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Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference, announcing the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Big Win, But Long Road Ahead For College Union

The road to a union for college athletes faces a long legal process. Many legal experts believe the case could ultimately wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court, and it may take years to get there.

04/08/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter answer questions at a press conference on January 28 2014 at  The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

College Athletes Take Labor Cause To Capitol Hill

A group seeking to unionize college athletes is looking for allies as it braces for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes are employees who have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

EVANSTON, IL - SEPTEMBER 21: General view of Ryan Field is seen before the Northwestern Wildcats play the Maine Black Bears during their college football game on September 21, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

NLRB Says College Athletes Can Unionize

In a ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars &amp a federal agency said football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first union of college athletes.

03/26/2014

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College Athletes Can Unionize, Federal Agency Says

In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize.

03/26/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference, announcing the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

College Athletes Take Step Toward Forming Union

Football players at Northwestern are spearheading the formation of a first-of-its-kind union for college athletes.

01/28/2014