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Ex-cheerleader sues over injuries he blames on lifting

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A former cheerleader has sued his university over back injuries that he says were caused by lifting heavy female partners during stunts, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

Douglas O'Reilly, 23, sued Marquette University in Milwaukee, saying he fractured his back while practicing stunts in April, 1996.His two partners were "not your average, tiny, petite cheerleaders," O'Reilly was quoted as saying.