How Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe Are Redefining What It Means to Be a Seattle 'Power Couple'

Humble but passionate, the athletic stars are building on the city's reputation for advocacy and progress

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Reading the list of accomplishments of Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe, on the basketball court and soccer field, is almost dizzying.

Bird, the legendary guard for the Seattle Storm, has four Olympic gold medals, four world championships, three WNBA titles (along with a record 11 WNBA All-Star Game appearances) and two NCAA championships. Rapinoe, a forward for the Seattle Reign FC, is in similarly rare air with a FIFA World Cup title, an Olympic gold medal and a national championship from the University of Portland in 2005.

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