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Lynx Happy To See August End After Struggling This Month

The Minnesota Lynx came into the season as the prohibitive favorite to win their third WNBA championship in five seasons. Acquiring Olympian Sylvia Fowles in late July did nothing to change that.

08/31/2015

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Liberty And Lynx Prepare For Matchup Of WNBA Leaders

Bill Laimbeer and Cheryl Reeve are downplaying the significance of Friday night’s game between the WNBA’s conference leaders.

08/27/2015

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Lynx Sign Forward Shae Kelley To 2nd 7-Day Contract

The Minnesota Lynx have signed forward Shae Kelley to a second seven-day contract.

08/04/2015

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Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player Of The Month

As the Minnesota Lynx keep winning, Maya Moore keeps piling up the WNBA awards. The Lynx forward was named the WNBA’s Western Conference Player of the Month for July. It’s her first player of the month award this season and the sixth of her career.

08/04/2015

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Lynx Forward Moore Is Western Conference Player Of Week

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for the third time this season.

08/03/2015

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Lynx Add Fowles For Stretch Run In WNBA Title Race

Minnesota’s window for another WNBA championship is still open. That’s why they worked so hard to acquire Sylvia Fowles. That’s why she wanted to play for the Lynx.

07/28/2015

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Moore Leads West To 117-112 Win Over The East

Maya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East on Saturday. She had eight straight points in the final 2 minutes to turn a one-point deficit into a 113-106 advantage for the West.

07/25/2015

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Lynx F Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player Of The Week

The WNBA announced Monday that Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the league’s Player of the Week in the Western Conference. It’s the second time this season and the 12th time in her career she’s been named a Player of the Week.

07/20/2015

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Moore, Augustus Power Lynx Past Sun 85-79

Maya Moore scored 26 points and Seimone Augustus had 21 to help the Minnesota Lynx beat Connecticut 85-79 on Tuesday night, the Sun’s fourth straight loss. Minnesota made all five of its free throws over the final 15 seconds after Chelsea Gray’s 3-pointer had pulled Connecticut within three points with 57 seconds remaining.

07/14/2015

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Lynx forward Moore Named Western Conference Player Of Week

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named Western Conference player of the week. The WNBA announced the award Monday. It’s Moore’s first player of the week honor of the season and 11th of her career.

07/13/2015

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Minnesota Lynx Back Atop The Western Conference

The Minnesota Lynx were the preseason favorite to win the Western Conference and a third WNBA title in five seasons. Until this week, they were looking up in the standings.

07/06/2015

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Whalen Named Western Conference Player Of The Week

The WNBA announced Tuesday that Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for June 22-28. It’s Whalen’s third Player of the Week honor with the Lynx and seventh of her career.

06/30/2015

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Again League Favorites, Lynx Open Season At Home Vs. Tulsa

The WNBA announced Thursday the results of its annual survey of the league’s general managers. The Lynx were predicted to be champions for the third time in five years. They collected two-thirds of the votes.

06/04/2015

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With Taurasi Gone, Lynx Look To Reclaim Top Spot In West

Seimone Augustus’s face fell and her eyes grew sharp as the Minnesota Lynx star was asked about the door opening for them in the Western Conference now that Diana Taurasi will not be playing in Phoenix this year.

06/03/2015

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Former Gopher Shae Kelley Hoping To Make The Cut For Lynx

The Lynx have until Wednesday’s deadline to cut four more players, and coach Cheryl Reeve said Saturday that only a couple of roster spots are still up for grabs. And one of the players squarely on that bubble is former Gophers forward Shae Kelley.

05/30/2015

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For Lynx, Youth Is No Longer On Their Side

The WNBA season is right around the corner. The Lynx have one more preseason tune-up Monday night at Target Center before tipping off the regular season next Friday night at home against Tulsa.

05/28/2015

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Life Is Good For Lynx Assistant Coach Jim Peterson

Jim Petersen grew up in St. Louis Park, and grew into a 6-foot-11-inch frame. Basketball was an obvious calling, and it still is because he loves this game — and the game seems to love him back.

05/23/2015

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Lynx Look To Asjha Jones To Fill McCarville’s Void

As the Minnesota Lynx get ready to start another season, it’s hard to miss the Janel McCarville-sized hole in their starting lineup. “It was not ideal,” Lynx Coach Cheryl Reeve said. “To have a player make a decision like that at the 11th hour, when all the transactions and the draft and everything were over, you know, it’s not what we hoped for. At the same time, you don’t sit around and cry about it. You got to put action.”

05/22/2015

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Minnesota Lynx Add Veteran Post Player Asjha Jones

The Minnesota Lynx have signed veteran forward Asjha Jones.

05/14/2015

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Maya Moore Will Sign Contract With Lynx Soon

Fear not Minnesota Lynx fans, Maya Moore isn’t going anywhere. The restricted free agent hasn’t signed her contract yet, but said that it’s only a matter of time before she does.

05/05/2015

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Zahui B. And Loyd Shake Up WNBA Draft

Holding the first and third pick in the WNBA draft, the Seattle Storm have been preparing their draft boards for the past few months. All that preparation got scrapped last week when Notre Dame junior Jewell Loyd and Minnesota redshirt sophomore Amanda Zahui B. decided to turn pro.

04/15/2015

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Amanda Zahui B Happy To Go Her Own Way, Enter WNBA Draft

Leaving school early for the pros is no big deal for the men at Kentucky or Duke. It’s far more unique on the women’s side, and that’s one of the reasons Minnesota center Amanda Zahui B. wore a big smile on her face as she explained her decision Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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New Wolves, Lynx Practice Facility Nearing Completion

Construction is almost done on the new practice facility for the Timberwolves and Lynx. If you drive by, you’ll see scaffolding is still up across the street from Target Center at the building formally known as Block E.

04/03/2015

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PODCAST: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-3-14

A major announcement from Land O Lakes, live on The WCCO Morning Show with Dave Lee. Click the link above to hear it!

09/03/2014

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PODCAST: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-2-14

After 8 days at the State Fair, Dave and the gang return to the studio…..click the link above to listen back to Tuesday’s show highlights.

09/02/2014

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