Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news
Contact | RSS | Search

College Athletes Can Unionize, Federal Agency Says

In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first college athlete's union. The decision by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board means it agrees football players at the Big Ten school qualify as employees under federal law and therefore can legally unionize. (ABC News)


Recent ACC & NCAA News Articles:

Tailgating Goes Above and Beyond at the University of Mississippi

Gonzaga men’s basketball has potential for big things in March

ECU WR Justin Hardy goes from walk-on to NCAA record-holder

Close-ups of Odell Beckham Jr.'s insane catch reveal it's even more incredible (photos)

Maryland officially releases Cole Field House facility plans


© 2005-2014 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.