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Whalen’s Layup Gives Lynx 79-77 Win Over Mystics

Lindsay Whalen put back her own miss with a second remaining to give Minnesota a 79-77 win over the Washington Mystics on Wednesday night after the Lynx blew a 24-point lead.


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Augustus Injured, Scores 19 As Lynx Top Mercury

Seimone Augustus scored 19 points before leaving with bruised ribs, and the Lynx didn’t let up in a 105-83 season-opening victory over the Diana Taurasi-less Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.


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Lynx Look To Be 1st WNBA Repeat Champs In Ten Years

The Minnesota Lynx have a WNBA championship to defend, and they’re embracing the challenge.


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Augustus, Moore, Whalen Named To Team USA

The United States Olympic women’s basketball team is going to have a Minnesota flavor. Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen were named to the team on Friday.


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Mike Max’s News And Notes For October 18, 2011

Football attendance, Vikings stadium and maybe a change in when hockey games are played. It’s all covered in this week’s news and notes from Mike Max.


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Lynx Return Home To A Champion’s Welcome

The Lynx returned home to Minnesota Saturday afternoon to hundreds of fans at the Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport in a homecoming fit for champions.


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Lynx Beat Atlanta In Game 1 Of WNBA Finals

Rebekkah Brunson had 26 points and 11 rebounds and Seimone Augustus added 22 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 88-74 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA finals on Sunday night.


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Lynx Gear Up For Run To WNBA Championship

The Minnesota Lynx are healthy, primed and ready to begin their best-of-five WNBA championship series against the Atlanta Dream Sunday night at Target Center.


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Lynx Confident On Chances Of Winning 1st Playoff Series

Minnesota finally has a team in the playoffs that’s a favorite, and now it’s time to see if the Minnesota Lynx can cash in on their home court advantage.


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Lynx Edge Silver Stars 66-65 For 1-0 Series Lead

Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points Friday to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the San Antonio Silver Stars 66-65 in Game 1 of their WNBA Western Conference semifinal.


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Lynx Star Lindsey Whalen Talks Playoffs

Mike Max welcomed Lynx star and former Gopher Lindsey Whalen on the WCCO Morning News Friday.


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Whalen Flourishes In 2nd Season Back Home

It’s in the snap of her neck on a no-look pass to finish a fast break. It’s in the flick of her wrist as she puts a little english on the ball on a reverse layup. It’s in the pump of her fist as another opponent calls timeout to stunt a Minnesota Lynx run.


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Lynx Open Playoffs As Favorites To Win WNBA Title

Minnesota talked about winning the WNBA championship during training camp four months ago. The Lynx then had such a dominant season they lost consecutive games just once and won 22 of the last 26 to set the franchise record for victories.


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Augustus, Whalen Lead Lynx In 78-69 Win Over Sky

Seimone Augustus scored 22 points, Lindsay Whalen had 20 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 78-69 Thursday night.


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Good Question: Why Aren’t The Lynx Getting More Attention?

In a town hungry for a winning sports team, we have one. The Minnesota Lynx have clinched the top record in their WNBA division, and are one game away from clinching the best record in the league, and home court advantage in the playoffs. So where is the media and community excitement?


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Whalen Leads Lynx Over Mystics

Lindsay Whalen scored 21 points and passed for five assists as the Western Conference champion Minnesota Lynx kept rolling with a 73-56 win against the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night.


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Lynx Top Shock To Improve To 21-6 On Season

Taj McWilliams-Franklin scored 18 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 78-72 win over Tulsa on Tuesday night, extending the Shock’s WNBA record to 19 straight losses.


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Lynx Playoff Tickets On Sale Saturday

With their first postseason berth since 2004 looming, the Minnesota Lynx plan to begin selling playoff tickets on Saturday.


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Charles Scores 16 As Sun Routs Lynx 108-79

Tina Charles scored 16 points and had 18 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun send the Minnesota Lynx to their most lopsided loss of the season, 108-79 Tuesday night.


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Whalen Scores 24 To Lead Lynx To 9th Straight Win

Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 24 points and the Minnesota Lynx extended their franchise-best winning streak to nine games with an 84-78 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night.


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Whalen Lifts Lynx Over Silver Stars 70-69

Lindsay Whalen hit a fadeaway jumper from the right corner over Jayne Appel with 1.5 seconds left to give the Minnesota Lynx a 70-69 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Sunday in a battle of the WNBA’s best teams.


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Whalen Is Among A Group Of Stars On The Lynx

The Minnesota Lynx have the best record in the WNBA at 11-4. It’s quite a turnaround from last season. WCCO-TV’s Eric Nelson talked to starting guard Lindsay Whalen this week about her team’s reversal of fortunes on the court.


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Lynx Beat Sparks 85-72 For 6th Win In 7 Games

Seimone Augustus scored 22 points as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-72 on Tuesday night for their sixth win in seven games.


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Maya Moore Emerging As Star For Lynx

The Minnesota Lynx are off to a strong start at 10-4 that leads the WNBA’s Western Conference, and one of the keys to their success has been the emergence of rookie Maya Moore.


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Augustus Scores 25 As Lynx Beat Mercury 106-98

Seimone Augustus scored a season high-tying 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away for a 106-98 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday, snapping the Mercury’s six-game winning streak.