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Moore Scores 32 In Lynx’s 93-82 Win Over Shock

Maya Moore scored 32 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Tulsa Shock 93-82 on Wednesday afternoon. Moore, who has at least 30 points nine times this season — including each of the three meetings against Tulsa, leads the league in scoring.

07/16/2014

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Lynx Moore Named Western Conference Player Of Week

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the WNBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.

07/14/2014

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Maya Moore Scores 26 To Lead Lynx Past Storm 77-60

Maya Moore scored 16 of her game-high 26 points in the third quarter Sunday to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 77-60 victory over the Seattle Storm. Janel McCarville scored 13 points while Devereaux Peters added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx (16-6), who won their third straight and have the best home record in the league at 9-1.

07/13/2014

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Moore, Delle Donne Top WNBA All-Star Vote Getters

Brittney Griner is thrilled to have a chance to play in her first WNBA All-Star game. The location makes it even more special. “It means everything,” Griner said. “Being here in Phoenix, playing in front of the home crowd, that’s awesome.”

07/08/2014

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Charles Career-High 32 Leads Liberty Over Lynx

It’s all starting to click for Tina Charles and the New York Liberty. Charles scored a career-high 32 points to lead the Liberty to an 87-80 win over Maya Moore and the defending champion Minnesota Lynx on Sunday. “We’re starting to play better and I’m being more aggressive doing what my team needs,” said Charles, who had 28 points in the Liberty’s previous game.

07/06/2014

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Janelle McCarville Offers Subtle Difference To Lynx Lineup

The Minnesota Lynx hope they are starting to peak. Playing well as team has to do with knowing each other well, and Janelle McCarville has shown she knows her teammates strengths and how to highlight them. Now in her second season and second time through Minnesota, she can be the subtle difference the Lynx need to stay ahead.

07/05/2014

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Lynx Hang On To Beat Storm, 74-69

With her team missing one its big scorers, Janel McCarville took charge for the Minnesota Lynx. McCarville had a season-high 22 points and the short-handed Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 74-69 Sunday night. Maya Moore added 14 points for the Lynx (12-5), who have won three of four. Devereaux Peters had 12 points and Lindsay Whalen scored 10.

06/29/2014

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Augustus To Miss Lynx Game Against Storm

Lynx guard Seimone Augustus will miss Minnesota’s game Sunday against the Seattle Storm due to bursitis in her left knee. Augustus is the team’s second-leading scorer at 17.2 points per game and has been playing through pain for the past few weeks. The injury caused her to miss the June 18 game in Phoenix.

06/29/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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Griner Lifts Mercury To 92-79 Win Over Lynx

Brittney Griner set career highs with 27 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 92-79 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday night.

06/18/2014

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Obama Fetes Minnesota Lynx For WNBA Finals Win

President Barack Obama is praising the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx for setting a good example for his daughters and for girls across the country. Obama is honoring the team’s victory in the WNBA Finals in a White House ceremony. He says when young women play sports, they do better in school.

06/12/2014

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Dayton Off To Washington For Meetings, Lynx Honors

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is off to Washington for high-level meetings and a presidential tribute to the Minnesota Lynx, the WNBA’s reigning champs. Dayton was scheduled to be in the capital city for two days, starting Wednesday. His itinerary included a meeting with Minnesota’s two senators and the secretary of the Interior about federal funding for the multi-state water project that is vital to southwestern Minnesota.

06/11/2014

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Obama To Honor WNBA Champion Lynx At White House

President Barack Obama will honor the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx at the White House next week. The Lynx swept through the playoffs last year on the way to their second title in three seasons.

06/06/2014

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Lynx G Whalen Wins Western Conference Honor

Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen has been named Western Conference Player of the Week. The award is Whalen’s first of the season and sixth of her career. Last week Lynx teammate Maya Moore won the season’s first Player of the Week award.

06/02/2014

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Moore Scores 26 Points, Lynx Beat Stars

Maya Moore had 26 points and had nine rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 88-72 on Friday night to improve to 6-0.

05/30/2014

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Lynx F Moore Wins Western Conference Honor

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the Western Conference Player of the Week. It’s Moore’s first player of the week award of the season and sixth of her career.

05/27/2014

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Lynx Remain Unbeaten With 75-72 Win Over Sky

Maya Moore had been unstoppable on offense through Minnesota’s first four games. It was her stellar defense that kept the Lynx undefeated. Moore and the Lynx held second-leading scorer Elena Delle Donne to just 16 points to remain perfect with a 75-72 win over the Chicago Sky on Monday in a showdown of undefeated teams.

05/26/2014

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Top Google Results Unique To Minnesota

The only things Minnesotans are interested in as much as sports like rollerblading and football are personal injury lawyers, according to a new map created by the real estate website Estately.

05/26/2014

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Maya Moore Lifts Lynx Past Shock

The defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx needed every one of Maya Moore’s career-high 38 points to beat the Tulsa Shock. Moore made two free throws with 11.8 seconds for the last of her points in Minnesota’s 94-93 victory over the Shock on Friday night.

05/23/2014

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WNBA To Market To LGBT Community

The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to the LGBT community, a move that makes it the first pro league to specifically recruit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered fans to its games.

05/21/2014

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Moore Scores 34, Lynx Beat Mystics 89-77

Reigning finals MVP Maya Moore scored 34 points and had nine rebounds as the defending champion Minnesota Lynx opened the WNBA season with an 89-77 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.

05/16/2014

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WNBA GMs Pick Lynx To Win Title, Parker For MVP

WNBA general managers are predicting the Minnesota Lynx to repeat as champions and Los Angeles’ Candace Parker as the top choice to earn the MVP award for a second straight year.

05/15/2014

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Lynx F Brunson Sidelined After Right Knee Surgery

The Minnesota Lynx say forward Rebekkah Brunson will be sidelined indefinitely after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on her right knee Tuesday. The 6-foot-2 forward finished her 10th WNBA season and her fourth with the Lynx last season by appearing in 33 games and averaging 10.6 points and a team-high 8.9 rebounds per game.

05/13/2014

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Lynx Top Mercury 72-64 In 2nd Game Of WNBA Tourney

Tan White had 16 points and Seimone Augustus added 12 to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 72-64 in the second game of the WNBA preseason tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports.

05/09/2014

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Lynx F Peters To Undergo Knee Surgery

The Minnesota Lynx say forward Devereaux Peters will undergo surgery on her left knee and will be sidelined indefinitely. The team said Monday that Peters will have arthroscopy on her knee this week at TRIA Orthopedics in Bloomington.

05/05/2014

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