Can Elena Delle Donne will the WNBA Finals for the Chicago Sky?

Can Elena Delle Donne will the WNBA Finals for the Chicago Sky?
Didn’t I say that the Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne is just like Michael Jordan? The Sky had blown the opportunity to finish off the Atlanta Dream at home last Sunday night. On the strength of Dream star Angel McCoughtry’s 39 points, the Dream edged out the Sky, and forced a Game Three. Delle Donne... Read more »

Chicago Sky One Playoff Win-Loss Away from Advancing

Chicago Sky One Playoff Win-Loss Away from Advancing
Win or lose, this is it for the Chicago Sky as they take on Atlanta in Phillips Arena. The Chicago Sky had a golden opportunity to finish off the Atlanta Dream in the first round of the WNBA Eastern Conference semifinals Sunday night. With a noisy home crowd of nearly 5,000 at the Allstate Arena,... Read more »

Mo'Ne, Mo'Ne Davis: The Future of Women in Pro Baseball

Mo'Ne, Mo'Ne Davis: The Future of Women in Pro Baseball
Mo’Ne, Mo’Ne, we’ve come a long way! Watching 13-year-old Mo’Ne Davis hurl 70-mph fastballs at the Little League World Series makes me think that a day is coming when women will become professional ballplayers. I’ve thought of that possibility often since I was denied entrance to Little League (well, T-Ball) more than 40 years ago.... Read more »
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Chicago Sky Clinches Second Consecutive Playoff Berth

Chicago Sky Clinches Second Consecutive Playoff Berth
FROM THE DESK OF THE CHICAGO SKY’S MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE COMES THIS PRESS RELEASE:  The Chicago Sky (15-17) has clinched a berth in the 2014 WNBA Playoffs presented by Boost Mobile. It is the Sky’s second consecutive playoff appearance. In the 2013 season, the Sky earned the first WNBA Playoff berth in franchise history after... Read more »

I Get It, Robin Williams: Smiling (and Laughing) Over Depression's Dark Mask

I Get It, Robin Williams: Smiling (and Laughing) Over Depression's Dark Mask
“Whoever gets sense loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding, will discover good.” Proverbs 19:8 This is a story about depression….off and on, wanting to kill myself from the age of nine until I was 29. It’s a story about accepting who I was and finding the resources and inner strength to make a... Read more »

End the boys club: ESPN 1000, WSCR &The Game need to hire female radio sports hosts

End the boys club: ESPN 1000, WSCR &The Game need to hire female radio sports hosts
Listen to Chicago radio sports hosts. On 670 the Score, there’s Mully & Hanley, Boers & Bernstein, etc.  At 87.7 The Game, there’s Kap & Haugh, Jarrett, Harry & Spike. At ESPN 1000…Mike & Mike, Carmen & Jurko, Waddle & Silvy. What’s the similarity between all these shows?  Obviously: THEY’RE ALL MEN! Four decades after... Read more »
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When partners in relationship become each other's lifelines

When partners in relationship become each other's lifelines
“Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery  Things that draw and quarter some couples just seem to bind my partner, Ted, and I closer together. We’ve gone through the death of parents and pets, divorce, and blending families. But since the... Read more »

WNBA's Becky Hammon Breaks Glass Ceiling As Spurs Assistant Coach

WNBA's Becky Hammon Breaks Glass Ceiling As Spurs Assistant Coach
WNBA ‏@WNBA @BeckyHammon on Pop’s reason for hiring her: “I’m hiring you because you’re a good fit here and you just happen to be a woman.” San Antonio Spurs ‏@spurs  “I’m just thrilled for the opportunity to coach these unbelievable athletes” – Becky Hammon #GoSpursGo Retiring from the WNBA after 16 seasons won’t mean settling into a... Read more »

Softball legend Jennie Finch at Chicago Bandits August 1

Softball legend Jennie Finch at Chicago Bandits August 1
Get your headbands ready! For  one night only…softball legend Jennie Finch makes her way back to ‘The house that Jennie built,’ aka The Ballpark at Rosemont accompanied by a galaxy of softball/baseball stars of the past, present and future. Finch, accompanied by Olympic teammates Leah O’Brien-Amico and Crystl Bustos, will return to the Ballpark at... Read more »
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Sky's Chatman sets date for Elena Delle Donne's 'Probable' Return

Sky's Chatman sets date for Elena Delle Donne's 'Probable' Return
After the Chicago Sky (9-14) snapped a six-game losing streak by trumping their longtime nemesis, the Indiana Fever 60-57 Tuesday night at Allstate Arena, head coach Pokey Chatman gave another bit of optimism to a season on the brink: “Elena Delle Donne will “probably” return July 31 against New York (at Allstate Arena), if her treatments and workouts go... Read more »
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