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College Football Union

March Madness: Top Tier Collegiate Athletic Functioning in Perilous State

Gabriel Frankel | Posted 06.14.2014 | College
Gabriel Frankel

While there needs to be serious reform in Division I collegiate athletics, I don't believe that unionization of student athletes is a serious step in the right direction to solve the most pressing concerns of student athletes at the highest level of competition.

College Football Coach Urges Players To Vote Against Union

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 06.05.2014 | Sports

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first pub...

Emily Swanson

Public Backs College Football Players' Grievances, But Not Their Union | Emily Swanson | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

Fewer than one in three Americans believes that college football players should have the right to form a labor union, even though most are highly symp...

Unionizing College Football Players Is More Than a Hail-Mary Pass

Joseph P. Mastrosimone | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Joseph P. Mastrosimone

Those who discount the players' chances suggest that their attempt to organize a union will require a reversal of precedent and is unlikely. However, a closer look at both the NLRA and in the Board's Brown University decision gives the players at least a coin-flip's chance at success.

College Football Players Want To Unionize

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.31.2014 | Sports

Football players from Northwestern University announced on Tuesday their plans to join a new labor union being formed for college athletes, an unprece...

College Athletes To Form Union

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 01.28.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — College athletes say they are forming what they believe is the first-of-its-kind union to represent their interests. Organizers of t...