Soon-to-be Hall of Fame receiver Terrell Owens hadn’t said much to explain why he’s not attending the enshrinement ceremony. Some think he won’t be there because none of his former teams will foot the bill for a lavish party. Some think he’s miffed that the Selection Committee passed over him twice. Some think he’s particularly upset about the things that specific voters Cheap Jerseys And Jordans had said about him to justify making him wait.
Many will say this isn’t Owens’ real motivation, and that he concocted it because it seems far less selfish and (as Dick Vitale — yes, Dick Vitale, for some reason — has repeatedly said) childish if Owens has a cause bigger than himself. Regardless, it’s now clear that T.O.’s two-year wait influenced his decision heavily, and that if he’d been inducted on the first try (like Randy Moss was), Owens would probably be showing up.
When traveling on behalf of the Texans, the cheerleaders were not provided a stipend or per diem to cover their food costs.
Cheerleaders were denied any share of revenues generated by the sale of licensed products in which they appear; cheerleaders were also required to sign thousands of Texans calendars without accompanying compensation.
Cheerleaders were subjected to dangerous work conditions, including those that allowed a fan to inflict a serious bodily injury on one cheerleader.
The Texans micro-managed the private and professional lives of the cheerleaders in demeaning ways. For instance, the cheerleaders were allegedly given explicit orders on how they wear their hair, including Wholesale Jerseys All where to have their hair cut and styled. According to P.G.G., one cheerleader was admonished that she could not have straight hair and that if she didn’t display curly hair then the team would find another Latina girl to replace her. P.G.G. also contends that she was required to receive a spray tan before every game and also visit the gym multiple hours each week.