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  AIDS Run & Walk raises approximately $500K

Nearly 2,400 advocates, community partners, runners, walkers, volunteers, staff members and more gathered at Soldier Field on Oct. 2 for the 31st annual AIDS Run & Walk Chicago. The event raised approximately $500,000 (although online fundraising ...


 
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  Cubs, White Sox end seasons in different ways

The Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox ended their seasons in very different ways. —The Cubs (74-88) defeated the Cincinnati Reds (62-100) 15-2 in Ohio. Cincinnati lost seven of its last nine games to finish ...


 
Red-Stars-remove-Arnim-Whisler-from-board-of-directors

  Red Stars remove Arnim Whisler from board of directors

In the wake of a scathing investigation ("Report of the Independent Investigation to the U.S. Soccer Federation Concerning Allegations of Abusive Behavior and Sexual Misconduct in Women's Professional Soccer") conducted ...


 
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  Chicago Marathon adds non-binary division, albeit quietly

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon—taking place Sunday, Oct. 9, throughout the city—has quietly made a significant change this year. The race will hold a non-binary division for the first time ever, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. ...


 
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  Report finds systemic abuse in U.S. women's soccer

An independent investigation into the scandals that were revealed in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) last season found emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players, N ...


 
Russian-court-sets-Brittney-Griners-appeal-date

  Russian court sets Brittney Griner's appeal date

Brittney Griner's date in front of an appeals court has been set. ...


 
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  Red Stars clinch another playoff spot with latest win

The Chicago Red Stars clinched the final spot in the National Women's Soccer League playoffs with a 2-0 win over Angel City FC on Oct. 2. With the season-ending win, Chicago clinched a spot in the ...


 
Fire-to-celebrate-25th-anniversary-with-season-ender-against-New-England

  Fire to celebrate 25th anniversary with season-ender against New England

Chicago Fire FC will face the New England Revolution on Decision Day in the final match of the 2022 MLS regular season at SeatGeek Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 9. The kickoff against the Revolution is slated ...


 
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  Bears fall; Cubs and White Sox win

On Oct. 2 in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the Chicago Bears (2-2) lost to the New York Giants (3-1) 20-12 as the Monsters of the Midway failed to score a touchdown. The Bears' defense gave up ...


 
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  Cubs roll on; White Sox lose; NU's slide continues; Illinois surprises

The Chicago Cubs (72-86) are on a roll. As the regular season speeds toward ending, the North Siders defeated the Cincinnati Reds (60-98) 2-1 on Oct. 1 as Seiya Suzuki hit a tie-breaking solo homer in ...


 
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  WOMEN'S BASKETBALL U.S. team wins fourth straight FIBA gold medal

On Oct. 1, Team USA won a fourth consecutive World Cup gold and 11th overall behind an 83-61 victory over China in the final of the women's basketball tournament in Sydney in front of a pro-China ...


 
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  SPORTS Soccer legend leaves drug company; women's team in gold-medal game

Lesbian soccer legend Abby Wambach told ESPN that she intends to fully sever ties with a concussion drug company that is backed by former NFL quarterback Brett Favre and is at the center of a Mississippi ...


 
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  31st annual AIDS Run & Walk, with the theme 'Forward Together,' returns this weekend

The 31st annual AIDS Run & Walk returns to Chicago on Sunday, Oct. 2, in order to raise awareness about the disease and funds for the organizations that help people impacted by HIV/AIDS across the city. ...


 
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  Chicago Fire FC sign midfielder Federico Navarro to five-year contract

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Sept. 27, 2022) — Chicago Fire FC announced that the club has signed midfielder Federico Navarro to a new contract. Navarro is now under contract with the club through the 2027 season with a club ...


 
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  U.S. women earn 27th consecutive win at FIBA World Cup

Kelsey Plum scored 20 points, Chelsea Gray added 16 and the United States routed Bosnia and Herzegovina 121-59 on Sept. 27 to break the team record for consecutive wins at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup ...


 
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  SPORTS Chicago Red Stars fall; Cubs win; White Sox continue slide

The visiting Chicago Red Stars fell to the Portland Thorns 3-0 on Sept. 25. A brace from Morgan Weaver and a goal from Taylor Porter secured all three points for the Thorns, SBNation noted. The Thorns ...


 
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  SPORTS Bears beat Texans, former coach Lovie Smith

On Sept. 25 at Soldier Field, the Chicago Bears (2-1) defeated the Houston Texans (0-2-1)—and former Bears coach Lovie Smith—23-20. Roquan Smith set up Cairo Santos' 30-yard game-ending field goal ...


 
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  SPORTS Cubs, White Sox and NU all lose but Fire win

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Chicago Cubs (66-86) lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-96) 6-0 at PNC Park, snapping a four-game win streak. Pittsburgh's Johan Oviedo tied his career high with seven strikeouts in seven innings, ...


 
Sky-provide-update-regarding-the-FIBA-Womens-World-Cup

  Sky provide update regarding the FIBA Women's World Cup

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Sept. 23, 2022) — The 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup continued its Group Phase play in Sydney, with four Chicago Sky players taking action with their respective countries: Kahleah Copper (USA), Emma Meesseman and ...


 
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  Chicago Fire FC's Gabriel Slonina named to BODYARMOR's 22 Under 22 List for 2022

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Chicago Fire FC goalkeeper Gabriel "Gaga" Slonina was named to the MLSsoccer.com 22 Under 22, presented by BODYARMOR, the League announced today. The 18-year-old Homegrown comes in at fourth in the rankings. The voting panel was ...


 
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  Chicago Red Stars and VfL Wolfsburg Women launch strategic alliance

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, Ill. (Sept. 20, 2022) - The Chicago Red Stars and VfL Wolfsburg Women, of the German Frauen-Bundesliga, today launched a strategic alliance that will see the two clubs collaborate and coordinate technical and business resources ...


 
Chicago-Fire-FC-sign-midfielder-and-Chicago-native-Brian-Gutierrez-to-new-contract

  Chicago Fire FC sign midfielder and Chicago native Brian Gutierrez to new contract

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Chicago Fire FC announced that the club has signed homegrown midfielder Brian Gutierrez to a new four-year contract. Gutierrez, a Chicago native who was born in Berwyn, is now under contact with the club through the ...


 
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  SPORTS Las Vegas Aces take WNBA championship

On Sept. 18, the Las Vegas Aces beat the Connecticut Sun 78-71 to win the WNBA Finals 3-1—giving the city of Las Vegas its first major professional sports championship, ESPN reported. "We didn't like that feeling ...


 
SPORTS-Packers-beat-Bears-again-White-Sox-win-while-Cubs-lose

  SPORTS Packers beat Bears (again); White Sox win while Cubs lose

On Sept. 18, the Chicago Bears (1-1) lost to their hated archrival, the Green Bay Packers (1-1), 27-10 in Wisconsin in front of a national audience. Aaron Jones rushed for 132 yards and a touchdown and ...


 
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  LOCAL SPORTS Soccer teams fall; MLB teams have mixed results; NU stunned

Sept. 17 was a down day for most of Chicago's sports teams. —At Soldier Field, the Chicago Fire FC (9-15-8, 35 points) fell 3-2 to Charlotte FC (12-17-2, 38 points). With the loss, the Fire were ...


 
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  Biden meets with Brittney Griner's wife

On Sept. 16, President Joe Biden met with Cherelle Griner, wife of Brittney Griner, and reassured her that he is working to gain the WNBA star's freedom, ESPN reported. Biden sat down in the Oval Office ...


 
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  Sky's Parker named to All-WNBA First Team

The Chicago Sky's Candace Parker was named to the 2022 All-WNBA First Team. This is Parker's seventh time being named to the All-WNBA First Team, previously being named in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2020. ...


 
IHSA-to-make-history-when-two-Black-women-football-coaches-face-off

  IHSA to make history when two Black women football coaches face off

When DuSable and Fenger high schools face off on the football field on Thursday, Sept. 15, the game will make IHSA (Illinois High School Association) history. Fenger's Jouscelyn Mayfield and DuSable's Konesha Rhea will be the ...


 
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  Cubs sweep one of MLB's top teams; White Sox lose; Red Stars rout Current

The Chicago Cubs (61-82) won't be in the playoffs, but they're relishing their role as spoiler. The Cubs defeated the New York Mets (89-55) 6-3 in New York to sweep one of the top teams in ...


 
NBA-team-criticizes-players-anti-gay-video

  NBA team criticizes player's anti-gay video

The NBA team the Minnesota Timberwolves said in a statement it was "disappointed" in guard Anthony Edwards for anti-gay comments he made in an Instagram video, ESPN reported. "We are disappointed in the language and actions ...


 
Fire-FC-falls-to-CF-Montreal-Cubs-and-White-Sox-win

  Fire FC falls to CF Montreal; Cubs and White Sox win

On Sept. 13, the Chicago Fire FC (9-14-8) fell 3-2 to CF Montreal (17-9-5) at Stade Saputo. Chicago's three-game unbeaten run (1-0-2) was snapped. Designated player Xherdan Shaqiri converted two penalty kicks on the night, but ...


 
Bears-start-season-with-win-Chicagos-MLB-teams-fall

  Bears start season with win; Chicago's MLB teams fall

=In the middle of a swirling rainstorm, the Chicago Bears (1-0) started their season on the right foot by defeating the visiting—and heavily favored—San Francisco 49ers (0-1) 19-10 on Sept. 11. The Bears erased a 10-point ...


 
Chicago-Fire-continue-unbeaten-streak-White-Sox-win-but-Cubs-lose

  Chicago Fire continue unbeaten streak; White Sox win but Cubs lose

Chicago Fire FC (9-13-8, 35 points) defeated Inter Miami CF (10-13-6, 36 points) 3-1 at SeatGeek Stadium on Sept. 10 as the club celebrated its annual Kick Childhood Cancer match. Jhon Duran (who's all of 18 ...


 
Red-Stars-score-tie-with-OL-Reign-Rapinoe-White-Sox-Cubs-win

  Red Stars score tie with OL Reign, Rapinoe; White Sox, Cubs win

On Sept. 9, the Chicago Red Stars scored a 2-2 tie with the OL Reign (and onetime Red Stars player Megan Rapinoe) in Seattle. In a back-and-forth contest, Chicago's Ella Stevens and Danielle Colaprico found the ...


 
Chicago-Sky-bounced-out-of-playoffs

  Chicago Sky bounced out of playoffs

There will be a new WNBA champion this year. Even with home-court advantage, the defending champion Chicago Sky couldn't quite take the next step to the WNBA finals as they fell to the Connecticut Sun 72-63 ...


 
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  Blackhawks single-game tickets to go on sale Sept. 14 [UPDATE]

The Chicago Blackhawks announced single-game tickets for the team's 2022-23 regular-season home games at the United Center will go on sale on Wed., Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. to the general public. The team will also ...


 
Sky-lose-big-in-playoffs-Cubs-win-but-White-Sox-are-shut-out

  Sky lose big in playoffs; Cubs win but White Sox are shut out

On Sept. 6, the Chicago Sky were hoping to wrap up their semifinal series with the Connecticut Sun with a win. However, the Sun had other plans. In a game Chicago never led, Connecticut crushed the ...


 
Chicago-Sky-take-2-1-lead-in-WNBA-semifinals

  Chicago Sky take 2-1 lead in WNBA semifinals

At Mohegan Sun Arena on Sept. 4, the Chicago Sky defeated the Connecticut Sun 76-72 to take a two-to-one lead in their best-of-five series. Candace Parker (16 points and 11 rebounds) recorded her 27th career playoff ...


 
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  WORLD India ruling, Hong Kong dismissal, fatal attack, Mr. Gay Europe

In India, a Supreme Court ruling affirmed that same-sex couples and other non-traditional families are entitled to social benefits—a decision that stands in stark contrast to recent moves by Singapore to exclude LGBTQ+ people from the ...


 
Fire-settle-for-another-tie-Cease-almost-gets-no-hitter-Cubs-fall

  Fire settle for another tie; Cease almost gets no-hitter; Cubs fall

On Sept. 3 in Ohio, the Chicago Fire FC settled for a 0-0 draw with the Columbus Crew. Chicago Fire FC Head Coach Ezra Hendrickson said of goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, "He came up with another great ...


 
Serena-Williams-remarkable-career-likely-over-after-US-Open-loss

  Serena Williams' remarkable career likely over after US Open loss

After a career that includes a modern-day record 23 Grand Slam titles, tennis legend Serena Williams likely played her last match after a three-hour, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1 loss to Australian player Ajla Tomljanovic in the ...


 
Chicago-Sky-prepare-for-game-three-of-semis-Fire-settle-for-draw

  Chicago Sky prepare for game three of semis; Fire settle for draw

The defending WNBA champions the Chicago Sky will travel to Uncasville, Connecticut for Game 3 and Game 4 of the WNBA semifinals against the Connecticut Sun. Game 3 is on Sunday, Sept. 4, at 12 p.m. ...


 
Chicago-Fire-offer-free-transportation-options-for-Columbus-Cincinnati

  Chicago Fire offer free transportation options for Columbus, Cincinnati

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Aug/ 29, 2022) — Chicago Fire FC announced transportation options for season ticket holders and fans to attend two upcoming Fire away matches. Free round-trip bus rides will be available for the Fire's road match ...


 
Sky-lose-Game-1-vs-Sun-Cubs-and-White-Sox-both-fall

  Sky lose Game 1 vs. Sun; Cubs and White Sox both fall

At Wintrust Arena on Aug. 28, the defending-champion Chicago Sky fell to the Connecticut Sun 68-63 in the WNBA semifinals. It was a season low for points for Chicago. The teams are playing against each other ...


 
Aaron-Rodgers-said-he-intentionally-misled-public-about-vaccination-status

  Aaron Rodgers said he intentionally misled public about vaccination status

Appearing on Joe Rogan's podcast Aug. 27, Aaron Rodgers—the quarterback of Chicago Bears archrival the Green Bay Packers—admitted to misleading the media about his COVID-19 vaccination status last season, CNN ...


 
Red-Stars-Fire-FC-NU-football-baseball-teams

  Red Stars, Fire FC, NU football, baseball teams

In an impressive performance, the visiting Chicago Red Stars routed Racing Louisville FC 4-0 on Aug. 27. Yuki Nagasato and Mallory Pugh scored two goals each for Chicago; in fact, one of Pugh's goals occurred just ...


 
Chicago-Fire-FC-Dawn-to-host-Aug-31-volunteer-community-event-at-Greater-Chicago-Food-Depository

  Chicago Fire FC, Dawn to host Aug. 31 volunteer community event at Greater Chicago Food Depository

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (August 25, 2022) — Chicago Fire FC will host a volunteer event, alongside dish-liquid company Dawn® at the Greater Chicago Food Depository Club on Wed., Aug. 31, at the Greater Chicago Food Depository, 4100 W. ...


 
Chicago-Sky-advance-to-semifinals-coach-gets-honor

  Chicago Sky advance to semifinals; coach gets honor

Kahleah Copper and Allie Quigley each scored 15 points as the Chicago Sky defeated the New York Liberty 90-71 in Brooklyn—allowing Chicago to advance to the WNBA ...


 
Pro-LGBTQ-organization-You-Can-Play-hit-with-allegations-of-transphobia-abuse-

  Pro-LGBTQ+ organization You Can Play hit with allegations of transphobia, abuse

The pro-LGBTQ+ sports organization You Can Play—with aims "to challenge the culture of locker rooms and spectator areas by developing a culture of respect, in every player, coach and fan," per its website—has been accused of ...


 
Dennis-Rodman-planning-to-visit-Russia-for-Brittney-Griner-

  Dennis Rodman planning to visit Russia for Brittney Griner

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman is reportedly planning to visit Russia to help imprisoned WNBA player Brittney Griner, NBC News reported. "I got permission to go to Russia to help that girl," Rodman told NBC News ...


 
SPORTS-Red-Stars-routed-Cubs-win-in-11-White-Sox-also-win

  SPORTS Red Stars routed; Cubs win in 11; White Sox also win

The Chicago Red Stars fall to the North Carolina Courage 4-0 on Aug. 20. Despite the loss the Red Stars still find themselves in playoff contention, hanging on to the sixth spot on the National Women's ...


 
WORLD-Trans-activist-COVID-surveys-Michael-Sam-Saudi-Arabian-sisters

  WORLD Trans activist, COVID surveys, Michael Sam, Saudi Arabian sisters

Some people in London, Ontario, Canada's LGBTQ+ community reacted strongly to how a popular trans activist was treated by London Police Services earlier this month, CBC reported. Clara Sorrenti, 28, known as Keffals on the online ...


 
SPORTS-Sky-exact-revenge-stretch-series-to-three-games

  SPORTS Sky exact revenge, stretch series to three games

The Chicago Sky certainly didn't panic Aug. 20. Playing at Wintrust Arena and facing elimination, the Chicago Sky paved the way to a third and deciding game by defeating the New York Liberty 100-62—the largest margin ...


 
Utah-judge-halts-law-banning-trans-girls-from-playing-on-girls-sports-teams

  Utah judge halts law banning trans girls from playing on girls' sports teams

In Utah, transgender kids will not be subjected to sports-participation limits at the start of the upcoming school year after Judge Keith Kelly delayed the implementation of a statewide ban passed earlier this year, WGEM reported. ...


 
Sky-stumble-in-playoffs-Cubs-win-but-White-Sox-lose

  Sky stumble in playoffs; Cubs win but White Sox lose

On Aug. 17, the Chicago Sky relinquished a late lead—and are now facing elimination from the playoffs. The defending WNBA champions fell to the New York Liberty 98-91 at Wintrust Arena as the seventh seed scored ...


 
In-a-first-gold-medal-Olympian-comes-out-as-transgender

  In a first, gold-medal Olympian comes out as transgender

During the Aug. 16 opening address of the international LGBTQ+ rugby competition The Bingham Cup, taking place in the Canadian capital of Ottawa through Aug. 21, Ellia Green came out as trans—and is the first Olympian ...


 
Skaters-from-Chicago-BIPOC-queer-collective-froSkate-release-Nike-SB-shoe

  Skaters from Chicago BIPOC queer collective froSkate release Nike SB shoe

Members of froSkate—an organization dedicated to creating safe spaces for BIPOC queer skateboarders—recently became the first Black women to design a colorful sneaker with Nike SB, and the shoe was recently released. Two of froSkate's le ...


 
Gay-NFL-player-to-rejoin-Tampa-Bay-

  Gay NFL player to rejoin Tampa Bay

Super Bowl contender the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed defensive end Carl Nassib—pro football's first openly gay, active player—bringing him back to where he delivered two of his most productive seasons, NBC News reported. Last year, Nassib ...


 
Brittney-Griner-appealing-conviction

  Brittney Griner appealing conviction

Russian news agencies have reported that attorneys for U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner have filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, according to PBS Newshour. Griner, an eight-time all-star center with ...


 
10th-biennial-Bingham-Cup-taking-place-through-Aug-21

  10th biennial Bingham Cup taking place through Aug. 21

The LGBTQ+ rugby tournament known as the Mark Kendall Bingham Memorial Tournament—or the Bingham Cup—is taking place in Ottawa, Canada, through Sunday, Aug. 21. According to a press release, "The Bingham Cup is the largest amateur ...


 
Sky-snag-2-seed-in-playoffs-Red-Stars-Cubs-fall-White-Sox-win

  Sky snag #2 seed in playoffs; Red Stars, Cubs fall; White Sox win

In Phoenix's Footprint Center, the Chicago Sky (26-10) defeated the Mercury (15-21) 82-67 on Aug. 14 in WNBA action to end the regular season on a high note. By winning, the Sky—the defending champions—secured the number-two ...


 
Chicago-Fire-FC-fall-Cubs-White-Sox-both-win

  Chicago Fire FC fall; Cubs, White Sox both win

In Chester, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 13, the Chicago Fire FC fell to the Philadelphia Union 4-1. The away defeat snapped the Fire's five-game unbeaten run, including consecutive away wins, as the team moved three points below ...


 
Cubs-win-Field-of-Dreams-game-White-Sox-Sky-lose-

  Cubs win 'Field of Dreams' game; White Sox, Sky lose

In the "Field of Dreams" game on Aug. 11, the Chicago Cubs (46-65) defeated the Cincinnati Reds (44-67) 4-2 in Dyersville, Iowa. True to the nature of the classic 1989 movie, the game was played by ...


 
Sky-lose-historic-game-Cubs-fall-White-Sox-split

  Sky lose historic game; Cubs fall; White Sox split

In what was openly lesbian WNBA legend Sue Bird's final regular-season game against the Chicago Sky (25-9), things certainly were memorable for her and the Seattle Storm (21-13). The Storm defeated the Sky 111-100 at Wintrust ...


 
Sky-Red-Stars-Fire-and-White-Sox-all-win-Cubs-do-not

  Sky, Red Stars, Fire and White Sox all win; Cubs do not

The Chicago Sky (25-8) extended their franchise record with their 25th victory, defeating the Connecticut Sun (22-11) 94-91 on Aug. 7 at Wintrust Arena in a game that was nationally televised on ABC. Courtney Vandersloot led ...


 
WORLD-Zelensky-French-position-UK-drag-queen-shows-triathlons

  WORLD Zelensky, French position, UK drag-queen shows, triathlons

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed he will ask Ukraine's government to look into legalizing same-sex marriage after the war with Russia ends, PinkNews reported. Ukraine's constitution defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Last ...


 
Sky-Cubs-and-White-Sox-all-win

  Sky, Cubs and White Sox all win

The Chicago Sky (24-8) defeated the Washington Mystics (20-13) 93-83 at Wintrust Arena on Aug. 5. The Sky tied a franchise record with 24 wins in a single season—a record set during the 2013 WNBA regular ...


 
Brittney-Griner-found-guilty-sentenced-to-nine-years

  Brittney Griner found guilty, sentenced to nine years

On Aug. 4, a Russian court found out WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of drug smuggling and possession charges—and sentenced her to nine years in prison. The widely expected verdict came after a monthlong trial ...


 
The-Chicago-Sky-launch-The-Net-A-Mental-Health-Initiative

  The Chicago Sky launch The Net: A Mental Health Initiative

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Aug. 3, 2022)—As issues of mental health make headlines in sport—and women's sports in particular—the WNBA championship team Chicago Sky launched "The Net," (A Network of Mental Health Support in ...


 
Cubs-keep-Contreras-Happ-White-Sox-win-Sky-lose

  Cubs keep Contreras, Happ; White Sox win; Sky lose

In the wake of a 6-0 loss at the St. Louis Cardinals (55-48) on Aug. 2, the Chicago Cubs (41-61) did not trade catcher Willson Contreras or outfielder Ian Happ, WGN-TV noted. Both were listed in ...


 
Chicago-Skys-James-Wade-named-WNBA-Coach-of-the-Month-for-second-straight-time

  Chicago Sky's James Wade named WNBA Coach of the Month for second straight time

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Aug. 2, 2022)—Chicago Sky General Manager/Head Coach James Wade has been selected as the WNBA Coach of the Month for July, the league announced. This is the second month in a row Wade has won ...


 
Courtney-Vandersloot-named-WNBA-Eastern-Conference-Player-of-the-Week

  Courtney Vandersloot named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—The Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot was named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week, the league announced. This marks the second time this season and eighth time in Vandersloot's 12-year career to receive the honor. Vandersloo ...


 
Vandersloot-reaches-mark-in-Sky-win-MLB-teams-split

  Vandersloot reaches mark in Sky win; MLB teams split

Courtney Vandersloot dished out 12 assists—passing Lindsay Whalen to become number three all-time on the WNBA assists list—as the Sky (23-7) edged the Connecticut Sun (20-10) 95-92 in overtime at Mohegan Sun Arena on July 31. ...


 
WORLD-Cuban-referendum-Gay-Games-Berlin-attacks-Indian-trans-men

  WORLD Cuban referendum, Gay Games, Berlin attacks, Indian trans men

Cuba's parliament announced that the country will hold a referendum on the legalization of same-sex marriage and surrogate parenthood, Deutsche Welle reported. The referendum on the new family law is scheduled to be held Sunday, Sept. ...


 
Lesbian-fighter-Amanda-Nunes-recaptures-UFC-title

  Lesbian fighter Amanda Nunes recaptures UFC title

On July 30, Amanda Nunes—a Brazilian lesbian who's considered one of the best mixed martial-arts fighters of all time—recaptured the UFC women's bantamweight title from Julianna Pena in a match in Dallas' American Airlines Center, ES ...


 





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