WNBA: Delle Donne leads Sky in opener
The game's decisive shot came after officials reviewed a loose ball scramble under Atlanta's basket and then called for a jump ball that Chicago center Sylvia Fowles won over Erika de Souza with 42 seconds left and the score tied at 77.
Delaware's Elena Delle Donne led Chicago with 21 points, though she did not score in the fourth quarter. She scored 14 points in the first half.
Mercury win nail-biter
The Phoenix Mercury overcame the Los Angeles Sparks, 75-72, in Game 1 their first-round playoff series.
Phoenix (30-5) entered the game with best record in WNBA history, the coach of the year, Sandy Brondello, and the defensive player of the year, Britney Griner. It was lucky to leave with a win.