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Lynx look to extend unbeaten streak

Perfection in the WNBA is an unrealistic goal, even for the Lynx. But Minnesota (13-0) has made it this far, which says a lot about the team's consistent excellence and maintained hunger.

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Lynx break mark for best start in WNBA history

Maya Moore scored 16 points to help Minnesota break its own WNBA record with an 11th straight victory to start the season on Tuesday. The Lynx (11-0) surpassed their 2012 team that won the first 10 games.

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10dMechelle Voepel

New faces help lead Dream to top of East

Atlanta missed the 2015 playoffs and added several new faces in the offseason. But Layshia Clarendon and Elizabeth Williams have helped chemistry come together and the Dream to first in the East.

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11dMechelle Voepel

Gold-medal winning '96 Olympians reunite, reminisce

Twenty years after winning gold in Atlanta, members of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team reunited and walked down memory lane while being honored by the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Delle Donne spreads word of acceptance

As a spokeswoman for those with intellectual disabilities, the Chicago Sky All-Star has helped the Special Olympics reach 1.2 million Unified Sports participants.

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22dMechelle Voepel

Cooper-Dyke crucial to WNBA's early success

In the critical early years of establishing the WNBA, no player was more important than Cynthia Cooper-Dyke. And as the league celebrates its 20th season, its history can't be told without her.


WNBA 20th anniversary: Full coverage

As the WNBA celebrates its 20th season in 2016, espnW's season-long series will look back at the league's history and focus on the current stars and storylines.


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This is also the first time the team has been at 10-4 since 2001, 3rd time ever, other was 1997 when NY was 12-2 through 14 games.