October 2
Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart shoots over Las Vegas Aces guard Jackie Young and center A'ja Wilson during the second half

Stewart lifts Storm to Game 1 WNBA Finals win over Aces

The Seattle Storm's lead down to two with a quarter left, Breanna Stewart took over.
October 1

Barbara Barker: Sue Bird aiming for a fourth WNBA title with Storm

NEW YORK _ Sometimes, it seems that there is not much that Sue Bird can't do.Bird has played in more games than any player in…
October 1

Bird, Stewart look to lift Seattle past Aces to fourth title

Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart just don't lose when they reach basketball's biggest stage.Whether competing in the Olympics, for an NCAA championship or in the…
September 30
Seattle Storm center Mercedes Russell celebrates a three-point shot by Breanna Stewart during the second half of Game 3 vs. the Lynx.

Seattle and Las Vegas set for WNBA Finals matchup

For the fourth time in five seasons the best two teams in the WNBA will square off for the championship when Seattle and Las Vegas…
September 29
Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson, left, grabbed a rebound away from Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner during the second half of Game 5 of a WNBA

Aces advance to franchise's second WNBA Finals

With a trip to the WNBA Finals in the balance, league MVP A'ja Wilson took over and carried the Las Vegas Aces to the championship round.
Lynx
September 29
The Seattle Storm celebrate after the team defeated the Minnesota Lynx during Game 3 of a WNBA basketball semifinal round playoff series Sunday, Sept.

Seattle slams door on Lynx's 'special season' with series sweep

A 24-2 first-quarter run by the Seattle Storm put them in control of Game 3 vs. the Lynx, and they never gave that up to win by 21 points and send the Lynx home.
September 28

Seattle advances to second WNBA Finals in three seasons

Sue Bird remembers thinking when she was younger as Seattle was winning its first championship in 2004 that it was easy to get there and…
Lynx
September 27
Rookie Crystal Dangerfield (2) never stopped trying to make plays, even with the Lynx facing elimination.

Dangerfield learns plenty in challenging playoff run with Lynx

The Lynx put a lot on Crystal Dangerfield's plate this season, and she responded with a Rookie of the Year performance while adding inevitable all-rookie team honors to that Sunday
September 27

Stewart, Bird help Storm sweep Lynx, advance to WNBA Finals

Breanna Stewart put forth a career effort to get the Seattle Storm back to the WNBA Finals.
September 27
Las Vegas Aces forward Angel McCoughtry (35) drives against Connecticut Sun guard Briann January (20) during the first half

McCoughtry scores 29, Aces beat Sun 84-75 to force Game 5

Angel McCoughtry said she received some inspirational advice from Elena Delle Donne before the game and applied it to keep Las Vegas' season alive.
Lynx
September 27
Minnesota Lynx guard Crystal Dangerfield (2) passes off in front of Phoenix Mercury center Kia Vaughn (1) during the second half of a WNBA playoff bas

Lynx's Dangerfield headlines WNBA's all-rookie team

Dangerfield, already named the league's rookie of the year award, is one of four guards on the all-rookie team
Lynx
September 27
Lynx guard Crystal Dangerfield drives against Seattle guard Sue Bird (10) and forward Natasha Howard (6) during the first half of Game 2

They'd be the first: Down 0-2, Lynx need three in a row in best-of-five series

Game 3 is Sunday afternoon, when the Lynx will begin trying to do what no other league team has ever done: come back. WNBA teams are 0-13 in five-game series when falling behind 0-2.
Lynx
September 26

Game 3 preview: Lynx vs. Seattle

The Lynx are shooting 41.6% overall, compared to 47.3% for Seattle. One bright spot has been three-point shooting, where the Lynx have made 27 of 59 shots from behind the are
September 25
Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas (25) knocks the ball away from Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson (22).

Alyssa Thomas returns from injury to lead Sun past Aces

Alyssa Thomas, knocked out of Game 2 two days ago by a dislocated shoulder, made a surprise start and led the Connecticut Sun to a 77-68 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Thursday night for a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five semifinal series.
Lynx
September 25
Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart runs into Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier during the second half of Game 2

Seattle outruns Lynx to take two-game playoff lead; Collier annoyed

A 14-0 finish to the first half by Seattle — which came with Napheesa Collier on the bench with three fouls — put the Storm well ahead at halftime. Collier didn't like the calls.
Lynx
September 25
Lynx forward Napheesa Collier goes up for a shot in front of Seattle forward Natasha Howard during the first half

Quick third foul on Collier hurt Lynx's chance of a comeback in Game 2

Napheesa Collier was on the bench with her third foul with 7:22 to go before halftime, and by the end of the quarter, Seattle had opened up a lead it wouldn't relinquish.
Lynx
September 24
Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) crashes into Lynx guard Bridget Carleton (6) as they chased a loose ball during the first half of Game 1 of a WNBA

Last-second loss only strengthens resolve of Lynx

Underdogs against Seattle, the Lynx are eager to prove they aren't just happy to be in the WNBA semifinals.
Vikings
September 23
Local teams, media outlets launch Home Teams vs. Hunger

Local teams, media outlets launch Home Teams vs. Hunger

One in eight Minnesotans do not know where their next meal is coming from.
Lynx
September 23

WNBA semifinals, Game 2: Lynx-Seattle preview

Minnesota is coming off a two-point, last-second loss to Seattle in Tuesday's first game, which only makes this game more important to the Lynx.
Lynx
September 23
Seattle forward Breanna Stewart tried to get around Lynx defender Napheesa Collier on Tuesday night.

Souhan: Collier plays like a superstar as Lynx almost pull off shocker

At one point in the fourth quarter, Napheesa Collier blocked three shots by Seattle superstar Breanna Stewart in quick succession.