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Is Cheerleading A Sport?

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

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The Age Old Question

Cheerleading has gotten a lot of press recently.  If you have missed out on all of the hoopla, it all stems from a court case in Connecticut involving Quinnipiac University.  I’ll let you read the details of the court case yourself , but it’s basically the same argument that has been made before:  someone decides that they don’t like the way that Title 9 is being interpreted, so they suddenly claim that cheerleading shouldn’t be counted as a sport.  Of course, this never seems to come up unless some sport feels that they are being treated unfairly.  It leads us back to that often asked question, “Is cheerleading a sport”?  (more…)