Cheerleading

Cheerleaders perform before a rugby match between Japan and Hong Kong as past of 2014 ARFU Asian Five Nations at the National Stadium in Tokyo, Sunday, May 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

AMA says cheerleading should be designated a sport

CHICAGO (AP) — The American Medical Association says cheerleading should be considered a sport because of its rigors and risks. The nation’s largest doctors’ group adopted that as policy Monday at its annual meeting in […]

06/09/2014

Cheerleading needs sports safety rules

CHICAGO (AP) – The nation’s leading group of pediatricians says cheerleading should be considered a sport to make it safer. In a new policy, the American Academy of Pediatrics says cheerleading has become a lot […]

10/22/2012

Texas AG intervenes in cheerleader banner dispute

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says he will defend high school cheerleaders who want to use Bible verses on banners at football games. Abbott announced Wednesday that he is intervening in […]

10/17/2012

Full contact cheerleaders

And a college coach has been arrested for assaulting a policeman.  It’s a college cheerleading coach. And it’s a woman. The school is Coastal Carolina. Elizabeth Appenzeller (allegedly) refused to get out of her boyfriend’s […]

09/11/2012