx 2020 roster

The Lynx and other WNBA teams had to cut their rosters without holding a training camp first because of the pandemic.
Lynx
June 11

Las Vegas' Plum out for season after tearing Achilles

Las Vegas Aces guard Kelsey Plum will miss the WNBA season after tearing her left Achilles tendon.
Lynx
June 7
WNBA Rookie of the Year Napheesa Collier, right, shoots while defended by Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker during the first half of a game last seas

Report: WNBA looking to play season in Florida starting in July

According to a report by ESPN, the league and its players union are talking about resurrecting the 2020 season with a shortened format played entirely in Bradenton, Fla.
Twins
June 6
When will pro sports return? Soon. Here's what we know

When will pro sports return? Soon. Here's what we know

Professional sports leagues in the United States — MLB being the major exception — made significant strides last week as they try to come back.
Lynx
June 5
Maya Moore during a news conference in 2018

Maya Moore: Roots of injustice show in policing, court system

Maya Moore, who has taken a two-year sabbatical from the Lynx to work for another social justice cause, was interviewed on ESPN on Thursday regarding the George Floyd death and recent comments from Drew Brees.
June 3

'I'm full-go now:' After sitting out last season with an injury, UConn alum Moriah Jefferson is eager to return to lead young Dallas Wings squad

Moriah Jefferson was on the cusp of making her WNBA return when the season was postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. But whenever play…
June 3

AP sources: IMG Academy, MGM top WNBA list of sites to play

Two people familiar with the situation say the WNBA plans to hold games at just one location if there is a season this year and that the MGM Resorts in Las Vegas and the IMG Academy in Florida are the top candidates.
June 2

Hoops Hall mulls date for Bryant, Class of 2020 induction

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was gearing up for a great year: not just the all-but-certain election of NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant,…
June 2

'It's really cutthroat:' In a year harder than most to make a WNBA roster, rookies contemplate next steps after being cut, deciding to sit out or making a team

Even after getting drafted by the Chicago Sky in April, Kiah Gillespie was aware of how difficult it was going to be to make a…
Lynx
May 31
Cheryl Reeve.

Lynx finalize roster; Shepard, Sims not in initial 12

The moves were mandated by the WNBA despite the fact both training camp and the season have been delayed. This way players can start getting paid June 1.
May 31

Mystics' Cloud calls out 'neutral' actors during Black Lives Matter movement: 'Your silence is a knee on my neck'

Natasha Cloud, like many players around the country, are fighting not just the spread of coronavirus, but racial injustice in the U.S.
Gophers
May 29
Town Hall: Reeve, Pitino, Falvey discuss Floyd's death, ensuing unrest

Town Hall: Reeve, Pitino, Falvey discuss Floyd's death, ensuing unrest

The death of George Floyd was discussed during a Strib Live virtual town hall featuring Lynx GM/coach Cheryl Reeve, Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino.
May 27

Report: Basketball Hall delaying enshrinement ceremony

Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.