Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

Feds Seize Brandi Chastain's Bra, Demand Ransom

Illustration for article titled Feds Seize Brandi Chastains Bra, Demand Ransom

If you want to see the bra alive again, leave $250 in unmarked bills at the enclosed location. No tricks. Bra will be shipped within 5-7 business days.

From The Wall Street Journal:

The black sports undergarment that Brandi Chastain famously exposed to the world after a game-winning goal in the 1999 World Cup had been taken into custody by U.S. bankruptcy court. To secure its release from a storage facility in Newark, N.J., Ms. Chastain would have to pay $250 — plus shipping. "Thank goodness I have another one," she jokes.


Several celebrity sports items were grabbed in the bankruptcy case, among them Tony Hawk's childhood skateboard and Richard Petty's sunglasses. They had all been on loan to New York's Sports Museum of America, which recently declared Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If the celebrities don't claim them, they'll be auctioned. Hawk is not amused. And he ain't getting his board back like this.

My Sports Bra Is Where, Exactly? [The Wall Street Journal]

Share This Story

Get our newsletter