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Lynx coast past Storm, 82-57

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx dominated the second half for an 82-57 win over the Seattle Storm on Friday night. The Lynx led 34-33 at the half and then shot 68 percent from the field in the second half to defeat the Storm for the 10th straight time at the Target Center. Lindsay Whalen added 16 points and Seimone Augustus...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx coast past Storm, 82-57

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx dominated the second half for an 82-57 win over the Seattle Storm on Friday night. The Lynx led 34-33 at the half and then shot 68 percent from the field in the second half to defeat the Storm for the 10th straight time at the Target Center. Lindsay Whalen added 16 points and Seimone Augustus...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx coast past Storm, 82-57

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx dominated the second half for an 82-57 win over the Seattle Storm on Friday night. The Lynx led 34-33 at the half and then shot 68 percent from the field in the second half to defeat the Storm for the 10th straight time at the Target Center. Lindsay Whalen added 16 points and Seimone Augustus...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore, Minnesota Lynx dominate second half, beat Storm 82-57

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Maya Moore scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx dominated the second half for an 82-57 win over the Seattle Storm on Friday night. The Lynx led 34-33 at the half and then shot 68 percent from the field in the second half to defeat the Storm for the 10th straight time at the Target Center. Lindsay Whalen added 16 points and Seimone Augustus...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fair or foul: Rough first month for WNBA officials

NEW YORK (AP) Elena Delle Donne was credited with a basket on a shot that never went through the hoop. Maya Moore needed to prevent fellow WNBA star Skylar Diggins from shooting free throws that weren't hers to take. Then there was the call that got Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve so mad, she spouted off - fully aware she'd get fined. It sure has been a rough first month of the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diggins and Delle Donne lead WNBA All-Star voting

NEW YORK (AP) Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock and Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky lead their respective conference in early returns for WNBA All-Star balloting Thursday. Diggins, who is out for the season after suffering a torn ACL, has 11,099 votes. Delle Donne, who is leading the WNBA in scoring, has 10,589. Joining Diggins as the top vote-getters among Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Storm-Lynx Preview

Although they're playing their stingiest defense in a decade, the Minnesota Lynx thought a couple of performances weren't up to their standards in the early portion of the season. After bouncing back with two strong efforts at the defensive end and then getting a lengthy break, the Lynx will try to pester the Seattle Storm as they look for an 11th consecutive home win in the series...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx-Storm Preview

The Minnesota Lynx had few problems beating the Seattle Storm earlier this month at home but road games in last season's series were a different story. They'll try to keep their losing streak in Seattle brief and avoid dropping back-to-back games for the first time this season in Thursday night's rematch. Minnesota (5-2) never trailed in a 94-70 rout of Seattle on June 11, its 10th...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx stroll past Sparks, 67-52

LOS ANGELES -- Maya Moore scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus added 20 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-52 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night. The Lynx (4-1) came into the game with four players averaging double figures but Moore and Augustus carried the scoring load on this night, taking over half of the shots for Minnesota, which made 52.6 overall. Trailing...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore, Augustus lead Lynx over Sparks 67-52

LOS ANGELES (AP) Maya Moore scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus added 20 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-52 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night. The Lynx (4-1) came into the game with four players averaging double figures but Moore and Augustus carried the scoring load on this night, taking over half of the shots for Minnesota, which made 52.6 overall. Trailing...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Lynx at Fever

The last time the Minnesota Lynx suffered a loss against the Indiana Fever, a championship was on the line. The stakes won't be nearly as high Saturday night when Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen try to help the Lynx move to 2-0 and continue their recent success against the Fever. Minnesota has won six straight regular-season meetings with Indiana, including the last four since dropping...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx-Fever Preview

The last time the Minnesota Lynx suffered a loss against the Indiana Fever, a championship was on the line. The stakes won't be nearly as high Saturday night when Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen try to help the Lynx move to 2-0 and continue their recent success against the Fever. Minnesota has won six straight regular-season meetings with Indiana, including the last four since dropping...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx re-sign WNBA MVP Maya Moore

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Lynx have signed WNBA MVP Maya Moore to a new multiyear contract. The Lynx announced the deal Thursday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Moore has fulfilled the considerable promise she had as the No. 1 pick in the 2011 draft. She helped the Lynx to three straight WNBA Finals, including championships in 2011 and 2013. She was named rookie...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Maya Moore will sign contract with Lynx soon

LAS VEGAS (AP) 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. ''It literally has just been not getting the paper signed,'' Moore said after participating at the USA Basketball training camp Tuesday. ''I haven't been around a printer. There's nothing...
Via AP on Fox
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn’s Breanna Stewart Wins 2015 Naismith Trophy

From UConn: TAMPA, Fla. – Hours before tip off at Amalie Arena for the 2015 national championship game, University of Connecticut junior forward Breanna Stewart was tabbed as the winner of the 2015 Naismith Trophy, as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club on Tuesday. UConn’s Breanna Stewart wins her second straight Naismith Award to add to her collection. UConn has won more...
Via Sox and Dawgs
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WNBA Star Maya Moore's Small Diet Change That Produced Big Results

Just before the 2013 season, Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore spent three weeks living and training with WNBA veteran Kara Lawson—and not just to work on her 3-point shooting (Lawson
Via Stack
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

USA routs Spain for second straight gold medal at Women's World Championships

ISTANBUL -- Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second straight gold medal at the women's world championship Sunday. Lindsay Whalen added 12 points for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold medal game in the world championship since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. Except for a hiccup in 2006 when the Americans lost...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

US routs Spain for second straight gold medal

ISTANBUL (AP) Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second straight gold medal at the women's world championship Sunday. Lindsay Whalen added 12 points for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold medal game in the world championship since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. Except for a hiccup in 2006 when the Americans...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. women's team gets rematch with France, last team to beat them

  Maya Moore and her U.S. teammates know what's at stake now. A loss and their world championship run would be over. Standing in the way of another trip to the medal round is France, a team that handed the Americans a rare defeat on Sept. 21 in an exhibition game. The teams will meet again in the quarterfinals of the tournament Friday night. ''Naturally losing a game is going to...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

US women's basketball team set to take on France

ISTANBUL (AP) Maya Moore and her U.S. teammates know what's at stake now. A loss and their world championship run would be over. Standing in the way of another trip to the medal round is France, a team that handed the Americans a rare defeat on Sept. 21 in an exhibition game. The teams will meet again in the quarterfinals of the tournament Friday night. ''Naturally losing a game...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

US women beat Australia in exhibition game

PARIS (AP) Breanna Stewart scored nine points to lead a balanced offense and the U.S. women's national team beat Australia 72-66 in an exhibition game Friday. Maya Moore and Nneka Ogwumike each added seven points for the Americans. The U.S. trailed 18-11 after the first quarter before rallying to take a one-point lead at the half. The Americans extended that advantage to 11 after...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Moore unanimous choice for All-WNBA team

NEW YORK (AP) Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore was the unanimous choice for the All-WNBA first team. The league announced Thursday she was joined on the team by Phoenix's Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner, Los Angeles' Candace Parker and Tulsa's Skylar Diggins. Moore, the league's leading scorer at 23.9 points per game, set a WNBA record with 12 games of 30-plus points. Taurasi...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Moore lands on all-WNBA first team

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Lynx's season is over, but Maya Moore is still racking up acclaim for her best campaign to date. The league named Moore to its 2014 all-WNBA first team for the second time in her career. She can add that to a mantle that already includes this year's MVP and top All-Star vote getter, 2013 WNBA Finals MVP and 2011 rookie of the year award, among others. Joining her...
Via Fox Sports North
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx battled all season, but finally broke in West finals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Dam. Like a master analogist, Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve painted the picture succinctly Thursday, two days after Minnesota's run toward back-to-back titles abruptly crashed with a 96-78 loss to Phoenix in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. All year long, Reeve said, the WNBA's 2011 and 2013 champs represented a river-bound levee, with a stream of constant pressure...
Via Fox Sports North
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mercury must be on point in decisive Game 3

PHOENIX -- Only 30 minutes separated the Mercury from the next step toward that conspicuously advertised awaited glory. They had barged into Target Center and administered a 22-9, first-quarter beat down on the defending champion Minnesota Lynx. The ball was moving with precision and purpose on offense. Rotation and communication were continuing as major factors on defense. And Lynx...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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