Sky surges to beat the Sun

Epiphanny Prince scored a game-high 20 points, along with six assists and four rebounds, as the Chicago Sky surged in the second half to beat the Connecticut Sun, 82-66.

Hartley, Meesseman lead Mystics past Sky

Bria Hartley scored 16 points to help the Washington Mystics end a three-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Sky 72-65 in a Wednesday matinee.

Chicago's Sylvia Fowles voted top WNBA defensive player

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Sylvia Fowles of the Chicago Sky was named the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, the team said.
U.S. women roll into basketball semis

U.S. women roll into basketball semis

LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Maya Moore had four of the United States' 15 steals Tuesday in a defensive show that put the Americans in the Olympic semifinals with a 91-48 win over Canada.

U.S. team named for Olympic women's hoops

COLORADO SPRINGS, March 30 (UPI) -- Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi were named to their third U.S. Olympic women's basketball team Friday.

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Catchings voted WNBA's most valuable

Catchings voted WNBA's most valuable

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Indiana forward Tamika Catchings, who guided the Fever to the second-best record in the league this season, was voted the WNBA's most valuable player.
Catchings gets WNBA's top-defender award

Catchings gets WNBA's top-defender award

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Indiana forward Tamika Catchings was named the WNBA's Defensive Player of the Year for a record fourth time, the league said Monday.
Another easy win for American women

Another easy win for American women

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Tina Thompson scored 13 points during a 23-point, first-period run Monday and the United States went on to crush China 108-63 in women's Olympic basketball.

USA women rout Czech Republic

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The United States survived a sluggish start Saturday and routed the Czech Republic 97-57 on the first day of the Olympic women's basketball tournament.

Candace Parker top WNBA draft pick

PALM HARBOR, Fla., April 9 (UPI) -- Tennessee forward Candace Parker was the first player chosen Wednesday in the 2008 WNBA Draft.

Tennessee's Parker wins women's Naismith

TAMPA, Fla., April 7 (UPI) -- Candace Parker of Tennessee won the 2008 Naismith Trophy Monday as the Atlanta Tipoff Club's women's college basketball player of the year.

COL BKB (W): Tennessee 47, LSU 46

TAMPA, Fla., April 7 (UPI) -- Alexis Hornbuckle's put-back shot with 0.7 seconds to play gave Tennessee a 47-46 win over LSU Sunday and another trip to the women's NCAA championship game.
Parker repeats as player of the year

Parker repeats as player of the year

ST. LOUIS, April 3 (UPI) -- Tennessee's Candace Parker has been selected the women's national collegiate player of the year for the second consecutive season.

COL BKB (W): LSU 56, North Carolina 50

NEW ORLEANS, March 31 (UPI) -- Sylvia Fowles had 21 points, 12 rebounds and five blocked shots Monday, leading LSU to a 56-50 win over North Carolina and a spot in the women's Final Four.
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Sylvia Fowles
USA's Sylvia Fowles (L) gets a hand in the face Zhang Xiaoni of China at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing on August 11, 2008. The USA women defeated China 108-63. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)

Sylvia Shaqueria Fowles (born October 6, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Sky in the WNBA. She is 6 ft 5 in (1.98 m) tall and weighs 200 lbs (90.7 kg).

She was born in Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida, the daughter of Arrittio Fowles. She has three brothers and one sister whose names are Walter,Jeremy,Morris and Dorothy. Sylvia grew up in some of the rougher neighborhoods of Miami-Dade, including Coconut Grove, Little Haiti, and the Victory Home Housing Projects. She attended Little River Elementary School and Horace Mann Middle School.

She also led Edison Senior High School to two state championships before transferring to Gulliver Preparatory School. Fowles averaged 20.6 points and 11.6 rebounds at Gulliver and led them to the class 3A state championship. Fowles was also named a McDonalds All-American. Fowles was named a WBCA All-American. She participated in the 2004 WBCA High School All-America Game, where she scored fifteen points, and earned MVP honors.

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