On the Lynx
Minnesota remains perfect in May (21-0) dating back to 2012. Minnesota won Tuesday despite 22 turnovers.
There also was a moment of silence to honor the victims of the bombing in Great Britain.
Lynx play host to Connecticut at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night.
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.
The Lynx beat Chicago at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday, but shot poorly and were outrebounded.
The Lynx play host to Chicago at Xcel Energy Center with a veteran team seeking its fourth title in seven years.
Lynx open season Sunday vs. Chicago at Xcel Energy Center
Ting was trying to become fifth Chinese woman to make a WNBA roster, the first since 2009
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lynx host Atlanta at Xcel Center
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 and WNBA have reached a deal to stream 20 games a season over the next three years
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."
Combined with the FSN coverage, 19 of 34 Lynx games will be on TV
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.
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.
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.