Lynx to retire Whalen’s jersey #13

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the franchise will retire Lindsay Whalen’s number 13 on Saturday, June 8 when the Lynx host the Los Angeles Sparks at 2:30 p.m. CT on ABC. Whalen announced her retirement last August after completing her illustrious 15-year WNBA career, which included nine seasons and four WNBA Championships with Minnesota. Her number 13 becomes the first number retired by the Lynx. “We couldn’t have selected a better person and teammate in Lindsay Whalen as the first Lynx player to have their jersey hung in the rafters of Target Center,” said Minnesota Lynx and … Continue reading Lynx to retire Whalen’s jersey #13

UMD Repeats at Frozen Four

BUFFALO, N.Y. – For the second straight season, the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs are the NCAA National Champions. Top-seeded and top-ranked UMD dominated from start to finish, scoring once each period, to blank fellow No. 1 seed and second-ranked Massachusetts, 3-0, Saturday night at KeyBank Center in the NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey National Championship game. With the win, the Bulldogs (29-11-2) end the season on an eight-game winning streak, while capturing the third National Championship in program history. UMD’s national title also gives the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) four straight National Championships, with North Dakota winning in 2016 and Denver winning … Continue reading UMD Repeats at Frozen Four

Lynx take Napheesa Collier with the Sixth Overall Pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx tonight selected Napheesa Collier from the University of Connecticut with the sixth overall pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft. The number six pick is the team’s highest selection since the Lynx selected Devereaux Peters with the third overall pick in the 2012 draft. Collier, a 6-2 forward, put together her best season at UCONN, setting career-highs in almost every category as a senior. She averaged a career-high 20.8 ppg on 61.2% from the field, a career-best 10.8 rpg and a career-high 3.5 apg. Collier registered 24 double-doubles her senior season, upping her career total … Continue reading Lynx take Napheesa Collier with the Sixth Overall Pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft

Twins deal Austin to Giants for minor league outfielder

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have acquired outfielder Malique Ziegler from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for first baseman Tyler Austin. Ziegler, 22, opened the 2019 season with the Single-A San Jose Giants (played in two games) after appearing in a combined 59 games last year between the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets and Arizona Rookie League Giants Black. He hit a combined .237 (50-for-211) with 12 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 18 RBI. Originally drafted in 2016 by the Giants (22nd round) out of North Iowa Area Community College, Ziegler has appeared in … Continue reading Twins deal Austin to Giants for minor league outfielder