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Lynx to get White House honor

The Lynx will go to the White House next Tuesday to meet President Barack Obama and receive official recognition for their 2011 WNBA title. Minnesota is currently leading the Western Conference with a 24-5 record.
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The Lynx will go to the White House next Tuesday to meet President Barack Obama and receive official recognition for their 2011 WNBA title. Minnesota is currently leading the Western Conference with a 24-5 record.

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Obama greets Lynx at White House

The Minnesota Lynx swept the Atlanta Dream to win the WNBA championship almost a year ago, but had to wait until today to finally get their official congratulations from President Barack Obama at the White House.

President Obama congratulates the Lynx

President Barack Obama called Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve to congratulate her and the team on winning the WNBA title. Obama said he was proud of the way the Lynx played and all of the hard work they put in en route to winning the title.

Lynx get champion's welcome

Lindsay Whalen clutches the WNBA Championship trophy as the Lynx parade through downtown Minneapolis Tuesday. The parade ended with a high-energy farewell rally at Target Center.

Lynx in L.A. Thursday to take on 2nd-place Sparks

The Lynx travel to the West Coast Thursday to take on the Los Angeles Sparks at Staples Center. The Sparks are in second place in the WNBA Western Conference standings with a 10-6 record behind the 13-2 Lynx. The Lynx won the last meeting between the teams, 92-84, on May 24.

Lynx, Mercury ready for conference finals

The Minnesota Lynx host the Phoenix Mercury in game one of the WNBA Western Conference Finals tonight. The Lynx won three of five regular season games against Phoenix -- all of which were high scoring. The game gets under way at 8:00 p.m. at Target Center.

Lynx hammer San Antonio, advance to conference finals

The Minnesota Lynx are moving on to the WNBA Western Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. The Lynx crushed San Antonio 85-67 Tuesday night in the decisive third game of the conference semifinals. Seimone Augustus led all scorers with 22 points.

Lynx get third pick in WNBA draft

The reigning WNBA champions had a shot at the No. 1 overall pick in next year's draft- but they will have to settle for third. The WNBA lottery was conducted in New York Thursday and despite winning the league title, the Lynx had the second-best shot at the draft's top spot. . Los Angeles walked away with the first pick in next April's draft.