On April 25, Northwestern’s scholarship football players will vote on the potential formation of a union, the first of its kind in college athletics.
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.
A mix-up cost Wisconsin defensive back Dezmen Southward a chance to perform in Indianapolis.
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.
Northwestern football seeking to unionize is the right move.
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.
Jim Phillips has responded to the movement made by Northwestern student athletes to unionize.
Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter is leading the charge for athletes to be represented by a labor union.
Safety Isaiah Lewis knocked Northwestern’s Kain Colter out of the game with a big hit as he tried to catch a pass early in the first quarter, resulting in a targeting penalty and an ejection.
Devin Gardner scored on a 5-yard run to lift Michigan to a 27-19 triple-overtime victory over Northwestern on Saturday after the Wolverines’ Brendan Gibbons tied it with a 44-yard field goal at the end of regulation.
Jordan Westerkamp caught Ron Kellogg III’s tipped desperation heave to the end zone with no time left Saturday, giving Nebraska a 27-24 victory over Northwestern on Saturday.
C.J. Fiedorowicz caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Jake Rudock in overtime to give Iowa a 17-10 win over Northwestern Saturday.
Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.
With Ohio State looming on the schedule, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald had hoped Saturday’s game against Maine would serve as sort of a tune-up for his high-powered offense to start running smoothly.
Twice in the first half, Western Michigan jumped out to a lead and began to dream of what might be.
Trevor Siemian threw for 259 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, Kain Colter passed for a touchdown and ran for one, and No. 19 Northwestern pounded Syracuse 48-27 on Saturday.
The starting quarterback went down with a concussion on the first drive. The defense was gassed after being on the field for 99 plays.
The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone’s mind. Coach Pat Fitzgerald dusted it off for the Gator Bowl and even had it on the sideline Tuesday as a reminder of Northwestern’s decades-long, bowl losing streak — the ol’ monkey on their backs. Now, it’s in pieces.