ESPN2 to Air Tuesday Chicago Sky Game
announced it will broadcast the Tuesday, August 7 Chicago Sky vs. Indiana Fever WNBA
game at 7 p.m. CDT live from the UIC Pavilion. ESPN2 was scheduled to air the
Angeles game, but switched to the Eastern Conference
match up, because of the tight race for the last playoff spot.
Indiana Fever has clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth, and is playing
for home court advantage, trying to hold off a surging
Connecticut, which is only 1 1/2 games back.
The Sky trails the Washington Mystics by one game for the fourth and final
playoff spot, with five games to play in the regular season. The Mystics have a
tough west coast road trip this week, with games against Western
Sacramento, two games against Eastern Conference rival
Connecticut and one game against
New York. The Sky has games against Indiana,
and two big games against
which is also contending for the last Eastern Conference playoff spot.
Sky make the playoffs, the first game will be August 23 or 24 at UIC Pavilion.
Playoff tickets will go on sale on August 13.
Pam Ward will call the game. Carolyn Peck will be the color analyst and Heather
Cox will do sideline reporting.
vs. Fever game will not be broadcast on WTTW as originally scheduled.
Chicago Sky is the newest of 13 teams in the WNBA, the longest-running women’s
professional sports league in the world. The Sky celebrated it inaugural season
in 2006. For more information, visit www.chicagosky.net.