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  1. Scott discusses unionization movement

    Kyle Bonagura

    Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott joined "The Herd with Colin Cowherd" Friday to discuss the National Labor Relations Board's ruling that Northwestern's football players can unionize. Scott and Cowherd touched on a variety of topics, including the p...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  2. Northwestern Wildcats to vote on unionizing on April 25

    A federal agency says a date has been set for Northwestern football players to vote on authorizing a union to represent them in collective bargaining with the university.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  3. Northwestern Wildcats athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill

    Northwestern University athletes trying to unionize presented their case to lawmakers Wednesday after a federal agency said they have the same rights to bargain collectively as other workers.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  4. ACC ADs leery of player unionization

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich grew up in Alliquipa, Pa., with a blue-collar background from the Western part of the state -- what he described as an area heavy with labor unions. He wonders how student-athletes who unionize are going to pa...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  5. Viewpoints: Northwestern's union push

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wednesday could turn out to be a pivotal in the future of college athletics, as a regional office of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern players have the right to move forward with their unionization efforts. It was a big win f...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  6. Tax implications create hurdle for players' union

    Darren Rovell

    Northwestern football players won the right to unionize Wednesday, but the potential tax implications alone could immediately kill the idea.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  7. NLRB decision very well-reasoned

    Lester Munson

    The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago, Peter Sung Ohr, ruled Wednesday that Northwestern University football players are university employees and entitled to an election that will determine whether they can form a uni...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  8. Northwestern union push clears big hurdle

    Adam Rittenberg

    Huge news out of Chicago today that could be a game-changer for college athletics and the student-athlete model. The Northwestern football players trying to unionize have scored a big victory. The Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Boa...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  9. Northwestern Wildcats football players win bid to unionize

    Brian Bennett

    In a potentially game-changing moment for college athletics, the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday that Northwestern football players qualify as employees and can unionize.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  10. Players' union victory a small battle in collegiate landscape

    Ivan Maisel

    Even if Northwestern's football players succeed in forming a union, the most interesting law here may be the law of unintended consequences, writes Ivan Maisel.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  11. National Labor Relations Board official set to decide on Northwes...

    Lester Munson and Tom Farrey

    The National Labor Relations Board is set to decide whether scholarship football players at Northwestern University qualify as employees who can form a union.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  12. Anti-trust claim filed by Jeffrey Kessler challenges NCAA amateur...

    Tom Farrey

    In the most direct challenge yet to the NCAA's longstanding economic model, high-profile sports labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler filed an antitrust claim Monday in a New Jersey federal court on behalf of a group of college basketball and football players.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  13. Commissioner Jim Delany says Big Ten unlikely to add Friday night...

    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said Thursday that the league is not looking to schedule more Friday football games, except on Thanksgiving and Labor Day weekends.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  14. Northwestern Wildcats officials counter critique of program by qu...

    Northwestern officials on Thursday countered a quarterback's allegations that the program places athletics over academics, urging a federal agency to deny a bid by the school's football players to form the first college athletes' union in U.S. history.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  15. National Labor Relations Board officer calls Northwestern Wildcat...

    The officer presiding over the National Labor Relations Board hearing about a bid by Northwestern football players to create the nation's first union for college athletes at one point described the players' case thus far as "weak."

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  16. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Had to knock these out real quick before doing the lunch links in our new ice dancing blog. Kain Colter made his case to the National Labor Relations Board. Our Lester Munson offers his take on the testimony. The high school coach of Wisconsin'...

    Blog | February 19, 2014