Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald is encouraging his team to vote no on forming a union less than two weeks after the National Labor Relations Board said the players could bargain collectively and called for an election.
Members of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.
With the National Labor Relations Board’s regional director in Chicago deciding Northwestern University football players qualify as employees of the university comes the question of whether they’d have to pay taxes on their scholarships.
CAPA was led by former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter.
This state could benefit from a true rivalry between public universities, as the likes of Iowa and Michigan have.
There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.
Northwestern is embarking on a $3.75-billion fundraising campaign, but Welsh-Ryan Arena will remain an eyesore.
Tre Demps had 20 points, including four 3-pointers and Drew Crawford added 15 points and six assists to lead 11th-seeded Northwestern to a 67-62 victory over No. 6 Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament Thursday night.
Drew Crawford had 27 points and seven rebounds and Alex Olah added 14 points and seven rebounds to lead Northwestern to a 74-65 victory over Purdue on Sunday in the regular season finale for both teams.
D.J. Newbill scored 12 points and Penn State’s zone defense stifled Northwestern in the Nittany Lions’ 59-32 Big Ten win Thursday.
The Wildcats passed on an interested Jimmy Garoppolo at a one-day camp in 2009, but he’s content with the path he took.
Shavon Shields had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nebraska, which took a 10-point lead with 7 minutes left and held on to defeat Northwestern 54-47 Saturday.
By Chris Emma- (CBS) Decades have passed since Nebraska had hope on the hardcourt. A team that has historically been an afterthought on its own campus — plus everywhere else — has energized a fan […]
College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.
The Hoosiers (15-11, 5-8 Big Ten) ended a three-game losing streak and extended Northwestern’s (12-16, 5-10) slide to five.
Hey, it might be the greatest sporting event on Earth, but, really, who needs the NCAA Tournament?
The fracas late in the game delayed play for several minutes while the officials deliberated penalties for the players. Northwestern’s Nikola Cerina also was ejected. The teams shot 10 free throws as a result of the shoving match.
CHICAGO — At 9 a.m. sharp on Tuesday, Kain Colter’s movement for change began. The doors opened inside the federal courthouse, and the quarterback became a star witness. Colter walked in wearing a grey suit […]
The key question is whether college athletes will be considered employees.
Chris Emma breaks down the Big Ten in his weekly college basketball power rankings.
Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.
Check out these great photos of the football transformation at Wrigley Field for Saturday’s game between Northwestern and Illinois.