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Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player of the Week

This may seem like a case of déjà vu, but it’s not. Lynx forward Maya Moore took home Western Conference Player of the Week honors for the second week in a row—and it’s much deserved. Moore earned the award for the week of July 13-July 19. Moore averaged 29 points over games against Connecticut, Chicago and Tulsa…

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Fan of the Pack: Kate Agnew

Kate Agnew has done quite a bit of traveling and called multiple cities “home” for periods of time, but Minnesota will always be where her heart is … and the Minnesota Lynx will always be her team. “I follow every game on Twitter,” said Agnew, who currently lives in Los Angeles. “If I could get…

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Lindsay Whalen Named Western Conference Player of the Week

On Tuesday, the WNBA named Lynx point guard Lindsay Whalen the Western Conference Player of the Week. This marks the third time Whalen has earned the honors since being in Minnesota, but it is the seventh time overall for her career. Whalen was noticed for her performances against Seattle and Phoenix. On Thursday, she tallied…

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Fan of the Pack: Choua Yang

Meet Choua Yang—when asked to define her, many of her friends would choose the word “passionate.” Yang is full of energy and invests herself in a number of things including her local church, fitness, and working with people to promote equality and inclusion. In 2004, Yang added the Minnesota Lynx to her list of favorites.…

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Maya Moore Takes Home Win for Her Birthday, Lynx Defeat Seattle

The Minnesota Lynx decreased their turnovers, increased their bench presence, and dominated the floor Thursday night. At the end of the evening, guard Maya Moore got a 94-70 win for her 26th birthday. Tricia Liston led all scoring with a career-high 15 points, and Rebekkah Brunson, Seimone Augustus and Jennifer O’Neill each contributed 12. Minnesota’s…

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Adrian Peterson Re-Joins Vikings at OTAs

The Adrian Peterson saga is settling down… at least for now. According to ESPN’s Ben Goessling, Peterson re-joined the Vikings at OTA’s Tuesday morning. Peterson: “I’m returning because I want to. I’m a part of this football team and I owe it to the guys I play with and to our coaches.” — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN)…

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Bud Grant: the Man, the Coach, the Friend

Blue jeans. One leg crossed over the other. He’s wearing a casual button-down shirt, tan and camo, and he proudly displays two baseball caps within reach. One—Vikings purple—covers silver-white hair, while the other—Winnipeg blue—sits near a can of Tab soda on the card table. He’s manning a garage sale, carefully counting out dollar bills and…