Reporter | Pro Sports

Youngblood covered the Vikings in two NFC title games, Gophers football in two bowl games, both the Wild and Wolves in conference championship series and three Lynx WNBA champions.He has been writing about sports for nearly three decades, including several years in Wisconsin covering the Green Bay Packers, including two trips to the Super Bowl.


Struggling on defense, Lynx at least has found its scoring touch

Over the past six games, the Lynx rank second in the WNBA in offensive rating at 109.2. But they've only won two of them as a long homestand begins tonight at Target Center.


Lynx lose to Sky on three-point buzzer beater by Vandersloot

The Lynx made nearly 60% of their shots, hit 38% of their three-pointers and rallied from 11 points down. But Courtney Vandersloot's three-pointer sent them to another loss.


Eight Minnesota women on what's next in the fight for gender equality in sports

Title IX's 50th anniversary is an opportunity to challenge current thinking and continue the fight for fairness in sports.


Fowles returns, Lynx win second in a row over Phoenix, 100-88

The Lynx used a 20-2 run from late in the first quarter into the second to take the lead for good, leading by as many as 16.


In her final season, Fowles named WNBA All-Star and co-captain

A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart, Brittney Griner among other players chosen for the midsummer classic.


Dismal first quarter aside, Lynx put it all together for win over Phoenix

After falling behind by 11 after the first quarter, the Lynx outscored Phoenix 73-49 the rest of the way to break a five-game losing streak.


Lynx score two at buzzer when they needed three, lose 96-95 to Aces

After playing a strong first half, the Lynx were overtaken by Las Vegas. Jessica Shepard had career highs in points and rebounds, but owned up to a key mistake at the end of the game.


Don't bank on a tank: WNBA lottery rules work against Lynx piling up losses

While Lynx fans might want the team to tank for Paige Bueckers given their current record, WNBA draft lottery rule changes from 2015 make success unlikely.


Gophers women's basketball team learns Big Ten opponents for next season

The Gophers will play five Big Ten teams twice, including Wisconsin, but just one game against Iowa.


Lynx can't hold double-digit lead, drop to 3-12 with loss to Seattle

After taking an 11-point lead in the first half, Minnesota couldn't hold on — losing its fourth game in a row and staying at the bottom of the WNBA standings.