Chicago ties the franchise record with 24 regular-season wins

CHICAGO — Kahleah Copper scored 19 points, Allie Quigley added 18 points and the Chicago Sky beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 93-83 on Friday night. Chicago (24-8) tied a franchise record for most regular-season wins, last done by the 2013 team. The Sky have a two-game lead over second-place Las Vegas with four games to … Read more

Ross stays open to Hendricks, Heyward returns this season

With nothing at stake for the Cubs the rest of the way, there doesn’t appear to be much need for pitcher Kyle Hendricks or outfielder Jason Heyward to return from injuries. But manager David Ross didn’t want to rule it out. “I hope (they’re not done for the season), to be honest with you,” Ross … Read more

Stewart, Seattle set for matchup with Washington

Seattle Storm (19-11, 8-6 Western Conference) at Washington Mystics (18-11, 9-6 Eastern Conference) Washington; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Breanna Stewart leads Seattle into a matchup against Washington. Stewart leads the WNBA in scoring with 20.8 points per game. The Mystics have gone 9-5 in home games. Washington ranks eighth in the WNBA with … Read more

Cubs finish draft with pitchers of all backgrounds

The Cubs’ heavy emphasis on pitching continued through the third and final day of the MLB Draft. The final position count was 16 pitchers (14 right-handers and two lefties), two outfield, one shortstop and one catcher. Scouting director Dan Kantrovitz projected the team will be able to sign around 18 or 19 of the players … Read more

Cubs storm back for hard-fought 6-5 win over Red Sox

Four-and five-run deficits are awfully tough to come back from in the major leagues. Sure, the Dodgers, Mets, Yankees and Astros will pull them off now and again. But bottom-tier teams are normally dead and buried when facing such a hole. That hasn’t been the case with the Cubs, however, as manager David Ross’ squad … Read more

Wolves beat Stockton 3-0, advance to Calder Cup Final

The Chicago Wolves have enjoyed quite a bit of success in their nearly 30 years of existence. Winners of four league championships (two IHL and two AHL) as well as more than 1,100 regular-season games the Wolves are consistently one of the country’s most successful minor-league franchises. History works both ways, though. So while these … Read more

White Sox edge Cubs, but lose Anderson to injury

Even with all the bad news the White Sox have endured this season, things got worse Sunday. Shortstop Tim Anderson had to be helped off the field in the fifth inning after suffering a right groin strain. Manager Tony La Russa said Anderson is headed to the injured list “for sure.” “It was devastating,” third … Read more

Indiana takes on Chicago, seeks to stop 4-game skid

Indiana Fever (2-6, 1-5 Eastern Conference) at Chicago Sky (3-2, 2-0 Eastern Conference) Chicago; Tuesday, 8 pm EDT BOTTOM LINE: Indiana enters the matchup with Chicago after losing four in a row. Chicago went 6-10 at home and 10-5 in Eastern Conference action during the 2021-22 season. The Sky averaged 83.3 points per game while … Read more

Cubs teammates accomplish rare feat to snap losing streak

Patrick Wisdom held up reporters gathering around his locker so he could change out of his jersey and into a “Schwisdom” T-shirt. The two Cubs long-haul major leaguers accomplished a rare feat, hitting back-to-back home runs on consecutive days. Frank Schwindel followed Wisdom in Sunday’s eighth inning to give the Cubs a much-needed 5-4 victory … Read more