1. Union Issue Fails to Hamper NU Recruiting

    Northwestern's historic recruiting week not only saw the Class of 2015 grow from zero to five in less than six days, it also put to rest any thoughts that the union issue would hamper the Wildcats' recruiting efforts...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  2. Allen Continues NU's Roll

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  3. Gaziano Is a Wildcat

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  4. Colter Pro Day Closed to Media

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  5. Union: Northwestern's Position in Student Labor Case 'Castle Built on Sand'

    The union seeking to represent football players at Northwestern University called the school's position in the case “a castle built on sand” in a document filed with the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  6. DL Goens Becomes Northwestern's 6th Commit

    Blessed beyond explanation to be able to say I have committed to Northwestern University!

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by David Scipione about 5 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  7. Goens Gives Northwestern Six Commits

    Chino (Calif.) Hills defensive end Trent Goens tells 247Sports he committed to Northwestern on Monday evening. .....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by David Scipione about 5 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  8. Northwestern Lands 4-Star Twin Brothers Andrew and David Dowell

    Northwestern capped a whirlwind recruiting weekend by claiming commitments from 4-star twin prospects David and Andrew Dowell ...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 6 days ago 4,675 reads 7 comments

  9. Northwestern Lands 1st 2015 Commit

    Breaking: Northwestern Lands First Commit In 2015: Houston (Texas) Clear Lake linebacker Nathan Fox confirms with 247Sports that he has pledge to play his college football in the Big Ten...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sam Rooke about 9 days ago 75 reads 0 comments

  10. Northwestern Appeals Football Players Union Ruling

    April 9, 2014 (WLS) -- Northwestern filed an appeal Wednesday with the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional director's ruling that football players on scholarship are eligible to unionize...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  11. Northwestern's Trevor Siemian Says He'll Vote No on Unionizing

    Former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter has received a lot of support in his effort to unionize college football players, but he didn't get any support from the man he shared quarterbacking duties with...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 10 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  12. As College Football Union Push Goes Political, Road Gets Tougher for Athletes

    Northwestern football players made a unionization push because they didn't feel anyone—not the school, not the NCAA—had their backs...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 days ago 1,622 reads 1 comments

  13. Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald Advises Players to Vote Against Unionization

    Starting a movement is one thing. Getting others on board is a completely different task altogether. For Northwestern and the National Labor Relations Board's fight to change the landscape of college athletics, there has been plenty of pushback...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 14 days ago 12,019 reads 62 comments

  14. Northwestern Running Back Venric Mark Ahead of Schedule on Rehab

    There are a number of reasons why Northwestern's offense struggled last season. A shaky offensive line. Conservative playcalling. A lack of big plays. The biggest issue, though, was injuries...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 15 days ago 57 reads 0 comments

  15. Wildcats Dodge Unionization Questions on Practice Field

    Northwestern University football players took to the practice field Tuesday for the first time as student-employees, the result of a ruling last week, and were uncomfortable with questions about unionization...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 27 reads 0 comments

  16. Union Question Looms as Northwestern Practices

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — When members of Northwestern's football team had the chance to sign union cards back in January, some players signed their names, others did not...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 18 days ago 21 reads 0 comments

  17. Colter and President of the CAPA Are Heading to D.C. to Lobby Congress

    As the National Labor Relations Board decision in their favor heads to an appeal, the leaders of the Northwestern players aren't waiting around.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 18 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  18. A Step Toward Justice in College Sports?

    If you were going to hold up a school as being exemplary in the way it puts athletics in, as they say, “the proper perspective,” Northwestern University would certainly be one you'd point to...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 18 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  19. Dabo Swinney Says Players Union “devalues an Education”

    The college football world continues to react to yesterday's news regarding the latest developments for the players union movement.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 23 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  20. HBO Real Sports: 75% of Americans Against College Players Union

    It seems there is support for college players forming a union, but a poll conducted by HBO Real Sports and Marist College Center for Sports says three-fourths of Americans do not believe college athletes should be allowed to join a union...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 23 days ago 38 reads 0 comments

  21. Former MU Tiger T.J. Moe: ‘Not Sure a Union Is the Way to Handle It’

    Former Missouri wide receiver T.J. Moe took to Twitter on Wednesday to share his opinions following a Chicago regional National Labor Relations Board ruling that Northwestern football players can form their own labor union...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 23 days ago 20 reads 0 comments

  22. Northwestern football union: NLRB gives the O.K.

    Northwestern University football players on scholarship are employees of the school and therefore entitled to hold an election to decide whether to unionize, an official of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 23 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  23. Right to Unionize Good First Step, but NCAA Athletes Still Have Long Road Ahead

    The voice for college athletes just got louder—and clearer—on Wednesday. Following a February hearing between Northwestern and the College Athletics Players Association, ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 24 days ago 4,362 reads 129 comments

  24. Will Northwestern University Football Unionize?

    (CNN) -- Northwestern University's president emeritus said that if the players on its football team are successful at forming a union, he could see the prestigious private institution giving up Division I football...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 25 days ago 27 reads 0 comments

  25. Northwestern AD Jim Phillips Puts His Focus on the Future

    There might not have been an athletic department in the Big Ten that dealt with a wider range of emotions than Northwestern...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 25 days ago 17 reads 0 comments