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Is hockey really for everyone? An ambitious NHL marketing campaign and the complicated case of Ivan Provorov

Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov is the latest in a long line of players to make his stance on the 'Hockey is for Everyone' initiative clear: It's just not for him.

On Feb 14, 2023 by Xandra Harbet

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Cheer mom accused of using deepfake nudes to harass daughter’s rivals

The 50-year-old mother has been charged with three counts of cyber harassment.

On Mar 14, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

Jerry Harris faces rape and sexual exploitation accusations.

Prosecutors say ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris raped 15-year-old

Harris was arrested last month on child pornography charges.

On Oct 14, 2020 by Samantha Shaps

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‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on charge of producing child pornography

Screenshots show Harris asking minors for nude photos.

On Sep 17, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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Incel reportedly blows up own hand while plotting bomb attack on ‘hot cheerleaders’

Investigators found 'a skin colored chunk believed to be flesh' in a bedroom at his home.

On Jun 7, 2020 by Alexandra Samuels

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‘Cheer’ star coach is ‘heartbroken’ that season ended due to coronavirus

'I was not ready to say goodbye so quickly.'

On Mar 19, 2020 by Samantha Shaps

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High school cheerleading team put on probation for waving Trump banner during a game

The school district said they still support their students’ right to free speech.

On Sep 17, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

Male dancers are joining NFL cheerleading squads.

When it comes to the NFL’s first male dancers, the internet is split

Many see this as a distraction from the NFL's unjust protest policies.

On Aug 7, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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Redskins cheerleaders say they were ‘pimped out’ on Costa Rica trip

Descriptions of the trip shocked people on social media.

On May 2, 2018 by Kris Seavers

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North Korea’s cheerleaders are drawing eyeballs and sparking controversy

Plenty of people are reacting, and some of them aren't happy.

On Feb 11, 2018 by Chris Tognotti

Weber school district cheerleaders chanting racist slurs

High school cheerleaders under investigation after shouting racist slurs in Instagram video

The district's response: 'These are kids, and sometimes kids do really stupid things without thinking.'

On Oct 18, 2017 by Ana Valens

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Disturbing videos show high school cheerleaders held down in pain, forced into splits

One girl is screaming, 'Please, stop.'

On Aug 24, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Unlucky UCLA cheerleader dropped to the floor—twice

Go! Fight! Win! Oops!

On Feb 9, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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AwesomenessTV series showcases the rough and tumble side of cheerleading

Two, four, six, eight: These cheerleaders are intense athletes with a fandom all their own.

On Aug 22, 2015 by Rae Votta