Playoffs

Phoenix Mercury v Minnesota Lynx - WNBA Western Conference Finals Game 1

Lynx Gang Up On Mercury For 85-62 Win

Lindsay Whalen and Maya Moore scored 20 points apiece and Seimone Augustus added 18 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 85-62 win in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday night. Diana Taurasi scored 15 and Brittney Griner had 13 points and six rebounds for the Mercury, who now face a must-win situation in Game 2 in Phoenix on Sunday.

09/26/2013

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Seimone Augustus Previews WNBA Playoffs

Augustus recently signed a contract extension with the Lynx.

09/19/2013

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Five Things To Know About The WNBA Playoffs

Elena Delle Donne has already led Chicago to its first postseason berth in franchise history. Now the 6-foot-5 budding young star will try and help the Eastern Conference’s top team keep the run going in the playoffs. Delle Donne, the overwhelming favorite to win rookie of the year, said she and her teammates are looking forward to the challenge

09/17/2013

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Lynx Beat Sky 79-66; Earn Home Court In Playoffs

Maya Moore had 22 points and 11 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 79-66 Saturday night to secure home-court advantage throughout the WNBA playoffs. Lindsay Whalen added 23 points and Seimone Augustus had 14 for the Lynx (26-8), who have won eight of nine. Minnesota finished the season 15-2 at home. Janel McCarville grabbed 10 rebounds. Sylvia Fowles led Chicago with 17 points and 11 rebounds and Elena Delle Donne had 14 points. The Sky (24-10) lost for just the second time in 11 games and will be the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

09/14/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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Top 5: LeBron James’ Most Dominating Postseason Performances

LeBron James averaged 29ppg during the Conference Finals in leading the Heat to a series victory against the Pacers. Let’s take a look back at the Miami star’s top 5 career playoff performances.

06/05/2013

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Pacers Focus On LeBron At Own Risk

The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.

05/28/2013

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Blackhawks Force Game 7 With 4-3 Win Over Red Wings

Bryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night.

05/28/2013

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NBA Playoff Schedule

Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.

05/23/2013

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NHL Playoffs Schedule

The battle for the Stanley Cup rages on. Keep up with your favorite team’s playoff schedule.

05/23/2013

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Wild Lament Early Exit But Note Improvement

Making the playoffs for the first time in five years should count as progress. For the Minnesota Wild, that step forward wasn’t firm enough.

05/11/2013

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San Antonio Spurs – Golden State Warriors Game 3 Preview

The confident aura the Golden State Warriors are giving off right now might be the only thing brighter than those yellow shirts every home fan is expected to be wearing again for Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at ear-piercing Oracle Arena.

05/10/2013

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Bulls, Heat Prepare For Friday’s Pivotal Game 3

The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.

05/10/2013

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Wild’s Wes Walz On WCCO With Game Four Preview

Veteran hockey player and broadcaster Wes Walz talked Wild playoff hockey with Dave Lee Tuesday on the WCCO Morning News.

05/07/2013

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Wild Recall Veilleux From AHL For 4th Line Spark

The Minnesota Wild have altered their lineup in search of a spark in their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.

05/05/2013

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