The Oakland Raiderettes will now be treated like normal human workers thanks to the wage theft lawsuit two former cheerleaders brought against the Raiders earlier this year. The Raiders are going to cough up $1.25 million in back pay per a settlement agreement reached yesterday, and from here on out, the Raiderettes will be paid above minimum wage.
A Texas high school cheer squad is taking its two-year battle to cheer for Jesus all the way to the state Supreme Court. The Kountze High cheerleaders—go lions!—want the right to put Bible verses on their banners. They asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to "recognize [their] speech as private, making any ban a violation of the First Amendment."
In a bid to distract from its nuclear weapons program, North Korea announced it will send cheerleaders to South Korea. The DPRK has done this only a handful of times since the Korean War, always in attempts to ease tensions between the two Koreas. The cheerleaders will travel with athletes to the Asian Games in Incheon this September.
Kendall Jones, a 19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader and aspiring TV star, has a thing for trophy hunting in Africa. She's been making safari trips to Zimbabwe and South Africa since she was 13, and her Facebook page, where she posts pictures of herself with dead animals, has almost 18,000 likes. Animal rights activists are pissed.
The new Brooklyn Nets' Brooklynettes cheerleader uniforms were revealed this week, and they are bad. They are bad in ways you would expect, like a cropped warm up jacket. They are bad in surprising new ways, like "painted sequin leggings." Because they are complicated, multi-piece ensembles, they are bad in many ways. Because they mostly consist of pieces of fabric bearing the word BROOKLYN in capital letters, they are bad in ways that seem Brooklyn-specific, but are, in fact, universal.
After winning the Hip Hop National Championship, this Memphis cheerleader goes absolutely nuts. How long until the internet gifts us with the death metal remix of this video?
As any frat cop knows, bros accelerate from attracted to attacking in seconds. Here Andrew Jenks fights for Tennessee Titans cheerleader Jessi when creeps 1) see a girl 2) realize they can't have her and 3) begin assaulting en masse.
Yes, I realize that headline reads like a randomly-generated spam email, but hear me out! SportsNation knows that during the NBA preseason, the halftime entertainment is usually more memorable than the scrimmages themselves.