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Lindsay Whalen reflects on Naismith Hall of Fame selection and coaching in the portal era

Lindsay Whalen reflects on Naismith Hall of Fame selection and coaching in the portal era

MINNEAPOLIS – A few days after being named one of the 13-member Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2022, Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Lindsay Whalen told local reporters that it is still sinking…

Minnesota looks to ascend in Big Ten with high expectations for returnees

Minnesota looks to ascend in Big Ten with high expectations for returnees

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota returns 12 players from last season and added four newcomers to its 2021-22 squad. The Gophers’ lone exhibition game, a 78-33 win against Minnesota Crookston at Williams Arena October 31, was the…

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are approaching the 2020-21 season as a fresh start.  And no one is looking more for this than third-year head coach Lindsay Whalen. Whalen’s second year at the helm virtually hit…

Minnesota Lynx hang Lindsay Whalen’s jersey in the rafters, fall to fierce rival Los Angeles Sparks, 89-85

Minnesota Lynx hang Lindsay Whalen’s jersey in the rafters, fall to fierce rival Los Angeles Sparks, 89-85

Stats || Shot Charts || Jersey Retirement Video MINNEAPOLIS – It appeared at first that the WNBA’s most fierce rivalry had seen better days. No Candace Parker (left hamstring injury) and Alana Beard (left leg…

Minnesota Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen’s jersey

Minnesota Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen’s jersey

The Minnesota Lynx announced that the franchise will retire the jersey of former star guard Lindsay Whalen this summer. Her No. 13 jersey will be the first retired by the franchise. The ceremony to hang…

Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years; Whalen confident about team’s offensive efficiency

Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years; Whalen confident about team’s offensive efficiency

Undefeated Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years The Gophers are No. 12 in this week’s Sport Tours/Hoopfeed Poll MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s 11-0 start to the 2018-19 season is…

With a record  crowd watching, Minnesota routs New Hampshire 70-47 under new coach Lindsay Whalen

With a record crowd watching, Minnesota routs New Hampshire 70-47 under new coach Lindsay Whalen

Photos: © Onika Craven. Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater MINNEAPOLIS – Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer is one win away…

Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater

Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater

New Hampshire at Minnesota 9 PM ET/8 PM CT Series: Teams have never met TV: BTN Plus || Radio 96.7 KFAN Plus Minnesota picked third by Big Ten media members in preseason rankings. Gophers projected…

Videos: University of Minnesota introduces Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Videos: University of Minnesota introduces Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Story: University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach One on One with Lindsay Whalen Team Reveal: Lindsay Whalen Meets the Gophers

University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach

University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Whalen becomes head coach of her alma mater Just a few days after the University of Minnesota announced that Marlene Stollings resigned to take the head coaching job at Texas Tech, the Gophers revealed that…

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

Box score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap Game 3 Recap Game 4 Recap Video: Sylvia Fowles Game 5 Highlights Notes Postgame Transcripts The Minnesota Lynx won their fourth WNBA title Wednesday night, beating the…

Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen out indefinitely after surgery on left hand

Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen out indefinitely after surgery on left hand

Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture of her fifth metacarpal in her left hand today at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She will be sidelined indefinitely according to…

Candace Parker and Lindsay Whalen to participate in 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks) and Lindsay Whalen (Minnesota Lynx) are set to participate in the 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. ET. ESPN will televise the game that will…

Under watchful eye of Geno Auriemma, USA Basketball Senior National Team opens camp

STORRS, Conn. – Sixteen of the best players in the world convened at the current mecca of women’s college basketball, Storrs, Conn., for the first training camp of this Olympic year. They came from all…

Dishin & Swishin 2/11/16 Podcast: It was a good week to be Rachel Banham!

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict(Android). So how was your last week? If you are Minnesota…

Dishin & Swishin 10/22/15 Podcast: Is the Minnesota Lynx’s Cheryl Reeve the best WNBA coach ever?

Dishin & Swishin 10/22/15 Podcast: Is the Minnesota Lynx’s Cheryl Reeve the best WNBA coach ever?

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Congratulations to the Minnesota Lynx, the 2015 WNBA champions! It is a pleasure…

Minnesota Vikings to recognize Lynx

The Minnesota Lynx will be recognized prior to the Vikings vs. Chiefs football game on Sunday, October 18, 12 p.m. CDT at TCF Bank Stadium. The game will be televised on CBS. Maya Moore will also sound the…

Dishin & Swishin 10/08/15 Podcast: Taj McWilliams-Franklin transitions from WNBA legend to Division II head coach

Dishin & Swishin 10/08/15 Podcast: Taj McWilliams-Franklin transitions from WNBA legend to Division II head coach

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Taj McWilliams-Franklin has played basketball for twenty-five franchises, in twelve countries, over twenty-one…

Dishin & Swishin 10/01/15 Podcast: Previewing the WNBA finals with Mike Thibault & Brian Agler

Dishin & Swishin 10/01/15 Podcast: Previewing the WNBA finals with Mike Thibault & Brian Agler

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). When the WNBA season tipped off at the beginning of June, many people…

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and  Chiney Ogwumike

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and Chiney Ogwumike

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). The roundtable discussions are some of the most popular and listened to shows…

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

[display_podcast] What a week to be Maya Moore! First, she drops 30 points in the All-Star game including eight in a row to lead the West to victory, earning Most Valuable Player. Follow that with…

Dishin & Swishin 7/02/15 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve & the Minnesota Lynx chasing third WNBA title

Dishin & Swishin 7/02/15 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve & the Minnesota Lynx chasing third WNBA title

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). As the Grateful Dead head to Chicago to celebrate their 50th anniversary this…

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

[display_podcast] Finally, the WNBA regular season has arrived! It begins Friday with a slate of five games so sign up for WNBA Live Access (still one of the best deals out there) to watch the…

Dishin & Swishin 08/28/14 Podcast: WNBA Western Conference Finals coaches Sandy Brondello & Cheryl Reeve talk about the playoffs

Dishin & Swishin 08/28/14 Podcast: WNBA Western Conference Finals coaches Sandy Brondello & Cheryl Reeve talk about the playoffs

[display_podcast] We are down to four teams left standing in the 2014 WNBA season! It is conference finals time and Dishin & Swishin is proud to give you two podcasts this week, featuring all four…

Dishin & Swishin 08/08/14 Podcast: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! Minnesota and Phoenix square off for final time in regular season

Dishin & Swishin 08/08/14 Podcast: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! Minnesota and Phoenix square off for final time in regular season

 [display_podcast] With all due respect to the rest of the teams in the WNBA, no matchup has the intrigue, the charisma, or the excitement of the Phoenix Mercury versus the Minnesota Lynx. On this week’s…