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Board Dismisses Ruling To Allow College Athletes To Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a historic ruling that Northwestern University football players are school employees who are entitled to form what would be the nation’s first union of college athletes


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Snyder Signs Law Banning College Athletic Unions

The measure blocks collective bargaining for university athletes by saying they aren’t public employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2014

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5th Annual NFL Alumni YMCA Draft Party Funds Scholarships For Young Athletes

You can rub elbows with some of Detroit’s biggest sports celebrities for a great cause this Friday night in Royal Oak.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2014

Tony Jones #6 of the Northwestern Wildcats is tackled by RJ Williamson #26 of the Michigan State Spartans during the first half on November 23, 2013 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Questions, Answers About College Athletes’ Union Ruling

There seems to be a gathering momentum for change that could alter the college sports landscape forever.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2014


Committee Meets To Discuss Changes To Agent Laws

A committee began work Friday reviewing ways to strengthen the law that penalizes sports agents for providing gifts to college athletes and other improper conduct.

97.1 The Ticket–10/26/2013