The Daily Northwestern

Updated: NLRB rules in favor of Northwestern players union

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

March 26, 2014

A Northwestern football players union is one step closer to reality. The National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday in favor of the College Athletes Players Association, affirming CAPA’s claim that student-athletes are...

Fitzgerald testifies at NLRB hearing, citing experience as coach, former player

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2014

Pat Fitzgerald took the stand Friday, looking to refute former quarterback Kain Colter's claims. (Updated: Colter begins testimony at second NLRB hearing) The Northwestern football coach testified Friday morning on the fourth day of...