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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...

Prep football gets statewide realignment

Prep football gets statewide realignment

Jun. 12 | The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) approved a new statewide high school football alignment, with all 371 teams divided into 18 new districts starting in 2015. As a result, all regular-season schedules will be made by the new 18 districts,...

It’s hard being a Black coach — and harder  yet as a Black female coach

It’s hard being a Black coach — and harder yet as a Black female coach

Apr. 26 |               First of two parts   The firing drum that has slowly banged for Mike Woodson since mid-winter reached its crescendo Monday when he was fired as New York Knicks head coach. The final drumbeat came...

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...

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...

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...
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