Skip to main content

Team USA looks a lot like Lynx

The Minnesota Lynx are sending more than their fair share to the London Olympics as part of the Team USA basketball squad -- Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen. The Associated Press writes in a profile of the three players that the Lynx have taken over the WNBA. Now they're looking to conquer the world.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The Minnesota Lynx are sending more than their fair share to the London Olympics as part of the Team USA basketball squad -- Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen. The Associated Press writes in a profile of the three players that the Lynx have taken over the WNBA. Now they're looking to conquer the world.

Next Up

image

Body recovered from Mississippi River near hydro plant in St. Paul

Authorities say the body appeared to have been in the river for months.

Braxton Sorenson

Charges: Lakeville driver didn't call 911 after fatally striking teen on bicycle

The 15-year-old boy was killed while riding his bike along a route he frequented.

Crystal Lake in Robbinsdale

Body found along shoreline of Crystal Lake

Police identified the body as a male Tuesday afternoon.

ATV

Little Falls man killed in ATV crash over holiday weekend

The 55-year-old apparently lost control and was partially ejected from the vehicle on Sunday.

Ellie Ragin

Police chief reveals new details in 'heartbreaking' search for Elle Ragin

Police reveal new details that led investigators to Stearns County.

Subway Series new menu

Subway overhauling menu, offering 1M free subs on July 12

The "Subway Series" menu change is set to take over beginning July 12.

Reader-submitted video taken of people throwing fireworks at people and cars on July 4, 2022.

Watch: Fireworks fired at people, buildings in downtown Minneapolis

Footage shared widely on social media shows chaotic scenes downtown on Fourth of July evening.

Ellie Ragin

Search for missing Elle Ragin shifts to park in Stearns County

Mississippi River County Park is closed to the public until further notice.

storm, severe weather, derecho

Developing derecho likely to blast southwest Minnesota

Damaging winds up to 90 mph are the main threat.

Screen Shot 2022-07-05 at 12.29.03 PM

Two Minneapolis restaurants announce closures

It's the end of the line for Pie & Mighty and Bunny's Bar & Grill.

Grape Jelly

Someone is sending St. Paul resident unsolicited grape jelly

A resident said they received a large number of deliveries containing only jars of jelly.

Braxton Sorenson

Family identifies 15-year-old bicyclist killed by suspected drunk driver

A GoFundMe page has been created to support his family.

Related

Whalen helps Team USA women win opening game at Olympics

Former Gopher and current Lynx star Lindsay Whalen helped the women's U.S. national team win their first basketball game in the London Olympics Saturday, beating Croatia 81-56. Whalen scored nine points in 19 minutes on the court, while her Lynx teammates, Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus, had four and two points, respectively.

Olympics: Lynx stars lead U.S. over Angola

The U.S. women's basketball team destroyed Angola, 90-38 Monday at the London Olympics. Three Minnesota Lynx stars -- Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen -- combined for 33 points in the win.

Lynx stars, USA Olympic women face Turkey

The U.S. women's basketball team will go up against Turkey at 4 p.m. CDT on Wednesday. Both Olympic teams are undefeated. Lynx stars Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen helped the Americans beat Croatia 81-56 on Monday.

Lynx cool off Fever, 66-64

The Lynx are back in the win column after beating the Indiana Fever, 66-64 on the road last night. Seimone Augustus missed a third straight game for Minnesota, but Maya Moore scored 15 points and Lindsay Whalen added 14 to lead the Lynx to their 25th win of the season.

Augustus, Whalen and Moore named to 2012 U.S. Women's Olympic team

Three members of the Minnesota Lynx will play for the U.S. Women's Olympic team this summer in London. Forward Maya Moore and guards Lindsay Whalen and Siemone Augustus were all chosen to be part of the 12 player team. Augustus was part of the 2008 team that won the gold medal in Beijing.

Whalen leads Team USA over Brazil

Lindsay Whalen, Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus helped team U.S.A. blowout Brazil, 99-67 in an exhibition game Monday in Washington D.C. Whalen led the way with 21 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.

Lynx Olympians ready their game for world stage

The WNBA starts a five-week break as the Olympics soon get under way. Three women's basketball Olympians are from the Minnesota Lynx: forward Maya Moore and guards Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whelan, and they are eager to test themselves against the best in the world. "Definitely ready to go and ready to get over there," Whalen said.