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Lynx still perfect but their play needs improvement

Minnesota remains perfect in May (21-0) dating back to 2012. Minnesota won Tuesday despite 22 turnovers.


Reeve, four players get Olympic rings in Lynx pregame ceremony

The U.S. women's Olympic basketball team savored the moment during the national anthem after their sixth consecutive gold medal win. Lynx players Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus (left) and Maya Moore (second from right) were on the team and they, along with Sylvia Fowles and coach Cheryl Reeve, received their Olympic rings before the Lynx-Connecticut game Tuesday night.

There also was a moment of silence to honor the victims of the bombing in Great Britain.


Lynx's Fowles named player of week in Western Conference

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles, right, and Sky forward Cheyenne Parker chased after a loose ball in the first quarter of Sunday’s WNBA opener at Xcel Energy Center.

Lynx play host to Connecticut at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night.


Former Gophers star Zahui B. entering third WNBA season with confidence

Amanda Zahui B. (17) and Sylvia Fowles (34) fought for a rebound last season.

Amanda Zahui B., acquired by the New York Liberty in a trade prior to last season, was part of a conference call with reporters in advance of Thursday's Liberty-Lynx game.


Postgame: Lynx have lots to work on after opening-day victory

Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) and guard Seimone Augustus (33) conferred during a free throw in the fourth quarter against the Chicago Sky on Sunday.

The Lynx beat Chicago at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday, but shot poorly and were outrebounded.


Lynx season starts with excitement, nostalgia

Lynx point guard Lindsay Whalen, starting her 14th WNBA season, and Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve, in her 17th, have been feeling nostalgic about the start of another season.

The Lynx play host to Chicago at Xcel Energy Center with a veteran team seeking its fourth title in seven years.


Roster balance the biggest reason for final Lynx roster move, coach Cheryl Reeve says

Lynx open season Sunday vs. Chicago at Xcel Energy Center


Lynx decide on 11-player roster, waive Shao Ting

Ting was trying to become fifth Chinese woman to make a WNBA roster, the first since 2009


Lynx coach Reeve glad Whalen's toughness being acknowledged

Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen was voted the toughest player in the WNBA, getting four of the 12 votes. It's the first time she's won that vote. To coach Cheryl Reeve, it was long overdue.


WNBA general managers pick Lynx to win league title

The Lynx were picked as the favorite to win the 2017 WNBA championship in the annual survey of the league's 12 general managers.

The Lynx also were voted as having the league's best home-court advantage in a season when they'll be playing at Xcel Energy Center.


Lynx expand TV schedule to all home games, 24 games total

Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson scored on a layup in the first period.

Fox Sports North will carry 17 of the games, with Marney Gellner and Lea B. Olsen calling the action. Getting more media coverage has been an issue that coach Cheryl Reeve has raised often.


Lynx cut three players; Moore, Pierson should be ready for Sunday's opener

Lynx forward Maya Moore

Maya Moore, held out of Monday's game, is OK; Plenette Pierson is expected back at Thursday practice. Three players are battling for the final two roster spots.


First preseason game will give coach Cheryl Reeve more answers on roster decisions

Lynx host Atlanta at Xcel Center


Plenette Pierson sustains concussion at Lynx practice Wednesday

Plenette Pierson

Coach Cheryl Reeve said Pierson – signed as a free agent during the off-season – took an elbow to the temple. The Lynx hope she's ready for the season-opener.


Twitter to live stream three Lynx games this season

Twitter and WNBA have reached a deal to stream 20 games a season over the next three years


Moore and Whalen: Lynx's Game 5 loss to Sparks was toughest ever

Lynx players Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen watched as the Sparks celebrated winning the WNBA championship.

Both pain and motivation will be drawn from that difficult loss. "High school, college, pro, everything,'' Lindsay Whalen said. "I think that was probably the hardest one. Just the way it ended."


Lynx will be televised on ESPN2 seven times this season

Combined with the FSN coverage, 19 of 34 Lynx games will be on TV


Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve to help host inaugural "Women's Spotlight''

Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve

Reeve and St. Paul mayor Chris Coleman will talk about the importance of strong women in the community and how people can work together to bring equality to all.


Lynx hold a rookies-only practice Wednesday

Because of Tuesday's heavy load – the Lynx practiced in the morning and held a night scrimmage – coach Cheryl Reeve gave the veterans the day off Wednesday.


Lynx practice gets more intense; 15 games scheduled for TV

Coach Cheryl Reeve

After two days of installing the offense, the Lynx started practicing against the men's squad that frequently works with them. In addition, the team said FSN will show more games than in previous seasons.