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Former Lynx player Wiggins criticizes WNBA, says she was harassed for being heterosexual

Former Lynx player Candice Wiggins asserts she was targeted for harassment in the WNBA from the time she was drafted by the Lynx because she is heterosexual and was nationally popular.

Referring to her rookie season, Candice Wiggins said: "People were deliberately trying to hurt me all of the time. … The message was: 'We want you to know we don't like you.' "

Lynx sign veteran forward Plenette Pierson

Plenette Pierson (22) fouled Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen last season.

Pierson, a 13-year WNBA veteran who won titles in 2006 and 2008 with Detroit, is joining the Lynx after averaging 11.9 points per game for dallas last season.


Lynx star Seimone Augustus stands up for better pay in WNBA

Augustus addressed the wage discrepancy in the WNBA compared to international professional leagues in a recent VICE Sports and ESPN Film.


Candice Wiggins says her WNBA experience was "toxic"

Candice Wiggins said her experience playing in the WNBA was "toxic" and was a major reason why she retired last season.In an interview with The…


Poll: Which professional All-Star game is the best?


Hello Delle Donne, Mystics coach talks of championship

Here's a hint at what Elena Delle Donne's addition means to the Washington Mystics: All of 33 seconds into the 2015 WNBA MVP's introductory news conference Friday, coach and general manager Mike Thibault used the word "championship."


Lynx to open preseason on May 5 at the X

There are two exhibition games, including one at Xcel Energy Center.


Former WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne traded from Sky to Mystics

The 2015 MVP is joining the Mystics after being traded from the Chicago Sky on Thursday for Stefanie Dolson, Kahleah Copper and the No. 2 pick in this year's draft.


New Lynx forward Pierson (@DaEnforcer33) once brawled with Candace Parker

Pierson's Twitter handle, if anything can be learned from such things, is @DaEnforcer33 and her bio reads “Those who don’t know me …. HATE me, Those who know me …. LOVE me …”


WNBA trades open way for free agency to begin

It's already been a busy week in the WNBA, and teams can't officially sign free agents until Wednesday.


Liberty acquire Vaughn and Hartley as part of 3-team trade

Bria Hartley made a replica New York Liberty jersey when she was 12 after attending one of their games at Madison Square Garden.


Petersen steps down as Lynx associate head coach

The team's associate head coach was part of three WNBA title teams.


Breanna Stewart inspired after joining first protest at LAX

Breanna Stewart didn't think twice about heading to Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night to join the protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban, which bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the U.S.


@JimPeteHoops tweets a sweet departure to the Lynx and their fans

Shortly before the news was officially announced, Lynx associate head coach Jim Petersen broke the news of his resignation to his Twitter followers.


Maya Moore on hoops with (and getting hustled by) Obama

The Lynx star was among those interviewed about the basketball-playing legacy of President Obama -- and how she got hustled during a White House with her college team.


Lynx star Moore hopes UConn breaks her team's record 90-game winning streak

The former Huskies great, who was instrumental in the previous 90-game winning streak, hopes the current team can keep their record run going and shatter the mark her group set a few years ago.


WNBA free agency begins

Angel McCoughtry isn't going anywhere when she returns from her break from the WNBA.


Goals by Klingberg and Johns rally Stars past Red Wings 5-2

John Klingberg has rediscovered his offensive game, and that has helped him play better defense for the Dallas Stars.


Former Gophers star Whalen applauds changes, culture shift at U

The Lynx star said 'I think everything is moving on and moving upward, and as an alum that's all you can ask.'