Back in June, the federal government finally put its iron foot down and said, “Enough is enough” regarding one of the biggest problems facing our great nation – cheerleading. For over a century*, men and women have argued the merits of cheerleading as a sport, and nobody has ever been able to come to a decisive conclusion. That is, until now. U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill has declared after a month of deliberation that collegiate cheerleading is not a sport.
Underhill’s decision is based on a lawsuit filed by a group of Quinnipiac women’s volleyball players and their coach against the university when it was announced that the school would drop the volleyball program in favor of cheerleading. When learning of this decision, an enraged Burnsy asked: “Have you seen the shorts that volleyball players wear?!?!” Underhill determined that cheerleading is simply not organized enough to be a comparable sport, citing the case of Tough v. Titties.
Bang that gavel and flip cheerleaders the middle spirit finger, Judge Underhill: