Yahoo! published Cheerleaders Spring to Life Ahead of NFL Season, regarding tryouts for NFL cheerleading squads.
If that dream comes true, it’ll require a commitment to turn up for each and every Ravens game in front of 71,000 fans, plus three-hour practice sessions twice a week, a three-day training camp and community appearances.
The San Jose Mercury News (via the Denver Post) published NFL Cheerleaders Perform for Love of the Game, not Money, also regarding tryouts for an NFL cheerleading squad.
“We want beautiful women out there representing the team, but they have to be intelligent,” said Teresa Shear, the Broncos’ director of cheerleaders and game entertainment, as dozens of women clad in blue and orange practiced dance steps and twirls nearby. “They interact with the fans and represent the team.”
The Telegraph published Cheerleading Legal Row: ‘I just can’t afford to be as beautiful as they want’, regarding the lawsuits filed by former NFL cheerleaders against the teams.
She filed her lawsuit earlier this year and it has now sparked other NFL cheerleaders across the country to come forward with their own stories. It has also led to several teams’ ‘rulebooks’ being leaked to the press.