Gearing for Lynx vs. Dream

For all their differences, the Minnesota Lynx and the Atlanta Dream have something in common: both teams are a gleaming beacon of winning and hope in cities that haven’t had much of that going on in professional sports the last few years.

The Dream are a ray of sunshine.

The chemistry of the Lynx is the secret to their mojo.

The finals series, which begins tomorrow, will feature a battle of the point guards.

The Minneapolis and Atlanta mayors have made a friendly wager on the series outcome.