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  1. Former high school star Sylvia Fowles donates $10,000 to Edison HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Miami Herald

    Fowles, a 6-6 center who is currently playing pro ball in China and also stars in the WNBA for the Chicago Sky, recently donated $10,000 to the Edison girls' basketball program, according to Red Raiders athletic director David Schorr . Part of the money was used to buy new uniforms for the girls, and the rest was stored away for future needs of the program.


  2. Sun announce 2015 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 |

    On Friday, the Connecticut Sun of the WNBA announced their 2015 schedule. Hoping to rebound from the worst season in franchise history , the Sun will tip-off the 2014 season against Stefanie Dolson, Kalana Greene, Bria Hartley and the Washington Mystics, led by Mike Thibault , the most successful coach in Connecticut Sun history, on Friday, June 5 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at 7 p.m. After traveling to Atlanta to take on the Defensing Eastern Conference Dream, the Sun return home for back-to-back home games on Thursday, June 11 and Sunday, June 14 against Elena Delle Donne and the defending Eastern Conference champion Chicago Sky and the Dream, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively.


  3. Phoenix Mercury to open 2015 season on June 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Western Conference rival Minnesota Lynx on June 14, Aug. 7 and Aug. 23, and a WNBA Finals rematch against the Chicago Sky on July 28. Five of the Mercury's final seven games will come on the road, capped by the season finale Sept. 13 at the Tulsa ...


  4. Indiana Fever release 2015 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    Indiana Fever release 2015 schedule Fever open the season at Chicago on June 5, at home on June 6 vs. Minnesota Check out this story on Thirteen-year veteran Indiana Fever player Tamika Catchings smiles in disbelief at an official's call in the second half of their deciding third-game loss to the Chicago Sky in the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. The Sky eliminated the Fever 75-62.


  5. WNBA releases 2015 regular season scheduleRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Swish Appeal

    ... rings before playing host to the San Antonio Stars at 10 p.m. ET. The defending Eastern Conference champion Chicago Sky and the Minnesota Lynx - led by 2014 WNBA MVP presented by Samsung Maya Moore - will also be in action on the league's opening ...


  6. Artist celebrates female athletes' body diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Sky's Sylvia Fowles is among female gold medalists used in Wendy Fox's data. Diversity you don't find in, oh, say, the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show .


  7. Delaware 87ers Announce Partnership With Local Star Elena Delle DonneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | CBS Local

    AUGUST 30: Elena Delle Donne #11 of the Chicago Sky handles the basketball against Tamika Catchings #24 of the Indiana Fever during game one of the 2014 WNBA Eastern Conference Finals on August 30, 2014 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Copyright 2014 NBAE PHILADELPHIA - On Thursday, the Delaware 87ers, the official NBA Development League franchise for the Sixers, announced a partnership with WNBA star Elena Delle Donne.


  8. Miami High hoops star Beatrice Mompremier chooses Baylor over UM, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... who is regarded as the best post player to come out of Miami since Sylvia Fowles, who is now a WNBA star for the Chicago Sky. "The toughest thing for Bea was taking Miami off her list," said Baumgarten. "She built a good relationship with one of ...


  9. Brittney Griner injured in Chinese knife attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | SLAM! Sports

    Phoenix Mercury centre Brittney Griner blocks Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot's shot during Game 2 of the WNBA Finals at US Airways Center. A man wielding a knife cut WNBA centre Brittney Griner's elbow during an attack in China, but she was not seriously injured, according to her agent.


  10. Hill's profile of courage inspires manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... Cintas Center, where the game was moved in order to accommodate the high demand. One person in the crowd will be Chicago Sky star forward Elena Delle Donne, who is one of many professional athletes across the country profoundly moved by Hill's ...


  11. 4 things the Chicago Sky should try to get doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Daily Herald

    While Chicago sports fans are often told to "Wait 'til next year," Sky fans simply can't wait until next year. After winning the Eastern Conference championship during an improbable run to the WNBA Finals in spite of the ridiculously long list of injuries and setbacks, one would think the sky literally could be the limit for this team next season -- if good health is part of the equation.


  12. Centenary College senior ranked first out of 8 summer interns with WNBA Team Chicago SkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Centenary College senior, Natalia Ortega was ranked the #1 sales rep out of eight summer interns with WNBA Women's Basketball team, the Chicago Sky. During her two month internship, Ortega was able to generate about $3,130 in sales.


  13. Desk Chat | Your Downtown with David KrietorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Downtown Phoenix Journal

    ... Bleacher Report ranking should go up a few notches as the Phoenix Mercury completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago Sky on Sunday to win the third WNBA championship in team history. They join the Arizona Rattlers who, a few weeks earlier, won ...


  14. Delle Donne believes home cooking will be the cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The News Journal

    ... Still, the former Ursuline Academy and University of Delaware All-American, less than two weeks removed from the Chicago Sky being swept in the WNBA Finals, has already made progress toward recovery. "I've got six months," Delle Donne said ...


  15. Phoenix hopes to close out Chicago in WNBA FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    After dominating the Chicago Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals, Diana Taurasi and her Phoenix Mercury know that closing out the series won't be as easy. Especially if star center Brittney Griner can't play after being hit in the right eye in Game 2 of the series.


  16. The extremes of Shoni Schimmel's spectacularly volatile rookie seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Swish Appeal

    ... rookie season in the NBA over a decade ago. Almost immediately after the Atlanta Dream's dramatic loss to the Chicago Sky in the first round of the 2014 WNBA Playoffs, I got a call from a friend who was in complete disbelief that Jasmine Thomas ...


  17. Back forces Delle Donne to withdraw from US teamRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | USA Today

    Elena Delle Donne became the latest player to withdraw from the U.S. women's basketball national team pool because of injury. The Chicago Sky's young star was bothered in the WNBA Finals with a bad back and it was announced Thursday she won't be able to join the team for the world championship at the end of the month.


  18. 10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... with Diana Taurasi and Penny Taylor (13) as the team wins the WNBA championship with an 87-82 win over the Chicago Sky in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals basketball series, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File) The ...


  19. What's next for the Chicago Sky after losing the 2014 WNBA Finals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Swish Appeal

    After losing the 2014 WNBA Finals to the Phoenix Mercury, what's next for the Chicago Sky? And what sort of offseason improvements should they be looking to make, aside from getting healthy? Philip Hersh of the Chicago Tribune suggested in an article about the Sky's future on Saturday that "...Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison would seem to be a good choice for a team that needs more low post presence."


  20. Rahm's Readers exceed goal: 2.7 million books readRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... in Chicago. The outcome: Emanuel won. (Douglas Gorenstein/NBC) The bet: With Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton that the Chicago Sky would defeat the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA Finals. The wager: Al's Italian Beef, a six-pack of Lagunitas IPA beer and ...