Windy City Media Group Frontpage News


home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2022-08-31



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

This article shared 542 times since Mon Aug 8, 2022
facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email

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 the team with 20 points while Candace Parker had 12 rebounds.

The sky led 31-14 after the first quarter but the Sun bounced right back to make the score 50-46 at halftime.

The Sky remain at home and will play the Seattle Storm on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. The game—which will be the Storm's Sue Bird's last regular-season game against the Sky—will air on NBA TV, The U, FOX 13 and TSN.

—On Aug. 7, the Chicago Red Stars beat New Jersey/New York Gotham FC 2-0 at SeatGeek Stadium.

Orland Park native Tatumn Milazzo started the scoring for the Red Stars in the first half, and rookie Ava Cook added a goal of her own in the second half off of a free kick from Mallory Pugh.

The Red Stars will next take on Angel City FC on Sunday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. CT at Band of California Stadium.

—On Aug. 6 (Saturday), the Chicago Fire FC (8-10-6) earned their second-consecutive victory on the road, defeating Charlotte FC 3-2 (9-13-2) at Bank of America Stadium.

Two goals by forward Kacper Przybyłko led the way as the victory propelled the team above the playoff line and stretched the team's unbeaten run to five matches.

The victory marked the first time the Fire has won four games during a five-game unbeaten run since June 10-July 5, 2017.

Chicago will travel to face Eastern Conference rival Philadelphia Union on Saturday, Aug. 13. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. CT, the match will be televised on WGN-TV and CF97 Live, and transmitted locally in Spanish on TUDN 1200 AM.

—On Aug. 7, the Chicago White Sox (55-53) beat the host Texas Rangers (48-60) 8-2 in MLB action.

According to ESPN, Andrew Vaughn had a two-run home run among his three hits, Luis Robert hit a two-run double and AJ Pollock had two doubles as the team had 15 hits total.

The White Sox pulled within two games of first-place Minnesota in the AL Central and remained three games behind in the wild-card race.

The team played without All-Star shortstop Tim Anderson, who began serving a two-game suspension for making contact with plate umpire Nick Mahrley during an argument on July 29.

The White Sox next visit the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

—The Chicago Cubs (43-64) became the only pro sports team to fall on Aug. 7, losing to the Miami Marlins (49-59) at Wrigley Field.

In winning, Miami prevented a three-game sweep.

On Aug. 8, the Cubs will open a three-game series against the visiting Washington Nationals (36-74), one of the few teams to have a worse record than the North Siders.

This article shared 542 times since Mon Aug 8, 2022
facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


Gay News

SPORTS Cubs, White Sox and NU all lose but Fire win 2022-09-25
- 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, ...

Gay News

Sky provide update regarding the FIBA Women's World Cup 2022-09-23
-- 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 ...

Gay News

Chicago Fire FC's Gabriel Slonina named to BODYARMOR's 22 Under 22 List for 2022 2022-09-22
-- From a press release - CHICAGO—Chicago Fire FC goalkeeper Gabriel "Gaga" Slonina was named to the 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 ...

Gay News

Chicago Red Stars and VfL Wolfsburg Women launch strategic alliance 2022-09-20
-- 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 ...

Gay News

Chicago Fire FC sign midfielder and Chicago native Brian Gutierrez to new contract 2022-09-20
-- 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 ...

Gay News

SPORTS Las Vegas Aces take WNBA championship 2022-09-19
- 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 ...

Gay News

SPORTS Packers beat Bears (again); White Sox win while Cubs lose 2022-09-19
- 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 ...

Gay News

LOCAL SPORTS Soccer teams fall; MLB teams have mixed results; NU stunned 2022-09-18
- 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 ...

Gay News

Biden meets with Brittney Griner's wife 2022-09-17
- 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 ...

Gay News

Sky's Parker named to All-WNBA First Team 2022-09-16
- 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. ...

Gay News

IHSA to make history when two Black women football coaches face off 2022-09-15
- 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 ...

Gay News

Cubs sweep one of MLB's top teams; White Sox lose; Red Stars rout Current 2022-09-15
- 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 ...

Gay News

NBA team criticizes player's anti-gay video 2022-09-14
- 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 ...

Gay News

Fire FC falls to CF Montreal; Cubs and White Sox win 2022-09-14
- 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 ...

Gay News

Bears start season with win; Chicago's MLB teams fall 2022-09-12
- =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 ...


Copyright © 2022 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.







About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Advanced Search     
Windy City Queercast      Queercast Archives     
Press  Releases      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast      Blogs     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam     
Privacy Policy     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.