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Moore, Whalen and Augustus are the Olympians, but Rebekkah Brunson is the foundation of Lynx success

Moore, Whalen and Augustus are the Olympians, but Rebekkah Brunson is the foundation of Lynx success

Seimone Augustus’ tenure with the Minnesota Lynx began in 2006. It was not until 2010, however, that things changed. In addition to new coach Cheryl Reeve, point guard Lindsay Whalen came from Connecticut via trade, and Rebekkah Brunson arrived via…

Minnesota rolls past Connecticut 76-65; Lynx winning streak at seven, Sun drop third in a row

Minnesota rolls past Connecticut 76-65; Lynx winning streak at seven, Sun drop third in a row

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The streaking Minnesota Lynx won their seventh game in a row, sending the Connecticut Sun to their third consecutive defeat, 76-65, in a game of teams with playoff hopes heading in opposite directions. “It is our second…

Dishin & Swishin 05/29/14 Podcast: Shooting the breeze with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel on Leticia Romero, the Minnesota Lynx and more

Dishin & Swishin 05/29/14 Podcast: Shooting the breeze with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel on Leticia Romero, the Minnesota Lynx and more

Have you ever wanted to eavesdrop on a conversation between two people who love women's basketball? Then this week's Dishin & Swishin podcast is for you. Earlier this week Dishin & Swishin's host, David Siegel, caught up with ESPN's Mechelle…

Dishin & Swishin 05/22/14 Podcast: Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve looks to cement her place in history

Dishin & Swishin 05/22/14 Podcast: Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve looks to cement her place in history

[display_podcast] Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve already has the highest winning percentage of all coaches in the WNBA with 100 games coached in the league. Her two championships at the helm of the franchise place her behind Van Chancellor…

Minnesota Lynx sign multi-year jersey sponsorship deal with Mayo Clinic

Minnesota Lynx sign multi-year jersey sponsorship deal with Mayo Clinic

From the Lynx: The 2013 WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx announced a multi-year partnership with Mayo Clinic that includes marquee placement on the team’s home and away jerseys. The new agreement also designates Mayo Clinic as the exclusive presenting partner for…

Dishin & Swishin 10/24/13 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve puts a wrap on the WNBA season & Anucha Browne kicks off college basketball coverage

Dishin & Swishin 10/24/13 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve puts a wrap on the WNBA season & Anucha Browne kicks off college basketball coverage

[display_podcast] I have always been a fan of the Byrds’ classic song Turn! Turn! Turn! which features the lyrics “to every thing there is a season.” No truer words can be said of the month of October in women’s basketball…

Minnesota Lynx sweep 2013 WNBA Finals, defeat Atlanta Dream 86-77 for title

Minnesota Lynx sweep 2013 WNBA Finals, defeat Atlanta Dream 86-77 for title

The Minnesota Lynx held off a feisty Atlanta Dream squad 86-77 to earn their second WNBA title in three years. The newly crowned 2013 champions, who won the title in 2011 but lost in the finals last year to the…

Dishin & Swishin 10/03/13 Podcast: Lin Dunn and Brian Agler break down the WNBA finals

Dishin & Swishin 10/03/13 Podcast: Lin Dunn and Brian Agler break down the WNBA finals

[display_podcast] The last team Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn faced this season was the Atlanta Dream. As coach of the Seattle Storm, the last team Brian Agler faced this season was the Minnesota Lynx. Who better to analyze the WNBA…

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

[display_podcast] Tonight the post-season begins! After working through an injury-plagued regular season, eight teams begin their quest for the WNBA championship with conference semifinal matchups. On today’s podcast we have four of the most well-known purveyors of WNBA information helping…

Lin Dunn & Cheryl Reeve form first All-Star game female head coach duo

When the Fever’s Lin Dunn and the Lynx’s Cheryl Reeve met in the WNBA Finals last season, it was the first time two woman coaches squared off for the championship. As per league rules, the coaches of the teams to…

Dishin & Swishin 6/27/13 Podcast: Seimone Augustus embraces her role in Minnesota on and off the court

Dishin & Swishin 6/27/13 Podcast: Seimone Augustus embraces her role in Minnesota on and off the court

[display_podcast] Things have certainly changed for the Minnesota Lynx franchise over the last few years. Once a doormat, the team has been a dominant force the last few seasons, winning the 2011 championship and making the finals for a second…

Dishin & Swishin 10/11/12 Podcast: “Mama Taj” talks longevity, playoffs and a whole lot more

Dishin & Swishin 10/11/12 Podcast: “Mama Taj” talks longevity, playoffs and a whole lot more

[display_podcast] It is a sign of respect when a veteran or mentor is referred to with a nickname like “Mama” or “Pops.” But when the president of the United States calls you that while honoring your team? Now that is…

Lynx advance to WNBA finals in nail-biter on the road, overcome stellar play of Candace Parker and rebounding deficit

Lynx advance to WNBA finals in nail-biter on the road, overcome stellar play of Candace Parker and rebounding deficit

Quotes | Finals schedule With a slim 80-79 win over Los Angeles Sunday night, the Minnesota Lynx finished a Conference finals sweep of the Sparks in front of 10,791 fans at the Staples Center. The Lynx advance to the WNBA…

Lynx rebounding prowess helps fuel victory over Sparks in Western Conference finals opener

Lynx rebounding prowess helps fuel victory over Sparks in Western Conference finals opener

Video recap The Minnesota Lynx doused the Los Angeles Sparks, 94-77, in the first game of the Western Conference finals at the Target Center Thursday night in front of a raucous crowd of 8,513 fans. The Lynx extended their postseason…

Dishin & Swishin 6/28/12 podcast: Could there be a dynasty brewing? Maya Moore, Cheryl Reeve, Stephen Litel & Debbie Antonelli on the Lynx

Dishin & Swishin 6/28/12 podcast: Could there be a dynasty brewing? Maya Moore, Cheryl Reeve, Stephen Litel & Debbie Antonelli on the Lynx

[display_podcast] In discussing the success of the now 13-1 Minnesota Lynx with head coach Cheryl Reeve for this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast, I commented on how fleeting success can be and how injuries can derail the train. This was…

Lynx nearly upset in D.C., Chicago spoils San Antonio home opener

Lynx nearly upset in D.C., Chicago spoils San Antonio home opener

The Washington Mystics gave undefeated Minnesota Lynx a scare Wednesday night in D.C. The Mystics (1-2) overcame a 24-point deficit to even up the game with 6:27 left and nearly upset the defending WNBA champions. However, point guard Lindsay Whalen…

Dishin & Swishin February 16 includes top coaches: Miami’s Katie Meier, WVU’s Mike Carey, Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve and Amherst’s GP Gromacki

Dishin & Swishin February 16 includes top coaches: Miami’s Katie Meier, WVU’s Mike Carey, Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve and Amherst’s GP Gromacki

On today's Dishin & Swishin podcast, we get to show how diversified our coverage of women's basketball can be. We talk with coaches of three different levels in four segments: University of Miami head coach Katie Meier, Mike Carey of…

Minnesota Lynx re-sign 13-year WNBA veteran Taj McWilliams-Franklin

The Minnesota Lynx re-signed 13-year WNBA veteran Taj McWilliams-Franklin the team announced Monday. “We are pleased to have Taj back with us for the 2012 season,” said Lynx executive vice president Roger Griffith in a statement. “She was a big…

President Obama calls Minnesota Lynx head coach to congratulate her on WNBA victory

Readout of President Obama’s Call to Minnesota Lynx Coach Cheryl Reeve Earlier today, President Obama called Cheryl Reeve, head coach of the Minnesota Lynx, to congratulate her and her team on winning the 2011 WNBA Finals. The President told Coach…

Lynx success makes die-hard fans “verklempt” as many take first-time trips to an away game during the Finals

Lynx fan Erica Mauter (right) with her wife Missy at game two. MINNEAPOLIS – Erica Mauter is among the Minnesota Lynx faithful who traveled to Atlanta to see her team attempt to sweep the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA Finals.…

Seimone Augustus propels her team to victory, works past fatigue to give Lynx 2-0 series lead

Box score MINNEAPOLIS – Even with starting center Erika de Souza back in the lineup, the Atlanta Dream did not have enough stamina and firepower down the stretch to overcome a tenacious Minnesota Lynx in Game 2 of the WNBA…

Lynx advance to Western Conference finals for first time in franchise history, set to face Phoenix

The Minnesota Lynx continue to set franchise records and with a win over San Antonio last night advance to the Western Conference finals for the first time in the team’s history. Behind the offensive prowess of four players in double…

Maya Moore named WNBA 2011 Rookie of the Year, Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve named Coach of the Year

As predicted by fans before the season began, Maya Moore is the 2011 WNBA Rookie of the Year. A national panel of 40 sportswriters and broadcasters voted on the award. The former Connecticut star and two-time NCAA National Champion, topped…

Former Detroit Shock assistant Cheryl Reeve named head coach of the Minnesota Lynx

Minnesota announced former Detroit Shock assistant Cheryl Reeve as the new head coach of the Lynx. Former coach Jennifer Gillom is rumored to be in the running for the top coaching position of the Los Angeles Sparks. Gillom only coached…

Bill Laimbeer resigns as Shock head coach, says decision was all about him not the league

Bill Laimbeer has resigned his position as the head coach of the defending WNBA champions Detroit Shock to pursue possibilities in the NBA. Rumors began circulating early Monday after the team told media that a major coaching announcement would be…