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Sky keep Dream from wrapping up East, win 80-69

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Allie Quigley scored 17 points and the Chicago Sky prevented the Atlanta Dream from clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference with an 80-69 victory on Sunday night. The Sky are tied for third place in the East. The top four conference teams qualify for the playoffs. With Washington's loss to Connecticut on Sunday, the Dream could have secured first...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dream push past Sun, halt four-game skid

ATLANTA -- A professional athlete rarely needs extra motivation to bring out the best, no matter the sport. But the Atlanta Dream got some anyway. Mired in a four-game losing streak, the Dream received a recorded message from their head coach Michael Cooper, who is recovering from treatment for tongue cancer, and took a leave of absense from the team. Assistant coach Karleen Thompson...
Via Fox Sports South
13 days ago  |  Discuss

McCoughtry paces Dream past Sun

ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry scored 12 of her 22 points in the third quarter, Tiffany Hayes added 17 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the Connecticut Sun 83-71 on Tuesday night. The Dream (13-5) have won two straight and four of five, pushing their Eastern Conference lead to five games over Connecticut, Chicago and Indiana. Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike, the WNBA's No. 1 overall...
Via Fox Sports South
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

McCoughtry, Lyttle lead Dream over Stars

SAN ANTONIO -- Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points, and Sancho Lyttle had 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Atlanta Dream held on for an 81-79 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Thursday night. Tiffany Hayes added 15 points and Erika de Souza 14 points for Atlanta (10-4), which never trailed. Becky Hammon's 3-pointer capped a 10-0 run that pulled San Antonio within 77-74 with...
Via Fox Sports South
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

McCoughtry scores 18 to lead Dream past Liberty

ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry scored 18 points and had plenty of help as the Atlanta the Dream rolled to an 85-62 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Five Atlanta players scored in double figures even though playing time was limited for starters in the fourth quarter as the Dream took a 70-53 lead into the final period. Tiffany Hayes finished...
Via Fox Sports South
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

McCoughtry leads Dream to WNBA Finals

INDIANAPOLIS -- Angel McCoughtry is back for another shot at her first WNBA title. Five years into her career, she has already cemented her status as one of the league's best players. After the adversity of losing two championship series, McCoughtry is adding improved leadership to her immense array of talents. It paid off Sunday when McCoughtry powered Atlanta to its third Eastern...
Via Fox Sports South
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

McCoughtry’s team advances in playoffs, ESPN2

Angel McCoughtry still has it. One of the winners of the WNBA’s Peak Performer Award, McCoughtry will lead the Atlanta Dream into a best-of-three East Playoffs series Thursday against the Indiana Fever, which captured the WNBA championship last season. Angel McCoughtry The game will be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. McCoughtry, the former University of Louisville great, led the...
Via Louisville Card Game
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

McCoughtry, Bentley lead Dream past Sun

ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry appreciates how rookie Alex Bentley has helped the Atlanta Dream avoid a dropoff in scoring. A broken foot will keep Sancho Lyttle out until September, and a knee injury will sideline Tiffany Hayes another two weeks, so the Dream need offensive production from someone other than McCoughtry. "Alex is really helping our team with Sancho and Tiffany...
Via Fox Sports South
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Lyttle, McCoughtry power Dream past Liberty

ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry had 15 points and a career high-tying 10 assists, and the undefeated Atlanta Dream took control with 12 consecutive points in the third quarter to beat the New York Liberty 75-56 on Friday night. Sancho Lyttle scored 18 points to lead the Dream (4-0), who are off to their best start since winning their first six games in 2010. Kara Braxton led the Liberty...
Via Fox Sports South
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dream suspend Angel McCoughtry indefinitely

The Atlanta Dream suspended WNBA scoring leader Angel McCoughtry indefinitely on Tuesday for violating team rules. Dream spokeswoman Tonya Allene said that new coach and general manager Fred Williams told McCoughtry before a game against Tulsa that she was suspended. It was unclear if McCoughtry's feuding with former coach-GM Marynell Meadors, who was fired on Monday, played...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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