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Lynx members address the media about the Western Conference Finals.

Lynx, Mercury Set for Rematch in West Finals

The Minnesota Lynx will face the Phoenix Mercury in what could be considered a dream matchup in the WNBA's Western Conference finals. The series, which starts Friday in Phoenix, will feature the WNBA's top two teams, with the league MVP, defensive player of the year and coach of the year all on the floor at the same time...



  • Roger Goodell sent a memo to all 32 teams discussing domestic violence in the NFL after criticism of the suspension of Ray Rice.  NFL Increases Penalties for Domestic Violence

    NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell. In a letter and memo sent to all 32 teams owners Thursday, and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell says he "didn't get it right" in giving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice a two-game suspension for allegedly hitting the woman who is now his wife...

  • After securing a Gophers offer, Michael Hurt sits down for an interview. Michael Hurt Happy To Have Gophers Basketball Offer

    Rochester John Marshall junior forward Michael Hurt's summer couldn't have been any better. He played well on the AAU circuit and in mid-August landed a scholarship offer from the Gophers...

  • INTERVIEW: St. Paul Saints to Play Final Games at Midway

    It's the end of an era of sorts for baseball in the Twin Cities. The St. Paul Saints are preparing for their final games at Midway Stadium. The 33-year-old ballpark is set to be torn down next year, after the saints move to Lowertown Ballpark. KSTP sat down with Tom Whaley, executive vice president of the team...

  • Rise in Flags Makes NFL Defenders Wary of Contact

    A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason. Now the key question is not whether those calls will continue to rise in the regular season, because NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino is sure they will. He also says that's a good thing...

  • Gophers coach Richard Pitino talks about team at the Fair. Gophers Men's Basketball Team Goes to Fair

    It was Gophers day at the State Fair Wednesday...













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