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August 7, 1999 | Daily News Wire Services
The Los Angeles Sparks held Minnesota to one basket in the game's final 11:37, and Lisa Leslie scored 29 points as the visiting Sparks won, 77-59, last night. The Sparks led, 57-56, and then ran off 16 straight points. In other games: COMETS 81, STING 51 At Houston, Cynthia Cooper had 25 points as the Comets clinched a playoff spot. MERCURY 68, LIBERTY 55 At Phoenix, Maria Stepanova's 11 points and 10 rebounds led the Mercury. MONARCHS 71, SHOCK 58 At Sacramento, Ticha Penicheiro's 15 points, nine rebounds and six assists lifted the Monarchs.
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August 6, 2001 | Daily News Wire Services
Svetlana Abrosimova scored Minnesota's last five points in overtime and finished with 21 points and 15 rebounds as the Lynx beat the visiting Sacramento Monarchs last night, 79-76. Abrosimova hit a layup with 45 seconds left in the extra period to snap a 76-all tie and added a free throw in the final seconds. Katie Smith, the WNBA's leading scorer, finished with 20 points for the Lynx (9-18). Ticha Penicheiro scored 17 points, and Tangela Smith added 16 for Sacramento (16-12)
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July 8, 1993 | by Chip and Jonathan Carter, Special to the Daily News
Excuse us for a moment, we think we hear the Batphone ringing . . . "Yes, Commissioner . . . We see . . . Right away. " Bet you didn't know that was us. Hey, we're superhero crime fighters every day with games like these: BATMAN RETURNS, for Super NES and Lynx This one stays fairly close to the movie of the same name. In case you haven't seen it, Batman has to put a stop to Catwoman and the Penguin. We know that's a pretty shallow plot outline, but it's all you need for the game.
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July 7, 2001 | FROM INQUIRER WIRE SERVICES
Tari Phillips scored 20 points as the New York Liberty beat Minnesota, 70-57, last night, extending the Lynx's losing streak to four games. The Liberty (11-5) moved into a first-place tie in the Eastern Division with Cleveland, which lost to Utah, 73-69. Crystal Robinson scored 17 points and Becky Hammon 14 for the Liberty, who improved to 25-0 in their history in regular-season games when scoring 70 or more points. Katie Smith, the WNBA's leading scorer, scored 27 points for Minnesota.
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October 6, 2011 | Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS - Seimone Augustus scored 36 points to lead Minnesota's second-half surge, and the Lynx moved within one win of their first WNBA title by beating the Atlanta Dream, 101-95, in Game 2 of the league championship series on Wednesday night. Jessica Adair added 13 points in 18 minutes in a reserve role for the Lynx, who took a commanding two-games-to-none lead by overcoming 38 points by the Dream's Angel McCoughtry. Game 3 in the best-of-five matchup is set for Friday night in Atlanta.
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May 2, 2007 | BY THE INQUIRER STAFF
Brett Smith pitched six shutout innings and struck out five last night as the Trenton Thunder beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, 5-1, in the Eastern League. The Thunder, who got three hits from both Ramiro Pena and Shawn Garrett, have won 10 straight. Louisville 4, Ottawa 2 OTTAWA, Ontario - Homer Bailey allowed just two runs in six innings as the Bats beat the Lynx in the International League. Zack Segovia, who opened the season with the Phillies, lost his fourth consecutive start.
NEWS
February 27, 2001 | By Lee Drutman INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
The Canadian lynx can stay, but its cage has to go indoors. That was the agreement reached last week by Middletown Township and residents Esther and James Hart, allowing the Harts to keep Sassy, their pet lynx. They just cannot leave her outside in her 10-by-15-foot cage. "Keeping the animal indoors satisfied our concerns," Township Manager John Burke said. "The major worry was that the yard wasn't fenced and a small child could put hands or fingers in the cage and then be injured.
SPORTS
October 15, 2012 | Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS - Erlana Larkins had 16 points and 15 rebounds, and the Indiana Fever stunned defending champion Minnesota with a 76-70 victory over the Lynx in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday night. Tamika Catchings added 20 points for the Fever, who played without leading scorer Katie Douglas because of a sprained left ankle. Seimone Augustus scored 23 points and Rebekkah Brunson added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx, who are looking to become the WNBA's first repeat champion in 10 years.
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December 22, 1992 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Miguel Biamon, the 1991 Philadelphia PGA champion from Waynesborough Country Club, shot a 1-under-par 70 to win the golf tournament of the Lynx winter tour in a field of 77 yesterday at Talamore-at-Oak Terrace Country Club.
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January 31, 1995 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Miguel Biamon, a former Philadelphia PGA champion from Waynesborough, and Russ Davis, of Cape May National, combined for an alternate-stroke score of 1- under-par 69 to win the golf tournament of the Lynx winter tour by 2 shots in a field of 40 yesterday at the Twining Valley Country Club. It was the first victory of the winter season for Biamon.
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October 18, 2012 | Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS - Guard Seimone Augustus scored 23 of her 27 points in the second half to help the Minnesota Lynx surge past the Indiana Fever, 83-71, Wednesday night to even the WNBA finals at one game each. Maya Moore pitched in 23 points as the defending champion Lynx forced the Fever into 24 turnovers, 15 after halftime. Indiana's Tamika Catchings led the way, as usual, with 27 points and eight rebounds, but the Fever's defense faded after a dominant start. It let the Lynx score 29 points in the third quarter and bring the crowd into the game even more.
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October 15, 2012 | Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS - Erlana Larkins had 16 points and 15 rebounds, and the Indiana Fever stunned defending champion Minnesota with a 76-70 victory over the Lynx in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday night. Tamika Catchings added 20 points for the Fever, who played without leading scorer Katie Douglas because of a sprained left ankle. Seimone Augustus scored 23 points and Rebekkah Brunson added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx, who are looking to become the WNBA's first repeat champion in 10 years.
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June 10, 2012
Tyler Johnson threw a three-hitter Saturday and allowed just an unearned run as Stony Brook defeated LSU, 3-1, in Baton Rouge, La., to even the NCAA baseball super regional series at one game each. All three Seahawks runs came off LSU starter Kevin Gausman (12-2), taken fourth overall in last week's major-league draft by the Baltimore Orioles. Johnson improved to 12-1, and now Stony Brook (51-13) is one victory from its first College World Series. LSU (47-17), a six-time national champion, will be seeking its 16th trip.
NEWS
November 23, 2011 | By Peter Mucha, Inquirer Staff Writer
You might think that Elwood hangs his tongue because he's exhausted. For five pounds of Chihuahua-Chinese crested mix, the South Jersey sensation sure has had a busy life. His latest accomplishment: being the punchline pooch in a commercial for a Colorado airline. Since winning the World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, Calif., in 2007, Elwood, with "mother" Karen Quigley, has done countless public appearances as well as a children's book, a calendar, and a line of greeting cards.
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October 8, 2011 | Associated Press
ATLANTA - Seimone Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx completed a near-perfect postseason by beating the Atlanta Dream, 73-67, on Friday night to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA championship series. Augustus had 16 points, and Maya Moore, returning to her Atlanta home, had 15 to lead a balanced scoring attack as the Lynx won their first WNBA title. Minnesota, coached by Cheryl Reeve, a former La Salle University player and assistant coach, closed the postseason with six straight wins, including sweeps of Phoenix in the Western Conference finals and Atlanta in the championship series.
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October 6, 2011 | Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS - Seimone Augustus scored 36 points to lead Minnesota's second-half surge, and the Lynx moved within one win of their first WNBA title by beating the Atlanta Dream, 101-95, in Game 2 of the league championship series on Wednesday night. Jessica Adair added 13 points in 18 minutes in a reserve role for the Lynx, who took a commanding two-games-to-none lead by overcoming 38 points by the Dream's Angel McCoughtry. Game 3 in the best-of-five matchup is set for Friday night in Atlanta.
SPORTS
April 12, 2011
Connecticut's Maya Moore was taken by the Minnesota Lynx with the first pick in the WNBA draft on Monday. Moore, a four-time all-American and two-time AP player of the year, averaged 22.8 points this season. Moore was followed in the draft by 19-year-old Australian national team star Elizabeth Cambage (Tulsa); Gonzaga's Courtney Vandersloot (Chicago); Xavier's Amber Harris (Minnesota); and Ohio State's Jantel Lavender (Los Angeles). Connecticut called a news conference for Tuesday with guard Kemba Walker , where it is expected the junior star will announce that he will enter the NBA draft.
SPORTS
September 1, 2007 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Danny Sandoval's RBI double in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Ottawa Lynx over the Syracuse Chiefs, 5-4, last night in the International League. Joe Thurston slugged a three-run home run for the Lynx. Harrisburg 8, Reading 6 HARRISBURG - Roger Bernadina's grand slam off Carlos Carrasco capped a six-run second as the Senators held off the Phillies in the Eastern League. Juan Tejeda slammed a three-run pinch-hit homer in Reading's five-run seventh and Greg Jacobs added a solo shot.
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August 31, 2007 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Gary Knotts pitched a seven-inning two-hitter last night to lead the Ottawa Lynx past the Rochester Red Wings, 1-0, in the first game of an International League doubleheader. Trent Oeltjen tripled and scored on Gil Velazquez's sacrifice fly in the eighth inning to give the Red Wings a 3-2 victory in the second game. Knotts gave up five hits and struck out six. The righthander had a no-hitter until Chris Basak singled to lead off the sixth. The Lynx got their run in the bottom of the first when Javon Moran scored on a passed ball by catcher Jose Morales.
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August 28, 2007 | BY THE INQUIRER STAFF
Jon Lester, who is expected to return to pitch for the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, allowed five hits and a run in six-plus innings to lead the Portland Sea Dogs to a 5-2 victory over the Trenton Thunder last night in the Eastern League. Lester, who underwent chemotherapy treatments for lymphoma during the off-season, was 2-0 with a 5.67 ERA in six starts with the Red Sox after being recalled from triple-A Pawtucket on July 23. Lakewood 3, Hagerstown 1 HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Tuffy Gosewisch doubled home two runs in the top of the sixth inning to snap a scoreless tie and help the BlueClaws defeat the Suns in the South Atlantic League.
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