NCAA among groups to file amicus briefs to NLRB

Alex Putterman, Reporter

July 4, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Various outside parties have filed amicus briefs to the National Labor Relations Board in the case to determine whether Northwestern football players are university employees.  ... Read more »

Northwestern announces plans for Ryan Field video board upgrades

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

June 9, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Ryan Field's video board capabilities are getting a massive upgrade, Northwestern's athletic department announced Monday. The stadium, home of the Wildcats' football team, will have its existing video board tripled in size... Read more »

Congressional committee to discuss Northwestern football unionization

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

May 1, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Congress is getting involved in the Northwestern football unionization discussion. The House Education and the Workforce Committee will examine the recent National Labor Relations Board decision declaring NU players employees,... Read more »

Alumni advocacy groups shares platform for college athlete change

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 24, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

NU Game Changers, a group of Northwestern alumni advocating for college athletes' rights, announced its goals at a news conference Thursday afternoon. The group read a 10-point list of proposed changes for revenue-producing... Read more »

Northwestern alumni to form advocacy group for athletes' rights

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 17, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

With the April 25 union vote hanging over the heads of Northwestern football players, program alumni are looking to take matters into their own hands. A group of former Wildcats players and other alumni are organizing to form... Read more »

CAPA files brief in response to Northwestern NLRB appeal

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 16, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

The College Athletes Players Association filed a brief Wednesday responding to Northwestern's appeal of last month's ruling regarding the employee status of NU football players. In March, the Chicago regional director of the... Read more »

Football team alumni meet to discuss Northwestern unionization effort

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 16, 2014
Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Tempers flared Wednesday night, as more than 60 current and former Northwestern football players met, ostensibly to discuss their position on the ongoing NU football unionization saga. The meeting almost immediately got heated,... Read more »