Maya Moore

“Rising in Resistance with Paul Robeson: Athletes Joining the Struggle for Racial Justice”

The recent wave of walkouts and walkaways from playing and practice in protest against the savage shooting of Jacob Blake, first by the Milwaukee Bucks and followed by others in solidarity, i.e., the NBA, the WNBA, Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer, is clearly worthy of rightful notice, prolific praise and a good measure of celebration.

Sparks Bested Lynx in First Round of WNBA Playoffs

One of the most anticipated rivalries in pro basketball history reached a new chapter. The battle between the Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx has been the grand finale for the WNBA season for the passed two years. For the 2018 season, it was the first act of the WNBA Playoffs with the Sparks dashing out the reigning WNBA champs 75-68, eliminating them in the first round.

L.A. Sparks Dominate Minnesota Lynx With 79-57 Home Victory

The Los Angeles Sparks close out the series (3-1) against rival Minnesota Lynx with a resounding 79-57 win in front of an energized Staples Center crowd on Thursday (Aug. 2). After five straight home game losses, the Sparks held the Lynx to a season low 57 points.

Minnesota Lynx Win Championship title

The Minnesota Lynx defeated the Indiana Fever in a decisive game 5 of the WNBA finals 52-69. This is the third championship the franchise has won in five years. Center Sylvia Fowles led the Lynx in scoring with 20 points; forward Rebekkah Brunson controlled the boards with 14 rebounds and contributed 10 points, according to the WNBA. Fowles was named finals MVP, the Lynx’s “suffocating defense” was a prime factor to their victory. The Indiana Fever struggled with foul trouble and 19 turnovers. Guard Briann January, center Erlana Larkins and guard Shavonte Zellous earned fouls. Veteran Tamika Catchings had a

Minnesota and Indiana clash for WNBA Title

The 2015 season of the WNBA is drawing near a close with the Minnesota Lynx and the Indiana Fever battling for the WNBA Championship. Both teams met before in the 2012 WNBA finals, resulting in the Indiana Fever clinching the championship title, according to the Indiana Fever. The Lynx have made six playoffs appearances during their franchise history. Their latest playoff run in 2013 concluded in a Championship win, and the Lynx never lost a game during that year’s postseason, according to the WNBA. A key contributor was forward Maya Moore, who averaged 19.8 points and 6.0 rebounds during the