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Cheerleading

The Oakland Raiderettes dance during a break in action between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Oakland Raiders on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Cheerleader Sues Oakland Raiders For Allegedly Short-Changing Current, Former Cheer Squads

A member of the Oakland Raiders ‘Raiderettes’ cheer squad is suing the team for allegedly violating state laws and short-changing its cheerleaders.

01/22/2014

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Santa Monica Students Want Second Chance After Principal Cancels Homecoming Pep Rally

Students at Santa Monica High School say they deserve a second chance after an unruly school assembly last week prompted the school’s principal to cancel their homecoming pep rally.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2013

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Hundreds Gather For Tearful Vigil In Honor Of 13-Year-Old Palmdale Boy Who Committed Suicide

Hundreds gathered in Palmdale Thursday night for a tearful vigil in memory of a 13-year-old boy who committed suicide after he was bullied and teased for being a cheerleader.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/19/2013

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Students Say Palmdale Teen Who Committed Suicide Was Bullied Over Love Of Cheerleading

Classmates of a 13-year-old Palmdale boy who went missing and later committed suicide said he was teased over his love of cheerleading.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2013

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Michael Jackson’s Daughter Receives Offer From Philadelphia Eagles

Late Pop legend Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris, has received an NFL offer — to be a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles.

03/12/2013

Morehead State v Richmond

Court Rules Competitive Cheerleading Is Not A Sport

A federal appeals court has ruled that colleges cannot count competitive cheerleading as a sport when trying to comply with gender-equity requirements, upholding a U.S. District Court decision against Quinnipiac University.

08/07/2012