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Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

Phoenix Mercury forward Penny Taylor (13) tries to push up to the basket against Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) during the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball Western Conference finals, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.

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Lynx need more from Moore against Mercury

Phoenix Mercury's Penny Taylor (13), of Australia, scores against Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore, as Mercury's Brittney Griner (42) watches during the second half in Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference finals Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Phoenix. The Mercury defeated the Lynx 85-71. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury did something in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals that no other WNBA team has been able to do all season long.

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Key story lines for the WNBA conference finals

Chicago Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne, left, and forward Tamera Young (1) battle Atlanta Dream guard Jasmine Thomas,  right, for a rebound  in the first half of Game 3 of the WNBA basketball Eastern Conference semifinals, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Atlanta. Chicago won 81-80. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The WNBA playoffs are down to the final four teams with Phoenix, Minnesota, Indiana and Chicago still standing.

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St. Paul Saints play last game at Midway Stadium

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Paul Saints have said their last goodbye to venerable Midway Stadium, their home since their inception in 1993.

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Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

Eastern Illinois quarterback Jalen Whitlow, lands under Minnesota defensive lineman Theiren Cockran (55) after carrying the ball for a nine and 1/2-yard gain during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nerves surprised Mitch Leidner, but they were there at the beginning of his first season as Minnesota’s unquestioned starting quarterback.

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