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Open tryouts for the Chicago Bandits set for May 24th

Open tryouts for the Chicago Bandits set for May 24th
Ever dream of playing softball professionally? The Chicago Bandits have teamed up with the Pennsylvania Rebellion and will co-host their annual open tryouts for 2015 on Sunday, May 24th, starting at 9 a.m. at the Ballpark at Rosemont. Members of the Pennsylvania Rebellion coaching staff will also be on hand to participate in the 2015 tryouts. Tryouts will... 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 »

WNBA's Becky Hammon Breaks Glass Ceiling As Spurs Assistant Coach

WNBA's Becky Hammon Breaks Glass Ceiling As Spurs Assistant Coach
WNBA ‏@WNBA @BeckyHammon on Pop’s reason for hiring her: “I’m hiring you because you’re a good fit here and you just happen to be a woman.” San Antonio Spurs ‏@spurs  “I’m just thrilled for the opportunity to coach these unbelievable athletes” – Becky Hammon #GoSpursGo Retiring from the WNBA after 16 seasons won’t mean settling into a... Read more »
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UPDATE: Chicago Red Stars women's soccer on five-game winning streak, ESPN broadcasts

UPDATE: Chicago Red Stars women's soccer on five-game winning streak, ESPN broadcasts
They’ve been on the road for four weeks. But it’s been the luckiest month in the seven-year history of the Chicago Red Stars.  On Wednesday, in Piscataway, New Jersey, against the likes of the USWNT’s Christie Rampone, the Chicago Red Stars were able to take control towards the second part of the first half.  They... 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 »

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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Predictions: UConn, Notre Dame, and an Historic Women's NCAA Championship Game

Predictions: UConn, Notre Dame, and an Historic Women's NCAA Championship Game
Many have said that this matchup was inevitable, until Notre Dame’s ‘boss’ Natalie Achonwa was injured. However, Tuesday’s NCAA championship game between Geno Auriemma’s UConn. Huskies (39-0) and Notre Dame Fighting Irish (36-0) is already in the history books: 1) As the Tennessean notes,  it’s the first time in 75 years that two unbeaten teams have... Read more »

DePaul Women Seek History in NCAA Elite Eight

DePaul Women Seek History in NCAA Elite Eight
In the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, the DePaul women have already: Scored a record-setting combined 204 points with Oklahoma in the Round of 64 Beat a hungry, frustrated Duke women’s team in the Round of 32 by relying on outside shooting and stone-cold defense Is it now time to ‘boldly go’ where no DePaul... Read more »

IGNORED: #25 DePaul Blue Demons Cutting Down Nets in Lincoln Park

IGNORED: #25 DePaul Blue Demons Cutting Down Nets in Lincoln Park
Outrageous… If it were Northwestern, UIC, Loyola, or heck, Governor’s State, the team would have merited front-page status in the Chicago Tribune. More to the point…if it were MEN celebrating a regular conference title in Division 1 basketball…we’d be rejoicing in the streets, right? But this…no front page headlines? The most consistently ranked, consistently coached,... Read more »
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Elena Delle Donne Named Global Ambassador for Special Olympics

Elena Delle Donne Named Global Ambassador for Special Olympics
Just as the 2014 Winter Olympics gets underway, another Olympic movement begins. The Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne,  2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year, has been named a Global Ambassador to the Special Olympics in a ceremony on Friday. Delle Donne will support Special Olympics’ efforts in promoting acceptance, inclusion, respect and dignity for people... Read more »
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