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Surprise Military Reunions At NFL Games Reach Peak Bullshit

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… »9/02/15 11:15amWednesday 11:15am

Louisiana Tech Loses To FCS Team; Also Gravity

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… »9/20/14 10:38pm9/20/14 10:38pm

Towson Cheerleaders Suspended For Tamest Hazing Ritual Ever

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,… »6/04/14 10:43am6/04/14 10:43am

Insane Handbook: Bills Cheerleaders Are Told How To Wash Their Vaginas

There are a few things you need to know if you want to be a successful Buffalo Bills cheerleader. "When menstruating, use a product that [sic] right for your menstrual flow," reads the "General hygiene & lady body maintenance" section of the handbook given to cheerleaders, known as the Jills. "A tampon too big can… »4/24/14 3:49pm4/24/14 3:49pm

Suit: Bills Cheerleaders Were Taught How To Wash "Intimate Areas"

Now come five Buffalo Jills, joining the growing list of NFL cheerleaders suing their team for allegedly flouting state and federal employment laws. In many ways, their story shows how standardized these practices have become. But in terms of micromanagement, neither of the other cheerleading teams quite matches… »4/22/14 5:56pm4/22/14 5:56pm

Rules For Ben-Gals Cheerleaders: "No Panties," "No Slouching Breasts"

Looks like that Raiderettes lawsuit was just the beginning. Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader Alexa Brenneman has filed her own class-action lawsuit against the team for allegedly violating federal employment laws. As with the Raiders and Ravens, the juiciest reading here is the list of rules handed down to cheerleaders,… »2/13/14 4:21pm2/13/14 4:21pm

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 1:15pm1/28/14 1:15pm