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Northwestern Football Players Union

Northwestern Football Players Vote On Union Question

AP | JASON KEYSER and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — In a historic vote, Northwestern University football players cast secret ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first ...

A Football Slamdunk

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.28.2014 | Sports
Jared Bernstein

Not to mix metaphors, but as I read it, that National Labor Relations Board ruling that footballers at Northwestern are actually employees of the university and thus can form a union looks like a slamdunk.

'A Long Time Coming'

Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

Jimmy King, a member of Michigan basketball's famous "Fab Five" in the early 1990s, said the National Labor Relations Board's ruling that Northwestern...

Union Battle Could Mean End Of NCAA As We Know It

AP | By TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 05.27.2014 | Sports

They're battling in courtrooms, and could one day meet over a bargaining table. About the only things the two sides in the debate over big-time colleg...