Tag: Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky say bye to Pokey Chatman

Chicago Sky say bye to Pokey Chatman
In a tumultuous year that saw an early exit from the playoffs and an 18-16 record, the management of the Chicago Sky decided Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman “will not be retained,” according to a just-released statement. Over the past six seasons, the Sky amassed a regular season record of 106-98 including an 18-16 campaign in 2016.... Read more »

Hey, Chicago News, ESPN the Body Issue has Delle Donne and Press, too

Hey, Chicago News, ESPN the Body Issue has Delle Donne and Press, too
If you listened to any report on Chicago television news Tuesday night regarding the ESPN the Body Issue, you’d think Chicago Cubs All-Star pitcher Jake Arrieta was the only Chicago athlete posing nude for the cameras. Two other athletes…superstars in their own right…were ignored almost universally: 2016 Olympics-bound forward Elena Delle Donne of the WNBA’s... Read more »

On Thanksgiving...Four Things I'm Grateful for in Women's Sports

On Thanksgiving...Four Things I'm Grateful for in Women's Sports
Happy Thanksgiving, my Token Female friends! I usually grouse on these pages 364 days of the year about the lack of coverage of women’s sports…the lack of inclusion for women radio sports anchors…the general state of women and equality in America.  And in 2015, I found just a few reasons to be grateful: 1)  U.S.... Read more »
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Updating: Fun Facts About the WNBA All-Star Game

As the WNBA gets set to break for the All-Star Game, held Saturday, July 25, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut and televised by ABC starting at 2:30 pm CDT: 1) The Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne‘s on pace to set the WNBA single-season record for scoring average. For the second year straight, Delle Donne... Read more »

When Did The WNBA become the NFL?

When Did The WNBA become the NFL?
Let’s play a game in this week’s issue: WNBA or NFL? When I say these words, what comes to mind: 1) Domestic abuse. 2) Sexual harassers playing key positions in the leadership of a team. 3) Key players missing from teams due to suspensions for grievous infractions. I’m talking about the NFL, right? Haha. One... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Chicago Sky's Preseason Includes United Center, Disney World

Chicago Sky's Preseason Includes United Center, Disney World
She could have been an NHL goalie! The Chicago Sky’s  2013 Rookie of the Year, Elena Delle Donne, will participate in the “Shoot the Puck” competition at Game 6 of the Chicago Blackhawks playoff series against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, April 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the United Center Delle Donne joins a prestigious... Read more »

Breaking: With Fowles' surgery, Chicago Sky draftee may see bigger role

Breaking: With Fowles' surgery, Chicago Sky draftee may see bigger role
Chicago Sky center Sylvia Fowles,  the 2013 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year,  underwent arthroscopic surgery of the hip to repair a torn labrum and impingement. Fowles will be sidelined until she regains full motion, strength and functional ability of the joint. No timetable for return was given, but the Mayo Clinic says the following... 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 »