The Minnesota Lynx lost last night in the absurd one-game playoff that constitutes the opening round of the WNBA, and it feels like the end of a good book. Read more →
Whalen deserves her spot as one of the most beloved athletes in Minnesota history, not just for her achievements, but because it was obvious she had a compass. Read more →
There is no sports team in Minnesota that leads like the Minnesota Lynx.
Now, they’re showing the world an alternative to the hackneyed invite to the White House. Read more →
The lack of a clock has led to games where players just stand and hold the ball for minutes with no action, but the high school league isn’t on board yet. WDAY says the league cited the cost of installing the shot clock. Read more →
Dwane Casey has made a habit of coaching well and losing his job. Read more →
When your team is playing a big game, you can’t let the fact you don’t know the person who owns the home you’re barging into to watch get in the way. Read more →
Check your sports cynicism at the door, people. The girl’s basketball tournament is underway. Read more →
Joe Smith earned $61 million dollars during his playing career, CNBC says. He’s living paycheck to paycheck and has $157,000 in debt. Read more →
It took a Massachusetts school superintendent to do what a girls basketball coach could not: apologize for running up the score in a sectional playoff game.
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Just another Friday night for the Denfield basketball squad. Read more →
As long as his team was playing well — which it has since his trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves — Kevin Love wasn’t likely to be dogged by the type of locker room rumors as he was with the Timberwolves. Those days are over. Read more →
There might well have been a time when two employees of a radio station in Forest City, Iowa (just over the border from Albert Lea, Minn.) would’ve thought twice about saying what they said during a basketball game last Tuesday. Read more →
Johnny Ortiz is trying to believe what people routinely say. If you want something badly enough, you can achieve it. Now it’s up to everybody to give him the break he’s already earned. Read more →
LeBron James, arguably the greatest basketball player of all time, took the subway to his hotel when he and his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates arrived in New York to play the Knicks last night.
Guess who ended up being the star of the video James posted on Twitter? Hint: He doesn’t play basketball.
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Andrew Wiggins hit the last-second shot after the Oklahoma City Thunder tied the game with a few seconds to go, an invitation for the Timberewolves of years past to pack it in. Read more →