Report: Washington Cheerleaders Were Told To Serve As Escorts For Rich Sponsors On Unsavory Costa Rica Trip

Of the many queasy revelations in Juliet Macur’s story in the New York Times today about the Washington Redskins’ sketchy-unto-sleazy treatment of its cheerleaders, the most mind-boggling concerns a trip to Costa Rica in 2013. Five cheerleaders told Macur that the team had them serve as escorts for male sponsors and…

Ex-NFL Cheerleaders Offer To Settle Discrimination Suit Against The NFL If Roger Goodell Agrees To Meeting

Last month, former Saints cheerleader Bailey Davis filed a discrimination complaint against the NFL after she was fired for posting an Instagram photo of herself in a bathing suit. The photo violated a Saints rule forbidding cheerleaders from “appearing nude, seminude or in lingerie,” which is an equally regressive…

Ben-Gals Cheerleaders Win $255,000 Settlement In Lawsuit Against The Bengals 

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