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Hot Mercury push Sky’s losing streak to four

The Phoenix Mercury scored a season-low and shot a season-worst 37.3 percent. They still won. The Mercury overcame an off shooting night and 17 turnovers to beat struggling Chicago Sky 72-66 on Friday night and extend their franchise-record winning streak to nine games. “Sometimes you …

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  • Jamierra Faulkner scores 27 as Sky beat Sparks 90-83

    LOS ANGELES — Jamierra Faulkner scored a season-high 27 points and Epiphanny Prince had 15 to help the Sky beat the Los Angeles Sparks 90-83 on Tuesday night. Faulkner scored 17 points in the second half, including a jumper at the top of the key …Read More

  • Sylvia Fowles, Elena Delle Donne expected back for Sky

    The Sky haven’t been whole all season. Whether it has been center Sylvia Fowles sitting out after having offseason hip surgery, forward Elena Delle Donne missing games after a flare-up of Lyme disease or guard Epiphanny Prince being absent for personal reasons, the Sky haven’t …Read More

  • Slumping Sky fall in overtime to Shock 105-99

    The 2014 season has been anything but easy for the Sky. Their three best players haven’t played together yet, and their 5-1 start is a distant memory. And more difficulty might be on the way. After leading by 12 points in the second half Sunday, …Read More

  • Sky falls to Fever without Delle Donne

    If the Sky are going to win without Elena Delle Donne and Sylvia Fowles, they’ll have to rebound, control the paint and get to the free-throw line. They didn’t do enough of those things in their 83-75 loss Friday to the Indiana Fever at Allstate …Read More

  • Sky top Liberty 105-100 in OT

    Epiphanny Prince sat quietly in the Sky locker room after their 105-100 overtime win Wednesday against the New York Liberty. Seated in front of her corner stall, Prince made it clear how much the win meant to the Sky, who snapped a four-game losing streak.

  • Without Elena Delle Donne, Sky loses to Storm

    About an hour before the Sky’s 80-76 loss to the Seattle Storm, it became apparent star Elena Delle Donne wasn’t playing. The numbers of the Sky’s starters were displayed on auxiliary scoreboards at Allstate Arena, and Delle Donne’s 11 wasn’t there. Then, Delle Donne wasn’t …Read More

  • Hobbling Candace Parker lights up Sky as Sparks win 102-88

    Candace Parker has had easier nights. Hampered by a twisted left ankle, Parker didn’t start Friday but still scored 17 points on 8-for-12 shooting in almost 22 minutes. That said, things could be a lot worse for the Naperville Central grad and reigning WNBA MVP, …Read More

  • Sky drop first game, fall 75-72 to Lynx

    The Sky had their chances to stay undefeated and hand the Minnesota Lynx their first loss. They didn’t take advantage, though, and fell 75-72 to the defending WNBA champions. Elena Delle Donne’s potential game-tying off-balance three-pointer with 0.8 seconds left rimmed out, and the Sky …Read More

  • Sky stay unbeaten behind Elena Delle Donne’s 27 points

    Coach Pokey Chatman and Elena Delle Donne really like where the Sky are. That doesn’t mean they’re ready to celebrate anything. After their 87-73 victory Saturday night over the Atlanta Dream, the Sky are 4-0 for the first time in franchise history and are overcoming …Read More

  • Elena Delle Donne scores 21 to keep Sky unbeaten

    Sky coach Pokey Chatman doesn’t have a lot of familiar faces she can turn to early in the season. She does have Elena Delle Donne and Courtney Vandersloot, and they kept the Sky undefeated. Delle Donne scored 21 points and Vandersloot had 18 points and …Read More

  • Delle Donne leads Sky past the Sun

    Sky coach Pokey Chatman doesn’t have a lot of familiar faces she can look to early in the season. She does have Elena Delle Donne and Courtney Vandersloot, and they kept the Sky undefeated. Delle Donne scored 21 points and Vandersloot had 18 and seven …Read More

  • Sky beat Liberty behind Elena Delle Donne’s 23 points

    NEW YORK — Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points and the Chicago Sky spoiled the New York Liberty’s return to Madison Square Garden with a 79-65 win Saturday night. Jessica Breland added 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Courtney Vandersloot had 12 points for the …Read More