WATCH: Rebecca Lobo drops Trump's 'nasty woman' line

Donald Trump calling Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” during Wednesday’s final presidential debate has exploded into a meme of the week, and the move by many women to embrace the label has boosted everything from hashtags to shirts to Janet Jackson streams. Now, Rebecca Lobo has brought it to ESPN. During Thursday’s fifth and deciding game of the WNBA Finals between the Los...
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Excelle’s athletes of the week: Maya Moore’s 31-point effort earns her the top spot

With plenty of women’s sports action going on around the globe, we would like to spotlight three female athletes for what they did in the last week. And, with it being an Olympic year, we decided to award our own gold, silver and bronze medals for athletes of the week. Maya Moore (basketball) Moore scored 31 points to help the Minnesota Lynx stave off elimination in Game 4 of...
Via Excelle Sports
8 days ago

Maya Moore leads the Minnesota Lynx over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 4

My oh Maya. You may have heard that phrase after Maya Moore put in 31 points and 9 rebounds in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals Sunday night. Her initiative helped the Minnesota Lynx squeak out an 85-79 win over the Los Angeles Sparks at Staples Center to even the series at two games apiece and force a fifth and deciding game on Thursday in Minneapolis. “Any way that I can help my team...
Via Excelle Sports
10 days ago

Moore delivers clutch performance as the Lynx beat the Sparks to force Game 5

Behind the 31 points of Maya Moore, the team heads home to host Game 5 after beating LA 85-79. With their backs against the wall, who else to turn to but Maya Moore. She was absolutely magnificent tonight as she led the Lynx to victory, 85-79. Her 31 points were the most she has ever scored in the Finals and she had more free throw attempts in this game than the first three games...
Via Canis Hoopus
11 days ago

Maya Moore lifts Lynx past the Sparks as Minnesota forces Game 5

Maya Moore scored a game-high 31 points for Minnesota as the Lynx forced a Game 5 against the Sparks with an 85-79 win in Los Angeles. Moore chipped in nine rebounds and tied for a game-high five assists on the night. The Lynx defense held Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike to 14 and 11 points respectively on the night. Chelsea Gray led the Sparks in scoring with 20 points on 6 of...
Via Excelle Sports
11 days ago

Lynx guard Moore named to All-WNBA First Team

NEW YORK -- Minnesota Lynx guard Maya Moore has been named to the All-WNBA First Team, while center Sylvia Fowles is a member of the All-WNBA Second Team.Los Angeles Sparks forward and WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike was the only unanimous pick, receiving 39 first-place votes and 195 points from the media panel.New York center Tina Charles was second with 38 first-team votes and 193 points...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx's Moore, Fowles double-double in Game 2 win over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx even the WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 79-60 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Tuesday night.Sylvia Fowles had 13 points and 15 boards and Minnesota held Los Angeles to 32.9 percent shooting to bounce back from a last-second loss in Game 1. Seimone Augustus scored 14 points and...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore scores 20 to help Lynx sweep Mercury with 82-67 win

PHOENIX (AP) Maya Moore scored 20 points and Natasha Howard added 17 to help the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 82-67 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep of the semifinal series. The top-seeded Lynx, who also eliminated the Mercury in the penultimate round a year ago, await the winner of Los Angeles-Chicago in their return trip to the WNBA...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Maya Moore scores 26 points, Lynx take 2-0 lead over Mercury

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Maya Moore scored 26 points and the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 96-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the semifinal series. Lindsay Whalen scored 12 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter for Minnesota. Rebekkah Brunson had 13 points and 11 rebounds, Sylvia Fowles finished with 14 points and nine rebounds, and Jia...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Police walk off job in response to Minnesota Lynx 'Black Lives Matter' shirts

In response to recent events, the Minnesota Lynx showed their support for social change on Saturday night, and local police officers were not happy about it. Four off-duty police officers who were providing security at the Lynx game walked off the job after the Lynx wore warm-up shirts seemingly promoting the message of the Black Lives Matter movement. An up close look at the...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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