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Sky Blue closes out fall series with 3-1 win over Chicago

Oct. 10, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Paige Monaghan scored two goals and Sky Blue capped the National Women's Soccer League fall series with a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday. Sky Blue finished the fall series 2-2-0 and moved into fourth place. The Red Stars, who advanced to the final of this...

Chicago Red Stars' Sarah Gorden, front, plays the ball as Houston Dash's Bri Visalli defends during the second half of an NWSL Challenge Cup soccer finals match on July 26, 2020, in Sandy, Utah. Gordon aims to go beyond the social media statements, the T-shirts and the platitudes, and do something to lift up Black lives. The 28-year-old has put her focus on mental health for young women of color in launching her nonprofit organization, HoodSpace.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Red Stars' Gorden launches nonprofit to help Black girls

Sep. 25, 2020 2:23 PM EDT

Sarah Gorden tells the story often, about how she was a kid playing on a club soccer team when an opponent called her a racial slur. “I was raised around white people in a white community," said Gorden, who is multiracial. “And I had never really looked at myself in that light until moments like...

Watt scores 2 goals, Red Stars defeat Sky Blue 4-1 in NWSL

Sep. 20, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Kealia Watt scored two goals and added an assist and the Chicago Red Stars downed Sky Blue 4-1 in a fall series match Sunday in the National Women's Soccer League. Sky Blue took the early lead on Ifeoma Onumonu's goal in the sixth minute. But the Red Stars went on to score four...

Alyssa Thomas' 26 points, 13 boards lead Sun into 2nd round

Sep. 15, 2020 9:17 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas had 26 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, DeWanna Bonner added 23 points and 12 boards, and the seventh-seeded Connecticut Sun beat the No. 6 seed Chicago Sky 94-81 on Tuesday night in the opening game of the playoffs. Connecticut will play either third-seeded Los...

Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot, left, drives to the basket in front of New York Liberty center Kiah Stokes, right, and guard Paris Kea during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Assisting an assist: Vandersloot aided in reaching 10 a game

Sep. 15, 2020 10:27 AM EDT

Courtney Vandersloot got a little help to record her 220th assist of the season, making her the first player in WNBA history to average 10 assists a game. The one who boosted Vandersloot's assist total? Her wife and teammate, Allie Quigley. Vandersloot, the Chicago Sky point guard, finished the 22-game regular...

Cheyenne Parker scores 23 points, Sky beat Wings 95-88

Sep. 11, 2020 10:25 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Cheyenne Parker had 23 points and seven rebounds, Ruthy Hebard added 22 points and eight rebounds and the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 95-88 on Friday night, spoiling Arike Ogunbowale's 38-point game. Dallas (7-14) is tied with Atlanta for ninth place, a half-game behind...

Carter, Williams lead Dream past Sun, 82-75

Sep. 11, 2020 9:21 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Chennedy Carter scored 22 points, Courtney Williams had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Atlanta Dream beat the Connecticut Sun 82-75 on Friday night. Atlanta (7-14) entered a game behind eighth-place Dallas for the final playoff spot. The Wings were playing the Chicago Sky...

Laney, Williams help Dream beat Sky 97-89

Sep. 10, 2020 12:09 AM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Betnijah Laney had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Courtney Williams added 20 points and 10 boards, and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 97-89 on Wednesday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Chennedy Carter had 16 points, Blake Dietrich scored 15 and Elizabeth Williams added...

Parker's double-double carries Los Angeles past Chicago

Sep. 6, 2020 10:43 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Candace Parker scored 24 points with 15 rebounds and Chelsea Gray added 20 with seven assists to help Los Angeles beat Chicago 86-80 on Sunday night. The Sparks (14-5) are a half-game behind Las Vegas for the second spot in the standings. The two teams meet on Saturday. Chicago...

Mitchell, Mystics beat Sky to snap 5-game losing streak

Sep. 4, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Leilani Mitchell had 20 points and a career-high 12 assists, Myisha Hines-Allen added 19 points and 10 rebounds and the Washington Mystics snapped a five-game losing streak with a 79-69 victory over the Chicago Sky on Friday night. Mitchell had eight assists in the first quarter and...