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With Her 4th Championship in Hand, Sue Bird Is the GOAT of Seattle Sports

by Maggie Mertens

Not many athletes can say they’ve brought four championship titles to one city, but thanks to a dominant performance in the WNBA Finals this week, Sue Bird can. While a championship-starved city like Seattle should be bowing at her feet, instead, her name is often lost in the shuffle of less-dominant male athletes when we talk about this city’s heroes.

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Photos: Storm Fans Celebrate Third WNBA Title

by Susan Fried

Thousands of people lined the streets around Seattle Center for a parade and filled Key Arena for a rally Sunday, September 16, for the WNBA Champion Seattle Storm. The team traveled a short distance around the Seattle Center in trolley cars to the Key Arena, where they were greeted by the adoring fans and a few dignitaries including Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, and Washington Senator Maria Cantwell. Six-thousand people filled Key Arena and heard from the players and owners, watched highlights from the season, and cheered wildly when veteran Sue Bird said that she would be back next year for her 17th season.

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