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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday they’ve resigned center Janel McCarville to a multi-year contract. Terms of the contract were not made available. McCarville started in all 32 games she played for the Lynx last season, averaging 6.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized a plan to build a practice facility across the street from their arena in a vacant former movie theater.
Los Lynx are now calling themselves “Dos Lynx.” The Minnesota Lynx celebrated its second WNBA Championship in three years on Monday.
Parade starts at 11:30 am on Nicollet Mall
Maya Moore scored 23 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 86-77 on Thursday night to win their second WNBA title in three years.
Lynx coach Jim Petersen joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Wednesday.
Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night.
Tuesday night for the Minnesota Lynx is about winning Game 2 and never coming back to Minnesota – just like they did two years ago against Atlanta. Minnesota’s WNBA squad is 1-0 in the series, and has found the star to carry the load at all times. What’s become apparent is the Lynx have the best player on the floor in Maya Moore.
The Minnesota Lynx looked every bit the favorite to win the WNBA title in their commanding victory over the Atlanta Dream in the opener.
Maya Moore had 23 points, including three 3-pointers in the first quarter to propel Minnesota from the start, and the Lynx delivered a dominant 84-59 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday night. Moore shot 10 for 16 from the floor and grabbed seven rebounds, and Monica Wright pitched in 20 points off the bench. Seimone Augustus scored her usual 19 points, and the Lynx overwhelmed the Dream by leading the entire game and shooting 49.4 percent from the field. Angel McCoughtry finished with 17 points for the Dream, but she needed 24 shots to get there, making just six field goals. Aneika Henry added 14 points for the Dream, who fell to 0-7 in the finals since 2010. They were swept by the Lynx in 2011.