March 2012

  • March 31, 2012

    Chicago Tribune: Parker, Fowles, Cash make Olympic squad

    "Former Naperville Central star Candace Parker, Sylvia Fowles and Swin Cash of the Sky and former Stevenson star Tamika Catchings of the Indiana Fever will give the U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team a Chicago flavor....."

    Our Sports Central: Cash and Fowles Announced as Members of 2012 Olympic Team

    "The Chicago Sky's Sylvia Fowles and Swin Cash were announced today as part of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team......."

    Glencoe News: Maggie Lyon celebrated at the Winnetka McDonald's

  • March 30, 2012

    All Africa: Final Four Preview: Connecticut-Notre Dame

    "It doesn’t matter how long you've been out of college, you never forget your alma mater. With the Women’s Final Four tipping off April 1, many WNBA players will have a clear rooting interest as the colleges they once so proudly represented battle it out for a National Championship....."

    WNBA.com: South Sudan: Nets for Relief as Refugees Flee

    "A center for Chicago Sky in the WNBA, Ruth Riley, has worked with Nothing But Nets since the campaign launched in 2006. She has travelled to Angola, Mali and Nigeria to distribute bed nets......"

  • March 29, 2012

    Manchester Evening News: USA superstar Swin Cash is backing Great Britain’s women

    "USA superstar Swin Cash believes Great Britain’s women can punch above their weight this summer....."

    MVP: CASH FOR GOLD AS USA EYE LONDON

    "Swin Cash would love to go for her second Olympic gold medal in London this summer. But she’s not tempted to call USA head coach Geno Auriemma for the inside track on her potential selection...."

    Gonzaga Bulletin: No reason to hang heads

    "How do you replace Courtney Vandersloot, and the career 2,000 points and 1,000 assists that left with her to the Chicago Sky?..."

  • March 28, 2012

    US aims to score big with sports diplomacy program

    "Former NBA player Sam Perkins and current WNBA player Swintayla "Swin" Cash will be in Britain until March 29 to "lead basketball clinics and start a dialogue with young people in Tower Hamlets and Hackney," the State Department said in a statement......"

    MarketWatch: Malaria Takes Center Stage and Center Court as Americans Rally to Save Lives in South Sudan

    "Broadway shows in many Nederlander theaters across the U.S. are fundraising, while NBA star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and WNBA star Ruth Riley of the Chicago Sky are raising awareness to help Nothing But Nets reach this goal as quickly as possible......."

    U.S. Department of State: In Olympic Year, U.S. Department of State, National Basketball Association Partner to Engage Underserved Youth Worldwide

    "Today in London – the host city of the 2012 Olympic Games – the U.S. Department of State and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a joint effort that will send current and former professional basketball players from the NBA and the WNBA to engage underserved youth both on the basketball court and within their communities in 10 countries......"

  • March 22, 2012

    Trib Local: Family, Teammates and Friends Gathered to Celebrate Maggie Lyon at the Winnetka McDonald's

    "Maggie Lyon of New Trier was at the Winnetka McDonald’s on Monday, March 19th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. where family, teammates and friends gathered to celebrate her achievement......"

  • March 15, 2012

    Daily Herald : Sky trades draft pick for 6-4 Serbian forward

    Chicago Tribune: Sky acquire Serbian forward Petrovic

    "The re-shuffling of the Chicago Sky continues as the team announced the acquisition of Serbian forward Sonja Petrovic on Wednesday....."

    Our Sports Central: Sky Aquire 6'4" Forward Sonja Petrovic

    " Chicago Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today the acquisition of Serbian forward Sonja Petrovic in a deal that sent a 2013 second round draft pick to San Antonio......"

    My Fox Chicago: Sky Acquire Serbian Petrovic

    " Chicago Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today the acquisition of Serbian forward Sonja Petrovic in a deal that sent a 2013 second round draft pick to San Antonio......."

    PR Newswire: Fan Perspective: Commission to End Hunger and Share Our Strength Launch Illinois No Kid Hungry Campaign

    " .......With Illinois Deputy Governor Cristal Thomas, Chicago Sky Center Ruth Riley and elementary students in attendance, the partners unveiled recommendations and a plan to connect Illinois kids to nutritious meals where they live, learn and play...."

    Yahoo Sports: Fan Perspective: Chicago Sky’s Offseason Moves Look to Make Them Winners

    " I also had been wondering specifically how my other Chicago team, the Chicago Sky , was going to approach this season. More importantly how would their "approach" help them against the league this year? After all, last year did not work out well........"

  • March 14, 2012

    Chicago Tribune: Sky wants to 'Cash' in with Swin Cash
    WGN TV: Sky wants to 'Cash' in with Swin Cash

    "Veteran forward brings winning ways to town...."

    9 News: Mathew Knowles sings to granddaughter Blue Ivy
    TheInsider.com: Beyonce's Dad Opens Up About Blue Ivy

    ""If she wants to be a basketball player I already own a WNBA team (he's an owner of the Chicago Sky team)...."

  • March 7, 2012

    Full Court: Tamera Young: On Her Grind

    "Q&A with the Sky’s defensive stopper: Tamera's consistent effort, especially on the defensive end of the floor, was quite impressive throughout the season. Her energy is infectious, and was key in her averaging nearly 8ppg. She brings a blue collar mentality that doesn't always show up on a stat sheet, but is instrumental in a team's success...."

  • March 2, 2012

    Daily Herald: There's a lot to like about the Sky's acquisitions

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