The New York Jets are paying out approximately $324,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by the team’s cheerleading squad over low wages.
This past July, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law officially classifying professional cheerleaders as employees, entitled to minimum wage, sick leave, overtime and workers’ compensation. But why bother? After all, they work right next to some very rich men, and that’s the whole point, isn’t it?
American Heritage and Hallandale met for a football game on Friday night, and one unlucky cheerleader took this here throwaway to what looks like the face and/or neck. Shouts out to her for popping back up instantly.
NFL teams tend to treat their cheerleaders not so much as valued employees, but rather as rock-dumb sex objects. Hits include the ridiculous list of petty fines Raiderettes could earn for, say, “improperly polishing their boots,” the Ravens’s exacting micromanagement over cheerleaders’s weight, and the Bills explaining
West Virginia is obliterating the Terrapins today, as the Mountaineers are already up 38-0 at the half. Taking things especially hard was this Maryland cheerleader who bore the brunt of Shelton Gibson’s 41-yard touchdown catch:
During last weekend’s preseason St. Louis Rams game, a familiar ritual played out: With a stadium full of fans and a television audience watching, Rams cheerleader Candace Ruocco Valentine was surprised by the arrival of her husband August Valentine, a Marine Corps first lieutenant, who had just returned home from…
The 2015 World Ski Championships have had some historic firsts. The first World Champs to be held in the U.S. this century. The oldest women's winner (Tina Maze, 31, downhill). And then the oldest World Champs winner, period (Hannes Reichelt, 34 downhill). The first skier to win the same discipline in three straight…
The Cricket World Cup begins this weekend in Australia, and the rest of the globe will be paying attention as India defends its title in what should be the biggest sporting event of 2015. Domestically? We can expect, well, crickets.
"Let me have something here!" Al Roker, voice of the libidos of millions of straight male college football fans.
Wrong place, wrong time. (She got right up afterward!)
Molly Shattuck, an author and former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader, has been indicted and charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy multiple times after meeting him through Instagram.
German basketball club Alba Berlin will take on the San Antonio Spurs in an exhibition game Wednesday, but their cheerleaders will be working at half-speed. The NBA apparently nixed three songs from Alba Berlin's squad's routine, on account of the tracks being too sexy, according to German tabloid B.Z.
The Skip Holtz era is in full force at Louisiana Tech, as the Bulldogs turned the ball over five times to FCS squad Northwestern State and lost 30-27 by allowing two scores in the final 65 seconds. (It's Northwestern State's first win over an FBS team in more than nine years.) But is that really so embarrassing…
Well if you didn't think cheerleading was worth much before, the Oakland Raiders have definitely set you straight today. Lawyers for both the team and the cheerleaders, who were suing for a whole host of employment law infractions, have announced an agreement for a $1.25 million settlement.
Over the course of the last year, NFL cheerleaders have attempted to raise their pay to at least minimum wage through various lawsuits. In June, two Oakland Raiderettes sued the league for fair pay. The NFL's official response? Not our problem.
The Towson University cheerleading squad was suspended for the 2013-2014 season after a hazing incident, the details of which were previously unknown, was reported to school administrators last summer. The hazing got the team suspended for an entire year, so they must have gotten caught doing some pretty crazy shit,…
Former Buccaneers cheerleader Manouchcar Pierre-Val has just made Tampa Bay the fifth NFL team to get served with a lawsuit from its cheerleaders.
You want to know what professionalism is? It's a cheerleader for the NLL's Buffalo Bandits, going through her moves even with an oversized jersey covering her face. Keep an eye on the woman in the second row, on the far left.