The Hanwha Eagles, a much beleaguered South Korean major league baseball team have introduced Fanbots
, jersey-clad robots who lead cheers, display messages (and selfies where the robot would otherwise have a blank screen) sent in from fans at home, and generally stand in for fans who aren't there. [more inside]
Founded by former Philadelphia 76ers cheerleader Darlene Cavalier, Science Cheerleaders
is a squad of cheerleaders from professional sports teams who have gone on to have careers in science-related fields. Now they break out the pom-poms to cheerlead for science
and challenge the stereotypical image of female scientists. [more inside]
See what your favorite 32*32 icon would look like at a football game.
There is this wonderful Seattle group, Uncle Bonsai,
who perform, among other songs, Cheerleaders on Drugs
. Now, another Seattle group, the University of Washington Women's Softball team,
has their own
take on the subject.
"DEAR MR PRESIDENT, WE
WE THINK YOUR WAR IS STUPID, AND WE SAY NO WAY!" Thus the Radical Cheerleaders
arrive on the protest scene, taking the outfits and chants usually found on the football field to protests and demonstrations all over the world. Some chants here,
and more coverage here. hey, it beats giant puppets!