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Sylvia Fowles out, Elena Delle Donne questionable for World Championship for Women

The WNBA season was condensed to allow its best players to compete in the World Championship for Women, which starts Sept. 27 in Turkey. But Team USA definitely will be without one of the Sky’s top players and might be without another. Center Sylvia Fowles …Read More

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  • Sky one defeat away from losing WNBA Finals

    Elena Delle Donne was looking like the player coach Pokey Chatman calls a superstar. After suffering through a lower back problem for the past five games, Delle Donne was playing the way the Sky needed. Then she picked up her third foul with 3:27 left …Read More

  • Sky know that Game 2 offers chance for redemption

    During the buildup to the WNBA Finals, Sky coach Pokey Chatman was asked about Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner. She offered heavy praise for the second-year star but said Griner’s dunks, as impressive as they are, count for only two points. The same idea is …Read More

  • Sky routed in WNBA Finals opener by Mercury

    Everything that could go wrong for the Sky in their WNBA Finals debut did. Former Sky forward Candice Dupree scored 26 points, Brittney Griner had 12 points, seven rebounds and a Finals-record eight blocks and the host Phoenix Mercury routed the Sky 83-62 on Sunday …Read More

  • Sky know the three stars fueling Mercury’s rise

    Even after everything they’ve been through, the Sky are about to face their biggest challenge in the WNBA Finals. Led by Diana Taurasi, Brittney Griner and former Sky star Candice Dupree, the Phoenix Mercury ran out to a league-best 29-5 record — 14 games better …Read More

  • ‘Keeping the faith’ pays off for Sky’s Allie Quigley

    The Sky had a happy ride home from Indianapolis late Wednesday night. They had just beaten the Indiana Fever to win their first Eastern Conference title and were relishing that accomplishment. For Allie Quigley, it was particularly joyful, coming after a 24-point performance that led …Read More

  • Sky headed to WNBA Finals with 75-62 win over Fever

    INDIANAPOLIS — As the Sky went through challenge after challenge and injury after injury, they insisted that everything would help them in the end. During their struggles to stay in playoff contention, it was easy to dismiss the claims about building toughness and resiliency as …Read More

  • Sky would host WNBA Finals at UIC with Garth Brooks booked at Allstate

    If the Sky win Wednesday and reach the WNBA Finals, their home games will not be at Allstate Arena. Due to a schedule conflict at their Rosemont home, the Sky would host Games 3 and 4 of the best-of-five series at the UIC Pavilion. Allstate …Read More

  • Sky beat Fever in double OT to force decisive game

    When Sylvia Fowles spoke in the locker room after the Sky’s ­86-84 double-overtime victory Monday over the Indiana Fever, her voice was a bit softer and much raspier than usual. Clearly, she and her voice gave just about everything to keep the Sky’s season alive …Read More

  • Sky still trying to figure out Fever

    The Sky have overcome a lot to reach their first Eastern Conference finals. But to get to the WNBA Finals, they’ll have to rally past an Indiana Fever team that has dominated the all-time series. Entering Game 2 on Monday at Allstate Arena, the Sky …Read More

  • Fever hold off Sky in fourth quarter for 1-0 series lead

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Fever had to have thoughts of the Sky’s historic comeback win four days ago in Atlanta running through their minds. But, unlike Tuesday night, Indiana fended off the late-charging Sky and held on for a 77-70 victory Saturday night in the …Read More

  • Sky’s Elena Delle Donne, Sylvia Fowles on top of their game

    As the Sky enter the Eastern Conference finals against the Indiana Fever, Elena Delle Donne and Sylvia Fowles are being rewarded after facing different challenges. Before this season, Delle Donne’s WNBA path had been smooth. She was the 2013 rookie of the year and was …Read More

  • Dream’s Angel McCoughtry keeps Sky from closing out series

    The Sky had the advantage they had wanted all season. All they needed was one victory on their home court and they would get their first playoff series victory and move on to the Eastern Conference finals. But because of Angel McCoughtry, a third-quarter dry …Read More