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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 »

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 »

Elena Delle Donne Cleared To Play After Concussion

Elena Delle Donne Cleared To Play After Concussion
Just before noon on Tuesday, the word came through from Elena Delle Donne herself. via Twitter: Elena Delle Donne ‏@De11eDonne55m Back on the court tonight with my team! 7:00 vs. the Fever #skyhigh Late yesterday,  she hinted at the news: Elena Delle Donne ‏@De11eDonne19h Great day with great news! Now headed for dinner with my brother and sister in... Read more »
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Delle Donne vs. Griner Dazzling As Chicago Sky Spoils WNBA Debut

Delle Donne vs. Griner Dazzling As Chicago Sky Spoils WNBA Debut
She’s hailed as the new “face” of the WNBA, thanks to her outsized, 6’8 frame and 7’4 wingspan, agility and dunking ability, but Brittney Griner and her team, the Phoenix Mercury, were the ones dunked in their home opener, courtesy of the now-promising Chicago Sky, who pummeled the Mercury 102-80 to spoil the Mercury’s home... Read more »
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