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UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 8:31 p.m.

Golden girls: US wins 3rd straight women’s hoops World Cup

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi shared a hug as the final seconds ran down on a third straight World Cup championship. The longtime USA Basketball teammates had accomplished another piece …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 10:24 a.m.

Sue Bird highlights U.S. women’s world cup roster

Fresh off winning a third WNBA title, Sue Bird will try to help the U.S. win a third straight FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. Bird is on the American squad …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 4:23 p.m.

Larry Stone: Breanna Stewart is the MVP, but Sue Bird remains heart and soul of the Storm’s latest title-winning team

The cast of characters has changed since the Storm last held up the WNBA championship trophy, and there were many heroes in this 2018 title chase. But above all, Sue …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 7:34 p.m.

Seattle Storm, Washington Mystics to meet in WNBA Finals

Sue Bird leaned over toward Breanna Stewart and made sure the current MVP of the WNBA was paying attention to what the oldest player in the league was saying.


Seattle Storm forced to fifth game by Brittney Griner, Mercury

Brittney Griner scored with 14.1 seconds to play then prevented Breanna Stewart from getting a shot off before the buzzer as the Phoenix Mercury rallied from a 17-point deficit to …


UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 8:54 p.m.

A look back at Sue Bird’s flight to 500 WNBA games for the Seattle Storm

Sue Bird is the only woman to play in 500 WNBA games. From Game No. 100 to last Sunday’s defeat to the Atlanta Dream that was Game No. 500, we …


UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 9:41 p.m.

WNBA All-Stars see coming out as way to help others

Many of the WNBA’s top players, including several in this weekend’s All-Star game, have come out over the past few years. Their decisions have not generated the headlines they once …


UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018, 5:53 p.m.

Sue Bird sets WNBA record for games played in Storm’s loss to Atlanta

Seattle’s Sue Bird, already the all-time WNBA assists leader, played her 500th career game, passing DeLisha Milton-Jones (499) for the WNBA record for games played.


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 5:19 p.m.

Elena Delle Donne, Candace Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game; Storm’s Sue Bird to make record 11th appearance

Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams in two weeks. Maya Moore was the top vote getter, but declined being captain giving Parker the chance …


Sue Bird becomes Storm’s all-time scorer in win over Mystics

Sue Bird scored 21 while setting the franchise scoring mark to help the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 97-91 on Sunday.


UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 8:27 p.m.

Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd help Seattle Storm beat Liberty 77-62

Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd scored 21 points apiece, powering the Seattle Storm past the New York Liberty 77-62 on Tuesday night.


Jordin Canada and Sue Bird’s bond began before Seattle

Right before her senior season at UCLA, Jordin Canada was looking for some advice on how to be a better point guard. Who better to turn than Sue Bird? The …


Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi among 30 players invited to US training camp

USA Basketball will have many former Olympians at its women’s national team training camp at the end of the month, including four-time Olympic gold medal winners Sue Bird and Diana …


Storm’s Sue Bird breaks WNBA all-time assist record

Sue Bird broke the WNBA’s all-time assists record, passing Ticha Penicheiro with her 2,600th career assist. Bird moved ahead of Penicheiro in the first quarter on a pass to Carolyn …


Seattle Storm: Sue Bird stands on cusp of breaking career assist mark

Sue Bird has made a career out of helping others score on the basketball court with her pinpoint passes. Now she’s on the verge of breaking the WNBA’s career record …


Maya Moore named most valuable but Sue Bird is clearly most popular at WNBA All-Star Game

Maya Moore provided the example, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike gladly followed along, and Sue Bird received attention and recognition she deserved.


Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird says she’s gay, opens up about dating Megan Rapinoe

Seattle Storm star Sue Bird announced that she is gay and is dating Seattle Reign and USWNT star soccer player Megan Rapinoe in an article from Mechelle Voepel of ESPNW.


Sue Bird leads Storm past WNBA-leading Sparks

Sue Bird hit a season-high five 3-pointers and scored 15 points to lead the Seattle Storm to a surprising 79-72 victory over the WNBA-leading Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night.


Seattle Storm retire Lauren Jackson’s No. 15 jersey

Lauren Jackson would have loved nothing more than a chance to don her Seattle Storm uniform and play one more time in front of the team’s vocal fans.


Late run lifts Wings over Storm

Aerial Powers scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 54 seconds left, to help the Dallas Wings beat the Seattle Storm 83-78 on Thursday night.


Sue Bird signs multiyear deal with Seattle Storm

Sue Bird never had any doubt she’d finish her career in Seattle. She just isn’t letting on when that will be.


Seattle Storm cruise to WNBA win over Atlanta

SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm bolted to an early lead and didn’t stop until the final horn sounded, beating the Atlanta Dream 86-73 Saturday at KeyArena. Storm point guard Sue …


Sue Bird 1st 4-time player on U.S. basketball roster

Sue Bird is in a class by herself. She became the first American player to make four world championship teams when USA Basketball announced the roster on Tuesday. Bird won …


Storm defeats Tulsa to keep hopes alive

SEATTLE – Sue Bird and the rest of the Seattle Storm found a bit more energy in the second half to rally from a 13-point halftime deficit. Bird scored 22 …


Storm lose to Sparks in season opener

SEATTLE – For a time, Candace Parker didn’t know if the Los Angeles Sparks would even be around for the 2014 WNBA season. They still are, and so is she.


Sue Bird return, Crystal Langhorne trade highlight for Storm

After both spent a season away due to injuries, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson were supposed to reunite in Seattle and begin the next chapter of their careers playing for …


Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird philosophical about surgery to come

Sue Bird is no stranger to surgeries. She’ll have her fourth one in six years in early May to remove a cyst from her left knee. It will sideline the …


Storm lose to Los Angeles without Bird

SEATTLE – With Storm point guard Sue Bird at home recovering from stomach flu, her teammates put on a show at KeyArena. But grinding defense and near perfect offense in …


Bird had her eyes on France all along

LONDON – Obviously, Sue Bird can’t join the British populace who are allowed to wager on these Olympic Games. But if the three-time Olympian were so inclined her women’s tournament …


Katie Smith leads Seattle Storm over Phoenix Mercury

SEATTLE – Katie Smith scored 11 of her season-high 26 points in the third quarter to help the Seattle Storm beat Phoenix 85-70 on Friday night and clinch home-court advantage …