“I simply can’t make peace with the way I was treated and I never will,” former New England Patriots Cheerleader, Lyndsey Raucher, speaks out about the pressures of being an NFL cheerleader

Some American girls want to become a ballerina or a dancer, but Lyndsey Raucher decided to take a chance on becoming a cheerleader for the New England Patriots. However, that decision soon turned into a nightmare as the reality proved to be a tale of mental health agony, eating disorders,

The Jacksonville Roar cheerleaders on balancing jobs, sisterhood & supporting the Jaguars

A football flies through the air, hurtled from the hand of quarterback Blake Bortles. 'Jaguars on three' comes the shout from the huddle as the offense and defence prepare to scrimmage at the Allianz Park. It's bitingly cold throughout practice. Frosted breath escapes into the atmosphere. The players don team-branded hoodies

Jacksonville Jaguars’ sixth trip to London could be their most important yet

https://twitter.com/CalaisCampbell/status/1046578414633865219 Campbell makes a assessment of his team's season so far after losing in the AFC Championship game last year Jacksonville Jaguars (3-4) will play their sixth game across the pond on Sunday against the Super Bowl champions, Philadelphia Eagles, also with a 3-4 record. The Florida-based franchise have won their previous three

Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders: Jon Gruden & Pete Carroll on form, improvement & adapting to London

The first of three NFL games in London kicks off Sunday 14th October, as the 1-4 Oakland Raiders meet the 2-3 Seattle Seahawks at Wembley Stadium. While the second coming of Jon Gruden — he was initially Raiders head coach from 1998 to 2001 — has not yet resulted in the smooth revival

“Channels like Fox News continually obscure the message in order to enrage the President’s followers”: Conor Orr on diversity in the NFL, the ‘anthem issue’ and its political effects

I’m sure that there was a time when covering the NFL was a much more straightforward job than it is now. But with the recent subtle social, and political changes in the USA, the NFL has had to evolve. In the last few years, the NFL has seen an openly gay

“It felt good to have those apologies”: Gay college football player Darrion McAlister on opening up to teammates, the reaction to coming out and playing football as an openly gay man

Any individual struggling with their own sexuality faces a number of challenges. Firstly accepting yourself for who you are and then secondly deciding what to do once you have arrived at this decision. So imagine having to contemplate all of this, and then having to worry about whether your own teammates

Donald Trump, the NFL and the Philadelphia Eagles: a sport brought to the brink by politics

In the words of former U.S. speed-skater Eric Heiden, "sports and politics don't mix.”  But during the time that Donald Trump has been United States President, we’ve seen players called “son’s of b*****s” by Trump, players filing lawsuits against the league over allegations of collusion and new rules implemented by the