Finally, the title drought is over for Minnesota's major sports teams.
With a 73-67 win Friday in Atlanta, the Minnesota Lynx swept the Dream in three games in the WNBA Finals. Not only was it the first championship for the Lynx, but it was the first professional sports title for a Minnesota team since the Twins won the World Series in 1991 which, coincidentally, was also against Atlanta.
It's been a tough time to be a Minnesota sports fan. The Twins lost 99 games this season. The Vikings are off to a disappointing 0-4 start, while the University of Minnesota football team is 1-4. Meanwhile, the Timberwolves won just 17 games a year ago. Across the river in St. Paul, the Wild have made the Western Conference finals just once in their existence.
But Friday, the Lynx delivered what other Minnesota teams could not a title for the Twin Cities.
"I know there's some (people) that would say, 'Does this championship count in Minnesota sports history? Does a WNBA c...