This article is an example of reporting on the unknown aspects of the culture of sports. What is beyond the smiles, sparkly dresses and fit bodies of cheerleaders? Check out the lead, try to find the nut paragraph and identify sources. What did the reporters do well? What may be missing?
“Jiggle Tests, Dunk Tanks, and Unpaid Labor: How NFL Teams Degrade Their Cheerleaders,” by By Julia Lurie and Nina Liss-Schultz and published on Mother Jones.