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QUIZ: Name every first overall WNBA draft pick

Since its inception in 1997, the WNBA has seen 22 draft picks go first overall, counting the inaugural season's Elite draft, which selected already graduated players who had already been playing professionally on other American teams or overseas. How many of these 22 players can you name?Clue: Year-TeamNote: An asterisk indicates the 1997 Elite Draft.
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Box Score 2/21: It's trade heartbreak season

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Happy birthday to Terry Mickens, Steve Francis and Chad Hutchinson. On this date in 1992 Kristi Yamaguchi won the gold in figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. Daily brain workoutName the members of the 2000 Olympics Gold-winning USA Baseball team.YB ICYMI NBA trade...
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Lynx's Augustus reaches 5K career points in OT win over Wings

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Seimone Augustus hit a fade-away jumper in the paint with 15.3 seconds left in overtime to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 98-97 on Sunday night.Maya Moore had 20 points and six assists, Sylvia Fowles added 14 points and a season-high 19 rebounds and Rebekkah Brunson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx (19-4). Lindsey Whalen scored 15 points...
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July 17, 2016  |  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

West-leading Lynx lose All-Star Augustus to knee surgery

MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus had arthroscopic surgery on her right knee and will be sidelined indefinitely. The team announced the surgery Friday. Augustus averaged 15.4 points in 13 games this season and was named an All-Star starter this week. Even without their star, the Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 84-66 on Friday night. Minnesota (11-3) is sitting in first...
Via Associated Press
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx's Augustus out indefinitely after knee surgery

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus had arthroscopic surgery on her right knee and will be sidelined indefinitely. The team announced the surgery Friday. Augustus averaged 15.4 points in 13 games this season and was named an All-Star starter this week. Even without their star, the Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 84-66 on Friday night. Minnesota (11-3) is sitting in first...
Via Associated Press
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx stave off Fever with buzzer-beater

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Seimone Augustus' rebound basket as time expired lifted the Minnesota Lynx to their 10th consecutive victory, 66-64 over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night. Lindsay Whalen's jumper rolled off the rim in the final seconds, and Augustus snuck in for her fifth rebound and the winning score. She was mobbed by her teammates in the free-throw lane when the final buzzer...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx fully healthy for first time all season

MINNEAPOLIS -- While working her team through situational scrimmage sets Thursday, Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve found herself a little wide-eyed. There was Seimone Augustus, coming off screens on the wing and knocking down that patented pull-up jumper of hers. There was Rebekkah Brunson, taking over in the paint just like she always has. There were Monica Wright and Devereaux Peters,...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Augustus, Whalen named WNBA All-Star reserves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Once again, the Lynx will be well-represented at the WNBA All-Star Game this weekend. The league announced Tuesday that Minnesota point guard Lindsay Whalen and wing Seimone Augustus will join Maya Moore and the Lynx coaching staff on the Western Conference team. The conference coaches voted Whalen and Augustus in as reserves after fan balloting named Moore a starter...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

It's business as usual for veteran Lynx forward Augustus

MINNEAPOLIS -- Seimone Augustus rose for the shot with less than three seconds left. It was one of those picture-perfect pull-ups that, once they leave the shooter's hand, seem destined to rattle home. That's especially the case with the Lynx's seasoned small forward. She's been doing this for years, both when Minnesota was a WNBA laughingstock and a perennial championship contender...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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