May started with the end of Worlds and continued with several end of the year events and tryouts. Some other things also happened:
- The Atlantic published Why Don’t More People Consider Competitive Cheerleading a Sport?.
- El Paso Proud reported Teen Charged with Lying to Police About Stolen Cheerleading Uniforms.
- CBS reported Oakland Raiders Agree To $1.25 Million Settlement With Former Cheerleaders.
- icFlorida posted Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez Surprises Cheerleaders at ESPN Wide World of Sports.
- Guardian published Male Cheerleader from Ongar Says it’s not All Pom Poms.
- Coventry Telegraph posted Coventry Dynamite Cheerleaders Wow Britain’s Got Talent.
- ESPN published Why are NFL and NBA Cheerleaders Barely Earning Minimum Wage? and Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against NFL Over Cheerleader Wages.
- USA Today posted Behind the Scenes as Cheerleading Works to Prove it Should be an Olympic Sport.