In the bowels of the Target Center, Lynx players began arriving more than 10 hours before tipoff of Wednesday's Game 2 of the WNBA Finals. Michelle Smith has an inside look at what goes on before the game.
Oct 18 3:50 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Aiming to come into compliance with Title IX, officials in Alaska were looking for a sport to fill the void. They turned to flag football and since have seen girls flock to the field.
Oct 11 3:28 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Defending WNBA champ Minnesota has gone from the hunter to the hunted. But what hasn't changed -- a steady, talented core -- is the key to winning back-to-back WNBA titles.
Oct 11 1:47 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Jessica Adair was cut by the Phoenix Mercury because of her weight. That spurred a dramatic weight-loss journey that landed her back in the WNBA, where she's an example for others.
Oct 16 4:44 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Candace Parker did everything she could to push Minnesota to a third game. But instead of playing for her first WNBA title, the Lynx are still on their quest for a second straight.
Oct 7 11:49 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Oct 7 5:49 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Kristi Toliver was Robin to Candace Parker's Batman on Thursday as the super duo helped Los Angeles survive San Antonio to win Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals.
Sep 28 3:24 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Oct 6 11:17 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
This week's 53rd man, 49ers rookie Garrett Celek, earned a surprising place in the NFL by emulating his big brother Brent of the Eagles.
Nov 15 12:50 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
San Antonio went 3-1 against Los Angeles in the regular season, but while the Sparks are hitting their stride, the Silver Stars cooled considerably this past month.
Sep 27 10:34 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Defense will determine an Eastern Conference finals rematch from last season.
Sep 24 10:49 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Connecticut had the upper hand against New York in the regular season, and their first-round playoff series should be more of the same.
Sep 27 10:33 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Defending champion Minnesota is the favorite in its Western Conference semifinals playoff series with Seattle.
Sep 24 10:42 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Sep 21 2:45 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
Oakland Raiders running back Marcel Reece is as comfortable in the kitchen as on the football field. Cooking has become his passion.
Nov 15 12:48 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
With only nine games left in the regular season, Seattle looks bound for the playoffs. But Lauren Jackson and the Storm hope to raise their level of play before the postseason arrives.
Sep 6 2:49 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Phoenix is mired in a 4-19 season, but DeWanna Bonner -- the league's perpetual Sixth Woman of the Year -- has transformed into the team's go-to talent.
Aug 30 12:02 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
After a dismal first half of the season, the refocused and healthier New York Liberty hope to turn things around and reach the playoffs.
Aug 23 3:50 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
Few people can understand the injuries UConn guard Caroline Doty has endured, but Huskies assistant Shea Ralph is one of them. The two have formed a strong bond over weak knees.
Aug 21 5:04 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
After playing the first half of the season without its three-time WNBA MVP, Seattle looks forward to the return of Lauren Jackson.
Aug 20 11:14 AM ET | By Michelle Smith
The WNBA's Lynx have gotten creative during the Olympic break, adding workouts ranging from yoga and Zumba to paddleboarding on the Mississippi.
Aug 8 4:31 PM ET | By Michelle Smith
In the world of sports television, Lydia Murphy-Stephans is often the only woman in the room. That doesn't intimidate the 19-time Emmy winner as she prepares to launch Pac-12 Network next month.
Jul 17 | By Michelle Smith