That issue was thrown into bold relief this week with a ruling by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board that football players at Northwestern University may have the right to form a union and bargain collectively. Although team unions on campus still face formidable obstacles, and are years away if they ever do come into existence, the ruling highlights a growing battle over how much so-called student athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate for their schools and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Friday, March 28, 2014
It's just a step, but hopefully a first step in destroying the horrible institution that is the NCAA.
by Atrios at 10:37