Judge in Conn.: Cheerleading not a college sport

Michigan State cheerleaders perform during a break in the game against North Carolina during the championship game at the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament Monday, April 6, 2009, in Detroit. North Carolina won 89-72. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

July 21, 2010 1:49:30 PM PDT
Competitive cheerleading is not an official sport that colleges can use to meet gender-equity requirements, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in ordering a Connecticut school to keep its women's volleyball team.