NFL Cheerleading Is A Scam: A Former Ravens Cheerleader Tells All

As a glimpse into the dark side of NFL cheerleading, the recent Raiderettes lawsuit was revelatory, but it didn't quite capture the soup-to-nuts seediness of the enterprise. Thanks to a tipster—a former cheerleader—we've gotten our hands on a copy of the many rules and many regulations the 2009 Baltimore Ravens cheer… » 1/28/14 3:21pm 1/28/14 3:21pm

Amputee Division 1 Cheerleader Is Kicking All Sorts of Ass

Patience Beard is a scholarship Division 1 Cheerleader at the University of Arkansas. She lost her leg as an infant and never known life without a prosthetic. Obviously, she's very talented and highly-skilled at her passion and this kinda makes me want to be a cheerleader — which is probably the highest compliment a… » 10/09/13 9:30am 10/09/13 9:30am

Rah! Rah! Rah! 16-Year-Old Texas Cheerleader Sets the Back Handspring…

Miranda Ferguson, a 16-year-old high school junior from Dallas, Texas, broke the Guinness world record for the largest number of consecutive back handsprings last week when, during a football halftime show, she completed 35 back handsprings, beating the previous record of 32. This isn't the first time Ferguson has… » 10/09/12 12:10pm 10/09/12 12:10pm

Bible-Toting High School Cheerleaders Continue Futile Quest to Get God …

Cheerleaders at one Texas high school have fought tooth, nail, and poms to hold signs containing scripture verses at football games, despite a statewide ban on the practice. Yesterday, their prayers were answered when a judge granted them the right to literally tote the Bible around on the sidelines. B-E! R-E-G!… » 9/25/12 1:05pm 9/25/12 1:05pm

Cheerleading Coach Allegedly Hosted Teen Team Members for Sleepover…

Lovejoy High School in Clayton County, Georgia, is the home of the Wildcats. Cheering for the Wildcats are the Lovejoy High School cheerleaders, coached by a woman who recently hosted a team sleepover in her house. According to The Smoking Gun, the coach and the teens played a game called "Judge and Jury." The coach was… » 8/23/12 4:00pm 8/23/12 4:00pm

Just Because Cheerleading Is Hard Doesn't Mean It's a Sport

Two, four, six, eight, to whom do we not allocate? Cheerleaders! At least, that's what the Second US Circuit Court has ruled in a case that pitted women's volleyball against competitive cheerleading. According to the ruling, although cheerleading is physically demanding, it doesn't qualify as a Title IX sport, and… » 8/08/12 11:30am 8/08/12 11:30am

Science Cheerleaders Invite Children to Admire Their Perky, Bouncy…

One of the challenges in convincing little girls to want to be smart is that they've been indoctrinated by society and princess culture into thinking that being smart is a thing that ugly mustachioed chicks do because no one wanted to marry them and they're too allergic to hoard cats. Enter the Science Cheerleaders —… » 7/13/12 3:30pm 7/13/12 3:30pm

USASF Orders Male Cheerleaders To "Minimize Exaggerated or Theatrical…

This weekend is the world championships of competitive cheerleading in Orlando, and back in March this year's participants were faced with an addendum to the U.S. All Star Federation's set of guidelines—specifically, a new set of "image etiquette" best practices. They range from sounding harmless, albeit something the… » 4/28/12 5:30pm 4/28/12 5:30pm

Meet the Cheerleader Who Can Dead Lift Over 250 Pounds

Anna Watson is a University of Georgia cheerleader who, in addition to being one of the most earnest and nervous people to ever grace the GMA stage, can dead lift over 250 pounds. She was recently offered a $75,000 fitness modeling contract that she turned down because it required her to add an additional 50 pounds of … » 2/02/12 11:40am 2/02/12 11:40am

High School Cheerleader Allegedly Kicked Off Squad For Gay Kiss

At Alice High School in South Texas a student was recently suspended from school and kicked off the varsity cheerleading team after surveillance cameras caught a band room kiss with another student. If the punishment for kissing in school was to get kicked off the team, the school probably wouldn't have a cheerleading… » 10/17/11 10:06pm 10/17/11 10:06pm

High School Bans Cheerleaders From Wearing Uniforms To School

Administrators at San Jose's Piedmont Hills High school want girls to stop wearing super-short skirts to class — even though the school bought them. School officials have started cracking down on students who violate the dress code, but it seems no one bothered to read the policy before ordering the cheerleaders… » 9/14/11 10:00pm 9/14/11 10:00pm