In Review – June 2019

Summer is in full swing and here’s some of the news dropped while we’ve been enjoying our vacations. The biggest news, in our opinion, is the first article. We’ve also ended with a video for your entertainment. Acrobatics and Tumbling, Women’s Wrestling Get Backing to Join NCAA Emerging Sports via NCAA. USA Cheer Announces DI… Continue reading In Review – June 2019

In Review – October 2018

October came and went, bringing Fall and Halloween with it. This month I was reminded of cheerleading being used in headlines to catch the attention of readers. People published an article titled Cheerleader’s Alleged Admission that She Didn’t Want to Be Mom Is Admissible in Baby Murder Trial that had nothing to do with cheerleading knowing… Continue reading In Review – October 2018

In Review – June 2018

June brought the beginning of summer and the news that Varsity Brands was sold. Bain Agrees to Acquire Cheerleading Outfitter Varsity Brands via Bloomberg. Ex-Cheerleaders Allege Intimidation, Low Pay in Suit Against Texans via ESPN. TCU Puts Cheerleading Coach on Administrative Leave via Star-Telegram. “Crack Whores” and “Jelly Bellies”: A Former N.F.L. Cheerleader Reveals the… Continue reading In Review – June 2018

In Review – March 2018

March has come and gone so it’s now Daytona and Worlds month. Here’s the news that came with March: Victim in Fatal St. Patrick’s Day Crash was Beloved Cheerleading Coach via New York Post. South Jersey Special Needs Cheerleading Squad Needs Help Getting to Competition via FOX 29. A Look at the Untold Story of… Continue reading In Review – March 2018

In Review – July 2017

As summer continues the news cycle is slow, but here’s what’s going on: USASF Member Management System Launch is underway. Delmava Now published Special Needs Cheerleading Team Breaks Boundaries – and Wins. The Maitland Mercury posted World Stage Beckons for Oxygen All Stars. Clarksville Online published Three Austin Peay State University Cheerleaders Win Gold for Team… Continue reading In Review – July 2017

In Review – April 2017

April showers brought NCA College and started Worlds, but didn’t finish it. Here’s what else made the news: International Cheer Union World Championship results. National Law Review published Sis-Boom-Bah: U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Cheerleader Uniform Design Elements May Be Eligible for Copyright Protection and Cheerleader Uniform Designs Protectable Under Copyright Act. TMZ posted Floyd… Continue reading In Review – April 2017

Not About the Benjamins: Suits Missing Point of Cheerleading

The New York Post published Not About the Benjamins: Suits Missing Point of Cheerleading, referencing the recent lawsuits involving NFL cheerleaders. Sports franchises have no incentive to make cheerleading high-paying. It’s basic supply and demand: Hundreds show up at auditions for a handful of coveted spots, despite low pay. The teams could probably fill their… Continue reading Not About the Benjamins: Suits Missing Point of Cheerleading