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  • Sky guard Vandersloot cleared to play against Mystics Aug 13, 2014 9:04 AM
    Sky point guard Courtney Vandersloot will be available for today’s road game against the Washington Mystics. Tip-off is set for 10:30 a.m. CT on NBA TV. Vandersloot has missed the last 16 games after suffering a Grade III sprain of the medial collateral ligament in her left knee in a road win over the New York Liberty on June 27.

     
  • Fowles scores 21, leads Sky past Mystics 72-69 Aug 13, 2014 6:08 PM
    Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 16 rebounds and Elena Delle Donne scored 18 to lift the Chicago Sky past the Washington Mystics 72-69 on Wednesday.The win pulled Chicago into a second place tie in the Eastern Conference with Washington. “It has been interesting in the East and thankfully so,” Sky coach Pokey Chatman said. “We’ve been through a lot, but we’re still right there.”

     
  • NIU’s Jeray fighting to keep her LPGA card Aug 12, 2014 1:15 PM
    Nicole Jeray, Chicago’s only LPGA Tour player, needs one big tournament to give her career a boost. Len Ziehm has more in this week's golf column, which includes an update on a big week for Carlos Sainz Jr. on the Web.com Tour.

     
  • Big second half as Sky dominates Atlanta Aug 10, 2014 11:13 PM
    The Sky stays in the playoff hunt with a gritty 80-69 victory over the fading Eastern Conference leaders, the Atlanta Dream (2-9 in last 11 games). It was a big day for rookie poiint guard Jamierra Faulkner, who collected 14 points, 6 assists and 3 steals in the game and also picked up her college diploma in a halftime ceremony.

     
  • Expect feisty Hammon to prove naysayers wrong Aug 8, 2014 7:17 PM
    The blowback directed at Becky Hammon is tired and cliche. And unfair. Of course a woman can coach men. Also news of the Chicago Sky, Chicago Bandits and the Chicago Red Stars.

     
  • Resurgent Sky thinking playoffs Aug 4, 2014 5:35 AM
    Delle Donne-led Sky is "thinking playoffs" after second straight win, a 76-65 victory over the Washington Mystics.

     
  • Bandits blank Pride 4-0 Aug 2, 2014 11:58 PM
    Following Friday’s shutout loss, it was the Bandits’ turn to shut out the Pride as they took game three of the series 4-0.

     
  • Red Stars fall 2-1 Aug 2, 2014 11:57 PM
    The Chicago Red Stars struck early with a 4th minute goal from Lori Chalupny, but Washington pulled out their own tricks, scoring early in the second half with a 48th minute Christine Nairn goal and followed by a last-second winner from Yael Averbuch in the 94th minute of the game, during stoppage time for a 2-1 victory.

     
  • Delle Donne returns, but her battle continues Aug 2, 2014 1:33 PM
    Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne has endured hours of treatments over the last two months to combat what she calls a flare-up of her Lyme disease. She returned to action for the first time since June 25 on Thursday night and was happy to be back on the court. In this interview, she details detailed what her life was like before she returned.

     
  • USSSA Pride downs Bandits Aug 1, 2014 10:52 PM
    Cat Osterman’s stellar pitching shut down the Bandits as the USSSA Pride won game two 3-0 to even the series at one game a piece. Bandits’ rookie Sara Moulton faced off against Osterman in the circle. For the second time this series it was the Pride who got on the scoreboard first with Madison Shipman’s RBI single in the first inning to open the scoring. Megan Willis’ solo home run in the second extended the Pride lead to 2 runs.

     
  • Sky prevails in Delle Donne's return to action Aug 1, 2014 12:32 PM
    The Chicago Sky got back on the winning track Thursday with an 87-74 win over New York and also got back one of its most important players, as leading scorer Elena Delle Donne returned after missing 17 of the previous 26 games to treat a flare-up of her Lyme disease.

     
  • Sky’s Delle Donne could be back Thursday night Jul 30, 2014 10:09 PM
    Sky star forward Elena Delle Donne could make a return to the WNBA on Thursday in a home game against the New York Liberty. Delle Donne, who has missed 17 of 26 games while battling a flare-up of her Lyme disease, has been practicing for the last week and will be a game-time decision.

     
  • McBride scores 16 as Stars beat Sky 92-74 Jul 30, 2014 12:05 AM
    Kayla McBride scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense and the San Antonio Stars rolled to a 92-74 victory over the Sky on Tuesday night. Danielle Adams had 14 points, Sophia Young-Malcolm added 12 and Shenise Johnson 11 for San Antonio (13-14). Jia Perkins scored 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting in her first game in a month.

     
  • Dunn savoring WNBA farewell tour Jul 26, 2014 5:43 PM
    On Tuesday, Indiana Fever head coach Lin Dunn roamed the sidelines in Chicago for perhaps the last time, barring a playoff matchup with the Chicago Sky. Dunn is retiring at the end of the summer after 44 years of coaching basketball. Her career includes a successful run as the head women's coach at Purdue.

     
  • Fowles helps Sky edge Fever 60-57 Jul 22, 2014 10:28 PM
    Sylvia Fowles had 21 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 60-57 on Tuesday night, snapping a six-game losing streak. Epiphanny Prince added 13 points for the Sky, who had lost 13 of 16.

     
  • Struggling Sky gets much-needed win Jul 22, 2014 11:20 PM
    The Chicago Sky wants to put an end to what has been a painful and frustrating season thus far. Tuesday's 60-57 win over arch-rival Indiana is a good start.

     
  • Red Stars rally for 1-1 tie Jul 20, 2014 10:21 PM
    The Chicago Red Stars pulled off one of their classic come-from-behind efforts in tying host Seattle Reign FC late in the game with an 82nd-minute Christen Press goal assisted by Jen Hoy.

     
  • Pace, Diaz share lead through 54 holes at Marathon Jul 19, 2014 6:27 PM
    Lee-Anne Pace made a name for herself as an amateur in her native South Africa, then proved herself with eight wins on the Ladies European Tour. Now she’s ready to make waves in the U.S. Pace shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to grab a share of the third-round lead with Laura Diaz in the Marathon Classic.

     
  • East tops West in OT at WNBA All-Star game Jul 19, 2014 5:48 PM
    Showtime Shoni lived up to her nickname in her first WNBA All-Star Game. And a wild game it was. Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime. The Atlanta rookie was named the game’s MVP. Tamika Catchings, an All-Star for a record-tying ninth time, made a layup with 6.9 seconds to go to give the East the lead and then knocked the ball away from Skylar Diggins on the defensive end to seal the victory.

     
  • Sky’s Breland basks in all-star aura Jul 18, 2014 7:13 PM
    What a year for Jessica Breland. But neither a spot in the starting lineup, better statistics, nor an all-star nod will be at the top of the list for the best and biggest moment of the year for the Chciago Sky forward, who was named a reserve for Saturday's WNBA all-star game. That will come in November, when pending good news from her doctor, she will officially be considered cancer-free, five years in remission from Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system that she discovered in 2009, prior to her senior season at the University of North Carolina.

     
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