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Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas (25) shoots under pressure from Minnesota Lynx's Mikiah Herbert Harrigan during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Fowles, Collier help Lynx rally, beat Sun 78-69

Aug. 1, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Napheesa Collier added 17 points, nine rebounds and four blocks, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 78-69 on Saturday. Collier made all seven of her shots from the field and had four assists. Rookie Crystal Dangerfield had a...

Minnesota Lynx forward Bridget Carleton (6) loses control of the ball as she runs into Chicago Sky forward Azura Stevens (30) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Collier scores 20 points, Lynx hold on to beat Sky 83-81

Jul. 30, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 10 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and finished with 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx held on to beat the Chicago Sky 83-81 on Thursday night. Damiris Dantas added 14 points, Rachel Banham scored 13 and Sylvia Fowles had 10 points and seven rebounds...

Fowles breaks rebounding record but Storm beat Lynx 90-66

Jul. 29, 2020 12:19 AM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 18 points and 10 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 90-66 on Tuesday night to spoil a record-breaking night by Sylvia Fowles. Fowles, who went into the game needing seven rebounds to become the WNBA's all-time leader, grabbed a missed 3-point...

Minnesota's Fowles breaks WNBA career rebounding record

Jul. 28, 2020 11:11 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles became the WNBA's all-time rebounding leader, passing former teammate Rebekkah Brunson. Fowles came into Minnesota's game against Seattle on Tuesday night six rebounds behind Brunson, who is now an assistant coach with the team. Brunson finished her career with 3,356...

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles, right, deflects a shot by Connecticut Sun guard Jasmine Thomas (5) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Fowles ready to become WNBA all-time rebound leader

Jul. 28, 2020 1:11 PM EDT

Sylvia Fowles is poised for yet another WNBA milestone. Minnesota's star center will become the WNBA's career rebounding leader this week when she passes former teammate and current Lynx assistant coach Rebekkah Brunson, barring any unforeseen events. Fowles is six rebounds behind Brunson’s mark of 3,356...

Fowles, Collier help Lynx rally, beat Sun 77-69

Jul. 26, 2020 3:12 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and 18 rebounds, Napheesa Collier scored nine of her 11 points in the final five minutes, and the Minnesota Lynx rallied from an 11-point second-half deficit to beat the Connecticut Sun 77-69 on Sunday in the season opener for both teams. The 2020 WNBA...

Wolves owner listening to offers, Garnett hoping to buy

Jul. 21, 2020 10:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett wants to come back to Minnesota — as a Timberwolves owner. The longtime NBA superstar said Tuesday he is part of a group that is hoping to buy the franchise from Glen Taylor, who has owned it since 1994. Taylor said in a statement he was recently approached by a...

Sporting's mascot lion waves from the empty stands during the Portuguese League soccer match between Sporting CP and Pacos de Ferreira at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Friday, June 12, 2020. The Portuguese League soccer matches are being played without spectators because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Antonio Cotrim/Pool via AP)

The Latest: Inter Miami tests positive for COVID 19

Jun. 18, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Inter Miami says one of its players has tested positive for the coronavirus, making it five MLS teams with at least one player in that situation. The player was not identified. The team says it is “working directly with...