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Lynx players, coaches, fans reflect on championship run










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. “It’s awesome having our fans out here and be able to say good-bye to them,” said Lynx guard Monica Wright, who heads to South Korea by month’s end.  

Added Israel-bound rookie Sugar Rodgers of her first overseas assignment, “I’m going down to take care of a little business, to see my family before I head out.”


“It’s a long off season, and I will miss this group,” noted Maya Moore, who will play again in China. Mounds of confetti became a temporary asphalt blanket on Monday as the procession that carried the 2013 WNBA Champions Lynx moved slowly along Nicollet Avenue, with adoring fans providing escort as they made their way to their downtown Minneapolis basketball home. There, inside, a large crowd impatiently awaited the arrival of the only local pro team that boasts a championship trophy these days. Continue Reading →

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State of hockey? Good! Wild clinch playoffs!



Minnesota’s resent surge of playoff success continues with the Minnesota Wild clinching a playoff spot on the final day of the NHL season. It took a 3-1 win at Colorado for the Wild to grab -the eighth and final Western Conference playoff spot and win a tie-breaker over Columbus. It’s the first playoff appearance for the Wild since 2007. It’s a been a long time coming, but Minnesota sports teams, after a few lean years, have been making a bit of a comeback. The Lynx started that comeback two years ago by winning the WNBA Championship; last year they were a WNBA Finalist. Continue Reading →

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