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  1. College presidents say no to unions for athletes

    Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the university's integration of athle

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
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  4. Three colleges to stop selling jerseys with numbers of star playe...

    Darren Rovell

    Worried about the ramifications of selling the numbers tied to student-athletes, several schools have decided not to sell football jerseys with star players' names on them this upcoming season, sources tell ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  5. State Employees Association of North Carolina union welcomes stud...

    A North Carolina union for public workers will allow scholarship student-athletes at public universities to join as state employees.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  6. Northwestern AD Jim Phillips anti-union, for voting presence amon...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips opposes a union with the Wildcats football team but hopes the discussion about athletes' welfare leads to changes, including a voting presence about the issues that most affect them.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  7. Northwestern Wildcats players vote on whether to form first union...

    n a historic vote, Northwestern football players cast secret ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes -- a decision that could change the landscape of American amateur sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  8. Northwestern football players poised for historic vote on whether...

    Tom Farrey and Lester Munson

    The vote on Friday by members of Northwestern University football team about whether to unionize represents a historic moment in college sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  9. Northwestern Wildcats QB Trevor Siemian criticizes former QB Kain...

    Northwestern's Trevor Siemian says it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Pat Fitzgerald urges Northwestern Wildcats players to vote agains...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is finally talking to his team about the unionization push and outlining why players should vote against forming a union later this month.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  12. Union says players from other college teams have expressed intere...

    Players from other universities have expressed interest in forming unions in the wake of the landmark decision last week involving the Northwestern football team, a union organizer said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  13. Northwestern Wildcats union representatives head to Congress

    Tom Farrey

    The leaders who are attempting to unionize Northwestern University football players will take their case to Capitol Hill lawmakers, aiming to protect the historic victory union leaders achieved last week.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  14. NLRB Ruling Reignites College-Athlete Pay Debate

    Those questions gained urgency Wednesday when a regional National Labor Relations Board director in Chicago that Northwestern University football players can vote to unionize. Northwestern plans to appeal to the national NLRB in Washington, and th...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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