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Chicago Sky clinches home court advantage

Chicago Sky clinches home court advantage
From our friends at the Chicago Sky: The Chicago Sky has clinched home court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference Semifinals. After securing the second seed in the Eastern Conference, the Sky will face the number three seed (Indiana/Washington) in the first round of the 2015 WNBA Playoffs presented by Boost Mobile. The first game of the Eastern... Read more »

Can Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky rally in WNBA Finals?

Can Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky rally in WNBA Finals?
“The road to the Finals hasn’t been easy for us and we had to fight to get here.  We knew this Finals wasn’t going to be any easier, in fact we knew it was going to be a tough task because Phoenix is a good team.  But I think we deserve to be here and... Read more »

All on the line for the Chicago Sky, Elena Delle Donne

All on the line for the Chicago Sky, Elena Delle Donne
“They (the Chicago Sky) are too good.” Indiana Fever Coach Linn Dunn, in Monday’s postgame press conference Win or go home. Those are the simple choices the Chicago Sky will have to make as they face the Indiana Fever at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse tonight in Indianapolis for the final Game 3 of the Eastern Conference... 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 »

Undefeated Chicago Sky host Memorial Day Weekend games

Undefeated Chicago Sky host Memorial Day Weekend games
Despite the absences of All-Stars Sylvia Fowles and Ephiphanny Prince, the Chicago Sky have gone undefeated in their first three regular season games. Their all-time record is 7-0, at the beginning of the 2012 season. To longtime fans and followers of the Sky, whose first playoff appearance was just last season after eight years in... Read more »

Chicago Sky Opening Night Forecast: Cloudy, with a chance of meatballs

Chicago Sky Opening Night Forecast: Cloudy, with a chance of meatballs
At this time last year, Chicago Sky coach Pokey Chatman was riding high. The #2 pick, Elena Delle Donne out of the University of Delaware, immediately proved herself a valuable team asset as she helped defeat the Phoenix Mercury and the #1 draft pick in 2013, Brittany Griner. Backed with center Sylvia Fowles, guard Epiphanny Prince, Courtney... Read more »
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Chicago Sky Stars Delle Donne, Fowles, Sloot Selected for USA Basketball Team

USA Basketball announced three Chicago Sky stars have been selected as part of the 2014-16 USA Basketball Women’s National Team pool. Sylvia Fowles, Elena Delle Donne and Courtney Vandersloot were among the 33 players selected for the pool from which the 2014 USA World Championship Team and the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team, if qualified, will be selected.... 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 »

Who's #1 Now? Delle Donne Buzzer-Beater Bests Griner, Playoffs Next Week

Who's #1 Now? Delle Donne Buzzer-Beater Bests Griner, Playoffs Next Week
More than 20 years ago, Michael Jordan switched directions on a layup in mid-play, solidifying a win for the Chicago Bulls. That same kind of spin-o-rama, desperation move to keep a game alive and make a statement about a player’s versatility and quickness became the difference in the Chicago Sky’s 70-68 buzzer-beating victory over the... Read more »
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Two of the "Three To See"--Griner, Delle Donne--At Allstate Arena Tonight

Two of the "Three To See"--Griner, Delle Donne--At Allstate Arena Tonight
The Chicago Sky take on Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury for their final “Three To See” match up of the season at Allstate Arena on Wednesday evening for Bulls Night. The 7 p.m. CT game will air on ESPN2. Brittany Griner, the 6’8 center of the Mercury and #1 selection in the 2013 WNBA Draft,... Read more »
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