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Lynx capture 4th title with 85-76 win over Sparks in Game 5

Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and broke her own WNBA Finals record by grabbing 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to their fourth championship in seven years with an 85-76 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 5. Maya Moore had 18 points and 10 rebounds and hit a huge runner with 26 seconds to play, Lindsay Whalen had 17 points and eight assists to help the Lynx move into a tie with the Houston Comets for most titles in league history.

Sylvia Fowles grabs 17 boards, Lynx beat Sparks 70-68 in WNBA Finals

Sylvia Fowles grabbed a WNBA Finals record 17 rebounds and scored 13 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 70-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2, evening the series at one game apiece. Fowles broke Taj McWilliams-Franklin’s record of 16 set with Connecticut in 2005.

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles selected WNBA MVP

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has been named the WNBA’s most valuable player. The league announced the award Thursday before the Lynx hosted Washington in Game 2 of their semifinal series. Fowles was the overwhelming choice with 35 of 40 first-place votes. New York’s Tina Charles finished second in the voting and Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker was third.

WNBA Capsules: Maya Moore, Lynx secure spot in playoff semifinals

SAN ANTONIO – Maya Moore scored 24 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 89-70 on Friday night to secure a spot in the semifinals of the playoffs. Moore made 7 of 8 shots in the first half and scored 18 points to help Minnesota build a 46-37 lead. San Antonio started the fourth quarter on an 8-1 run to get within 11 points, but Minnesota scored the next 10 points to regain control.

Crystal Langhorne’s late basket lifts Storm over Lynx 62-61

Jewell Loyd scored 16 points and Crystal Langhorne made a go-ahead basket with 11.1 seconds left, helping the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 62-61. Loyd had a shot blocked on a drive but it fell to Langhorne in the lane for a layup to give Seattle the lead.

Sylvia Fowles scores 26 points, undefeated Lynx rout Storm 100-77

Sylvia Fowles scored 26 points on 10-of-12 shooting, Rebekkah Brunson made 9 of 10 shots from the field and finished with 21 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 100-77. Lindsay Whalen added 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for Minnesota (7-0).

Lynx tie WNBA Finals at one game apiece

WNBA: 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 Minnesota dominated on the glass, 46-32, to pull away.