On June 26, the Chicago Sky (13-5) defeated the Minnesota Lynx (5-14) 88-85 at Wintrust Arena.
The matchup was the 23rd head-to-head meeting between the Sky's Candace Parker and the Lynx's Sylvia Fowlesthe No. 1 overall and No. 2 overall picks in the 2008 Draft, respectively. Interestingly, Parker passed Sylvia Fowles for 21st on the all-time steals list, with 479 at 6:10 in the second quarter while playing against Fowles.
Courtney Vandersloot led the Sky with 18 points.
The Sky will stay at home to play the Connecticut Sun on Wed., June 29. The tipoff is at 11 a.m. CT and will air on NBA TV, Marquee Sports Network and NESN.
In Missouri, the Chicago Cubs (28-46) edged the St. Louis Cardinals (41-34) 6-5 on June 26.
The Cubs scored six unanswered runs, erasing an early deficit to pull off the win in 10 innings at Busch Stadium, MLB.com noted. Willson Contreraswho will continue to be the focal point of trade rumors as he closes in on a third All-Star noddelivered the go-ahead hit in the final frame.
The North Siders next play a three-game series against Cincinnati starting Tuesday, June 28.
In Chicago, the White Sox (34-37) beat the Baltimore Orioles (34-40) 4-3 on June 26 to prevent a four-game sweep.
The White Sox's Dylan Cease struck out a career-high 13 over seven innings while Gavin Sheets homered.
The South Siders now travel to Los Angeles for a series with the Angels starting Monday, June 27.