Sky fans are now closer to the action than ever

The Chicago Sky announced today the release of its official app for mobile devices. The free app, designed by Lucid Appeal, provides all the latest news, scores, game schedules, pictures and official content from Chicago's WNBA franchise, and is currently available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch in the App Store. Android users can download the app by clicking here.

With the easy to use app, Sky fans can access a wealth of information including live game stats, read up on all of the Sky's latest news and happenings, interact with other fans, and purchase game tickets all from their mobile device.

"We are very excited to offer our fans an easy way to stay connected with the Sky," said Chicago Sky president and CEO Adam Fox. "With the new mobile app, fans will not only be able to stay updated on our team and participate in the Sky community wherever they are, but they will also enjoy an enhanced game experience when they come to Allstate Arena or wherever they choose to watch the game."

Key features include:

Team information: The Sky's official player roster with up-to-date stats
The Schedule: The Sky's 2012 schedule including upcoming games and results of games already played
Social Wall: A compilation of all of the players and team's social media feeds in one central easy to follow location
Buy Tickets: A safe and secure mobile ticket center through TicketMaster.com
Sky Photos: A fun, regularly updated photo gallery of Sky players both on and off the court
Special offers: All of the latest promotions from the Chicago Sky
Events: When and where the next Sky game or outing will take place
Local attractions: The best places to eat, play and stay when visiting Allstate Arena

"We look forward to our new partnership with such a highly regarded and prestigious franchise within the WNBA," said Michael Zerah, Founder/CEO, Lucid Appeal. "At Lucid Appeal we plan on revolutionizing the way teams & brands interact with their fans; we couldn't be more excited to offer the Sky and its fan-base an engaging mobile app."

Lucid Appeal powers mobile apps for the world's top venues, teams, brands, businesses and athletes. You can start creating your own mobile app now by visiting www.lucidappeal.com.

Android users can download the official Chicago Sky app today by clicking here.