• Basketball star Sue Bird enters Tokyo Olympics chasing 5th gold medal
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    Basketball star Sue Bird enters Tokyo Olympics chasing 5th gold medal

    When there was no WNBA in the early 1990s, a then-teenaged Sue Bird looked to Olympic women basketball players for inspiration. Decades later, Bird — one of the greatest WNBA players of all time — enters the Tokyo Olympics chasing her fifth gold medal.The big picture: Bird, 40, began her Olympic journey in 2004 in Athens. She has since helped Team USA win four gold medals. The Seattle Storm point guard will likely wrap up her Olympic career in Tokyo, according to TIME. Get market news worthy of