Obama fetes Lynx for WNBA title

Updated: June 12, 2014, 3:35 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is praising the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx for setting a good example for his daughters and for girls across the country.

Obama is honoring the team's victory in the WNBA Finals in a White House ceremony. He says when young women play sports, they do better in school.

Obama says the Lynx had something to prove when they started the season. He says, "You succeeded."

The team won two out of the last three Finals but was vanquished in 2012.

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