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.
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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.

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