I could probably work on that a little," says Seattle Reign and U. national team soccer player Megan Rapinoe, who has been dating Bird since last fall. She has been out to her family and friends for many years -- telling them soon after her pro career began in Seattle after she was the WNBA's No. That was never the case for me." So why talk about it now?
1 pick in 2002 out of UConn -- but she hadn't publicly confirmed it before. "It's happening when it's happening because that's what feels right," Bird says. women's soccer team and the Seattle Reign, and Sue Bird have been dating since last fall.
She has never been in better shape and isn't talking about retirement anytime soon.
Her accolades are already legendary: two NCAA titles at UConn when the Huskies were establishing their dynasty in the early 2000s; two WNBA championships with the Storm; four Olympic gold medals with Team USA; three world championship golds; and four Euro League titles while competing in Russia.
The Long Island girl has grown into a woman who has traveled the globe and has elevated her consciousness.