With the series tied 1-1, tight WNBA Finals heads to L.A.

Well, it's hard to imagine a better start to the WNBA Finals than this.After the first two games in Minnesota, the series between the Minnesota Lynx and the Los Angeles Sparks is all tied up, 1-1. The total point differential in the first two games was a mere three points. Combined. Is it too late to petition to get this series changed to a best-of-seven?In Game 1, Los Angeles stunned...
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September 28, 2017  |  Discuss

WNBA Finals preview: Lynx look for revenge against Sparks

The Finals we've all been waiting for is here. On Sunday, the Minnesota Lynx (1) and Los Angeles Sparks (2) will tip off a best-of-five series to see who will be crowned the 2017 WNBA champion.This is a rematch of last year's instant-classic in which the Sparks upset the Lynx in front of the Minnesota home crowd thanks to a Nneka Ogwumike offensive rebound and bucket in the final...
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September 21, 2017  |  Discuss

The Sparks and the Lynx are even more dangerous than they were in 2016

There have been plenty of surprises this WNBA season, but the two teams at the top of the standing have not been among them.The top-seeded Minnesota Lynx and the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks both earned a double bye straight into the semifinals thanks to their great regular-season performances. When the Washington Mystics travel to Minneapolis and the Phoenix Mercury head...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 2/21: It's trade heartbreak season

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Happy birthday to Terry Mickens, Steve Francis and Chad Hutchinson. On this date in 1992 Kristi Yamaguchi won the gold in figure skatingĀ at the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. Daily brain workoutName the members of the 2000 Olympics Gold-winning USA Baseball team.YB ICYMI NBA trade...
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