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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 »

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 »

Catching Up With: The Chicago Sky's Elena Delle Donne

Catching Up With: The Chicago Sky's Elena Delle Donne
Note: Portions of our story about Elena Delle Donne first appeared in the Des Plaines Valley News Elena Delle Donne led the Chicago Sky to their first-ever WNBA Finals in 2014, all while overcoming a flare-up of Lyme Disease and a back injury last year. Two games into the 2015 WNBA season, Delle Donne already... Read more »
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Update: WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson for domestic violence

Update: WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson for domestic violence
With consideration of all the facts and circumstances of this matter, we are suspending Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson each without pay for a period of seven regular-season games.  Brittney and Glory’s conduct is detrimental to the best interests of the WNBA and violates applicable law.  We also understand that people make mistakes, and that... Read more »

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 »

Elena Delle Donne on 'The Bachelorette?' Read more....

Elena Delle Donne on 'The Bachelorette?' Read more....
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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 »

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 »
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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 »
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