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LIVE BLOG: Northwestern hearing with NLRB

KaColter made history when he lobbied National Labor Relations Board Chicago OK unionizatifor NU players. | M. Spencer Green/AP

Kain Colter made history when he lobbied the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago to OK unionization for NU players. | M. Spencer Green/AP

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Updated: February 25, 2014 10:03AM



Northwestern players and coaches testify at a hearing before the NLRB to determine whether college athletes can form a union.


A union would dramatically change the landscape of college sports, and the NCAA maintains that students are not employees. The bid is being supported by the United Steelworkers union.

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