Cheerleading is still not a sport

August 07, 2012 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that competitive cheerleading is not a sport.  This is a very disappointing decision.  It is a slap in the face to the athletes that spend countless hours perfecting routines, and competing throughout the country.  The Court recognized that competitive cheerleading requires “strength, agili ...


American Sports Council denied their day in court

March 28, 2012 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

PLF’s lawsuit, American Sports Council v. Department of Education, was dismissed yesterday.  This is really unfortunate news.  The court held that American Sports Council (ASC) did not suffer any injury as a result of the Three-Part Test’s application to high schools.  Accordingly, ASC does not have “standing” to have i ...