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Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve to take part in USA Basketball training camp

Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve yells directions to the players in the second period.

Reeve is one of three WNBA coaches who will assist head coach Dawn Staley at the camp, which will be held Feb. 9-11


Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve promoted to general manager

Lynch coach Cheryl Reeve was also granted a contract extension Thursday.

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve has been named the organization's general manager, in addition to receiving a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday.


Lynx's Moore named Sports Illustrated's Performer of the Year

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) celebrated after scoring a layup while being fouled by Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker (3) for an and-one opportunity in the fourth quarter Sunday. ] AARON LAVINSKY ï aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com The Minnesota Lynx played the Los Angeles Sparks in game four of the WNBA Finals on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Maya Moore, after helping to guide the Lynx to another WNBA championship, is included in Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of Year honors.


Game 5 ratings double those of a season ago

Wednesday’s Game 5 of the WNBA Finals doubled the ratings for Game 5 one year ago.

Lynx-Sparks finale garnered a 7.9 rating in the Twin Cities.


Lynx victory parade: 6:30 tonight along University Av. at U

The Lynx won't put their WNBA Finals championship on hold, already releasing details on the parade.


Few seats available for tonight's Lynx-Sparks game, sellout expected

Minnesota Lynx fans cheered for their team before the start of their game against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday.

Sellout is expected by 7 p.m. start


Yet another Game 5 for the Lynx and Sparks

Both franchises will be playing for a fourth WNBA title Wednesday night at Williams Arena


Moore says Lynx are ready for WNBA finals Game 4 bounce-back

Minnesota Lynx players, including forward Maya Moore, walked back to the locker room following their 75-64 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks Friday night in game three of the WNBA Finals.

Lynx need to win to extent the series to a fifth game, in Minneapolis, on Wednesday


Postgame: Lynx offense stumbles in Game 3 loss

Minnesota Lynx guard Renee Montgomery (21) loses the ball while defended by Los Angeles Sparks guard Odyssey Sims (1) in the fourth quarterduring Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Sparks won, 75-64, for a 2-1 series lead. (Aaron Lavinsky/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS) ORG XMIT: 1212295

Minnesota must win in L.A. Sunday to force a Game 5 back in Minneapolis


Fowles, Moore named to first-team All-WNBA

Lynx and Sparks enter tonight's Game 3 at Staples Center with the series tied 1-1


Lynx double up: Moore, Fowles earn All-WNBA first-team honors

Maya Moore struggled early in the Lynx season, but turned it on late and made her way onto the All-WNBA team.


Sparks will likely continue to stay in locker room during National Anthem

The Los Angeles Sparks emerged from the locker room after leaving the court for the National Anthem Tuesday night.

Lakers forward Nneka Ogwumike said she was somewhat surprised by the boos the Sparks heard before Games 1 and 2


Defense down the stretch allows Lynx to win Game 2

Minnesota Lynx players reacted after center Sylvia Fowles (34) was fouled during a layup attempt in the second quarter.

Up 20 in the second half, the Lynx needed a defensive stop late to even the best-of-five series at 1-1


'Yeah, she chewed us out.' Lynx hear from Reeve at intense film review

Minnesota head coach Cherl Reeve argued an offensive foul in the second half.

Describing her coach as "salty,'' Lynx center Sylvia Fowles said the players understood, and expected, what coach Cheryl Reeve had to say.


Lynx misery times three: Watch these final seconds losses to L.A.

Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker (3) celebrated with guard Chelsea Gray (12) after a traveling violation was called against Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) with :01 left on the clock, sealing a victory for Los Angeles.

For those of you with short memories, Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Sparks in the WNBA Finals wasn't the only end-game heartbreaker for the Lynx.


For the fourth time in six finals appearances, Lynx drop Game 1 at home

Minnesota head coach Cherl Reeve argued an offensive foul in the second half.

The Lynx are playing in their sixth WNBA finals in seven years and Sunday, for the fourth time, they lost Game 1 at home.


A good start is essential for Lynx in WNBA FInals

In the previous six WNBA Finals, the Lynx have dropped the first game three times.


Lynx lead the WNBA in another category: Merchandise sales

Maya Moore has the fourth most popular jersey among league players


Reeve celebrates a birthday and Lynx get back to work

Game 1 of WNBA finals against Los Angeles is Sunday


Lynx to fans: Fill the Barn

The Lynx want a full measure of home court advantage at Williams Arena for WNBA Finals vs. the Los Angeles Sparks.