College Athletes

Colter Takes Northwestern Player Union Case To Capitol HillMembers 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.
Accountant: Union Status Could Be 'Hornets' Nest' For Northwestern PlayersWith 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.
Hearings Begin As Labor Panel Weighs Northwestern Players' Bid For UnionThe National Labor Relations Board has set arguments for next week over whether Northwestern University football players can form a union and have protections as employees of the school.
Colter On College Athletes: 'We Don't Have A Voice. It's A Dictatorship'Recent graduate and former quarterback Kain Colter was once the face of Northwestern football, now he's the face of a first-of-its-kind labor union, hoping to protect the future of all college athletes.
Rock's Rant: NCAA Tourney Best Example Why Players Should Be PaidFor the next two and a half weeks we all become college basketball fans. Even if you did not watch a single minute of the regular season or know who is broadcasting the tournament itself, we all fill out a bracket.