Lynx
September 25
Aerial Powers went by Seattle’s Steph Talbot during an Aug. 24 game at Target Center.

Souhan: Can these Lynx win it all again? Playoffs-ready Powers might have the answer

A fifth title could come, if the Lynx can get healthy enough together in time. Aerial Powers is healed, and that's a really big deal.
Lynx
September 24
Crystal Dangerfield drives against Chicago Sky’s Kahleah Copper during a game in June.

Lynx hoping to slow Chicago Sky offense in playoff game Sunday

The Sky has averaged 100 points vs. Minnesota in two games this season.
Lynx
September 24
Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has established herself as the team’s leader six years after joining a team of established stars.

'I know what I'm capable of.' Fowles brings heart, soul, leadership to Lynx

Sylvia Fowles won two WNBA titles after joining a team with a group of established stars. Now, at age 35, she's still a powerful presence under the basket and in the locker room.
Wolves
September 24
Timberwolves executive vice president of basketball operations Sachin Gupta.

Souhan: Rosas failed for Timberwolves. What should they do next?

With ownership changing, the answer to Wolves' leadership problems, at least for now, is still in the organization. But if they want a model, they don't have to look far
Lynx
September 22
Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (left) is the WNBA defensive player of the year. Jonquel Jones of Connecticut was the unanimous choice as Player of the Year

Fowles wins WNBA defensive player award for 3rd time from AP

Sylvia Fowles was second in the league in rebounds, steals and blocks — and also led the WNBA with a .640 field goal percentage.
Lynx
September 22
The addition of physical, pick-and-roll point guard Layshia Clarendon after an 0-4 start helped turn the Lynx’s season around.

Lynx needed trust and hard work to rebound from terrible start

It's easy to pinpoint the exact moment when the Lynx had rock bottom this season, when they looked anything like the team that brings the No. 3 seed into the WNBA playoffs.
Lynx
September 22
Seimone Augustus during a Minnesota Lynx game in 2018. The former WNBA star is now an assistant  coach with the Los Angeles Sparks.

Superstar, advocate, mentor: How Seimone Augustus found her voice with the Lynx

Augustus is working to help players find the same solace and freedom that she did on the court during her Lynx career, and to find ways to use their influence as pro athletes.
Lynx
September 20
Washington Mystics forward Erica McCall, middle, defends against Lynx forward Napheesa Collier during a game on Sept. 4. The Lynx won vs. Washington o

Lynx finish regular season with a victory, await playoffs as No. 3 seed

The victory, Minnesota's fourth in a row to end the regular season, gave the Lynx the third seed in the upcoming WNBA playoffs. The Mystics, who needed to win the game to qualify for the playoffs, saw their season end.
Lynx
September 18
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve watched Aerial Powers dribble out the final moments of a victory over Indiana last week at Target Center.

Lynx ending regular season hoping to hang on to the third playoff seed

The Lynx face a Washington Mystics team that needs a win to qualify for the playoffs. Minnesota wants to avoid dropping to fourth place.
Lynx
September 18
Mystics center Tina Charles took on Lynx forward Napheesa Collier on Sept. 4 at Target Center.

Gameday preview: Lynx at Washington

The 2019 WNBA champion Mystics need a victory to make this year's playoff field.
Lynx
September 17
Lynx forward Napheesa Collier drives to the basket while defended by Indiana guard Victoria Vivians on Sunday. The teams played again Friday.

Lynx defeat Indiana in third straight matchup, clinch first-round bye

For the third time in eight days, the Lynx did what was necessary to beat the last-place Indiana Fever. This time, it came with a bonus.
Lynx
September 17
The Lynx have two games left in the regular season. First up is Indiana on Friday.

Crunch time: Lynx look inward as regular season comes to a close

A four-day break gave the Lynx time for fine-tuning, with games at Indiana and Washington set to end the WNBA regular season.
Lynx
September 16
Kelsey Mitchell is the Fever’s leading scorer.

Lynx-Indiana game preview

The Lynx and Fever play Friday for the third time in eight days.
Lynx
September 14
Lynx point guard Layshia Clarendon, who is shooting a career-best 52% from the field this season, has missed the past six games because of a right fib

Clarendon returns to Lynx practice, could play Friday

Out two weeks because of a right fibula stress reaction, point guard Layshia Clarendon is hoping to return in Indianapolis.
Lynx
September 14
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve tapped Aerial Powers after the Lynx topped Indiana on Sunday. Reeve says she doesn’t mind scoreboard watching with playoff s

Lynx watch scoreboard with two games left, playoff seed at stake

Games at Indiana and Washington are all that are left during the regular season for the four-time champions, a top-four playoff seed gets them a bye.
Lynx
September 12
Dangerfield's big 4th quarter boosts Lynx past pesky last-place Indiana

Dangerfield's big 4th quarter boosts Lynx past pesky last-place Indiana

Indiana held a two-point lead going into the fourth quarter, and the Lynx needed another run in the final minutes to win their final regular-season home game.
Lynx
September 11
Lynx guard Aerial Powers works past Seattle Storm forward Stephanie Talbot during a game on Aug. 24

Lynx guard Aerial Powers is hitting her stride at the right time

Powers has scored 20 points in three straight games as Minnesota enters the final three games of the WNBA season.
Lynx
September 11

Gameday preview: Lynx vs. Indiana

Sunday evening, the Lynx and Fever face off in the second of three consecutive games against each other
Lynx
September 11
Lynx forward/guard Aerial Powers celebrate after a game earlier this season. Minnesota defeated Indiana on Friday night.

Powers returns, helps Lynx get back on track and beat Indiana 89-72

Aerial Powers, in her first start since returning from right thumb surgery, led the Lynx on Friday night with 20 points.
Lynx
September 10
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3). The Mercury have won 10 games in a row.

Up close: The WNBA playoff picture

The Lynx, with four games left, are 2½ games behind second-place Las Vegas. The two top teams when the regular-season ends get double byes into the WNBA semifinals.