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Study Finds Benefit of Cheerleading Could cheerleading be the most progressive sport in terms of gender roles? New research from the University of East Anglia indicates that the traditionally female-centered activity can help participants of both sexes challenge stereotypes about girls in sports. The study, which was published in the journal Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, tracked the growing popularity of cheerleading in the U.K. and focused on the members of four cheerleading teams. âThe participants in our study talked about flipping gender norms in cheerleading,â Dr. Amy Pressland, a co-author of the study, tells Yahoo Parenting.
World's Longest Bicycle Spans 117-FeetâHalf a City Block! Clear the streets!Â Dutch cycling group Mijl Van Mares Werkploeg just broke the 2016 world record for longest bicycle.Â At a whopping 117 feet long, the bike stretches half a city block and spans farther than the wordâs longest limo, at 100 feet long. Per Guinness World Recordâs requirements, it has just two wheels and is actually operable. The bike stretches half a city block.Â (Photo: Guinness World Records) In the video, Mara Montalbano shows us how it rides.
Why I Like It When My 8-year-old Loses at Sports âIn business, you either close a deal or you donât â and if you donât, you canât just say, âWell, everybody tried hard, right?ââ Jen Welter, a sports psychologist and the first female coach in the NFL, tells Yahoo Parenting.
Millions Will Watch the Super Bowl â But Is the Football Generation Ending? One NFL player after another â from former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, 69, who died in July 2015, to 27-year-old Giants safety Tyler Sash, who died two months after Stabler â has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated trauma. The New York Times reports that well over 100 football players, including several Pro Football Hall of Famers, have CTE so far.
Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press. The APâs survey of the aquatic Olympic and Paralympic venues has revealed consistent and dangerously high levels of viruses from the pollution, a major black eye on Rioâs Olympic project that has set off alarm bells among sailors, rowers and open-water swimmers.
Muslim Teen Defies Tradition to Become First Hijab-Wearing Ballerina With a dream of becoming the first hijab-wearing Muslim ballerina, 14-year-old Stephanie Kurlow recently launched a fundraising page in the hopes of pulling together more than $7,000 so that she can get her certification to open a performing arts program in her native Sydney because she said, âI donât want certain people who are discriminatory to hold anyone back from achieving their dreams and being unique.âÂ
Michael Sam Makes Up With Dad Who Criticized Him for Being Gay Former NFL player Michael Sam, who had been estranged from his father since coming out as gay in February 2014, tweeted this week that the two have spoken for the first time since then. (Photo: Getty Images) When former NFL player Michael Sam announced to the world that he was gay back in February 2014, he was largely praised for his bravery and honesty by fellow players, various celebrities, the NFL, and ESPN â pretty much everyone, it seemed, except his father, Michael Sam Sr., who was quoted at the time as saying, âIâm old school. Iâm a man-and-a-woman type of guy.â STORY: NFL Dad Sends Powerful Message by Confiscating KidsâÂ âTrophies for Nothingâ Shortly after, Sam discussed his estrangement from his dad during a segment of Dancing With the Stars, while he was a contestant.
Little League Teamâs Heartwarming Last Act for Dad and His Son Gary Parrish, center, died on Thursday of liver cancer. Gary Parrish was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and metastasis to the liver in June. STORY:Â Late Dad Makes Stunning Appearance in Photo With Widow, Baby When this yearâs baseball season started, 11-year-old Ryan Parrishâs coach, Caison Whatley, who also coached him last season, noticed the boy was unusually distracted. Heâs got a whole lot more on his mind than we could ever have,â Whatley told WSFA.
What We Can Learn About Sibling Rivalry From Serena and Venus Williams Serena and Venus Williams share a hug after Serenaâs victory over her big sister on Tuesday night. (Photo: Corbis Images) After Serena Williams beat her sister Venus on Tuesday night in a competitive three-set U.S. Open quarterfinals match, the two met at the net and embraced. Venus, the older Williams sibling, whispered to her sister: âIâm so happy for you.â