His loss, our gain: Fantasy league loser forced to make humiliating photo calendar

Some fantasy leagues have all the fun. A guy named Henry Stern lost his league and had to create an embarrassing photo calendar as a visual reminder of his failure as a fantasy player.  But Stern's loss turned out to be our gain, as the fantasy league player had fun with his sentence and produced 12 brilliantly photoshopped, hilariously awkward recreations of famous images. ...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Rovell Is Tweeting About Brandi Chastain’s Bra And It’s Making Us All Uncomfortable

While the world continues to wait for some official LeBron James news, everybody’s favorite Twitter dweeb, Darren Rovell, is randomly spewing information about Brandi Chastain’s famous bra from the 1999 World Cup. Brandi Chastain once told me she was offered "hundreds of thousands of dollars" for her famous bra. She decided to pass. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandi Chastain: U.S. Soccer Having 1999-Like Moment At World Cup

Whether you’re a fan of the game or not, it’s hard to argue against the growing impact of international soccer in the United States. Team USA was bounced from the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but the team’s four games drew record ratings among American television viewers. Brandi Chastain knows a thing or two about capturing the attention of an entire nation, and...
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Topless Australian Girl Celebrates Goal By Waving Shirt Around Like A Helicopter

Some folks out there in the Twitterverse are calling this topless Australian girl's celebration a "Brandi Chastain" moment.
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: In Sochi, finally

Polina Edmunds did her geometry homework on the flight from Austria to Sochi. The 15-year-old figure skater is a sophomore at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, Calif., and her teachers gave her three weeks' worth of assignments for the class time she'll miss because of the Olympics. Before she left to train in Germany and Austria to get used to the time difference...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandi Chastain Breaks Down The Capital One Cup

In sports there are certain moments or plays that become iconic. There can be that one picture that as soon as your eyes see it you travel back in time to that moment. Whether it is Michael Jordan soaring from the free throw line or Carlton Fisk using body language to will a home run, we as sports fans live for moments like those. One of these images that captures that essence is...
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

BSO Interview: Olympian Brandi Chastain Talks 2013 Women’s College Cup

Brandi is touring on behalf of the Capital One Cup, which is awarded to the best men’s and women’s NCAA Division I college athletics programs in the country. Capital One will award a combined $400,000 in student-athlete scholarships and the Capital One Cup trophy to the winning schools in July at the ESPYs. BlackSportsOnline’s Simone Bridges had a chance to speak to Brandi...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss


As part of the Nine for IX documentary series, ESPN Films aired “The 99′ers,” providing a candid, behind-the-scenes look at the 1999 U.S. Women’s National Team and their World Cup experience. Brandi Chastain admitted that she still gets nervous each time she sees footage of her game-winning penalty kick, in the shootout against China. The following image, of a celebratory...
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September 12, 2013  |  Discuss


A simple black sports bra became an iconic piece of sports fashion during the 1999 Women’s World Cup Final. Brandi Chastain led the United States to victory, after she scored the game-winning goal in a penalty shootout against China. Chastain celebrated by ripping off her jersey to reveal her black Nike sports bra to the world. The moment landed on a Sports Illustrated cover, led...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Qatari wins IOC's top award for women in sports

A women's rights campaigner from Qatar has received the International Olympic Committee's top award honoring women in sports. Ahlam Salem Mubarak Al Mana was awarded the annual World Trophy on Monday for her work as president of the Qatar Women's Sport Committee. The IOC calls Al Mana ''a pioneer for women's rights'' and says she ''has played...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan and his wife given special wedding card by Upper Deck

Last Saturday, Michael Jordan tied the knot with new wife Yvette Prieto at a beautiful wedding ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida. The fine folks over at Upper Deck trading cards made Jordan and his wife, a special one-of-a-kind card signed by many famous sports figures including Brandi Chastain, Chris Chelios, Dwight Freeney, Julius Erving, and a host of others. The card itself can...
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

MJ and wife get huge wedding card

Michael Jordan has made the Upper Deck trading card company lots and lots of money over the past 30 years, so the company decided to repay him and his new wife Yvette Prieto with a very impressive wedding gift. Jordan and Prieto’s wedding present came in the form of a giant trading card bearing their likeness as well as the autographs and well-wishes of 16 notable sports figures...
May 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Hope Solo plays a "joke" on her own Twitter followers only she gets

Hope Solo is no stranger to generating controversy on her Twitter page and elsewhere.  She's ripped Brandi Chastain for her analysis during the Olympics, made a number of wild accusations in her book, and that's not to mention the headlines her relationship with the troubled Jerramy Stevens has drawn.  Solo went from the mainstream of athletes and celebrity as a crossover...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Juventus soccer player celebrates goal by removing shorts

One unwritten rule among men is to always wear clean underwear in the faint chance you somehow score. Across the pond it seems to be a good idea to keep your tighty-whiteys skid-free just in case you kick one between the goal posts.  At least in Mirko Vucinic's case. The Juventus striker did Brandi Chastain one better after he celebrated his game-winning goal against Pescara...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh Curses out Cameraman, Gets Eliminated from SPLASH

Good to see Suh has his temper in check. He bloodied his nose on a practice dive, while filming the terrible reality show “SPLASH” and then this happened. According to SportsBusiness Daily, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was eliminated from ABC’s Splash in only the second episode of the show, after losing in a “dive-off” to retired soccer player Brandi Chastain. Per SBD...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Suh eliminated from 'Splash' reality TV show

Ndamukong Suh was eliminated from the Splash diving competition faster than the Detroit Lions were from playoff contention last season. After much hype and training, Suh got voted off Tuesday night after his first appearance on the ABC reality TV show that is in its second week on the air. It came down to a dive-off between Suh, the Lions 6-foot-4, 307-pound defensive tackle, and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kareem makes 'splash' in celebrity competition

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar made his debut on the new ABC show "Splash." Abdul-Jabbar joins Louis Anderson, Drake Bell, Kendra Wilkinson, Rory Bushfield, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Ndamukong Suh, Katherine Webb, Brandi Chastain and Nicole Eggert in an eight-week competitive-diving competition. With his first dive, Abdul-Jabbar survived the first week of the competition with a score...
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March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

#ThrowbackThursday: 1999 Women’s World Cup Final

photo via   The 1999 Women’s World Cup is one of the greatest sports moments in American history.  Until that summer, I don’t recall having an interest in or awareness of the World Cup.  Although my family was heavily into sports, somehow the World Cup never rated in our home, at my school, church, or any other social settings.  But with the USA serving...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandi Chastain has not talked to Hope Solo, has mixed feelings on Pia Sundhage

Larry Brown Sports spoke with soccer commentator Brandi Chastain last week as she was getting prepared for the NCAA women’s soccer Final Four. Chastain was speaking on behalf of the Capital One Cup, for whom she is an advisory board member. North Carolina, which was the only non-No. 1 seeded team to reach the Final Four, won the national championship and is leading the women...
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December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Hope Solo continues her crusade against Brandi Chastain in new book

Hope Solo is outspoken.  Hope Solo does not like Brandi Chastain.  This is not news. What is news is an excerpt from Solo's book that appeared on espnW that furthers her contempt for Chastain and provides insights into her motivations.  Solo has been on a media blitzkreig promoting the book doing the ESPN car wash today and having lengthy sitdowns with mainstream media...
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August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Women's soccer has come a long way

None of these girls needed to rip off their shirts, fall to their knees and scream in near-orgasmic delight to make this soccer match relevant. We've come a long way since 1999, the World Cup and Brandi Chastain. We've come far enough that Monday night's fabulous women's Olympic semifinal match between Canada and the United States should stand the test of time without...
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Francesa Horsing Around Half of July - WEPN Ratings Had to Soar, Right?

New York, NY -- At this point the only thing that WEPN might do to drag ratings down even further would be to give Brandi Chastain a daily show. With Mike Francesa off for 3/4 of the month and many... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC blazing a social media trail

During the past few weeks, it seems there have been more headlines about Olympic athletes' activity on Twitter than news of what they're actually achieving at the games. Whether it was Hope Solo attacking Brandi Chastain in consecutive 140-character missives, Lolo Jones making an inappropriate joke about Americans and guns, two athletes kicked out of the Olympics for making...
Via Fox Sports
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Solo tweets no distraction to team

A little lashing out on Twitter is not going to distract the United States women's soccer team from protecting their gold medal in London. These ladies are pros, regardless if one of them wasn't. When goalkeeper Hope Solo turned to Twitter to call out former soccer star turned TV analyst Brandi Chastain, it created a media frenzy, but the US team seems to have answered with...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Hope Solo and Brandi Chastain continue their standoff

If you were expecting Hope Solo and Brandi Chastain to come together and sing kumbaya under the Team USA flag and reconcile after Solo's Twitter haymakers... keep waiting.  It doesn't look the two US Soccer icons are going to bury the hatchet any time soon.  In the last two days, both Solo and Chastain have publicly addressed Solo's announcing critiques for the first...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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