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Cheerleader Kicked Off Team For Not Straightening Hair, Mom Says

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.09.2015 | Style

A Texas mom says her 11-year-old daughter’s long, thick curls got her booted from her cheerleading squad. Woodlands Elite Cheer Company ...

NFL Team Surprises Cheerleader By Reuniting Her With Military Husband

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.30.2015 | Sports

ICYMI: @StlRamsCheer Candace gets surprised by her husband's return from serving overseas. {}

Alabama Cheerleading Coach Dismissed After Reporting Racist T-Shirt Worn By Parent

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.28.2015 | Sports

An Alabama cheerleading squad has lost two of its coaches after a pair of racist T-shirts appeared at an August practice.  Brian McCracken, the a...

Honestly, This Lineman-Sized Dancer Beats Any Football Game

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.17.2015 | Sports

The Arizona Rattlers are an Arena Football League team that plays American football games. I've never watched one of them, but I have now seen one of ...

California Cheerleaders Win The 'Right' To Be Treated Like Normal Workers

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.15.2015 | Sports

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Wednesday that will provide cheerleaders for professional sports teams in the state the s...

What Is It Like to Be a Male Cheerleader?

Quora | Posted 06.29.2015 | Sports

It's sorta weird. When you get in, you have the typical public perception of it being kind of quirky and not that tough, but it's not like that at all. Let me preface the conversation about college cheerleading with a quick aside about cheerleading in high school.

A Deeper Look at Cheerleading in NCAA Division I Schools

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Sports
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

Cheerleading requires serious discipline and more hours of hard work and training than most other collegiate sports. However, there's no glory, because when the cheer team takes the field or the floor, it is in support of the football or the basketball team. Thus, it requires a type of selflessness and humility that is rare in NCAA Division I collegiate athletes.

University of Oregon's Cheerleaders Questioned For Supporting 'Rape Culture'

College Candy | Posted 03.18.2015 | College

It’s halftime at a basketball game. Like most of the crowd, you probably get up to use the lady’s room, grab a beer, or just stretch after sitting...

Dave Jamieson

NFL Cheerleader: I Was Paid $2 Per Hour | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.20.2014 | Sports

Following similar wage theft lawsuits filed by other NFL cheerleaders, a former cheerleader for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sued the team over its pay pr...

How a Big Idea Opens Doors

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 05.03.2014 | Comedy
Mitch Ditkoff

How I ended up on the 50-yard line of Mile High Stadium two hours before the high-flying Denver Broncos were about to play the Oakland Raiders in the ...

A Secret CIA Plan to Save the Sochi Olympics: Bring on the NFL

John Brown | Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy
John Brown

TOP SECRET FROM: The Directorate, CIA TO: The President of the United States SUBJECT: Sochi Olympics EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: By Executive Order, illegal ...

Help Police Find The Penis-Waving Pot-Bellied Peeper

Posted 01.30.2014 | Crime

High school cheerleaders in South San Francisco got more than eyeful earlier this month when a naked man wandered into their locker room, made eye c...

6 Absurd Guidelines From The Oakland Raiders Cheerleaders' Secret Handbook

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.29.2014 | Women

Being an NFL cheerleader sounds like a miserable job -- if you cheer for the Oakland Raiders, at least. The Raiders are currently being sued by a ...

Is it Right to Pay NFL Cheerleaders in Drool Alone?

Sarah Thomas | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Sarah Thomas

If you shell out the $1,700 for a Super Bowl ticket, that's more than your average cheerleader makes in a year.

WATCH: Insane Zip-Line In NFL Stadium Looks Like Some Serious All American Fun

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

It may not have been the best NFL season for the Jacksonville Jaguars, but that doesn't mean there's not some fun to still be had inside of EverBank F...

Oregon Cheerleaders Are Creeping Us Out (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.11.2013 | College

Cheerleaders at the University of Oregon have a new way to showcase their team spirit, and it's going to give us all nightmares. Normally these ch...

50 Rookie NFL Cheerleaders

Bleacher Report | Posted 08.12.2013 | Sports

The preseason is the time for rookies to shine. Which is just a nice way of saying it's time for them to "battle each other gladiator style for a few ...

LOOK: Impressive Couple Recreates Iconic 'Spider-Man' Kiss

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.02.2013 | Weddings

It doesn't take superhero powers to recreate Kirsten Dunst and Tobey Maguire's famous upside-down "Spider-Man" kiss. Atlanta cheerleading partners and...

Good Lord, Being A Cheerleader Is Dangerous

Posted 04.17.2013 | Comedy

Don't you ever, ever, ever write off cheerleaders as anything less than steely-eyed daredevils bent on raising hell itself. Theirs is clearly the most...

The Manly Origins of Cheerleading

Lisa Wade | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports
Lisa Wade

You might be surprised to learn that at its inception in the mid-1800s, cheerleading was an all-male sport. Indeed, cheerleading helped launch the political careers of three U.S. Presidents.

'Extreme Moms': Woman Has Spent $100K On Cheerleading

Posted 12.12.2012 | TV

"Extreme Moms" premiered on Lifetime, taking a look at the world of competitive cheerleading. In the premiere, viewers met Debbie, who's spent more th...

WATCH: Kid Does 'Gangnam Style' With Bucs Cheerleaders

Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers slipping out of the NFC playoff picture, a young dancer who goes by the name "Little Fear" could become the best reason ...

Football: Is It Just About The Cheerleaders?

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 12.23.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

As the cheerleaders bounced off the field, waving pompoms over their heads I watched in awe as the males in our section, including my husband, waved back. "You know," I said to him. "She's not really waving at you." He didn't take his eyes off those pompoms. "A lot you know," he said.

Cheerleader Manages To Kick Herself In The Face

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.22.2012 | Teen

For cheerleaders, flexibility is key. But this video might just be proof that sometimes too much of a good thing can actually hurt. First seen on C...

Cheerleaders Perform At Surprising Venue

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 05.01.2012 | Travel

Airport delays have long marred air travel, yet rarely have they been turned into an opportunity to put on a show. But that's exactly what happened...