Dallas Cowboys cheerleaderIf not for cheerleading, it would be that much more difficult to suss out who the popular girls are in high school. (Also, Charlie Sheen would have to find a new sexual fetish.)

Add that to the fact cheerleaders wear skimpy outfits and perform feats of flexibility and bouncing, and we can all agree that cheerleaders have given the world so very much.

Now that we've gotten that out of the way, we turn to our friends at With Leather, who report that a federal court in Connecticut is deliberating whether cheerleading is a sport. If so, it fulfills Quinnipiac University's Title IX requirement of offering the same number of male and female athletic scholarships.

The argument for cheerleading being a sport is that it requires athleticism, and cheerleading competitions are broadcast on ESPN. Then again, ESPN also carries bass fishing. (Also, athleticism is a requirement in some of your better porn.)

So what do you think -- should cheerleading become an official court-sanctioned sport?

Should cheerleading be considered a sport?
Yes -- and a sexy, sexy sport it is1165 (45.9%)
No -- when cheerleading is competitive, it's a pageant939 (37.0%)
No -- but I hope the court rules it's a sport, because Title IX is dumb432 (17.0%)