LI native Sue Bird to serve as flag bearer at Olympic opening ceremony
Women's basketball star and Long Island native Sue Bird will serve as a flag bearer at Friday's opening ceremony at Tokyo's Olympic Games.
She'll share the honor with USA Baseball infielder Eddy Alvarez.
He won a silver medal in speedskating at the 2014 Winter games.
Bird is a four-time gold medal winner with the women's team and grew up in Syosset.