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The moves were mandated by the WNBA despite the fact both training camp and the season have been delayed. This way players can start getting paid June 1.
Linnae Harper and Erica Ogwumike were waived without ever getting a chance to show what they could do on the practice floor.
WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said this past week the league is focusing on about six scenarios to get play underway. There is no date for a return.
The Lynx had a team meeting recently, a Zoom-style catch-up. Here are the new players. Here are the rookies. One newbie might have stolen the show
The WNBA's 2019 Rookie of the Year has access to a gym near her home in Missouri and has a workout regimen. But otherwise she's "pretty much playing Monopoly and watching TV."
Todd Johnson from the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission is leading the way in creating a unified voice.
Carly Thibault-DuDonis came to the Gophers from Mississippi State, where she spent two seasons — both ending in the NCAA Final Four — as an assistant and recruiter.
The five-step plan, over time, would take the sport from where it is now back to practice and, at some point, games and tournaments.
While most pro teams are named after the cities they are based in, each of Minnesota's six teams uses the state name — the Twins, Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves, Lynx and United. Blame the Twin Cities.
Bob Lurtsema was undrafted out of Western Michigan in the 1960s. But he was signed by Baltimore — then coached by Don Shula — as a free agent. It was the start of a journey that led to the Vikings.