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Today In Sports History for April 24-25

...Northwestern University football players casts secret ballots on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes - a decision that could change the landscape of American amateur sports.
Former Juneau high school rivals win college championship together high school players is to try junior college."A lot of people think that to make it and to be a really good college athlete they have to go Division I or Division II," Fenumiai said. "But you get so much experience out of going JUCO...
The madness of March begins ... now

...a way to pay the basketball players who generate so many millions of dollars through the tournament. He believes college athletes are, to use his word, exploited.But Bilas, a former Duke player himself, balances that criticism with a passion...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 26

...a federal agency says that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes. Peter Sung Ohr, the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board, states in a 24-page decision that...
Pure Sole: Superman doesn't play here

...from his finger tips.Yes, many pros self-proclaim their greatness after making a play, and it beams down to college athletes and, in turn, casts shadows down upon our children skewing how they think the game should be played.Be happy...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Jan. 28

...quarterback Kain Colter and the United Steelworkers announce plans to form the first labor union for college athletes. Colter details the College Athletes Players Association at a news conference in Chicago, flanked by leaders of the Steelworkers union...
Paige, Harrell head AP preseason team

...early in his life to be an exemplary college basketball student athlete."Okafor has just started his life as a college athlete. The 6-foot-11 forward from Chicago was the MVP of the McDonald's All-American game and was considered by...
Falcons' Tompkins setting hoops sights on Division I play

...Basically, I was just running concession stands," Tompkins said. "My job for the summer. But I was around a lot of college athletes."In June she flew to Washington to join her Falcons' teammates in a 10-day outing in various tournaments...
Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions

...April 25 on whether to have the College Athletes Players Association to potentially help our college athletes."The NCAA opposes player...Ohio enacted a budget that said college athletes are not public employees. It...


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