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Sky Drop Nail Biter In San Antonio, 79-78

May 27, 2016 - SAN ANTONIO- On Friday night, the Chicago Sky (1-4) returned to the court inside the AT&T Center taking on the San Antonio Stars (1-3) for the first time in the 2016 season. The Sky led by as many as 15 points in the second half but could not hold on as the Stars battled back in the fourth quarter to escape with a 79-78 victory. "We only turned it over two or three times in the second half," said Sky Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman. "But I thought when San Antonio attacked us, we... Full Story

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World Cup Champion Veljko Paunovic Receives Serbia's Highest Sporting Honor

May 27, 2016 - Chicago Fire head coach Veljko Paunovic has picked up yet another prestigious award in the wake of his historic run to the FIFA U-20 World Cup championship with the Serbian national team last summer. On Thursday, at a ceremony held in the National Assembly Hall in the Republic of Serbia, Paunovic was awarded his nation's highest sporting honor. The May Award, a recognition given annually to those who have garnered "outstanding achievements in the international arena and domestic sport," adds ... Full Story

Red-Hot Red Stars Host Sky Blue FC on Sunday

May 27, 2016 - Chicago, Ill. - Coming off arguably their best performance of the season in last week's 2-1 away win over Seattle Reign FC, the Chicago Red Stars are brimming with confidence this week as they've been preparing for the upcoming meeting with visiting Sky Blue FC. The clash at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, presented by Illinois Women's Soccer League (IWSL), will be the first home game in nearly a month for Head Coach Rory Dames's squad, which is riding a five-game unbeaten streak in National Women's ... Full Story

Bandits Agree to Terms with Turnier

May 27, 2016 - ROSEMONT - The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with 2016 second round selection Shelby Turnier, general manager Aaron M. Moore announced Friday. Turnier, who starred as a pitcher at the University of Central Florida, was the third pitcher selected in last month's NPF draft. "I am so thrilled to be able to continue playing the sport I love," said Turnier. "As an athlete, you dread the day your career will come to an end and I can't thank the Bandits organization en... Full Story

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May 29 WNBA Chicago at Dallas 4:30 p.m.
May 29 NWSL Sky Blue FC at Chicago 7:00 p.m.
May 28 AIF West Michigan at Chicago Cancelled
May 28 CIF Omaha at Chicago 8:00 p.m.
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