The Minnesota sports fan is a rare breed: One that hopes for the best but expects the worst, yet still somehow still manages to be devastated at the end of the day. But when a Minnesota athlete has a chance to come home and play for a team, we salivate like sharks that smell blood. Especially if it’s a professional athlete.
From the latest on the Minnesota Session 2015 to POTUS joining Twitter, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, May 19.
The Minnesota Lynx have signed veteran forward Asjha Jones.
There are still a few months before the new Timberwolves training center is ready, but Tuesday WCCO got a look inside.
A major announcement from Land O Lakes, live on The WCCO Morning Show with Dave Lee. Click the link above to hear it!
Diana Taurasi had 31 points, including a 50-footer at the end of the third quarter, to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 96-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night, putting the Mercury into the WNBA Finals.
After 8 days at the State Fair, Dave and the gang return to the studio…..click the link above to listen back to Tuesday’s show highlights.
The season-long rivalry between the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury comes down to one final game. The teams meet Tuesday night with the winner earning a berth in the WNBA Finals.
Labor Day Podcast…..Click the link above to listen back to some of the high lights!
After playing her worst game of the season, Maya Moore recovered to keep the Minnesota Lynx season alive. The league’s MVP scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter as the Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.
Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off a late rally to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-71 on Friday night in Game 1 of the best-of-3 Western Conference finals.
The WNBA playoffs are down to the final four teams with Phoenix, Minnesota, Indiana and Chicago still standing. Here’s a look at a few story lines for the conference finals.
Lindsay Whalen scored 31 points, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Stars 94-89 on Saturday night to advance to the Western Conference finals and end the playing career of San Antonio’s Becky Hammon.
The defending champion Minnesota Lynx got a reminder from the San Antonio Stars that nothing comes easy in the postseason. Hours after being named the WNBA’s most valuable player, Maya Moore scored 24 points to help the beat the Stars 88-84 Thursday night in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.
Last year, the Minnesota Lynx took the ultimate ride of champions down Nicollet Mall. To the victors go the spoils, but are the Lynx a better team this year?
The WNBA announced Thursday morning that Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx has been named the leagues Most Valuable Player. Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals.
Becky Hammon’s historic new career will have to wait. Her teammates with the San Antonio Stars are not ready to let their beloved teammate exit the WNBA just yet.
Kristi Toliver scored 20 of her 29 points in the second half Tuesday as the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 71-63 and clinched a playoff spot.
Maya Moore scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx closed with an 11-0 run to beat the Chicago Sky 74-64 on Thursday night for their 11th straight victory.
Seimone Augustus’ rebound basket as time expired lifted the Minnesota Lynx to their 10th consecutive victory, 66-64 over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night.
Maya Moore rises to the occasion when the game is on the line. The WNBA’s leading scorer had 40 points, including 13 in the final five minutes, as Minnesota won its ninth straight game with an 84-75 victory over Tulsa on Saturday night.
Maya Moore scored 20 points to power the Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury’s franchise-record 16-game win streak.
Highlights from the 10th annual Federated Challenge at Interlachen Country Club. Click the link above to go to the Podcast Page!
Maya Moore had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 76-65 on Sunday. Rebekkah Brunson had nine points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx (20-6) and Janel McCarville had 11 points and seven rebounds. Seimone Augustus also scored 13.
Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the WNBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. Moore scored a game-high 32 points in a 93-82 Lynx win over the Tulsa Shock on Wednesday. It was Minnesota’s only game that week heading into the All-Star break.