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Spotlight on the Gophers 100

Spotlight on the Gophers 100

Dec. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. Beginning this week and throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year, the MSR...

Upcoming TV show to address media neglect of women’s sports

Upcoming TV show to address media neglect of women’s sports

Nov. 27 | Almost half of all athletes are women, but not even five percent are shown in this country’s media. This is expected to be discussed in the upcoming U of M Tucker Center-TPT2 co-produced Media Coverage and Female Athletes on Channel 2 this Sunday,...

The WNBA: where it’s been, where it’s going

The WNBA: where it’s been, where it’s going

Nov. 13 | League president Richie defends ESPN coverage   Although it’s America’s longest running women’s pro league, the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is still seen by too many as below major league status. The MSR talked about...

The WNBA: where it’s been, where it’s going

The WNBA: where it’s been, where it’s going

Nov. 6 | How to better promote the WNBA   The WNBA’s “3 To See” (l-r) Brittany Griner, Elena Della Donne and Skylar DigginsPhotos by Sophia Hantzes   Although it’s America’s longest running women’s pro league, the Women’s National Basketball...

The WNBA: where it’s been, where it’s going

The WNBA: where it’s been, where it’s going

Oct. 30 | WNBA media coverage still far short of equitable                  Second of a four-part series   Although it’s America’s longest running women’s pro league, the Women’s National Basketball Association...

The WNBA: where it’s been, where it’s going

The WNBA: where it’s been, where it’s going

Oct. 25 | Roster size — go to even or stay odd?   First of a four-part series   Although it’s America’s longest running women’s pro league, the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is still seen by too many as below major league status....

Minnesota Lynx: We thank you!

Minnesota Lynx: We thank you!

Oct. 23 |   It is quite clear that the most successful and winningest professional sports team in Minnesota history is now the two-time champion and three-time finalist, The Minnesota Lynx. Our profound congratulations and our deepest appreciation for...

Lynx win again, but dynasty talk still premature

Lynx win again, but dynasty talk still premature

Oct. 16 | It again occurred literally seconds after the Minnesota Lynx last week won its second WNBA title in three years — the “d” word was vainly uttered. After reading a local newspaper’s Sunday Lynx dynasty story, the team’s longest tenured beat...

Minnesota celebrates champion Lynx!

Minnesota celebrates champion Lynx!

Oct. 16 | Monday was a special day a day of celebration for the WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx. Since 1978, I have covered sports with great distinction in this town, and days like Monday are rare indeed, the community coming together to celebrate being number...

Lynx players, coaches, fans reflect on championship run

Lynx players, coaches, fans reflect on championship run

Oct. 14 |                   Monday’s Minnesota Lynx championship celebration looked more like a bon voyage send-off, especially given that every player soon will leave for off-season overseas jobs. The 2013 WNBA Champion...