February 2012

  • February 29, 2012

    My Fox Chicago: Sky Signs DePaul's Felicia Chester

    "Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today that the Chicago Sky have signed 6-3 forward Felicia Chester to a training camp contract. Per team policy, terms of the contract have not been released......."

    Chicago Tribune: Sky sign former DePaul star Chester

    "Former DePaul star Felicia Chester has signed a training-camp contract with the Chicago Sky, coach and general manager Pokey Chatman said Tuesday...."

    Our Sports Central: Sky Sign Former Depaul Standout Felicia Chester to Training Camp Contract

    "Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today that the Chicago Sky have signed 6-3 forward Felicia Chester to a training camp contract. ..."

    Red Eye Chicago: Sky sign former DePaul star Chester

    "Former DePaul star Felicia Chester has signed a training-camp contract with the Chicago Sky, coach and general manager Pokey Chatman said Tuesday...."

    Trib Local: Rahm Emanuel, but not Ann-Margret, to attend New Trier alumni ceremony

    "Michael Alter, class of 1979, founded the youth service organization City Year Chicago. He is also president of the commercial real estate firm The Alter Group and owner of the WNBA’s Chicago Sky....."

  • February 23, 2012

    Swish Appeal: Quick Analysis: Chicago Sky Sign Unrestricted Free Agent Ticha Penicheiro

    "It shouldn't be too hard for even casual women's basketball fans to figure out what the Chicago Sky gain from signing unrestricted free agent Ticha Penicheiro......"

    Chicago Tribune: Sky get veteran Penicheiro

    "The Sky have signed veteran point guard Ticha Penicheiro. Penicheiro spent the past two seasons with the Los Angeles Sparks......."

    WGN Tv: Sky get veteran Penicheiro

    "The Sky have signed veteran point guard Ticha Penicheiro........"

    Hoopfeed.com: A Dishin & Swishin Special: Pokey Chatman from Russia on the signing of Ticha Penichiero

    "Go ahead, just ask the Minnesota Lynx. Sure, you can have an extremely talented, young roster of players, and what will it get you? Not into the playoffs necessarily, never mind a title........."

    Our Sports Central: Sky's Swin Cash & Ruth Riley at NBA All-Star 2012

    "The Chicago Sky's Swin Cash & Ruth Riley will join other WNBA players to continue their long-standing commitment to social responsibility, community service and youth education at NBA All-Star 2012 in Orlando........."

  • February 22, 2012

    Our Sports Central: Chicago Sky Re-Signs Defensive Stopper Tamera Young

    "Chicago Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today that the team has re-signed Tamera Young for the 2012 season. Per team policy, terms of the contract have not been released....."

    My Fox Chicago: Sky Re-Sign Tamera Young

  • February 13, 2012

    Chicago Tribune: Sky's Fowles, Cash finalists for Olympic team

    "There's a strong Chicago flavor among the finalists for the 2012 U.S. Olympic women's basketball team announced Monday...."

    Daily Herald: US names 12-player women's Olympic basketball pool

    Transcript of an interview with: Jim Tooley, Geno Auriemma & Carol Callan

  • February 9, 2012

    Time Out Chicago Kids: Chicago Sky and the WNBA honor 40 years of Title IX

    "Happy 40th, Title IX! To celebrate the federal law mandating that schools give girls� athletic teams the same opportunities as boys�, last week the Chicago Sky WNBA team announced a season-long celebration with special ticket offers, game-day events and programs to promote girl power on local courts, field and rinks........"

  • February 8, 2012

    Red Eye Chicago: Scoring spark Shay Murphy re-signs with Sky

    "Shay Murphy, who provided a scoring boost off the bench for the Chicago Sky in 2011, has re-signed with the WNBA team for the 2012 season......."

    Chicago Tribune: Scoring spark Shay Murphy re-signs with Sky

    "Shay Murphy, who provided a scoring boost off the bench for the Chicago Sky in 2011, has re-signed with the WNBA team for the 2012 season...."

    lovewomensbasketball.com: Chicago Sky re-sign Shay Murphy

    "Chicago Sky have announced they have re-signed restricted free agent Shay Murphy....."

    Daily Herald: Veteran Murphy rejoins Chicago Sky

    Fox Chicago: Sky Sign Shay Murphyy

    "Chicago Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today that the team has re-signed Shay Murphy for the 2012 season. ......."

    OurSports Central: Sky Re-Sign Explosive Guard Shay Murphy

    "Chicago Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today that the team has re-signed Shay Murphy for the 2012 season. ......."

  • February 7, 2012

    Romeoville Patch: Pro Basketball Player is Real 'Pal' to R.C. Hill Students/a>

    "Carolyn Swords is a real pro. Oh sure, the Chicago Sky center is one of the top women�s professional basketball players in the world. ......"

    Fox Sports: Chicago Sky sign Ruth Riley

    "Former Olympic gold medalist and two-time WNBA champion Ruth Riley has signed with the Chicago Sky......"

    WGN: Sky acquire former Notre Dame center Riley

    "The Chicago Sky beefed up their front line Monday with the acquisition of 6-foot 5-inch, former Notre Dame center Ruth Riley....."

    Washington Post: Chicago Sky sign Olympic gold medalist, two-time WNBA champion Ruth Riley

    "Former Olympic gold medalist and two-time WNBA champion Ruth Riley has signed with the Chicago Sky....."

    Miami Herald: Sky sign Riley

    My San Antonio: Silver Stars centers Riley, Wauters catch on elsewhere

    "Ruth Riley and Ann Wauters, two unrestricted free-agent centers who last were seen playing with the Silver Stars, won't be with the local WNBA franchise this season....."

    Fox Chicago: Sky Signs Olympian Ruth Riley

    "Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today that the Chicago Sky have signed 6-5 center and Olympic Gold Medalist Ruth Riley, from the San Antonio Silver Stars....."

    SI.com: Two-time WNBA champ Ruth Riley signs with Chicago Sky

    "Former Olympic gold medalist and two-time WNBA champion Ruth Riley has signed with the Chicago Sky....."

    ESPN: Sky sign vet center Ruth Riley

    "The Chicago Sky signed veteran 6-foot-5 center and three-time WNBA champion Ruth Riley, the team announced on Monday....."

    News-Sentinel: Former Notre Dame star signs with Chicago

    "The hoop odyssey of Ruth Riley has landed in yet another, but a more familiar, locale...."

    Chicago Tribune: Sky acquire former Notre Dame center Riley

    "The Chicago Sky beefed up their front line Monday with the acquisition of 6-foot 5-inch, former Notre Dame center Ruth Riley..."

  • February 2, 2012

    Trib Local: R.C. Hill 5th graders find pro basketball player is a real �pal�

    "Carolyn Swords is a real pro. Oh sure, the Chicago Sky center is one of the top women�s professional basketball players in the world. But that�s not what we�re talking about. ..."

    Medill Reports: How far have we come since 1972? Title IX advocates say not far enough.

    "In 1972 gasoline was 55 cents a gallon, Kodak was the leader in personal photography with its $28 pocket camera � and very few girls got to play high school or college sports. . ..."

    RRSN: Sky Announce Season Long Initiative To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

    "In conjunction with National Girl's and Women in Sports Day, the Chicago Sky hosted a press conference at the Young Women's Leadership Charter School in Chicago announcing a season long initiative to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX. ..."

    Windy City Times: Sky basketball launches tribute to Title IX

    Chicago's ABC affiliate reports on the Chicago Sky annnouncing the organization's year-long initiative to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX, and includes an interview with Sky chairman Margret Stender about how sports have benefited from the legislation and how the Sky help to promote sports in the community.