WNBA players augmenting their income by playing overseas is a time-honored tradition. But the pandemic has made that more difficult, as Lynx guard Bridget Carleton is discovering.
From registering for the first time to using their considerable social media platforms, sports figures are finding new ways to affect change outside the game.
The financial hits have been onerous and TV ratings plunged, but how have the sports entities handled holding competition at a time when the biggest foe has been the coronavirus.
Sue Bird says she was one of many working women intimidated by the process of freezing their eggs, nearly paralyzed by the stigma so long…
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson cast her vote at the Detroit Pistons' training facility. About 12 hours later, she saw metal boxes on wheels with ballots inside roll into Ford Field for double checking.
Darsch led the Buckeyes for 12 years, from 1985 to 1997, compiling a 234-125 record and making seven appearances in the NCAA tournament.
The Lynx will have to improve to keep pace with a league that — with several star players expected to return — might be the deepest in its history next season.
Two players rose above all others in the Florida bubbles: Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm and James. Both led their teams to championships. Both could at some point be regarded as the best to ever play the game.
The Wolves have held other voter registration events in Minneapolis, their way of putting words spoken since George Floyd's death into action.
Lynx forward Napheesa Collier made the all-WNBA second team, the league announced Sunday at halftime of Game 2 of the league finals.
A 24-2 first-quarter run by the Seattle Storm put them in control of Game 3 vs. the Lynx, and they never gave that up to win by 21 points and send the Lynx home.
The Lynx put a lot on Crystal Dangerfield's plate this season, and she responded with a Rookie of the Year performance while adding inevitable all-rookie team honors to that Sunday
Dangerfield, already named the league's rookie of the year award, is one of four guards on the all-rookie team
Game 3 is Sunday afternoon, when the Lynx will begin trying to do what no other league team has ever done: come back. WNBA teams are 0-13 in five-game series when falling behind 0-2.
The Lynx are shooting 41.6% overall, compared to 47.3% for Seattle. One bright spot has been three-point shooting, where the Lynx have made 27 of 59 shots from behind the are
A 14-0 finish to the first half by Seattle — which came with Napheesa Collier on the bench with three fouls — put the Storm well ahead at halftime. Collier didn't like the calls.
Napheesa Collier was on the bench with her third foul with 7:22 to go before halftime, and by the end of the quarter, Seattle had opened up a lead it wouldn't relinquish.
Underdogs against Seattle, the Lynx are eager to prove they aren't just happy to be in the WNBA semifinals.
One in eight Minnesotans do not know where their next meal is coming from.