Posts in category "2013 WNBA Draft"

Sports 2013: Four Stories of a Changing America

Sports 2013 hinted at some major-league changes in our society, including increasing gender and sexual equality, a plea from the new Pope Francis to be less judgmental of each other, and a wider acceptance of  mankind.  Even ageism is less acceptable. (Thank you, Gary Player!) With that, here are my top four stories of national... Read more »

Learn To Shoot Hoops From Elena Delle Donne at Chicago Sky Clinics

Learn To Shoot Hoops From Elena Delle Donne at Chicago Sky Clinics
Ever want to shoot hoops like the Chicago Sky’s 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year Elena Delle Donne? Yeah, me too. Compared with Michael Jordan for her shooting and her ability to make the team around her better, Delle Donne knows something about winning. She helped lead the Sky to their first-ever playoff berth last... Read more »

Chicago Sky's Stellar Season Predicts Future WNBA Champions

Chicago Sky's Stellar Season Predicts Future WNBA Champions
Yes, they’d trade all that hardware for a WNBA Championship ring. Elena Delle Donne’s Rookie of the Year Award. Sylvia Fowles’ Defensive Player of the Year  Swin Cash’s Kim Perrot Leadership Award. Despite these heady honors, along with a 24-10 season, they all sat stunned in the locker room at Allstate Arena after their Game... Read more »
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Chicago Sky and Elena Delle Donne Soaring High

Chicago Sky and Elena Delle Donne Soaring High
It’s been an awfully good Labor Day week for the Chicago Sky. Their dream season continued as they concluded August with an 85-68 victory over two-time playoff finalist Atlanta Dream last Saturday night.  With the win, the Sky (21-8) clinched the top seed in the East, giving them home court advantage for both the first and... Read more »

July Fourth Holiday Brings Winning Sports Teams Home to Chicago

July Fourth Holiday Brings Winning Sports Teams Home to Chicago
I admit that I am still in a euphoric haze over the Blackhawks’ second Stanley Cup in four years.  Who wouldn’t be? However, now that the victory lap has been run, the Cup touched, the parades and celebrations over….every sports fan in Chicago is asking the same question: Whom can we cheer for now? Who’s... Read more »

Did Phoenix Throw 2012 Season for #1 WNBA Lottery Pick?

Did Phoenix Throw 2012 Season for #1 WNBA Lottery Pick?
A controversial #1 lottery pick will make the 2013 WNBA draft awfully interesting tonight. The Phoenix Mercury earned the right to the #1 pick with just a 27.6 % chance. Seems like long odds, doesn’t it? So much less of a chance than the lowly Washington Mystics, who had the losingest record last season, that their  star player, Monique Currie, seemed to... Read more »
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