Megan Rapinoe salutes Sue Bird on the basketball legend’s upcoming retirement

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

DENVER — A household with Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird in it is always going to be in the news. But women’s sports’ most famous power couple has been especially atop the headlines lately. Rapinoe’s return to the U.S. women’s soccer team was announced June 13. Three days later, Bird announced that this WNBA season will be her last. From there, Bird played two road games with major emotional significance: at Connecticut, the state where she became a college superstar; and at New York, with Brooklyn a few miles from her Long Island hometown. To no one’s surprise, fans and media piled into both game…

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