Kent Youngblood | Star Tribune
Reporter | Pro Sports

Kent Youngblood is a general assignment reporter. He writes most often about the Timberwolves and Wild.


Holding court: It's Whalen night start to finish in last regular-season game of career

Before, during and after the game, Sunday night at Target Center belonged to Lindsay Whalen from the t-shirts worn by the Lynx to hitting the shot that put her team ahead for good in an 88-83 victory.


'A great 15 years.' Whalen moves on

While others, including Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve were emotional, Lindsay Whalen made it clear that she was intent on celebrating her basketball career rather than ruing the fact that her playing days are about to end.


Shorthanded Lynx struggle in 81-72 loss to first-place Seattle

With injuries and age taking their toll on the Lynx, coach Cheryl Reeve essentially is trying to reshape her team, just days before the regular season ends.


Lynx could clinch playoff spot tonight; Reeve undecided if Whalen plays

How the Lynx played in beating Chicago on Tuesday gave coach Cheryl Reeve some fodder for making decisions about upcoming games.


Lynx continue standings tumble with third straight double-digit defeat

Atlanta broke open a tie game in the second quarter with a 16-1 run and the Lynx never recovered in an 86-66 defeat at Target Center.


Lynx hope to re-establish home-court success

Now, more than ever, the Lynx have to hold serve on home court, with red-hot Atlanta up next. It will be the third game in four nights against a top-three WNBA team for the Lynx, just 8-5 at home this season.


Wolves guard Butler has hand surgery

The All-Star underwent an elective procedure, according to the team, and won't miss any playing time.


WNBA All-Stars: Fun throughout, a dunk to finish, Moore wins another MVP

Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game was a showcase, ending on a high note with Lynx standout Maya Moore as MVP


WNBA 3.0: New generation of stars emerges from pioneers

Today's most talented WNBA players don't have to look to the NBA for on-court role models.


Even during up-and-down season, Moore is a poster child of persistence

Maya Moore finds ways to elevate the Lynx even when her shot isn't falling.