The Connecticut Sun are finally returning home after spending almost two weeks on the road.
The Sun will host the Chicago Sky for the next two games of their WNBA playoffs semifinal series, which is tied 1-1.
CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker can appreciate that the Chicago Sky seem to dial up their best basketball whenever their backs are against the wall.
That certainly was the case as Parker scored 22 points and the Sky evened the semifinal series with an 85-77 win over the Connecticut Sun in Game 2 of the WNBA playoffs on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker had 14 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Chicago Sky over the New York Liberty 90-72 Tuesday night in the deciding Game 3 to advance to the WNBA semifinals.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All-Stars Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman scored 23 points each and the Chicago Sky pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Dallas Wings 89-81 on Saturday, despite missing Courtney Vandersloot.
CHICAGO (AP) — Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles are playing in the WNBA All-Star Game for the last time. Candace Parker and Kahleah Copper are looking for some bragging rights. Some of the league’s biggest stars get to try for a 4-point shot.
Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi have been linked for more than two decades, playing together at UConn and then helping the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team win five gold medals.
Now the basketball greats will appear on the cover of the NBA 2K23 WNBA edition video game that will be released on Sept.
NEW YORK (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot, Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman will get a chance to play before their home fans, as the trio was selected Tuesday as reserves for the WNBA All-Star Game on July 10 in Chicago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — South Carolina basketball star Aliyah Boston was named the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year on Monday night.
She received the Honda Cup in a ceremony at Galen Center on the University of Southern California campus.
Las Vegas and Chicago will meet in the second annual Commissioner's Cup championship game next month.
The in-season title game will be played at the home of the team with the better record — which right now is Las Vegas.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored 15 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter, Jonquel Jones had 17 points and 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the Seattle Storm 82-71 Friday night.
It was an eventful week for the Chicago Sky with huge road victories over Connecticut and New York as well as a visit with former President Barack Obama.
The Sky went 2-1 on a three-game road trip, edging the Sun and Liberty after a close loss to Washington.
NEW YORK (AP) — After missing five shots in the final 25 seconds, Chicago had one last chance and Courtney Vandersloot responded, giving the Sky the victory.
Vandersloot hit a 3-pointer from the wing with 0.9 seconds left to help the Chicago Sky overcome Sabrina Ionescu's second career triple-double and beat the New York Liberty 88-86 on Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies and Candace Parker of the Chicago Sky are among the athletes being honored with Achievement Awards by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame also announced on Thursday that John Ingram, who led the effort to bring Major League Soccer to Nashville, is the 2022 Tennessean of the Year.
Title IX has been a passionate subject for Candace Parker ever since she learned of its impact while doing a paper on it in the eighth grade.
So, it is no surprise her first documentary as an executive producer is about the landmark legislation.
CHICAGO (AP) — The defending WNBA champion Chicago Sky signed former All-Star and finals MVP Emma Meesseman on Friday.
The 6-foot-4 forward from Belgium averaged 11.3 points and 5.3 rebounds over seven seasons for Washington.
Candace Parker staved off Father Time to help the Chicago Sky win the franchise’s first WNBA championship and capped off 2021 by being named The Associated Press’ Female Athlete of the Year for a second time.
Candace Parker wrestled with the decision to make a huge change in her life and leave Los Angeles — where she had played her entire WNBA career — and head home to Chicago.
In the end, the appeal of a homecoming was too much for Parker to ignore, and it couldn't have worked out better.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee can take a very big step Saturday night in coach Josh Heupel's first season with a win against South Alabama and become bowl eligible with a game remaining.
"It’s big because it shows progress in year one, just over the course of the season,” Heupel said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker returned home to bring Chicago a championship. She did just that, leading the Sky to the franchise’s first title.
Allie Quigley scored 26 points and Parker added 16 points, 13 rebounds and five assists and Chicago beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 on Sunday in Game 4.
CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker isn't anticipating another rout that would complete the perfect ending to her homecoming by bringing the city of Chicago and the Sky their first WNBA title.
Parker and the Sky will try to win the best of five series in Chicago on Sunday after Friday's Game 3 blowout victory over the Phoenix Mercury.
Diana Taurasi has the Phoenix Mercury back in the WNBA Finals for the first time since 2014.
Up next is a familiar foe — Candace Parker and the Chicago Sky.
These two teams met seven years ago for the championship — the last appearance for either team on the game's biggest stage.
CHICAGO (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot and the Chicago Sky are back in the WNBA Finals for the first time since 2014 thanks in big part to Candace Parker's decision to come home.
Vandersloot scored 19 points and Kahleah Copper added 18 to help the Sky beat the top-seeded Connecticut Sun 79-69 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot scored 19 points and Kahleah Copper added 18 to help the Chicago Sky beat the top-seeded Connecticut Sun 79-69 and advance to the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 19 points, Allie Quigley hit five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Seattle Storm 87-85 in overtime Sunday.
Diamond DeShields added 13 points and Candace Parker had 12 points, nine rebounds and two blocks for Chicago (11-10).
NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker grew up playing video games, and now she'll be the first female basketball player on the cover of one.
The Chicago Sky star will appear on the NBA 2K22 cover for the WNBA 25th Anniversary special edition when it's released Sept.
NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker will headline a WNBA All-Star team that will face the U.S. Olympic squad in Las Vegas on July 14.
Parker, who was not chosen for the 2016 Olympic team after helping the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Sky have been rolling since Candace Parker returned from an ankle injury, setting a franchise record for consecutive wins with their seventh straight.
Kahleah Copper and Diamond DeShields each scored 18 points and the Sky beat the Liberty 91-68 on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker had 23 points, 12 rebounds and six assists to lead the Chicago Sky to a 92-72 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.
It was the sixth consecutive win for the Sky (8-7), matching the franchise record set in 2012 and equaled in 2013.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Sky are at full strength and moving up the WNBA standings after injuries got them off to a slow start.
Chicago (7-7) has won five in a row heading into Tuesday night's road game in New York.
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is back and celebrating its silver anniversary.
It was a busy offseason for the longest running women's professional sports league that will tip off its 25th season Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will tip off its 25th season on Friday after an eventful offseason that was full of player movement, including Candace Parker returning home to Chicago.
The former league MVP headed home after playing her entire 13-year career in Los Angeles since being drafted by the Sparks in 2008...
NEW YORK (AP) — Laila Ali will host the Women’s Sports Foundation awards show featuring Candace Parker, Tom Brady and Carli Lloyd...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson, comedian Tiffany Haddish and Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley are among the presenters announced Thursday for the NBA Awards show on June 24...
With a little more than a month left in the regular season, the women's basketball player of the year race is wide open.
That's a somewhat rare situation since over the past few years it almost seemed a forgone conclusion before the season even started who was going to be the top player in the country.