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.


Reeve on 2022 Lynx: 'I was not able to get through to this group'

Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve, whose contract is up after this season, vowed a harder-working group in 2023.


Lynx left out of playoffs after season-ending loss at Connecticut

Sylvia Fowles' magnificent career ended with a second consecutive one-sided loss that will leave her team out of the postseason for the first time since 2010.


"We still have a lifeline." Lynx need a win and some help

A blowout loss Friday at Target Center has led to a deciding game in Connecticut as Minnesota seeks a WNBA playoff berth.


Lynx fall flat in Sylvia Fowles' final regular-season home game, lose 96-69 to Seattle

The Lynx were blown out at home in their fight for one of the WNBA's final playoff berths.


'Sweet Syl' Fowles ready for retirement: motherhood, travel and mortuary science

Fowles has loved her WNBA career. But she's not struggling with walking away from basketball as she approaches her final regular-season home game tonight.


Sylvia Fowles' top five memories

The Lynx center has had many special moments in her 15-year career. She narrowed it down to five for us:


The Lynx's Sylvia Fowles, by the numbers

Here's a few ways to measure the career of the Lynx's dominant center:


Lynx move into playoff spot, hold top tiebreaker after beating Mercury

A fourth-quarter rally put the Lynx in a four-way tie for seventh, and holding the tie-breaker if they finish the season with the same record as any of those teams.


Lynx have playoff destiny in their hands, but there's work to be done

Minnesota overcame a 3-13 start to be on the cusp of postseason play, but three final games will determine whether the team is in or out.


Collier returns, boosts Lynx to vital win in final-week playoff chase

Playing in small spurts, Napheesa Collier finished with six points and two rebounds. But she had a key three-point play during a late run that stopped Atlanta's comeback bid.