For the first time since ESPN Magazine released its first Body Issue in 2009, the magazine will feature a same-sex couple on the cover, The Seattle Times noted.
Sports power couple Sue Bird, of the the WNBA's Seattle Storm, and Megan Rapinoe, of the soccer team the Seattle Reign, will be featured on the cover of the 10th-anniversary edition of ESPN's Body Issue, that hit newsstands June 29.
In an interview last month, Bird, 37, and Rapinoe, 32, told The Seattle Times that they recently moved in together. They have been dating since fall 2016, and went public with their relationship last summer.
The Seattle Times article is at www.seattletimes.com/sports/storm/storms-sue-bird-reigns-megan-rapinoe-to-become-first-openly-gay-couple-on-the-cover-of-espn-magazines-body-issue/.