Article Highlight-NBC News: “Will Northwestern Athlete Union Bid Mean End of Amateurism?”

By: Bill Briggs, NBC News

Date: 2.27.2014

‘A college quarterback’s argument before the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University football players be allowed to unionize will pressure the NCAA to rethink its age-old, rock-hard stance on amateurism, say sports and labor law experts following the case.

“We have reached a tipping point with regard to the current system of college athletics,” said Warren Zola, a sports law professor at Boston College.’

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Mary Willingham

President at Paper Class Inc.

President of Paper Class Inc. Supporting Athletes' Rights to a Real Education. Learning Specialist at UNC-Chapel Hill."My intentions are to help the amazing students who I served at Carolina from 2003-2010. We must offer equal access to a real education for ALL of our students."

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