NFL Teams Look To Sack Cheerleader Wage Suppression Suit

By Matthew Guarnaccia (April 5, 2017, 12:10 PM EDT) -- The NFL and 26 teams facing a proposed class action lawsuit accusing them of working together to suppress wages for cheerleaders urged a California federal judge on Tuesday to throw out the case, saying the complaint is devoid of specific details about the conspiracy.

The league and the teams said the complaint by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader identified as Kelsey K. failed to describe the nature of an alleged agreement between owners to fix cheerleader wages, including when the sides struck the deal, which team executives participated, and how the various teams implemented and enforced it. The lawsuit alleges...

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