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    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Families in one of Minnesota’s Native American communities now have a new place to play. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx refurbished a basketball court for the Prairie Island Indian Community, which was unveiled Monday, coinciding with Indigenous Peoples Day. MORE: Minnesota Marks Indigenous Peoples Day With Sunrise Service In Mpls.,...
    Courtney Vandersloot led a balanced offense with 19 points and the sixth-seeded Chicago Sky raced past the third-seeded Minnesota Lynx 89-76 in the second-round, single elimination WNBA playoff game on Sunday night. Chicago opens the best-of-five semifinals series at Connecticut on Tuesday. The Sun closed the regular season with 14 straight wins but lost 2...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot led a balanced offense with 19 points and the sixth-seeded Chicago Sky raced past the third-seeded Minnesota Lynx 89-76 in the second-round, single elimination WNBA playoff game on Sunday night. Chicago opens the best-of-five semifinals series at Connecticut on Tuesday. The Sun closed the regular season with 14 straight...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 27 points and the Minnesota Lynx made four free throws in the final 30 seconds to knock the Washington Mystics out of playoff contention with an 83-77 win on Sunday, the final day of the WNBA season. Needing a win to secure the eighth seed, the Mystics cut a...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) – After some less then pleasing seasons in Minnesota sports, two professional and one colligate team took home exciting weekend wins. The Minnesota Lynx secured a 92-73 win over the Indiana Fever on Friday night, clinching a first-round bye in the WNBA playoffs. Sylvia Fowles lead the basketball team to victory scoring 21...
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half for a 92-73 win over the Indiana Fever on Friday night, clinching a first-round bye in the WNBA playoffs. Minnesota (21-10) has won 16 of 19 games en route to securing a top...
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half for a 92-73 win over the Indiana Fever on Friday night, clinching a first-round bye in the WNBA playoffs. Minnesota (21-10) has won 16 of 19 games en route to securing a top...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier had 22 points, six rebounds, seven assists and a career-high tying four steals to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 90-80 on Sunday night. The Lynx (20-10), who play at Indiana on Friday before their regular-season finale at Washington on Sunday, moved into a third-place tie with...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 20 points and Kayla McBride added 15 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 89-72 on Friday night. Minnesota (19-10) moved into a tie with Phoenix for fourth in the WNBA standings. The Lynx face Indiana the next two games, and play Washington in the regular-season...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 20 points and Kayla McBride added 15 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 89-72 on Friday night. Minnesota (19-10) moved into a tie with Phoenix for fourth in the WNBA standings. The Lynx face Indiana the next two games, and play Washington in the regular-season...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jackie Young scored a career-high 29 points and had 10 rebounds, A’ja Wilson added 20 points and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 102-81 on Wednesday night. Young, in her third season out of Notre Dame, went 14 for 19 from the field to top her previous best of...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jackie Young scored a career-high 29 points and had 10 rebounds, A’ja Wilson added 20 points and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 102-81 on Wednesday night. Young, in her third season out of Notre Dame, went 14 for 19 from the field to top her previous best of...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 21 points and Aerial Powers added 20 to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Washington Mystics 93-75 on Saturday night. The Lynx (18-9) have won 13 of 15, including five straight victories to move into a tie for third in the standings with Seattle. Washington (10-17) is tied with...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 17 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 17 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 66-57 on Thursday night. Minnesota (17-9) closed on a 17-4 run, highlighted by a long 3-poiner by Aerial Powers with 3:11 left for a five-point lead. Los Angeles (10-18) was...
    Kayla McBride scored 17 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 17 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 66-57 on Thursday night. Minnesota closed on a 17-4 run, highlighted by a long 3-poiner by Aerial Powers with 3:11 left for a five-point lead. Los Angeles was held to four points in...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 17 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 17 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 66-57 on Thursday night. Minnesota closed on a 17-4 run, highlighted by a long 3-poiner by Aerial Powers with 3:11 left for a five-point lead. Los Angeles was held to...
    Kayla McBride scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Napheesa Collier added 21 points and 14 boards, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 72-66 on Tuesday night. Minnesota (16-9) has won three straight games and nine of its last 11. The Lynx pulled within a half-game of Seattle for the No. 3...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Napheesa Collier added 21 points and 14 boards, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 72-66 on Tuesday night. Minnesota (16-9) has won three straight games and nine of its last 11. The Lynx pulled within a half-game of Seattle...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 29 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 76-70 win over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night. Fowles had 19 points and 13 rebounds to help Minnesota take a 40-33 lead at the half. The 13 rebounds were a franchise record for a half....
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Layshia Claredon scored 18 points, Crystal Dangerfield had nine of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 101-95 on Saturday night. Kayla McBride also scored 16 points, Sylvia Fowles added 15 points and three blocks, Napheesa Collier scored 14 points and Aerial Powers had 10...
    CHICAGO (AP) — Layshia Claredon scored 18 points, Crystal Dangerfield had nine of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 101-95 on Saturday night. Kayla McBride also scored 16 points, Sylvia Fowles added 15 points and three blocks, Napheesa Collier scored 14 points and Aerial Powers...
    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored a season-high 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Connecticut Sun beat the Minnesota Lynx 82-71 on Thursday night. Bonner made 10 of 11 free throws — and Connecticut went 23 for 25 from the line — to help reach 30 points for the first time this...
    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored a season-high 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Connecticut Sun beat the Minnesota Lynx 82-71 on Thursday night. Bonner made 10 of 11 free throws — and Connecticut went 23 for 25 from the line — to help reach 30 points for the first time this...
    In this week’s WNBA Power Rankings, the league is back from their month-long Olympic break and the Minnesota Lynx are still rolling. The Olympics were fun, but now that they’re over, we can get back to the important things in life, like the 2021 WNBA season. And get back we did, with all 12 teams...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 20 points, 11 rebounds and three steals, Napheesa Collier added 18 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks and the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 88-78 on Sunday night. Kayla McBride scored 16 points for Minnesota (12-7). Natasha Howard made a short jumper to give the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 20 points, 11 rebounds and three steals, Napheesa Collier added 18 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks and the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 88-78 on Sunday night. Kayla McBride scored 16 points for Minnesota (12-7). Natasha Howard made a short jumper to give the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez are officially partial owners of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, the organization announced Wednesday. “Together with Marc and Alex, we take another step forward in building a world-class organization both on and off the court,” owner Glen Taylor said in a statement. The statement indicates the teams...
    Napheesa Collier matched her career-high with 27 points and the Minnesota Lynx won their seventh straight with an 86-61 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night. The Lynx (12-7) shot 56% from the field, solidifying their fourth-place standing in the WNBA as the league heads into the Olympic break. CLICK HERE FOR MORE...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Napheesa Collier matched her career-high with 27 points and the Minnesota Lynx won their seventh straight with an 86-61 win over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night. The Lynx (12-7) shot 56% from the field, solidifying their fourth-place standing in the WNBA as the league heads into the Olympic break....
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Layshia Clarendon had 18 points and nine assists and the Minnesota Lynx won their sixth straight game, beating the Las Vegas Aces 85-77 on Friday night. Minnesota (11-7) did not attempt a free throw, the second time a WNBA team has finished a game without an attempt. The Lynx led 10-2,...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Layshia Clarendon had 18 points and nine assists and the Minnesota Lynx won their sixth straight game, beating the Las Vegas Aces 85-77 on Friday night. Minnesota (11-7) did not attempt a free throw, the second time a WNBA team has finished a game without an attempt. The Lynx led 10-2,...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 25 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 11 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 85-79 on Wednesday night to extend their win streak to five consecutive games. Napheesa Collier, Damiris Dantas and Bridget Carleton each scored 10 points for Minnesota (10-7). The Lynx,...
    Kayla McBride scored 25 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 11 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 85-79 on Wednesday night to extend their win streak to five consecutive games. Napheesa Collier, Damiris Dantas and Bridget Carleton each scored 10 points for Minnesota (10-7). The Lynx, who trailed 65-60 at the...
    In this week’s WNBA Power Rankings, the top three remain the same but the Minnesota Lynx are pushing to join the party. The clock keeps on ticking and the WNBA’s Olympic break approaches. This upcoming Sunday will feature the final WNBA games until mid-August as the league prepares for the All-Star Game and then the...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 99-68 on Saturday night. The Lynx (9-7) shot 55% from the field en route to heir fourth straight victory and fifth in six games. McBride was 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Napheesa Collier added 19...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 30 points and 14 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat Las Vegas 90-89 in overtime Friday night to snap the Aces’ five-game winning streak. Fowles became the first player in WNBA history to record at least 30 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals and four blocks in a...
    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 26 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks, Damiris Dantas added 23 points and the Minnesota Lynx overcame an 18-point first-half deficit to beat the Atlanta Dream 87-85 on Wednesday night. Fowles made two free throws with 3:13 remaining to give the Lynx an 83-81 lead — their...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two Minnesota Lynx players have made the U.S. Olympic women’s basketball roster, the team announced Monday. Center Sylvia Fowles and forward Napheesa Collier are among the 12 total players that will represent the U.S. in Japan later this summer. “I’m definitely soaking this moment up,” Fowles said in a release. “Not everyone...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kayla McBride scored a season-high 22 points, Sylvia Fowles had 14 points and 12 rebounds for her 170th career double-double, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 85-73 on Thursday night. Minnesota had a five-point lead after three quarters until Damiris Dantas opened and closed a 10-0 run to extend...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Allie Quigley scored a season-high 23 points, Courtney Vandersloot became the fourth player in WNBA history with 2,000 career assists and the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 105-89 on Tuesday night. Vandersloot joined Sue Bird, Ticha Penicheiro and Lindsay Whalen to reach the mark. Vandersloot also reached double-digit assists for the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Allie Quigley scored a season-high 23 points, Courtney Vandersloot became the fourth player in WNBA history with 2,000 career assists and the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 105-89 on Tuesday night. Vandersloot joined Sue Bird, Ticha Penicheiro and Lindsay Whalen to reach the mark. Vandersloot also reached double-digit assists for the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points and Minnesota beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-64 on Saturday night, spoiling the return of Lynx great — and current Sparks assistant coach — Seimone Augustus. The Lynx announced earlier Saturday the franchise will retire the jersey numbers...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Lynx is offering the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccine at their home game against the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday. The free vaccines will be available for all Minnesotans over the age of 12, and will be located in the Target Center box office lobby from 4 p.m. to 7...
    The top three teams hold onto their spots in this week’s WNBA Power Rankings but teams like the Minnesota Lynx and L.A. Sparks are climbing. It was a fun week in the WNBA. Jewell Loyd hit a buzzer-beater against Dallas. Arike Ogunbowale hit what was basically a buzzer-beater against Seattle. The Minnesota Lynx seemed to...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 19 points and Crystal Dangerfield and Sylvia Fowles scored 17 apiece and the Minnesota Lynx never trailed in a 100-80 win over the Atlanta Dream. Fowles scored nine of the Lynx’s first 13 points for a 13-0 lead. McBride’s three-point play with 5:10 left in the first quarter made...
    Sylvia Fowles had 24 points, nine rebounds and three blocks, Layshia Clarendon had 12 points in their debut with Minnesota and the Lynx rallied to beat the Connecticut Sun 79-74 in overtime Sunday night. Clarendon, who signed with Minnesota earlier in the day, hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 66 seconds remaining to give the Lynx...
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