"Buffalo Jills" suspend operations

Updated: April 24, 2014, 6:12 PM ET
By Mike Rodak | ESPN.com

The Buffalo Bills' cheerleaders have suspended operations after five former cheerleaders filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming they were underpaid and mistreated.

Stephanie Mateczun, president of Stejon Production corp., which manages the "Buffalo Jills," confirmed to ESPN on Thursday that operations were suspended. She withheld further comment.

The lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court, says the cheerleaders worked hundreds of hours for free at games and were subjected to groping and sexual ...

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