Trio of Chicago Sky players headline WNBA All-Star reserves

NEW YORK – 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. The Sky stars will join Candace Parker, who was voted as a starter to the game last … Read more

2022 WNBA All-Star starters and captains announced; Storm’s Sue Bird earns record 13th selection

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, a four-time WNBA champion and the league’s career assists leader, has extended her record number of All-Star selections to 13. Bird, along with a list of 10 players, including four guards and six front court players from across the WNBA, were selected to start in the 2022 WNBA All-Star game. … Read more

Chicago Sky’s Candace Parker predicts more frequent triple-doubles as WNBA evolves

1:48 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Chicago Sky star Candace Parker had an historic feat Thursday on the 50th anniversary of Title IX, recording a WNBA record … Read more

Brittney Griner Named Honorary 2022 WNBA All-Star

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) As the WNBA season heads for its halfway point, the league announced its 2022 All-Star starters and co-captains. While the 10-name list includes several repeat selections, there are a few young phenoms making their first All-Star appearance. Per a press release provided to The Root, two of the league’s best … Read more

Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

NEW YORK – Brittney Griner will have a place at the WNBA All-Star Game, being named an honorary starter Wednesday by Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb. 17 after authorities at an airport outside of Moscow said she had vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her bag. “During each season … Read more

The Chicago Sky Will Host The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game On July 10

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – OCTOBER 17: Candace Parker #3 and Kahleah Copper #2 of the Chicago Sky celebrate … [+] after defeating the Phoenix Mercury in Game Four of the WNBA Finals to win the championship at Wintrust Arena on October 17, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by … Read more

The Evolving Role of Chicago Sky’s Ann Crosby – Chicago Magazine

When the Chicago Sky raise the banner marking the franchise’s first WNBA championship and seal it with a ring ceremony on May 24, Ann Crosby will see a dream come true — more than 15 years in the making.  “She started out strictly as a strength and conditioning coach,” says Michael Alter, owner of the … Read more

Sky High – Chicago Magazine

Kahleah Copper isn’t supposed to be here. The reigning WNBA Finals Most Valuable Player arrives at Soho House in the West Loop wearing a green-and-tan puffer vest, camo pants, and a pair of khaki Yeezy insulated boots that look built for some very cool and very cold space travel. “I told myself I would never … Read more

Candace Parker on why she returned to the Chicago Sky, and the value of telling her own story

If she’s being honest — something Candace Parker makes a point of doing these days — there were plenty of moments after the Chicago Sky (at Washington Mystics, Sunday, 3 p.m. ET, ABC) won the WNBA Championship last fall when she considered retiring. Parker’s wife, Anya Petrakova Parker, was pregnant with their first child together. … Read more

Chicago Sky’s Candace Parker, 36, oldest WNBA player to log triple-double

7:10 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Chicago forward/center Candace Parker has long prided herself in being a playmaker as a post player, and on Sunday, she became … Read more