Crystal Langhorne

Dolson helps Sky pull away late, beat Dream 75-71

Stefanie Dolson tied her career high with 23 points, on 10 of 13 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked five shots and the Chicago Sky beat the Dream 75-71 on Sunday in Atlanta.

Cappie Pondexter added 20 points with 11 assists — her first double-double since July 6, 2014 — and Jessica Breland had a season-high 12 rebounds and three blocked shots for Chicago (1-2), which trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half.

Dolson's bank shot put the Sky up four with three minutes to go and Atlanta's Layshia Clarendon answered with a layup before Pondexter hit two free throws to make it 71-65 with 2:22 left. After the Dream missed a 3-pointer on the other end, Pondexter...

68°