Kent Youngblood | Star Tribune
Reporter | Pro Sports

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


Lynx top Dallas for second victory in a row, and No. 200 for Reeve

The Lynx led by 18 after three quarters before stumbling down the stretch but still picked up a win, which was the only statistic Cheryl Reeve was worried about despite reaching a milestone.


Smooth shot, stingy defense earn Lynx's Zandalasini more minutes

Cecilia Zandalasini's work on both ends of the court has coach Cheryl Reeve determined to find more playing time for her.


Lynx return from layoff with victory over New York

Sylvia Fowles had 25 points and nine rebounds and Maya Moore had 20 points, six rebounds and four assists to lead the Lynx, who played Saturday for the first time in a week.


Former Lynx standout Katie Smith firmly at the helm for NY Liberty

Katie Smith, who won two titles in Detroit with Bill Laimbeer as her head coach and Cheryl Reeve as her assistant, has been discovering the joys and frustrations of being the one in charge.


Reeve says WNBA has put Lynx 'on notice' during 3-6 start

Coach Cheryl Reeve believes the Lynx still have the players to finish near the top of the WNBA. But they'll need to once again answer the challenge of an improving league.


After loss, Anderson credits seniors for restoring U's baseball success

Gophers baseball coach John Anderson recalled the meeting he and his then-freshman class had in 2015 after a difficult series against Northwestern. Things had to change, he said.


Late Oregon State rally ends Gophers baseball season

Oregon State tied Saturday night's NCAA super regional game 3-3 in the eighth and scored three runs in the ninth to advance to next week's College World Series in Omaha.


Gophers thumped 8-1 by Oregon State in NCAA baseball super regional opener

Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich lasted into the ninth, limiting the Gophers to one run, and the Beavers offense ate up Minnesota early with back-to-back home runs.


Second-generation Gopher: Wilson mirrors his All-America dad

Sophomore standout Eli Wilson reminds a lot of people, including Gophers coach John Anderson, of the catcher's father Dan.


No invitation to White House? Lynx doing community service instead

Instead of a fourth trip to the White House — that invitation never came — the Lynx will attend a school in Washington, D.C., where they will give away socks and shoes and spread goodwill.