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Another strong-arm tactic to divert taxpayer dollars to franchise owners’ bottom line

Another strong-arm tactic to divert taxpayer dollars to franchise owners’ bottom line

Feb. 20 |     Short of a new building, local taxpayers should pay for improvements to the downtown arena where the Minnesota Timberwolves play, according to NBA Commissioner David Stern. These “Stern comments” came a couple of weeks ago prior to...

Only certain changes for beleaguered Twins are fewer Blacks

Only certain changes for beleaguered Twins are fewer Blacks

Feb. 6 |     Baseball each year is like that groundhog that supposedly predicts how long winter will last. It reminds us of a welcome change of seasons ahead.   Spring training begins this week, which signals that the frigid weather hopefully soon...

Recovery from an ACL injury is quicker now, but still challenging

Recovery from an ACL injury is quicker now, but still challenging

Jan. 30 |   Modern medicine has improved so much in recent years that an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury these days isn’t career-ending for an athlete, but rather a temporary setback. Historically, “People were really stiff coming out of surgery,”...

Sports odds and ends: Hill’s college career earns her high praise as ‘a special talent’

Sports odds and ends: Hill’s college career earns her high praise as ‘a special talent’

Jan. 16 |   Despite playing sick, Tayler Hill poured in 24 points last week in her last collegiate visit to her hometown. In the process, the Ohio State senior guard and former Minneapolis South standout surpassed 1,700 career points — to do so, she...

W’s goin’ through them changes

W’s goin’ through them changes

Dec. 19 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The WNBA last week did a Buddy Miles “Them Changes” and announced several new moves for the upcoming season.   W draft in prime time  After years of having their annual draft shown during...

Athletes encourage youth to stay active, healthy

Athletes encourage youth to stay active, healthy

Oct. 31 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Around 100 local boys and girls worked with WNBA stars October 15 on staying active and living healthy. The five Minnesota Lynx starters — Seimone Augustus, Rebekkah Brunson, Maya Moore, Lindsay...

WNBA 2012 wrap-up

WNBA 2012 wrap-up

Oct. 10 |   Rookie of the Year Ogwumike ‘freakishly athletic’ By Charles Hallman Neeka OgwumikePhoto by Sophia Hantzes Staff Writer More often than not, if you are a pro rookie in your first professional season, and if you were the top overall selection...

WNBA now on Olympic break

WNBA now on Olympic break

Jul. 18 |   Mid-season month off affects teams differently By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   With the entire U.S. women’s Olympic basketball team entirely composed of WNBA players, the league schedule is now on break until August 17. The interruption...

Lynx aggressively defend their championship

Lynx aggressively defend their championship

Jul. 11 |   Photos by Sophia Hantzes Is there a dynasty in the making? By Sheri Crockett Contributing Writer   The Minnesota Lynx started this year on a 14-game winning streak, dating back to the Western Conference semifinals last year. This year’s...

Lynx players make the USA Olympic team

Lynx players make the USA Olympic team

Apr. 4 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team is all but set — 11 players now hold roster spots, including three Minnesota Lynx players: Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen. This...