Lynx clinch playoff spot

Even in the midst of four losses in five games, the Minnesota Lynx are doing good things.

The San Antonio Silver Stars’ loss to Indiana on Wednesday ensures the Lynx their third straight WNBA Playoffs appearance. Minnesota (18-7) has been to the past two finals series, winning its first championship in 2011.

Coming off a road loss at Atlanta on Tuesday, the Lynx play at 6 p.m. Thursday at Connecticut.