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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 of the remaining coaches. Today,…

Maya Moore wins 2014 WNBA Most Valuable Player award

Maya Moore wins 2014 WNBA Most Valuable Player award

Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx is the 2014 WNBA Most Valuable Player. She Moore received 371 points (including 35 first-place votes) from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters. The press conference for the 2014 WNBA Most Valuable…

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 Dishin & Swishin podcast we…

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 07/10/14 Podcast: The Roundtable Returns! A look at the first part of the WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 07/10/14 Podcast: The Roundtable Returns! A look at the first part of the WNBA season

[display_podcast] The roundtable is back! Dishin & Swishin host David Siegel convenes a new roundtable discussion on the first part of the WNBA season, including the successes and failures, surprises and impressions, All-Star selections and so much more. Today’s panel consists…

Starters announced for the 2014 WNBA All-Star game

The WNBA announced the starters for the 2014 All-Star game. Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx topped all vote-getters in balloting with 28,389 votes. This year’s game will mark the third career All-Star start for Moore. Fans voted the Indiana Fever’s…

UConn dominates women’s basketball nominees for 2014 ESPY Awards

UConn dominates women’s basketball nominees for 2014 ESPY Awards

The University of Connecticut dominates the women’s basketball nominees for 2014 ESPY awards. UConn graduate Maya Moore and current Husky, Breanna Stewart, have two nominations each. The 2013-2014 UConn squad is up for “Best Team” with Geno Auriemma among the…

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…

Reigning champs Minnesota Lynx open season with road victory, topple Mystics 89-77

Reigning champs Minnesota Lynx open season with road victory, topple Mystics 89-77

The reigning WNBA champions opened the regular season with a win on the road in Washington, D.C. However, the 89-77 victory did not come easy as the Mystics nipped at the heels of the Lynx for much of the game…

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Stefanie Dolson, transformation complete

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Stefanie Dolson, transformation complete

When you go to Connecticut to play basketball for Geno Auriemma, the pressure is high, expectations even higher. The state loves their Huskies, and, much to the chagrin of Auriemma, expects conference championships and NCAA final four appearances annually. Pretty…

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 10/10/13 Podcast: On the verge of a second WNBA title, we revisit chats with Lynx stars Seimone Augustus and Maya Moore

Dishin & Swishin 10/10/13 Podcast: On the verge of a second WNBA title, we revisit chats with Lynx stars Seimone Augustus and Maya Moore

[display_podcast] The Minnesota Lynx will attempt to wrap up their second WNBA title in three years tonight. Having dominated the Atlanta Dream in the first two games, many expect the Lynx to end the series. They have been dominating, outscoring…

Business as usual for the Lynx as they defeat the Dream 88-63 in game two of the WNBA Finals

Business as usual for the Lynx as they defeat the Dream 88-63 in game two of the WNBA Finals

It was a déjà vu from 2011 in game two of the WNBA Finals Tuesday night as the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream 88-63 in front of 12,313 fans at the Target Center. Just like in 2011 when the…

Minnesota Lynx trounce Atlanta Dream in game one of WNBA Finals, 84-59

Minnesota Lynx trounce Atlanta Dream in game one of WNBA Finals, 84-59

Maya Moore scored 13 of her 23 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 84-59 breezy victory in game one of the WNBA Finals Sunday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis. With a large crowd of 13, 804…

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 09/26/13 Podcast: Dissecting the conference finals with players who have been there: Katie Smith, DeLisha Milton-Jones, Monique Ambers and Chasity Melvin

Dishin & Swishin 09/26/13 Podcast: Dissecting the conference finals with players who have been there: Katie Smith, DeLisha Milton-Jones, Monique Ambers and Chasity Melvin

[display_podcast] Last week we broke down the WNBA conference semifinals with some of the best that cover the game: writers and broadcasters. This week, we kick it up a notch and dissect the conference finals with four players and coaches…

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…

Dishin & Swishin 9/05/13 Podcast: The WNBA Western conference – Maya Moore & the Lynx want the title back & Jayda Evans discusses the West

Dishin & Swishin 9/05/13 Podcast: The WNBA Western conference – Maya Moore & the Lynx want the title back & Jayda Evans discusses the West

[display_podcast] As we near the end of the WNBA regular season, the playoff spots in the Western conference look pretty similar to what many predicted at the start of the year, with possibly the only exception being the Seattle Storm’s…

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 7/25/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star game with ESPN’s Holly Rowe and the WNBAlien

Dishin & Swishin 7/25/13 Podcast: Looking at the WNBA All-Star game with ESPN’s Holly Rowe and the WNBAlien

[display_podcast] This Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena the WNBA will present the 2013 All-Star game. While most All-Star games for sports are a combination of disinterest and lack of enthusiasm, for the WNBA, the All-Star game is a significant event.…

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…