At Indiana Farmers Coliseum on June 19, the Indiana Fever (5-13) overcame a 15-point deficit to edge the Chicago Sky (10-5) 89-87.
Kahleah Copper led Chicago (playing without Candace Parker for the second consecutive game) with 28 points, making a season-high four three-pointers.
Despite the loss, the Sky clinched its spot in the 2022 Commissioner's Cup championship game after Connecticut's loss to Washington.
The Sky's next game will be Tuesday, June 21, against the Las Vegas Aces at Michelob ULTRA Arena; the match-up will air at 9 p.m. CT on the CBS Sports Network, MyLVTV and CW 26. The game will be a match-up between the No. 1 team in the Western Conference (Las Vegas) and the No. 2 team in the Eastern Conference (Chicago). The last time the two teams played each other, the Aces defeated the Sky 83-76 in Chicago.
At Wrigley Field on June 19, the Chicago Cubs (25-41) fell to the Atlanta Braves (38-29) 6-0, preventing the North Siders from sweeping the Georgia team.
Also, Atlanta avoided its first three-game skid of the season.
Travis d'Arnaud and Michael Harris II homered for the World Series champion Braves, ESPN noted. The Cubs dropped to 3-12 in their last 15 games.
Chicago now opens a four-game series at Pittsburgh starting Monday, June 20.
At Houston on June 19, the Chicago White Sox (31-33) lost to the Houston Astros (41-25) 4-3.
According to ESPN, the victory breaks a tie between Houston manager Dusty Baker (who led the Cubs at one point) and White Sox manager Tony La Russa, giving the 73-year-old Baker a 106-105 edge against the 77-year-old La Russa in regular-season matchups dating to 1996.
The White Sox will now host a three-game series against Toronto starting Monday, June 20.