The Post Game published Beyond Beauty: Cheerleading’s Terrifying Danger:
When it comes to sports injuries, football is, and always has been, king. No other sport comes close. Over the past 28 years, football players were the victims of 97 percent of all catastrophic sports injuries — accidents that result in permanent or temporary paralysis or death. But when the National Center for Catastrophic Injury Research Center released its 28th annual report last year, the numbers for cheerleading were staggering.