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Cheerleading squad on probation after Trump banner displayed

Sep. 16, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

NEW LONDON, N.C. (AP) — A high school cheerleading squad in North Carolina is on probation after some cheerleaders posed with a banner supporting President Donald Trump before a football game. Stanly County Schools Superintendent Jeff James told The Associated Press in an email Monday that the warning was...

After underwhelming first year, can casino improve fortunes?

Aug. 24, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a five-tier birthday cake: Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself an indulgent birthday bash Saturday. But one year after opening in western Massachusetts, MGM Springfield has underperformed its lofty revenue promises...

Witten: Return to Cowboys is about winning, not cheerleading

Aug. 3, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Upon further review, Jason Witten's snazzy one-handed catch in the back corner of the end zone wasn't a touchdown, because he apparently bobbled the ball while he was trying to get his second foot down. But hey, there's no replay in training camp. And whether it counted was beside the...

Teen overcomes sleep disorder to earn cheer scholarship

Jul. 28, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Coaches called her lazy. Her parents worried she might have cancer. Nikki Jennings found herself tired all the time, much more than a typical teenager. And when she slept, friends and family members had an incredibly difficult time waking her. After falling asleep on the way to...