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Storm's Sue Bird to carry U.S. flag at Olympics opening ceremony

U.S. guard Sue Bird brings the ball up during the first half of the team’s pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game against Nigeria in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 18, 2021. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) NVLAS323 NVLAS323

Sue Bird is the second U.S. women's basketball player to carry the flag, joining current coach Dawn Staley, who did it at the 2004 games. Those were the first that Bird participated in.

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