Quote of the Day

"Changes are coming. There is a lot of discussion about ... what it means to be an amateur athlete in the 21st century"
–- West Virginia AD Oliver Luck, on the attempt of college athletes to unionize (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 4/25)
Friday April 25, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 157 Print This Issue

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    The NLRB has granted Northwestern Univ's request to review Regional Dir Peter Sung Ohr's March 26 decision to let the school's football team "vote to form a union, saying the local decision 'raises substantial issues warranting review,'" according to Sandra Guy of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. The NLRB said that the vote over whether to unionize "still takes place Friday but ballots will be impounded until the board issues a decision affirming, modifying or reversing the regional director’s decision." There are 76 players eligible to vote. NU Dir of Media Relations Bob Rowley said that a majority of the "actual votes cast is required to authorize a union." NU VP/University Relations Alan Cubbage on Thursday said that the school "is 'pleased' ...

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