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UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 4:41 p.m.

Injury means Sue Bird can attend World Cup final

Sue Bird says the reaction has been mostly positive to her article on The Players’ Tribune website regarding girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and the United States’ performance at the Women’s World …


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 4:48 p.m.

Storm star Sue Bird backs girlfriend Megan Rapinoe against Donald Trump in Players’ Tribune piece

A video was published last week of Megan Rapinoe stating she would not attend a trip to the White House if the U.S. team was invited at the conclusion of …


UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 4:47 p.m.

Seattle’s Sue Bird undergoes surgery on left knee

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird has undergone arthroscopic surgery on her left knee, though there remains no word on whether she can return this season.


UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 7:02 p.m.

Larry Stone: Can the Storm find any silver lining in all the recent setbacks?

Sue Bird’s first words at the news conference Tuesday to discuss her knee surgery said it all.


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 7:27 p.m.

Storm lose Sue Bird for at least two months to knee injury

A terrible start to the WNBA season just got exponentially worse for the Storm, who will lose star point guard Sue Bird for significant time due to a knee injury.


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:25 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Sue Bird has been through it all with Storm in 17 years

Sue Bird, the 38-year-old point guard for the Seattle Storm, has essentially become the WNBA’s Tim Duncan. She’s a perennial All-Star with multiple titles who doesn’t decline with age.


Nuggets add Sue Bird to front office staff

WNBA champion Sue Bird is joining the Denver Nuggets’ front office while continuing her own professional basketball playing career. Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly says Bird’s new title …


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 …