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Maya Moore to sit out 2019 WNBA season

Maya Moore to sit out 2019 WNBA season

After speculation about whether or not she would return to the Minnesota Lynx this season, Maya Moore announced via an essay for the Players’ Tribune that she will not play in the league this season. Instead she will focus on…

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 to welcome back to the…

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…

WNBA free agency: A first look

WNBA free agency: A first look

Full list of core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents Offseason preparations for the 2012 WNBA season should begin to really warm up now as the leagued released the list of cored players, unrestricted free agents…

2011 Year in Review: Changing the landscape and breaking down barriers

2011 Year in Review: Changing the landscape and breaking down barriers

In compiling a list of people that impacted women's basketball in the year 2011, one word kept coming to my mind to describe them: awareness. In their own way, each person on the list impacted the game, changed the landscape,…

Video: Dream’s Angel McCoughtry on confidence in the playoffs and refusing a sub in the Eastern Conference finals

MINNEAPOLIS – Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtry talks about maintaining confidence in adverse situations with her team down a game in the Finals and her actions during the last game of the Eastern Conference Finals. The teams had a day…

Minneapolis Mayor Rybak and the Lynx to host a Skyway breakfast for fans

WHAT: Minnesota Lynx Skyway Breakfast WHO: Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, Lynx Mascot Prowl and the Lynx front office WHEN: Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 6:30 to 9:00 a.m. Mayor Rybak will be in attendance from 7:15 – 7:45 am WHERE: Target…

Minneapolis, Atlanta mayors make friendly wager on WNBA finals

The mayors of Minneapolis and Atlanta are proud of their WNBA teams and in celebration placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the best-of-five series between their teams. Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak and Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed agreed to…

Dishin & Swishin September 29, 2011 Podcast: Kara Lawson breaks down the WNBA finals, makes announcement

[display_podcast] This weekend the WNBA Finals begin, bringing an end to the 15th season of the league. It has been an entertaining season, with highs and lows for every team. There have been injuries and returns, records and lowlights as…

Hip hop legends the Sugarhill Gang to perform at halftime of game one of the WNBA Finals

Since 2006, the Minnesota Lynx has used the Sugarhill Gang’s “Apache” as the theme for pregame video and the postgame dance following wins. During game one of the WNBA Finals, the legendary hip hop is set to perform at halftime…

NBA Minnesota Timberwolves offering tickets to 2,000 fans for game one of the WNBA Finals

From the Lynx: New Timberwolves Head Coach Rick Adelman and President of Basketball Operations David Kahn are teaming up to send Lynx fans to the WNBA Finals. With the Lynx’s historic season culminating in the franchise’s first WNBA Finals appearance,…

Atlanta Dream defeat the Indiana Fever and reach the WNBA Finals for second year in a row

The Atlanta Dream earned a decisive victory on the road in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals defeating the Indiana Fever, 83-67 in the best-of-three series. The Dream advance to the WNBA Finals for the second year in a…

Minneapolis reaches WNBA Finals for first time in franchise history, defeat the Phoenix Mercury 103-86

Schedule | Notes | Quotes The Minnesota Lynx (27-7) continued their historic season by sweeping the Phoenix Mercury (19-15) in the WNBA Western Conference finals. The Lynx won game 2 of the series 103-86 on the road and celebrated after…

2011 Conference Finals Game 1 Notes and Quotes: Fever prevails over Dream, Lynx beat Mercury

In last night’s first games of the 2011 WNBA Conference Finals, home court advantage served teams well as the Indiana Fever beat the visiting Atlanta Dream 82-74 and the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Phoenix Mercury 95-67. While the Fever-Dream matchup…

Apples or Hot Sauce? Minneapolis and Phoenix mayors place friendly wagers over Western Conference Finals Series

Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak and Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the WNBA Western Conference Finals between the Minnesota Lynx and the Phoenix Mercury. Mayor Rybak is putting up SweeTango apples from Pepin Heights Orchards…

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…

Minnesota Vikings giving away 500 Lynx playoff tickets to fans

Minnesota Vikings and All-Pro defensive tackle Kevin Williams and his team purchased 500 tickets for Thursday night’s Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the Minnesota Lynx and the Phoenix Mercury. “We are again so grateful for all the…

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…

Maya Moore to host a shopping spree for a young fan, Lynx to also honor star with a bobblehead night

The WNBA’s 2011 number one draft pick and All-Star Maya Moore is set to host a shopping spree with a young fan at the end of the season in her hometown of Atlanta. Children ages six to 14 can enter…

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…

WNBA player Charde Houston harnesses the power of social media to give back

Ever since WNBA All-Star Charde Houston joined the social networking website Twitter this past April, her plans to create a non-profit organization serving underserved youth have been a frequent theme of her tweets. For several months most of her posts…

Veteran Vickie Johnson sets tone for Silver Stars double overtime victory over Lynx

San Antonio’s Becky Hammon may have led all scorers with 29 points but it was veteran player Vickie Johnson’s night Tuesday when the Silver Stars pulled out an 84-82 double overtime victory over the Minnesota Lynx. The win, in front…

WNBA game times and preview links for Sunday, June 7, 2009

Game Time (EST) Local TV Preview Connecticut @ New York   4:00pm WCTX   Sun-Liberty Preview Atlanta @ Washington   4:00pm   Dream-Mystics Preview Minnesota @ Indiana   7:00pm FSI   Lynx-Fever Preview Sacramento @ Seattle   9:00pm FSNW   Monarchs-Storm Preview  …

Jennifer “Grandmama” Gillom is the new head coach of the Minnesota Lynx

Basketball legend, Jennifer Gillom, is the new head coach of the Minnesota Lynx. Affectionately known around the league as “Grandmama”, Gillom was one of the first players signed by the WNBA in 1997. Former Lynx coach, Don Zierden, resigned. He…

Two more to go and then come Saturday, it’s on!

Tonight marks the end of the WNBA preseason with two games scheduled, both at 8 p.m. EDT. The Indiana Fever visit the San Antonio Silver Stars. Well, not really since the game will actually be in Austin. That should be…