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Northwestern quarterback and United Steelworkers attempting to form union for student-athletes

This ought to get interesting. I can think of a multitude of reasons why this is a bad idea but I can see their point that coaches and athletic directors become millionaires and the schools clean up on TV revenues, sales of jerseys, ticket sales, etc because of the athletes. If they were to succeed my guess is the domination of some sports by a handful of schools (I'm thinking primarily football here) who care more about athletics than academics would become even more lopsided than it currently is.


http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2014/01/28/college-athletes-take-step-toward-forming-labor-union/

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