Sports
May 8

Wilson, Hamby, Plum lead Aces past Storm 85-74

A'ja Wilson and Dearica Hamby posted double-doubles and Kelsey Plum provided a spark in the fourth quarter to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 85-74 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday night.
Lynx
May 8
Jessica Shepard (10) was one of the only Lynx players to shoot effectively in the first half Sunday against Washington.

Souhan: Lynx need effectiveness at point guard, not promise

Former Gophers star Rachel Banham is hoping to follow fellow Gopher Lindsay Whalen in positional success with the Lynx.
Lynx
May 8
The Lynx’s Jessica Shepard tried to look for her shot against Washington’s Erica McCall in Minnesota’s 78-66 loss in the team’s WNBA home open

Lynx see offense go quiet to end first half, lose home opener to Mystics

The Lynx were outscored 29-6 over the final 12-plus minutes of the first half by Washington, which was playing without star Elena Delle Donne.
Sports
May 8

Cloud, Austin spark Mystics to 78-66 victory over Lynx

Natasha Cloud scored all 19 of her points in the first half, Shakira Austin had a double-double in her first career start and the Washington Mystics beat the Minnesota Lynx 78-66 on Sunday night.
Lynx
May 8
Sparks center Liz Cambage (left, shown shooting against Chicago in a game Friday) scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in Los Angeles’ 87-77 vic

Cambage has 22 points, 11 rebounds; Sparks beat Fever 89-79

Liz Cambage had 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds, Brittney Sykes added 17 points and had five steals and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 87-77 on Sunday.
Sports
May 8

Fowles Diary: Getting ready for my final season

I admit, I was close to retiring this offseason.
Sports
May 8

Ionescu scores 25 points, Liberty beat Sun 81-79 in opener

Sabrina Ionescu had 25 points and six assists and sparked a late run to help the New York Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 81-79 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Sports
May 7

Howard scores 16 points in debut, Dream beat Wings 66-59

Rhyne Howard scored 16 points in her debut for Atlanta, Cheyenne Parker had 10 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks and the Dream beat the Dallas Wings 66-59 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Lynx
May 7
Lynx center Sylvia Fowles went up for a shot against Storm center Ezi Magbegor on Friday night in Seattle. Fowles scored 16 points, leaving her with 5

Lynx-Washington game preview

The Lynx play their home opener against the Mystics, who won't have Elena Delle Donne here.
Lynx
May 7
Sylvia Fowles (34) and a hastily assembled Lynx roster lost to Ezi Magbegor and the Seattle Storm on Friday.

Souhan: Lynx are facing tough start, predictable finish

Lots of roster moves spell short-term trouble for the old and injured Lynx to kick off the WNBA season. But the Lynx tend to figure things out.
Lynx
May 7
Seattle forward Breanna Stewart pulls a rebound away from Lynx guard Aerial Powers during the second quarter Friday.

Lynx go cold in second half, lose season-opener 97-74 at Seattle

Tied at the half, Seattle opened the third quarter on an 18-2 run and never looked back against a disjointed Lynx team.
Lynx
May 6
Sylvia Fowles is one of the WNBA’s all-time greats, but her career isn’t over yet.

Excited for her final season, Fowles knows she's among the WNBA greats

The Lynx open the season tonight in Seattle with the goal of competing for another title, a goal that honors the career of retiring superstar Sylvia Fowles.
Lynx
May 5
The Lynx face off against the Seattle Storm on Friday night.

Lynx at Seattle preview: Season opener against Western Conference rival

Two of the Lynx's four consecutive losses to open last season were against the Storm.
Lynx
May 5
Breanna Stewart is key to the Seattle Storm’s playoff hopes and lands them in first place in the WNBA power rankings.

Seattle Storm leads the pack in WNBA 2022 power rankings

Seattle, Chicago and Connecticut could all make a serious challenge for the WNBA title in 2022.
Lynx
May 5
New Lynx guard Yvonne Turner played for the Mercury against Seattle’s Breanna Stewart during a playoff game in 2018.

Lynx add two players before Friday's season opener

Yvonne Turner and Nikolina Milic will join the team in Seattle.
Lynx
May 5
Napheesa Collier signed a three-year contract extension on Monday. The forward is due to have her first child later in May, but still hopes to rejoin

Hoping to 'play with Syl' this season, Collier wants to be back after baby

There's extra incentive for Lynx star Napheesa Collier to return to the team this season after her baby is born: A final chance to play with superstar Sylvia Fowles.
Lynx
May 4
Lynx center Sylvia Fowles

Lynx 2022: Four keys to the season

Is Minnesota a playoff contender or pretender? Here is what has to work to make the Lynx a team with a title chance.
Lynx
May 4
Odyssey Sims returned to the Lynx after playing in 2019 and part of 2020.

Signed on Tuesday, Sims likely to be in starting lineup for Lynx opener

Training camp ended on Wednesday as the team prepares for its first game of the season in Seattle.
Lynx
May 4
Clockwise from left to right: Odyssey Sims, Layshia Clarendon, Crystal Dangerfield

Changing of the guards: Lynx sign Sims; cut Clarendon, Dangerfield

The Lynx overhauled their backcourt to prepare for Friday's season opener. But will any of the players who didn't make the current roster be back soon?
Lynx
May 2
Napheesa Collier was the WNBA rookie of the year in 2019.

Lynx sign 2021 All-Star Napheesa Collier to multiyear extension

The Lynx might have to wait a while for Collier to return this summer. But she'll be with the team long-term.