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Chicago Sky announces broadcast schedule
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2012-05-08

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CHICAGO, May 8, 2012 — The Chicago Sky announced today the team's broadcast schedule for 2012, which includes one national and 27 locally televised contests. Additionally, fans can watch every Sky contest via WNBA LiveAccess at www.chicagosky.net .

CN100, part of the Comcast Network, will showcase 15 home and 12 Sky road contests in 2012. Tipping off the season the Sky will battle against their conference rival Washington Mystics on Saturday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Sky's home opener vs. the Indiana Fever on Friday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Other highlights of the local television package include televised road games versus the 2011 WNBA scoring leader Angel McCoughtry and the Eastern Conference Champion Atlanta Dream on June 2 and against the explosive Cappie Pondexter and the New York Liberty on June 10.

On Saturday, June 23, the Sky will be featured nationally on ESPN in a road game against the defending WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx featuring All-Stars Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus.

Now in his third season as the voice of the Sky, Brent Stover will call the play-by-play on all CN100 Sky telecasts and WNBA Live-Access webcasts. Working alongside Stover as color analyst will be Patricia Babcock McGraw, who has covered the Sky since the team's inception.

"We are proud of our continued relationship with Comcast," said Adam Fox, Chicago Sky President and CEO. "This season we are pleased to bring 27 games to our fans in Chicago. With the offseason moves we've made and the experience our young stars have gained, we're looking forward to a very exciting season."

Fans can purchase single game tickets starting at just $15 online at www.chicagosky.net, by phone at 866.SKY.WNBA, and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Season tickets, as well as flexible mini-plan options, are also available.

About the Chicago Sky

The Chicago Sky, one of six independently owned WNBA teams, will enter its seventh season as a member of the WNBA's Eastern Conference. The Sky play May through September at Allstate Arena and open the 2012 regular season on May 19th in Washington D.C. against the Washington Mystics before returning to Allstate Arena for the home opener on Friday, May 25 to face the Indiana Fever. For information on 2012 ticket packages, call 866.SKY.WNBA or visit www.chicagosky.net .


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