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The mission for Chicago is clear: stop Angel McCoughtry. Air Max 90 Nederland .McCoughtry scored 37 points in Atlantas first-round playoff win over Seattle on Wednesday. The win set up a second-round, single-elimination game between the Dream and the Sky on Sunday. Tipoff is at 1 p.m. EDT at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill.No player in the WNBA has been as dominant on the offensive end as McCoughtry since the Summer Olympics break. Shes leading the league in scoring at 23.4 points per game. And she already holds the WNBA playoff record scoring a game-high 42 points.Chicago, which earned a first-round bye, will have to find a way to contain McCoughtry, and they have to do it without 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne, who was ruled out of Sundays game after having thumb surgery last week.Delle Donne is averaging 21.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. She was hurt on Sept. 7 against Washington and had surgery six days later.Atlanta advanced to the second round of the playoffs thanks to a fourth-quarter surge that secured a 94-85 home win over the Seattle Storm on Wednesday night.With the score tied 66-66, McCoughtry and Bria Holmes fueled a 24-6 run.The Sky watched intently as McCoughtry worked her magic against the Storm. Holmes added 21 points, giving the Dream another solid option on offense as well as another player for the Sky to worry about.Atlanta was without its second-leading scorer, Tiffany Hayes (15.0 points per game), who was suspended for the first round after picking up her seventh technical foul in the final regular-season game.Chicago earned a first-round bye despite losing Delle Donne and going 3-2 in their final five games.Delle Donne resumed practicing this week after having surgery. She was limited and finally ruled out of Sundays game.In Delle Donnes place, the Sky will lean on Cappie Pondexter for scoring and leadership. Pondexters 19.8 points per game in the playoffs is the fifth highest in league history.Maybe more important, Pondexter averaged 13.6 points, 4.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game in three games this season against Atlanta.Also having to step up in Delle Donnes absence will be Courtney Vandersloot, who was averaging 15.0 points per game in her last five games.When the two teams last met, the Sky hung on for a 90-82 win on Aug. 26 in Chicago. Atlanta won the previous two meetings between the two. Air Max 90 Goedkoop . He was followed closely by David Clarkson, donning red, seconds later. Clarksons actions one night earlier, leaping off the bench in defence of Kessel during a pre-season game against the Buffalo Sabres, will cost him the first 10 games of the regular season. Air Max 90 Sale Nederland . -- Vincent Lecavalier got everything but the desired result in his return to Tampa Bay. . Philadelphia is 2-0 against the Senators this season and scored five goals in each victory. The Flyers recorded a 5-0 win in Ottawa on Nov. 12 and then earned a 5-2 home decision on Nov. 19. The Flyers have claimed three straight and four of the last five encounters with the Sens overall and Philly has won two in a row and three of its past four tests in Canadas capital city. As part of ESPN Fantasys efforts to give daily gamers intel on whom to target in DFS, our fantasy golf experts are here to share which players they view as building blocks for this weeks PGA Championship.The panel for the final major of 2016 features ESPN.coms Jason Sobel, Bob Harig, Jonathan Coachman, Kevin Maguire, Matt Barrie and Will Harris, and FantasyGolfInsiders Jeff Bergerson, Zach Turcotte, Taras Pitra and Jason Rouslin, as well as Dailyfantasybootcamp.coms David Jayne.Note: Golfer salaries listed are for DraftKings.Jason Sobel -- Sergio Garcia ($9,400) Each of this years first three major champions have been top-12 players who hadnt previously won a major. Keeping with that theme, weve got three potential candidates at Baltusrol: Rickie Fowler, Branden Grace and, yes, the long-suffering Garcia. Ive picked him to win majors before and have (obviously) been wrong, but this might finally be his time. If nothing else, he fits the pattern.Bob Harig -- Rory McIlroy ($11,400) The two-time PGA champ should be right in his element on a course that could be softened by thunderstorms and hot temperatures. Not fully fit last year at Whistling Straits in his return from an ankle injury, McIlroy nonetheless has four top-5 finishes in seven appearances in the tournament.Jonathan Coachman -- Dustin Johnson ($11,600) This is a tough pick, because so many guys are playing well. But over the past two years, a red-hot golfer has won at the beginning of August and then at the PGA Championship (Rory McIlroy and then Jason Day). So if I go by that logic, I have to pick Dustin Johnson. Not only did he win the U.S. Open, but then again at Firestone. And this week he finished in a tie for second in Canada without having even his B-game. And his A-game right now is better than everybody else.Kevin Maguire -- J.B. Holmes ($7,700) The man who will be a trivia question answer some day (as in ... who finished third when Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson ran away with the 2016 Open at Troon) likes big ballparks and Baltusrol certainly fits that to a T at 7,428 yards playing to a par-70. Holmes also finished third at Augusta in April, so hes been around the lead coming down the stretch at a major recently.Matt Barrie -- Sergio Garcia ($9,400) Garcia has been waiting, and playing really good golf, yet no one is paying attention. Its been all about Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Jordan Spieth. Yet, Garcia has recorded two top-5s in the past two majors. That confidence, his swing and story will finally come full circle and end the games most storied major drought.Will Harris -- Charl Schwartzel ($7,300) Schwartzel ranks in the top 15 of both the oddsmakers betting order and in adjusted scoring versus this field over the past 10 weeks. Hes long enough and accurate enough for Baltusrol and just solid throughout the bag, ranking in the top 10 on Tour in several metrics measuring general tee-to-green proficiency. The 31-year old South African has been playing well all year, with two wins in early 2016 and currently riding six straight top 25s. His 2011 triumph at Augusta was one of 15 top 25s in his past 26 major championships. Schwartzel continues to be undervalued at just 36th in the DraftKings salary order despite profiling more like a top-10 entrant.Jeff Bergerson -- Hideki Matssuyama ($8,800)In large field events like the millionaire maker, you need to make moves that you normally wouldnt in much smaller fields or cash games. Nike Air Max 90 Dames. Hideki Matsuyama has been playing poor golf lately, but he is far from a poor player. Before his slump over the last four events, he had finishes of seventh at The Players, 11th at Wells Fargo Championship, T-7 at The Masters, and T-6 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. That should tell you that this guy is an elite level player with a huge upside. With his poor play lately, we get him at a depressed price of $8,800. I believe his ownership will be around 5 percent, which will set us apart from everybody if he performs well.Zachary Turcotte -- Brendan Grace ($8,000) Grace has been much maligned by the DFS community after his disappointing 72nd place finish at The Open two weeks ago. His price plummeted this week from $9,700 down to $8,000, a remarkable feat for a player ranked 12th in the world. If you look at how Grace handled himself at the U.S. Open (fifth place) and the WGC Bridgestone (10th place) you should have a good idea of what he is capable of for this type of layout coming in at 7,400 yards and playing as a par-70. At $8,000, Grace works really well in cash games and his recent lack of a big finish will keep his ownership levels at bay, making him an attractive GPP option, as well.Jason Rouslin -- Jason Dufner ($7,100)Jasons game seems to fit this course length and set up. His recent form is 3/3 in his last three starts including an eighth-place finish at the U.S. Open. He is a talented ball striker with a great tee to green game. His putter gives him issues, but he has been able to lock it down this season for tougher events. Look for Dufner to be in the hunt come Sunday. He is a former winner of the Wannamaker Trophy in 2013 and also earned a second place finish in 2011, so clearly he likes how the PGA sets up these types of courses for its championship event.Taras Pitra -- Charl Schwartzel ($7,300) It seems like its been ages since Charls win at the Valspar, but the finishes hes turned in since have been nothing short of impressive. In most cases with professionals changing equipment, weve seen a substantial regression in their game for the months following the change. Apparently Charl didnt get this memo and decided he wanted to sniff the top of the leaderboard following a change in clubs, and seems to have adjusted well.I will have exposure in cash and GPP events as he is a statistical fit for the course and seems to rank well among the top 10 this week.David Jayne -- Kevin Chappell ($6,700) When looking for value plays that should be well suited for Baltusrol, Ill be targeting golfers who excel with their long irons and score well on par 4s. Chappell fits the mold and is on his way to having his best season ever capped off by three runner-up finishes. While he hasnt played well in a major this year, he has performed in past PGA Championships and U.S. Opens, making the cut in six of eight appearances with three top-13 finishes. For the price, Chappell offers significant upside that others in this range do not, and he must be considered for your tournament teams. ' ' '