NFL cheerleaders bring in money, but barely paid any

In the midst of the greatest image crisis in recent NFL history, the optics of which are in part focused on the relationship the NFL has with women, how the league treats its cheerleaders, long viewed as eye-candy at NFL games, is in the news. Twenty-six of the 32 current NFL franchises have cheerleading teams, with the Baltimore Colts becoming the first in 1954 and the Dallas Cowboys later pushing the cheerleaders’ ability to influence ticket sales. Read the rest at Sporting News