The Lynx cruised past the Pheonix Mercury last night to a 89-66 victory. Maya Moore lead Minnesota with 21 points. Erin Thorn had 17 points, Seimone Augustus added 16 points and four assists, and Lindsay Whalen scored 13 points. The Lynx open the playoffs at home against Seattle next Friday.
Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school
The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."
The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47
Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.
82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
Few details are known about the incident.
Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'
The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.
APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
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.
Lynx narrowly escape San Antonio in game one, 66-65
The Minnesota Lynx avoided a game one loss in their best-of-three series against San Antonio with a 66-65 win on Friday night. Lindsay Whalen led Minnesota with 20-points and Seimone Augustus added 19 of her own. Game two of the series is Sunday afternoon.
Lynx dump Indiana, 86-79
Maya Moore scored a season high 29 points to lead the Lynx over the Indiana Fever, 86-79 at Target Center. Lindsay Whalen added 13 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists as Minnesota finishes the regular season with a 16-1 home record. The Lynx finish with three road games before the playoffs begin later this month.
Lynx stars, US women hammer China in basketball
Lynx forward Maya Moore had 12 points and seven rebounds during the impressive 114-63 rout of China at the London Olympics on Sunday. Lindsay Whalen scored 10 points and Seimone Augustus added eight points in the American's 38th-straight victory in Olympic play. The U.S. women have now earned the top seed in the quarterfinals and will face Canada on Tuesday.
Lynx sweep Dream for WNBA crown
The Minnesota Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream, 73-67, to win their first-ever WNBA Championship Friday night. It's also the first professional sports title in Minnesota since the Twins won the World Series in 1991. Seimone Augustus led the Lynx with 16-points and Maya Moore added 15.
Lynx rally past Dream, one win away from title
The Minnesota Lynx came from behind to beat the Atlanta Dream 101-95 to take a 2-0 series lead in the WNBA Finals. Seimone Augustus led the Lynx with 36-points. Minnesota can win their first WNBA title Friday night with a win on the road in Atlanta.
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