The United States Olympic women’s basketball team is going to have a Minnesota flavor. Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen were named to the team on Friday.
Football attendance, Vikings stadium and maybe a change in when hockey games are played. It’s all covered in this week’s news and notes from Mike Max.
The Lynx returned home to Minnesota Saturday afternoon to hundreds of fans at the Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport in a homecoming fit for champions.
Rebekkah Brunson had 26 points and 11 rebounds and Seimone Augustus added 22 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 88-74 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA finals on Sunday night.
The Minnesota Lynx are healthy, primed and ready to begin their best-of-five WNBA championship series against the Atlanta Dream Sunday night at Target Center.
Minnesota finally has a team in the playoffs that’s a favorite, and now it’s time to see if the Minnesota Lynx can cash in on their home court advantage.
Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points Friday to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the San Antonio Silver Stars 66-65 in Game 1 of their WNBA Western Conference semifinal.
Mike Max welcomed Lynx star and former Gopher Lindsey Whalen on the WCCO Morning News Friday.
It’s in the snap of her neck on a no-look pass to finish a fast break. It’s in the flick of her wrist as she puts a little english on the ball on a reverse layup. It’s in the pump of her fist as another opponent calls timeout to stunt a Minnesota Lynx run.
Minnesota talked about winning the WNBA championship during training camp four months ago. The Lynx then had such a dominant season they lost consecutive games just once and won 22 of the last 26 to set the franchise record for victories.
Seimone Augustus scored 22 points, Lindsay Whalen had 20 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 78-69 Thursday night.
In a town hungry for a winning sports team, we have one. The Minnesota Lynx have clinched the top record in their WNBA division, and are one game away from clinching the best record in the league, and home court advantage in the playoffs. So where is the media and community excitement?
Lindsay Whalen scored 21 points and passed for five assists as the Western Conference champion Minnesota Lynx kept rolling with a 73-56 win against the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night.
Taj McWilliams-Franklin scored 18 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 78-72 win over Tulsa on Tuesday night, extending the Shock’s WNBA record to 19 straight losses.
With their first postseason berth since 2004 looming, the Minnesota Lynx plan to begin selling playoff tickets on Saturday.
Tina Charles scored 16 points and had 18 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun send the Minnesota Lynx to their most lopsided loss of the season, 108-79 Tuesday night.
Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 24 points and the Minnesota Lynx extended their franchise-best winning streak to nine games with an 84-78 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night.
Lindsay Whalen hit a fadeaway jumper from the right corner over Jayne Appel with 1.5 seconds left to give the Minnesota Lynx a 70-69 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Sunday in a battle of the WNBA’s best teams.
The Minnesota Lynx have the best record in the WNBA at 11-4. It’s quite a turnaround from last season. WCCO-TV’s Eric Nelson talked to starting guard Lindsay Whalen this week about her team’s reversal of fortunes on the court.
Seimone Augustus scored 22 points as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-72 on Tuesday night for their sixth win in seven games.
The Minnesota Lynx are off to a strong start at 10-4 that leads the WNBA’s Western Conference, and one of the keys to their success has been the emergence of rookie Maya Moore.
Seimone Augustus scored a season high-tying 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away for a 106-98 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday, snapping the Mercury’s six-game winning streak.
The Minnesota Lynx have added three more players to the Western Conference All-Star team.
Seimone Augustus scored 19 points and the Minnesota Lynx took over the game with a 22-2 run and, then held on to beat the Seattle Storm 69-62 on Saturday night.
Lindsay Whalen scored 13 of her 21 points in the second period, Candice Wiggins added 18 points and the Minnesota Lynx cruised to a 101-71 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Thursday night.