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Augustus leads Lynx to victory over Sparks

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Seimone Augustus scored 26 points, Maya Moore and Damiris Dantas both had double-doubles, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-72 on Sunday. Lindsay Whalen added 19 points and Janel McCarville scored 11 to give the Lynx (8-1) five players in double figures. Dantas had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Moore had 12 points and 13 rebounds as Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Augustus leads Lynx to win in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Seimone Augustus had 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx remained unbeaten, holding off the San Antonio Stars 87-79 on Sunday. Maya Moore had 18 points, Tan White added 17 and Lindsay Whalen had 11 points and 10 rebounds to help Minnesota (7-0) sweep the home-and-home series with San Antonio (3-4). Jia Perkins scored 16 points, Becky Hammon added 15 points, Jayne...
Via Fox Sports North
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

It's business as usual for veteran Lynx forward Augustus

MINNEAPOLIS -- Seimone Augustus rose for the shot with less than three seconds left. It was one of those picture-perfect pull-ups that, once they leave the shooter's hand, seem destined to rattle home. That's especially the case with the Lynx's seasoned small forward. She's been doing this for years, both when Minnesota was a WNBA laughingstock and a perennial championship...
Via Fox Sports North
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx follow championship ring ceremony with home-opening win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Seimone Augustus woke up at 6:45 a.m. Sunday and couldn't fall back asleep. This wasn't just any home opener. There was a piece of commemorative jewelry and a celebratory sellout crowd of 9,434 waiting at her place of employment. "Watching the clock like 'it's not 11:30 yet?'" Augustus said, describing the nature of an ultra-unique pregame...
Via Fox Sports North
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx prepare for WNBA Draft

MINNEAPOLIS -- Returning the core of a team that strung together one of the most dominant runs in WNBA history, the Lynx aren't in dire need of much restocking. But they can add some auxiliary help in Monday night's WNBA Draft. Minnesota has four picks in the three-round affair, which begins at 7 p.m. The Lynx will pick 12th overall with their only first-round selection,...
Via Fox Sports North
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. women's basketball team pool list

The U.S. women's basketball team player pool, announced Monday: Jayne Appel, San Antonio Silver Stars Seimone Augustus, Minnesota Lynx Sue Bird, Seattle Storm DeWanna Bonner, Phoenix Mercury Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever Tina Charles, Connecticut Sun Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky Skylar Diggins, Tulsa Shock Stefanie Dolson, UConn Candice Dupree, Phoenix Mercury ...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx one win away from championship

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. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx one win away from championship

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. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx blast Dream 88-63; 1 win from title

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. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Chemistry class: Lynx form tight bond on, off the court

MINNEAPOLIS -- A few scrolls through Janel McCarville's Twitter timeline tell the story best. There's Lindsay Whalen sitting on an airplane, the seat next to her occupied by a snoozing, full-figured male stranger. There's Seimone Augustus' locker, covered in pale yellow sticky notes. And there's a screen grab of the Minnesota Lynx's four representatives at...
Via Fox Sports North
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chemistry class: Lynx form tight bond on, off the court

MINNEAPOLIS -- A few scrolls through Janel McCarville's Twitter timeline tell the story best. There's Lindsay Whalen sitting on an airplane, the seat next to her occupied by a snoozing, full-figured male stranger. There's Seimone Augustus' locker, covered in pale yellow sticky notes. And there's a screen grab of the Minnesota Lynx's four representatives at...
Via Fox Sports North
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx will face Dream in finals for another shot at crown

Weather the downturns, convert in key moments. It's how the Lynx built the WNBA's best record a third year in a row. It's how they won more road games than any other team. It's how they breezed past a stretch of four losses in five outings and overcame injuries to three different starters throughout the year. It's how they swept Seattle in the first round of...
Via Fox Sports North
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx will face Dream in finals for another shot at crown

Weather the downturns, convert in key moments. It's how the Lynx built the WNBA's best record a third year in a row. It's how they won more road games than any other team. It's how they breezed past a stretch of four losses in five outings and overcame injuries to three different starters throughout the year. It's how they swept Seattle in the first round of...
Via Fox Sports North
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx sweep Mercury, advance to 3rd straight finals

Maya Moore scored 27 points, Seimone Augustus had 22, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 72-65 Sunday to advance to the WNBA Finals for the third straight year with a sweep in the best-of-three Western Conference finals. Minnesota will open the finals next Sunday at home against Atlanta, which completed its sweep of Indiana earlier Sunday. Diana Taurasi had 21 points...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mercury's season ends as Lynx finish sweep

PHOENIX (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 27 points and Seimone Augustus had 22 as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 72-65 Sunday to advance to the WNBA finals for the third straight year with a sweep in the best-of-three Western Conference finals. Minnesota will open the finals next Sunday at home against Atlanta, which completed its sweep of Indiana earlier Sunday. Diana Taurasi...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx seek to advance to another WNBA Finals Sunday

Diana Taurasi's peck on Seimone Augustus' cheek provided a light-hearted moment in an otherwise uneventful Minnesota Lynx blowout victory over the Phoenix Mercury in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. Another lackluster performance could result in Phoenix kissing its season goodbye. Minnesota looks to make it a perfect 7 for 7 against the Mercury this season while...
Via Fox Sports North
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

WNBA stars garner huge Internet attention

Diana Taurasi became an Internet sensation when the Phoenix star gave Seimone Augustus of Minnesota a peck on the cheek after the pair were called for double personal fouls in Minnesota's 85-62 rout of the Mercury on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. Video of the moment has garnered more than 1.6 million views on YouTube in just 24 hours. While it was...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi And Seimone Augustus Received A Double Technical For Kissing

Did I lure you in with the sexy, racy title? Good. Because that’s not really what happened at all. Last night, the Minnesota Lynx took a 1-0 lead over the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA Western Conference Finals, and Diana Taurasi led the way for Phoenix in the losing effort with 15 points. However, Taurasi lost her cool a little in the 4th period and shoved Seimone Augustus with...
Via With Leather
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Mercury’s Diana Taurasi kisses Lynx Seimone Augustus during WNBA Western Conference Finals

Were you aware that the Western Conference finals were happening right now in the WNBA between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx? Well, they are and during Thursday night’s match up. Mercury star Diana Taurasi and Lynx guard Seimone Augustus got into a little on court mix up, ending up face-to-face with a bit of trash talk. Diana decided to make nice and give Seimone a...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Finally, there's kissing in the WNBA

Unfortunately it's Diana Taurasi and Seimone Augustus. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
Via Bob's Blitz
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

WNBA players kiss, then get fouls

Basketball players for generations have employed talking smack to get under opponents' skin. But on Thursday night, Diana Taurasi took the smack to a whole new level. In the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference finals between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx, the whistle blows after Taurasi throws an arm at Minnesota's Seimone Augustus. The two...
Via Fox Sports
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx lock up Mercury and stand one game from finals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Some nights, it's been Maya Moore. Others, Seimone Augustus. Lindsay Whalen claimed her fair share of the spotlight this season, too. But when each member of the Minnesota Lynx's top triumvirate has an equal hand in smacking an aspiring adversary in the mouth, it leaves a lasting, insurmountable mark. What better time to do so than Thursday night in front...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx lock up Mercury and stand one game from finals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Some nights, it's been Maya Moore. Others, Seimone Augustus. Lindsay Whalen claimed her fair share of the spotlight this season, too. But when each member of the Minnesota Lynx's top triumvirate has an equal hand in smacking an aspiring adversary in the mouth, it leaves a lasting, insurmountable mark. What better time to do so than Thursday night in front...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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. Both teams started out cold on, but...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WNBA Kiss Earns Double Technical Fouls

Here is something you don’t see everyday on the basketball court. Tensions were high between Diana Taurasi and Seimone Augustus in a WNBA game Thursday night. After some aggressive bumping between the two players, Taurasi slipped in a gave Augustus a kiss on the check. The ref stepped in and give both players technical fouls. The post WNBA Kiss Earns Double Technical Fouls appeared...
Via Ride The Pine
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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