northwestern football unionization
NLRB Busts 'Student-Athlete' Myth By Classifying Private School Football Players As Employees
The NLRB's General Counsel publicly published a memorandum declaring that college football players at private universities are actually employees of those schools.
Four Years A Student-Athlete: The Racial Injustice of Big-Time College Sports
While the NCAA’s rules governing college athletes are colorblind, the impact of amateurism is anything but—disproportionately costing black football and men's basketball players and benefiting white stakeholders by as much as $2 billion a year.
Can College Athletes Be Paid And Still Be Students? The Answer May Determine The NCAA's Future
A lawsuit brought by former Clemson football player Martin Jenkins and led by prominent sports attorney Jeffrey Kessler threatens to blow up college sports amateurism, and the NCAA's best defense is that cash and education don't mix.
VICE Sports Q&A: Northwestern President Emeritus Henry Bienen on Amateurism and the NCAA
Former Northwestern University president Henry Bienen discusses his objection to college athlete pay-for-play, football player unionization efforts, and the NCAA's future.