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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...

Penn State women’s basketball team the top seed in tourney

Penn State women’s basketball team the top seed in tourney

Feb. 29 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Penn State will be the top overall seed in this week’s Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament in Indianapolis. The four-day conference tournament starts Thursday. It is the school’s sixth Big...

Sport world still rife with gender inequities

Sport world still rife with gender inequities

Jan. 11 |     Why do mainstream media love “outing” female athletes whether they are single or married, gay or straight, but won’t do the same with their male counterparts? “I think it is a fair question,” said the University of Minnesota...

Belated recognition of Augustus surprised no one here

Belated recognition of Augustus surprised no one here

Jan. 4 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Seimone Augustus last week became the first Black female and the third Black athlete to be named the Minneapolis daily newspaper’s annual sportsperson of the year since the recognition began in 1998. The...