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2 hrs ago | MSNBC

Northwestern alums say players being pushed to vote against union

A meeting of former Northwestern football players Wednesday night brought attention to concerns that current players were being pressured to vote no on an upcoming vote to determine if Northwestern football players will form a union.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Northwestern University NCAA, NCAA Football, Dan Persa, Kain Colter, Trevor Siemian

Wed Apr 16, 2014

PennLive.com

Widener Law prof John Culhane saw Northwestern NLRB ruling coming but sees a long road ahead

Kain Colter and his Northwestern teammates celebrate a score. Colter led NU players in support of unionization which comes up for a vote of team on April 25. I do not pretend to be a legal expert.

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Law.com

College Football Players Are Employees

The Chicago Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board waved its magic wand over the Northwestern University scholarship football players and turned them into "employees" following a series of headline-generating hearings.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Iowa City Press-Citizen

An early look at the Big Ten West football teams

After passing on opportunities to declare for the NFL draft, running backs Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska and Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin are the country's top two returning rushers.

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Related Topix: Josh Mitchell, Nathan Scheelhaase, Sports, NCAA Sports, Northwestern University NCAA, NCAA Football, Kain Colter, Trevor Siemian

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

It’s not just athletes — college screws everyone

In its recent ruling that athletes at Northwestern University have the right to unionize, the National Labor Relations Board cited the case of senior quarterback Kain Colter, who naively thought that he could pursue a pre-med degree while also playing on the school's football team.

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ESPN

Big Ten Monday mailbag

Sorry for the lack of a mailbag last Wednesday, but I was busy catching up with folks at Ohio State.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Kain Colter, Northwestern University NCAA, Trevor Siemian, NCAA Football

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Business Insurance

Northwestern NLRB student-athlete ruling spotlights school employment practices

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter last year wore APU for "All Players United" on his wrist.

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Missourian

Drake Houdashelt speaks through action, fuels through loss

Drake Houdashelt is soft-spoken. In kindergarten, his teacher didn't hear him speak until the end of the school year.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sporting News

Northwestern players see union push as spark for change

"This is a real issue that people brought up," linebacker Collin Ellis said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Northwestern University NCAA, NCAA Football, Kain Colter, Jimmy Hall, Collin Ellis, Trevor Siemian

ABC News

Northwestern Players See Push as Spark for Change

No matter how they feel about the push to unionize, at least a few Northwestern players see the movement as a spark for change to the college sports landscape.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Northwestern University NCAA, NCAA Football, Jimmy Hall, Collin Ellis, Trevor Siemian

My FOX Chicago

Northwestern players see push as spark for change

No matter how they feel about the push to unionize, at least a few Northwestern players see the movement as a spark for change to the college sports landscape.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Northwestern University NCAA, NCAA Football, Trevor Siemian, Jimmy Hall, Collin Ellis, High School Basketball, Illinois High School Basketball News, Jeremy Langford

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Northwestern players see push as spark for change

A new twist was added to the investigation of a crash involving a tour bus and FedEx tractor-trailer that killed 10 people when a couple said the big rig already was on fire when it careened across a median and... A couple said a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus ... (more)

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The Las Vegas Sun

Rebels' running backs steal the show at Spring Showcase

UNLV football 's Spring Showcase is simultaneously the most and least important practice the team has this time of year.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Jurist

University requests review of student-athlete unionization ruling

The attorneys for Northwestern stated, "[i]n this unprecedented decision, the Regional Director set out to alter the underlying premise upon which collegiate varsity sports is based."

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Conquest Chronicles

Op-Ed: Unionization of NCAA Athletes

Times are a changing for the NCAA honchos and its underlings. All because Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter decided to take a class about labor relations and the modern workplace.

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ESPN

Spring game preview: Northwestern

We're previewing all of the Big Ten spring games, even the ones that are not quite spring games, like Northwestern 's practice on Saturday.

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Daily Camera

Nebraska's Kenny Bell says Kain Colter asks for help in union push

Nebraska football player Kenny Bell says Kain Colter has approached him about enlisting the Cornhuskers in the movement that could lead to the formation of a college athletes union.

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CNN

Brian Hamilton: As union effort progresses, Northwestern focused on bouncing back

On March 1, a Saturday, Northwestern players received an outline for the attire they'd wear for three spring practices the following week.

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TwinCities

Wisconsin Badgers: It's QB or bust for Tanner McEvoy

Northwestern's Mike Jensen makes a catch before getting tackled by Wisconsin's Tanner McEvoy, left, during the Badgers' victory on October 12, 2013 in Madison.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

B10 stars Abdullah, Gordon top returning rushers

After passing on opportunities to declare for the NFL draft, running backs Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska and Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin are the country's top two returning rushers.

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Related Topix: Josh Mitchell, Nathan Scheelhaase, Sports, NCAA Sports, Northwestern University NCAA, NCAA Football, Kain Colter, Trevor Siemian

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