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  2. Northwestern coach campaigning against union effort OK, to a poin...

    Lester Munson

    Northwestern University's football coach is urging his players to vote "no" on April 25, when they are asked whether they wish to form a labor union. The coach's actions, together with electioneering by others, raise questions about rules and the law...

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
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  5. 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
  6. NLRB director's decision follows road map laid out by Northwester...

    Lester Munson

    Northwestern's legal team faces a tough battle to get the recent well-reasoned court ruling overturned on appeal, Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  7. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Show Preview March 27, 2014

    Greeny and Golic welcome Northwestern QB Kain Colter (7:00 a.m. ET), ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy (7:30), Rams coach Jeff Fisher (8:30), ESPN NBA analyst P.J. Carlesimo (9:00) and ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson (9:30) to the show on Thursday. Ge...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  8. NLRB's Northwestern ruling to be issued

    Lester Munson and Tom Farrey

    With all due respect to the glories of the Sweet Sixteen, the center of the college sports universe for the next couple of days is a government office on the ninth floor of a landmark building downtown in Chicago. In that office, the regional dire...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Northwestern players' union effort may have been buoyed by testim...

    Lester Munson

    CHICAGO -- After a National Labor Relations Board hearing examiner told Northwestern University football players and their wannabe union representatives that their case was "weak" and that they had offered no proof on the important issue of the relat...

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  11. Massive effort by Northwestern to discredit football players' att...

    Lester Munson

    When Northwestern University football players surprised their university three weeks ago with a petition to form a labor union, the school faced a difficult decision as it formulated its response. Simple defiance was one alternative. American law lea...

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  12. 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
  13. First day of NLRB hearing includes key points for players attempt...

    Lester Munson

    In nearly five hours of testimony Tuesday on the first day of an NLRB hearing that will determine whether college players are student-athletes or employee-athletes who can unionize, Colter repeatedly used the words "job" and "paycheck" as he described the near total control football coaches had over him during four years at Northwestern.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  14. Northwestern University players' union attempt gets under way Wed...

    Lester Munson

    At 9 Wednesday morning, a group of Northwestern University football players will line up against their university in a National Labor Relations Board hearing that could lead to historic, landmark change for college sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  15. Russian LGBT laws put athletes and advocates who wish to protest ...

    Lester Munson

    Sochi offers anyone planning to protest against Russian suppression of LGBT rights a dramatic and global opportunity, but it also subjects them to the whims of the Russian police, the uncertainty of Russian courts and the possibility of confinement in a Russian jail.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2014
  16. Northwestern players' attempt to unionize likely to fail but impa...

    Lester Munson

    First it was a wildcat strike three months ago by the football players at Grambling University who refused to play a scheduled game against Jackson State in a protest against their training conditions. And now it is Wildcat football players at Northw...

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  17. Judge's ruling a setback for attorneys in NFL $765 million settle...

    Lester Munson

    A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected a proposed settlement of more than 4,500 NFL concussion lawsuits. Her decision raises legal questions about the settlement, its terms and its future: Q: The attorneys for the players and the attorneys for ...

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  18. Losing a Whole Year

    • ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney dishes on the reduction of Alex Rodriguez's suspension to 162 games, what comes next for Rodriguez and the Yankees and more. Olney • ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson explains why it is unlikely that a fe...

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  19. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Show Preview January 13, 2014

    Golic, Cris Carter and Jorge Sedano welcome ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney (6:45 a.m. ET), ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson (7:30), ESPN NFL analyst Mike Ditka (8:15), ESPN New York 98.7 FM's Michael Kay (9:00), ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski (9:15) an...

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2014