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Great WNBA games most worthy of sports talk

Great WNBA games most worthy of sports talk

Aug. 2 | Atlanta Assistant Coach Karleen ThompsonPhoto by Charles Hallman   To politely say I’m tired of the Kevin Love talk is understating it. First, he pulls out of an MLB celebrity softball game under the guise that he might have been booed, since...

East narrowly gets overtime win

East narrowly gets overtime win

Jul. 24 | PHOENIX — Again the WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx were well represented at the 2014 WNBA All-Star Game, this time by league-leading scorer Maya Moore, veteran guard Lindsay Whalen, and injured star Seimone Augustus. The Lynx coaching staff headed...

WNBA players’ dilemma: Make money abroad or stay home and rest?

WNBA players’ dilemma: Make money abroad or stay home and rest?

Jun. 17 | A  “time off bonus” of up to $50,000 a player can earn for “limiting their overseas play to three months or less” is part of the collective bargaining agreement signed earlier this year by the WNBA players and the league. But is 50 grand...

Women hoopsters play longer —  and pay a price

Women hoopsters play longer — and pay a price

Jun. 10 | A false argument sometimes used in comparing women and men pro athletes, especially in basketball, is using pay disparity as a starting point. Rather this week’s “View,” for your consideration, offers the following fact of at least equal if...

Lynx stay unbeaten at 5-0

Lynx stay unbeaten at 5-0

May. 30 |   It could be said that five games into the season might be a bit premature to celebrate the 2014 Minnesota Lynx. I disagree. The defending WNBA champions picked up where they left off last season and are off to another fast start in pursuit...

WNBA league, players reach 8-year contract agreement

WNBA league, players reach 8-year contract agreement

Mar. 13 |             The new eight-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the WNBA and the players will add 12 more players to the league, beginning this season. Expanding the rosters, even if only by one spot per...

A long way from her Swedish family, Gopher center makes herself right at home

A long way from her Swedish family, Gopher center makes herself right at home

Feb. 19 | Spotlight on the Gophers 100           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. In an occasional...

High school teammates meet again — on opposing teams

High school teammates meet again — on opposing teams

Jan. 29 |               By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   LaShay Holt and Annessa Hicks played together for one year at St. Paul Humboldt High School. Holt was a freshman and Hicks was a senior. Their prep careers almost...

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...